You Am I

Centered around the prolific songwriting skills of singer/guitarist Tim Rogers, You Am I is one of the most successful and internationally admired Australian bands...

Young Homebuyers

Young Homebuyers hailed from Adelaide, Australia, and pivoted around the songwriting team of Nigel Lawrence and Greg Williams, who met at high school. In their...

Young Marble Giants

Formed in 1978, the band took its name from a book on Greek sculpture and their cues from Kraftwerk and The Velvet Underground. An elusive simplicity became the...

Young Modern

Adelaide band Young Modern was one of Australia's pioneering power pop/new wave bands of the late 1970s. Vocalist John Dowler formed the band (taking their...

Young Rascals, The

The Young Rascals (the 'young' prefix was dropped when the band members left their teens) initially gained a following in New Jersey around 1965,...

Young Tradition, The

Peter Bellamy, Royston Wood and Heather Wood (no relation) came together in April 1965 as The Young Tradition. While the Incredible String Band and Fairport Convention...

Youngbloods, The

Native New Yorkers The Youngbloods formed under the leadership of Jesse Colin Young in 1967 and played soft rock numbers with a light jazz...

Yvonne Barrett

Born in 1946, Yvonne Barrett became a regular on Australian pop television show The Go! Show in the 1960s, which resulted in a successful...

Zenda Jacks

Billed as "The Goddess of Rock", Zenda Jacks (whose real name was Sue McCloskey) was Magnet Records' Glam answer to Suzi Quatro. Her first single, Rub...

Zipps, The

The Zipps formed in Holland in 1965 from the remains of popular local folk group The Beat Town Skifflers. They were soon signed by the Muziek...

Zombies, The

The Zombies were the only British group of the 60s who could have seriously given The Beatles a real run for their money. Although comparatively unrecognised, their...

Zoot

When Australian band Zoot moved from their hometown of Adelaide (where they had played as Times Unlimited and Down The Line) to Melbourne in...

Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band

The most fondly remembered London club act of the 1960s was, perhaps, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band whose Big Time Operator was their only Top 30...

ZZ Top

This sturdy American blues-rock trio from Texas formed in 1970 in and around Houston, from rival bands The Moving Sidewalks (Gibbons) and The American...

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!!!! Beat, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes Hosted by the Nashville-based WLAC disc jockey Bill 'Hoss' Allen, The !!!! Beat featured a house band...

“5” Royales, The

The "5" Royales began life in the 1940s as a gospel group called The Royal Sons Quintet but rechristened themselves The Royals after going...

10,000 Maniacs

10,000 Maniacs (named after the low-budget horror movie Two Thousand Maniacs) was formed in Jamestown, NY, in 1981 by singer Natalie Merchant and guitarist John Lombardo. The...

101’ers, The

Primarily known as the band Joe Strummer was in before he joined The Clash, The 101'ers were part of the last wave of British...

10cc

Vocalist/guitarist Graham Gouldman was a songwriter of pop hits during the 1960s. Amongst his many compositions are some pure classics: For Your Love (The Yardbirds), No Milk Today (Herman's...