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Genesis is a British rock band, considered one of the pioneers of the progressive genre, originally from Godalming in Surrey. It was a major success from the 1970s, culminating in the 1980s and 1990s. Peter Gabriel, then drummer Phil Collins after the departure of the first in 1975, are the emblematic figures of the band. Other members are Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and Anthony Phillips.
Ange is a progressive French rock band from Franche-Comté (France). He was formed at the end of 1969 by Christian Décamps and Jean-Michel Brézovar. Francis, Christian’s brother, soon joined them. At the beginning, the band’s music is inspired by medieval-fantastic texts embedded in progressive rock. After many changes of musicians and the withdrawal of Francis, the band is still touring, led by Christian Décamps and his son Tristan Décamps with multiple variations of French progressive rock.
The Police is a British rock band from London, England. He is from the new wave and post-punk generation, and trained by the British Sting on vocals and bass, Andy Summers on electric guitar and the American Stewart Copeland on drums.
"The Doors" is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. It was formed in July 1965 and dissolved in 1973, two years after the death of singer Jim Morrison(L)in 1971. The Doors is one of the most striking and fascinating bands in the history of rock, and its music has influenced many artists. Other members are Ray Manzarek (R), Robbie Krieger (MR) and John Densmore (ML).
The Cranberries is an alternative rock band from Limerick, Ireland, formed in 1989 by guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan, singer Niall Quinn and drummer Fergal Lawler. Quinn was replaced by Dolores O'Riordan in 1990.
Supertramp is a British rock band formed in London in 1969 by Rick Davies (R) and Roger Hodgson (MR).
Simply Red is a British pop band from Manchester, founded in early 1985. His name refers to the red hair of the singer and founder of the group, Mick Hucknall, the Labour Party (Labour, rather anchored on the left) as well as the color of the jersey of the Manchester United football team.
Pink Martini is an American group of twelve musicians from Portland characterized by a musical style mixing retro influences, jazz, Latin music, lounge, classical, as well as texts sung in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Persian and even Arabic, Hebrew, Neapolitan, Croatian, Mandarin, Romanian, modern Greek, Armenian, Turkish and German. Pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale is the group’s founder, artistic director and arranger. Singer China Forbes is a prominent member of the band.
Formed in 1965, Pink Floyd is a British rock band from London. Initially led by guitarist, singer and lead songwriter Syd Barrett, he will be replaced by David Gilmour, a childhood friend of Barrett. Bassist Roger Waters gradually became the leader of the band, signing all the lyrics from 1972.
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac
Peter Allen Greenbaum, known as Peter Green, born 29 October 1946 in Bethnal Green (London) and died 25 July 2020 in Canvey Island, is a British guitarist and composer of blues and rock. In September 1967, Peter Green left John Mayall and went to found Fleetwood Mac with Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, also a Bluesbreakers musician.
Led Zeppelin is a British rock band from London, England. It was founded in 1968 by Jimmy Page (guitar), with Robert Plant (vocals), John Paul Jones (bass, keyboards) and John Bonham (drums), and dissolved following his death in 1980.
King Crimson is a British progressive rock band from London, England. With albums such as "In the Court of the Crimson King" (1969) or "Red" (1974), he is considered one of the major representatives of progressive rock. The composition of the band has continually changed throughout its history. Guitarist Robert Fripp (in the centre of the photo) is the only permanent member.
Jefferson Airplane is an American psychedelic rock band from San Francisco, California. The band formed on the west coast of the United States in the summer of 1965, during what is called the Bay of San Francisco “folk boom”, with singer Marty Balin, folk guitarist Paul Kantner, blues guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, jazz/folk singer Sign Toly Anderson, drummer Jerry Peloquin, and bassist Bob Harvey. In 1966, Spence was replaced by jazz drummer Spencer Dryden, and Anderson by singer Grace Slick, then a member of another San Francisco band.
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is an alternative rock jam band that originated in Dallas, Texas, in the mid-1980s. The band is widely known for their 1988 hit "What I Am" from the album Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars. Their music contains elements of rock, folk, blues, and jazz. Drummer Aly, guitarist Kenny Withrow, and percussionist John Bush went to the same arts magnet high school in Dallas, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Singer Edie Brickell also went to this school.
Dire Straits is a British rock band created in Deptford (Lewisham’s London borough) in the summer of 1977 by Mark Knopfler (solo guitar and vocals), his brother David Knopfler (rhythm guitar), John Illsley (bass) and Pick Withers (drums). Considered one of the biggest rock bands of the 1980s, Dire Straits has sold more than 140 million albums since its debut.
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