Canada's Mahogany Rush were led by lead guitarist/vocalist Frank Marino, who was indelibly influenced by Jimi Hendrix, and his music shamelessly reflected this.
Marino pushed his Hendrix acolyte credentials to the limit on the band's fourth and...
Originally formed as The Redhouse Roll Band, this Geelong (Victoria, Australia) quartet was that city's premier rock attraction during the mid-1970s. The Redhouse Roll Band provided a very theatrical stage show - along the lines...
Billy Idol was born William Michael Albert Broad on 30 November 1955 at Stanmore, Middlesex, England. While studying English Literature at Sussex University, Broad became involved with the "Bromley contingent" followers of The Sex Pistols.
Inspired by the...
This highly popular Irish family group originally consisted of brothers and sisters Tommy, Anne, Denise, Maureen, Brian, Linda, Bernie (Bernadette) and Coleen Nolan.
The Nolan's lived in Dublin until 1962 when they emigrated to Blackpool. Parents...
Born Isaac Donald Everly on 1 February 1937 in Brownie, Kentucky, Don wasn't the twin of Phil, as so many believed. Phil was in fact, born on 19 January 1939 in Chicago, Illinois.
When the two...
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