Sheffield based dance-pop band formed in 1981.
Martin Fry - vocals; Mark Lickley - bass; Dave Robinson - drums; Steve Singleton - saxophone; Mark White - guitar.
David Ball - drums; Bob Cross - guitar; Trevor Darks - bass; Paul Macdonnell - guitar.
George Cheyne - drums; Glen Roberts - guitar; Iain Slater - bass, vocals.
Norwegian pop band formed in 1977.
Mags Furuholmen - keyboards, vocals; Morten Harket - vocals, bass; Pal Waaktaar - guitar, vocals.
The band started as a duo producing Doors influenced songs sung in Norwegian but
bowed to commercial pressure and brought in Harket. Moved to London in the early
eighties but were slow to catch on in the UK. "Take On Me" became a number one in
the US and Europe but had to be released three times before becoming number 2 in the
UK! They called a halt, finally, in 1991 with a compilation LP, "The Hits Of A-Ha".
More recently Morten was to be found presenting the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest!
[Rockmine Classic Video: "Take On Me". Stunning use of a simple
comic book concept and great rotoscoping.]
Member of the Elvin Bishop Band, 1974-76.
Sessions for Henry Gross, 1975-77, Mark Farner, 1977; Maria Muldaur, 1978.
Member of the Eric Burdon Band, 1974-75.
Session for Jukka Tolonen, 1976.
Member of Tasavallan Presidenti, 1969; Edward Vesala, 1970-76.
Member of Tasavallan Presidenti, 1969-74.
Stan Aldous - bass; Frank Clark - drums; Paddy Coulter - keyboards; Dave Skillin - vocals.
AARONS, ALBERT "AL".
Sessions for Rita Coolidge, 1971; Carole King, 1972; Maria Muldaur, 1976; B.B.
King, 1977; Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, 1978.
Session for Keith Moon, 1975.
Member of Stories, 1972-73; Rick Derringer's band, 1976-78.
Session for Exuma.
Session for Titanic, 1971.
Christos - guitar; Jena - vocals; Juda - vocals; Mikey - guitar; Peneay - vocals;
Skid Dim - bass; Zanz - saxophone; Zeb - keyboards; Zion - drums.
Original member of the Silver Bullet Band, 1974.
Session for Barooga Bandit, 1979.
Member of The Kingsmen, 1963-67.
Member of the UK band Ruby (not the US one), 1974.
Started off as a cheerleader for the L.A. Lakers basketball team. Was spotted by
one of the Jacksons who recommended her to sister Janet. It was coreographing Janet
that made Abdul's name. She went on to work on dance routines for Dolly Parton,
George Michael and Z.Z. Top.
Launched a solo career in 1989. Her debut album, "Forever Your Girl" was ten weeks
at the top of the U.S. chart - a record for a debut and also a female artist!
Following a car crash in 1990, press reports wrote her off with rumours of a broken
neck but she battled back to health and success. With her second album, she launched
her own label, scoring a number one single in the U.S. with "Rush, Rush".
In 1992, she married "Brat Pack" actor Emilio Estevez after a relationship of just
four months. Before the wedding, she'd lost two stones in weight and joined "HOW"
a branch of Over Eaters Anonymous to deal with her over-eating binges of the previous
Session for Pavlov's Dog, 1975.
Session for John Williams, 1973.
Member of Silent Dancing, 1975.
Session for Pavolv's Dog, 1976.
Solo career spanning six albums.
Member of Friends, 1975.
Sessions for Dreams, 1970; Billy Cobham, 1974-75; Niemen, 1975; Michel Urbaniak,
1975; Jack DeJohnette, 1976-78;
Session for Pacific Gas And Electric, 1971.
Member of Big Pig, 1987.
Session for Osibisa, 1980.
Member of Bee Vamp, 1981.
Member of Raymond Froggatt's band.
Bass of Belly.
Member of Omar, 1991.
Session for Ozo, 1976.
Born 7th April 1943 in Luton, Bedfordshire.
Guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar, vocals.
After his departure from Jethro Tull in 1968, Abrahams formed Blodwyn Pig, a rock
jazz combo featuring Jack Lancaster on reeds, which failed to catch public attention.
He then went on to form the Mick Abrahams Band, 1971-72.
Session for Gary Wright, 1970.
MICK ABRAHAMS BAND.
Mick Abrahams - guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar, vocals; Ritchie Dharma - drums,
percussion; Walt Monaghan - bass, vocals; Bob Sargent - keyboards, guitar, vocals;
Jack Lancaster - sax, clarinet (1972).
Formed by Jethro Tull members Abrahams and Dharma, the Mick Abrahams Band was less
dynamic than Tull, but not without its enjoyable moments, such as Lancaster playing
two saxes simultaneously.
Albums: Mick Abrahams, 1971; At Last, 1972.
Member of Listen, 1972.
Member of Freefall, 1992.
Member of New York based hip-hop vocals quartet Color Me Badd.
Session for Jesse Winchester, 1972.
Vocals, drums, piano, percussion.
Member of Crackin, 1975.
Member of The Wackers, 1972.
Bas - guitar, vocals; Bryn - guitar - vocals; Buzz - bass; The Rev - drums.
Jon Astrop - bass; Bill Bruford - drums; Paul Fishman - keyboards; Philip Saatchi - guitar.
Member of Rare Bird, 1973.
Hamburg techno-pop band.
Axel Dill - drums; Mark Chung - bass; Margitta - vocals; Frank Strauss - percussion;
Frank Ziegert - guitar.
Jane Bromley - vocals; Andy Hartley - bass; Noel Kilbride - guitar, vocals; Jayne
Waterfall - drums; Neil Woodward - guitar.
