1910 Fruitgum Company

In 1967, the 1910 Fruitgum Company® was signed to a recording contract with Buddah Records. Their first release in 1968, Simon Says, became a top of the chart hit in the US and ranked number two in the United Kingdom, staying on the charts for over 10 weeks. The group followed up with 1-2-3 Red Light which hit the charts

Air Supply

Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock first met in 1974, during an Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar, in which they had both secured roles as apostles. On break time between rehearsals, Graham would sit by himself and play his guitar. It didn’t take long before a curious Russell wandered over and began to sing along

Alice Tan Ridley

Alice Tan Ridley was born in Georgia into a musical family of 9 siblings, most of them artists. She has been captivating audiences since she was 3 years old. After moving to New York in 1971, raising a family and teaching handicapped children in the NYC school system, Alice resumed her singing career full time

Ambrosia

Ambrosia all hail from LA’s South Bay, San Pedro/Harbor area. They released their debut album for 20th Century Fox “Ambrosia” in 1975 producing their first top 10 CHR hit “Holdin On To Yesterday” and hailed by Billboard magazine as a ‘masterwork’. It was also nominated for a Grammy for engineering excellence (mixed by Alan Parson’s

America

The mysterious “Horse with No Name” appeared on the music scene in 1972, becoming a major hit for the young musicians, known as America, who harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of this song. America’s journey has taken them into a wide variety of musical terrain, and a look backward seems

Andy Kim

Andy Kim was born on December 5, 1952. Barely into his teens, an ambitious Andy arrived in New York City from his native Montreal in 1967 with $40 in his pocket and no idea how to pursue his dream of becoming a songwriter. He knocked on doors and soon returned home with the knowledge on

Anita Ward

“RING MY BELL” was one of Anita Ward’s most successful hits. For the better part of 1979, her soaring voice would be heard on every radio station in the country. This song swept the disco scenes and kept other upcoming songs at bay. It was the number one record in the United States, Canada, Central America,

The Angels® 

The Angels® is one of rock and roll’s favorite girl groups, known world-wide for their smash hit record, “My Boyfriend’s Back,” and are currently portrayed in the Broadway smash hit “Jersey Boys.” Two “Jersey” girls founded the group that came to be known as the Angels®: Barbara (Bibs) Allbut Brown and sister, Jiggs Allbut Sirico, formed

The Association

THE ASSOCIATION is one of the most popular and successful bands to have come out of the sixties. They have sold over thirty million records, earning six gold discs and one platinum. Their Warner Bros. “Greatest Hits” album continues to be one of the longest best-selling albums in the company’s history. The Association’s number one

Berlin

Berlin has had a extremely interesting history. And after 20 years off and on they are still performing. Formed in the Summer of 1979, Berlin jumped on the new wave techno pop bandwagon that was starting to permeate the music scene. The initial line up featured Terri Nunn as vocalist, John Crawford on the bass

Big Brother & The Holding Company

Evolving out of the San Francisco rock scene of the mid-1960s, Big Brother was in the forefront of the psychedelic music movement. The band was formed by Peter Albin, Sam Andrew, James Gurley and Chuck Jones in San Francisco, in the Haight Ashbury section. Originally called the Blue Yard Hill, with various members floating in

BJ Thomas

BJ had mega-big secular hits in the 60’s and 70’s such as “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head” before becoming a Christian. There aren’t many areas of popular music B.J. Thomas hasn’t impacted. Since the mid-1960’s, when he became one of the most successful artists on the American musical landscape,

Black Oak Arkansas

The Black Oak Arkansas band grew from a boyhood bond forged in Black Oak and other small towns nearby. Jim “Dandy” Mangrum and Ricky Reynolds played in high school together. Early in the bands career, they were signed to Stax Records, as The Knowbody Else, and released the album Early Times. The band got signed

Blood, Sweat & Tears

A musical institution, Blood Sweat & Tears has left an indelible mark on the American music scene since 1968. One of the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music, BS&T’s alumni roster reads like a Who’s Who of the world’s greatest jazz and rock musicians. As BS&T has evolved through the years, it

Blue Öyster Cult

Spanning three decades, Blue Öyster Cult has a long and interesting history. The band got its start in the late ’60s on Long Island, New York, as the Soft White Underbelly, before ending up in the “right place at the right time” to create the beginnings of Blue Öyster Cult. Long Island native Donald Roeser

Bobby Goldsboro

Bobby Goldsboro’s career has been a remarkable evolution. This multi-talented performer started out in the early sixties as a guitarist with the legendary Roy Orbison. During his three years with Orbison he traveled all over the world and even toured with The Beatles. In 1964, Bobby started his solo career by recording the first of

Bobby Kimball

Starting music at the age of 8 years old may seem a bit odd to some, but that’s when Bobby Kimball began playing and singing with a band comprised of younger brothers of his oldest brother’s band. Bobby came from the Louisiana area and had several bands that played clubs between an area from Phoenix,

Bobby Rydell

Bobby Rydell, was born Robert Ridarelli April 26, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA. In the 1950’s he captured the world’s attention and the hearts of every teeny bopper. One of the premier teen idols of the day, Bobby soon set himself apart in the early days of rock as more than just a pretty face. He

Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods

It was early summer, 1974 – the year of the Watergate scandal, the energy crisis, long lines at the gas station – but in the midst of these national woes, you could turn on your radio at almost any given moment and find some station spinning the infectious tearjeaker “Billy, Don’t Be a Hero” by Bo Donaldson

Brewer & Shipley

Recognized as one of the most successful folk rock duos of the 70’s, Brewer & Shipley have remained true to their original form throughout 3 decades. Although best known for their Top 10 signature song, “One Toke Over The Line” which permanently etched their names in rock history by becoming an anthem of the 70’s

Brian Hyland

Born on November 9, 1943 in Queens, New York, Brian Hyland’s first hit came at the young age of 16 when “Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” was a runaway hit in the summer of 1960.  On the ABC label, he had some minor hits with “Let Me Belong To You”, “Ginny Come Lately”,

Brenda K. Starr

Brenda K Starr has been playing to packed venues all over Latin America with her fantastic sixteen piece orchestra. She continues to wow Latin audiences with her amazing talent and a live show that is second to none. Born and raised in New York City, of Puerto Rican extraction, by age of 8, Brenda was

BT Express

Brooklyn, New York has always been noted for contemporary music. This New York borough has produced some of the top names in today’s Music. Formed in 1974, the very first B.T. EXPRESS, “Do It ‘Til You’re Satisfied”, immediately climbed to the top of the charts where it remained at #1 for 8 weeks and went gold.

BTO

C.F. Turner (original lead vocals and bass), Blair Thornton (original lead guitar vocals), Robin Bachman, (original drummer) and Randy Murray, (lead and vocals) comprise BTO. 30 Years ago when BTO released their first LP in May 17, 1973 they had no idea that would enter them into the category of Classic Rock. To this day,