Mark Evans - bass; Phil Rudd - drums; Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott - vocals; Angus
Young - guitar; Malcolm Young - guitar.
Albums: High Voltage, 1976, Let There Be Rock, 1977.
German hard rock/heavy metal band.
Peter Baltes - bass; Udo Dirkschneider - vocals; Herman Frank - guitar; Wolf
Hoffman - guitar; Steffan Kaufnamm - drums.
Gordon Giltrap - guitar, Don Partridge - guitar, vocals.
ACCORDIONS GO CRAZY.
Mike Adcock - piano, accordion, vocals; Clive Bell - accordion, washboard, vocals;
Nicola Hadley - accordion, vocals; Sylvia Hallett - violin, trombone, vocals; Dean
Speedwell - drums, vocals.
Frank Byrne - drums; Paul Carrack - keyboards, vocals; Tex Comer - bass, vocals;
Phil Harris - guitar, vocals; Bam King-guitar, vocals; Jon Woodhead - vocals,
guitar 1977. Albums: Five a Side, 1974; Time for Another, 1975; No Strings, 1977.
Guitar, bass, vocals.
Member of Help Yourself, 1973; Flying Aces, 1975-77.
Session for Man, 1973.
Guitar, bass, vocals.
Member of Dream, 1967,68; Man, 71-73; Help Yourself, 1973; Man, 1975; Flying Aces,
Sessions for Deke Leonard, 1973,74; Clive John, 1975; Wreckless Eric, 1980.
Member of Gladiators, 1979.
ACE OF CUPS.
Session for Mike Bloomfield, 1969.
Fred Below - drums; Sammy Lawhorn - guitar; Dave Myers - bass; Louis Myers - guitar,
vocals, harmonica; Eddie Taylor - guitar.
Session for David Bendeth, 1979.
Member of Quicksilver Messenger Service, 1973-75; Barry Melton Band, 1975-78;
Country Joe & THE FISH, 1978-80.
Sessions for Robert Watson, 1978; Mtume, 1980.
Tour with Mike Oldfield, 1979.
Member of Law, 1975-77.
Session for Dyan Diamond, 1978.
Albums: It Takes A Year, 1977.
Sessions for Doug Kershaw, 1972; Steve Young, 1972; Waylon Jennings, 1973; Joel
California based songwriter-singer. His Road to Cairo was used by Julie Driscoll as
her second single in 1968.
[Rockmine Classic Album: American Gothic, 1972].
Session for Gordon Giltrap, 1980.
Sessions for Steve Hackett, 1975, 1978; Showaddywaddy, 1977.
Member of The Roy Hill Band, 1978.
Session for Sonja Kristina, 1980.
ACQUAYE, NEEMOI "SPEEDY".
Sessions for Poet & The One Man Band, 1969; Ginger Baker's Air Force, 1970; Third
World War, 1971; Georgie Fame, 1979.
Greg Davis - percussion, guitar, vocals; Barry Johnson - drums; Billy Jones -
guitar, vocals; Bob Lehnert - vocals, guitar; Mel Senter - bass, piano, vocals;
Richie Simpson - drums.
Album: Acrobat, 1972.
Francis Danby - percussion; Tony Gammage - cello; Dawn Lanton - guitar, vocals;
Steve West - oboe.
Mod London band, 1963-68.
Mike Evans - bass, vocals; Bam King - guitar, vocals; Reg King - vocals; Roger
Powell - drums; Pete Watson - guitar.
Joe Fungus - drums; Dr. Phibes - bass; Wild Planet - guitar; George - vocals.
Bob Bert - drums; Bruce Bennett - guitar; Ned Hayden - guitar, vocals; Colin Todd -
ACTORS AND FAMOUS PEOPLE.
Nigel Allen - keyboards; Nigel Britain - drums; Mike Brizel - saxophone; Dave
Greenfield - guitar, vocals; Chris Rowland - bass; Martyn Shouler - guitar; Anne
Wilbourn - vocals.
ACUNA, ALEJANDRO NECIOSUP "ALEX".
Member of Weather Report, 1976-77; Lee Ritenour's band 1977-79; Friendship, 1979.
Session for Alphonso Johnson, 1976; Joni Mitchell, 1977; John Mayall, 1979; Ernie
Member of Mummy Calls, 1984.
Session for Jayson Lindh, 1977.
Dundee all girl group, formed 1989.
Carole Air - guitar; Margaret Fenwick - keyboards; Ailsa McInroy - bass; Mary
McInroy - vocals; Shona Mcleod - drums.
Scotland's answer to Bananarama, The Bangles and Fuzzbox belly flopped into dismal
obscurity, despite lots of media hype. Main reason - lorra dogs!
ADAM AND THE ANTS.
Adam Ant - guitar, vocals; Dave Barbe (Barbarossa) - drums; Johnny Bivouac -
guitar, 1976-78; Jordan - vocals, 1976-78; Andy Warren - bass; Matthew Ashman -
guitar, piano, 1978-.
Member of David Peel & The Lower East Side, 1969.
Session for Millington, 1978.
Member of Millington, 1978.
Session for Keith Moon, 1975.
Member of Crusaders, 1971-76.
Sessions for Phil Upchurch, 1972; Claudia Lennear, 1973; Al Jarreau, 1975; Maria
Muldaur, 1976; Ben Sidran, 1978; Wilton Felder, 1980.
Albums: It's Private Tonight, 1972; Home Brew; Midnight Serenade.
Session for Deke Leonard, 1973.
Member of Dexy's Midnight Runners, 1981.
Session for Van McCoy, 1978.
Member of String Driven Thing, 1973-73.
Member of The Mission, 1986-88.
Session for Kool & The Gang, 1979.
Member of Sisters Of Mercy, 1982-84; The Mission.