Mountain

Mountain is one of those rare bands in the past thirty years that can be credited with forging a style and sound that would for ever change the face of Rock Music.The innovative studio and live music of Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Corky Laing and Steve Knight, MOUNTAIN, is one of those elite examples. The

Musique

In January 2000 “MUSIQUE” was featured on VH1 “WHERE ARE THEY NOW”? In 1999 E! ENTERTAINMENT Television produced a critically acclaimed two hour special entitled “THE TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY STUDIO 54 THE LAST PARTY Mary Seymour (Lead singer) was featured. MUSIQUE, was also featured on MTV’S “ROCK’IN THRU THE WEEK”. MUSIQUE emerged in the late

The O’Jays

It was in 1957 when Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles began as a quintet called the Triumphs of McKinley High School in Canton, OH. In 1960, they became the Mascots but were renamed The O’Jays in 1963 after legendary radio D.J. Eddie O’Jay. Things began to take off for

Pablo Cruise

Thirty years ago, in 1975, Pablo Cruise released its first A&M album simply entitled Pablo Cruise. The album cover was shot in the tropical gardens of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and it featured a huge gorilla standing front and center. The band, David Jenkins (guitars & vocals), Cory Lerios (keyboards & vocals), Steve Price

Paul Rodgers

On December 17, 1949, a lad was born in Middlesbrough, England who would one day be known as one of rock’s most distinctive vocalists. Paul Rodgers first came to prominence in 1968 as a member of the seminal blues group Free.  He has often been called the greatest voice in rock. Initially, as the young

Peaches & Herb

Over an illustrious career that has spanned close to 4 decades, Peaches & Herb have established themselves as an international household name. This dynamic duo’s hitmaking reputation has been firmly etched into the public consciousness with  nearly 60 records that have made the charts since “Let’s Fall In Love” began its climb up the charts in the

The Persuasions

Formed in 1962, the Persuasions have performed with a legendary line up of artists from Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Ray Charles, Liza Minelli, the Grateful Dead, and amassed over 28 album and CD record releases. Known for their creative interpretation of iconic artists, the Persuasions have recorded a wide range of music from

Peter Frampton

Born in Beckenham, England, Peter became interested in music at age 7, mastering the guitar by age 10 and playing in a band called The Little Ravens, which played on the same bill at school as George & The Dragons, a group including David Bowie, then a student of Peter’s art teacher and dad, Owen

Rex Smith

Rex Smith is a multi-talented performer whose natural singing ability has led him to a successful career as a singer and actor. A veteran of stage and screen, Rex started his career as a “teen idol” heartthrob with the platinum album hit “You Take My Breath Away.” Other albums included “Rex”, “Where Do We Go

Ronnie Spector

Only a few artists in history have been capable of defining an entire era in pop music. Ronnie Spector is one of those artists: the embodiment of the heart, soul, and passion of female rock and roll in the 1960’s. No one has ever surpassed Ronnie’s powerful trademark vocals, her gutsy attitude, her innocent but

Rose Royce

Rose Royce’s first recorded album success was stunning, “Car Wash”, went Platinum and is a standard of the music industry. Currently Rose Royce has a new album released in the United Kingdom entitled “Rose Royce Live”, which is destined to go gold. In their recording history, Rose Royce has earned eight gold records and five platinum

Southside Johnny

While often viewed in the shadow of another well-known New Jersey shore band, Southside Johnny Lyon is near royalty to New Jerseyans and has created a legacy of great soul influenced rock spanning 3 decades. Johnny was born on December 4, 1948 in Neptune, NJ.  In the mid 70s, he teamed up with friend “Miami”

The Spinners

In 1957 a group of friends in a Detroit, Michigan high school came together to make music. Billy Henderson, Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson, George W. Dixon, and Bobbie Smith called themselves the Domingoes, but soon changed their name to The Spinners. The Spinners first hit the charts in 1961, with “That’s What Girls Are Made For”.

Stephen Bishop

At the age of 13, Stephen Bishop found himself at a crossroads. A clarinetist with hopes of becoming a History teacher, he was forever changed  after watching the Beatles one night on The Ed Sullivan Show. He convinced his brother to buy him an electric guitar. He bought a “Mel Bay” chordbook and began to learn

Tavares

Five brothers from New Bedford, Massachusetts joined together to create one of the most memorable soul groups of the 70s and 80s. Many of their instantly recognizable international hits, such as “Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel” and “More Than A Woman”have become classics. The brothers – Ralph, Tiny, Chubby, Butch and Pooch Tavares – originally called themselves

Thelma Houston

Award winning singer, songwriter and actress, Thelma Houston’s list of achievements are a testament to her ability to celebrate success and create new opportunity. Such a simple sentence to describe an extraordinary talent. This Grammy Award winning artist, with over 20 albums, is a legend who has crafted an outstanding career, ever since her very

Jay Siegel’s Tokens

It was hardly extraordinary for a bunch of guys to get together on a street corner or in a high school bathroom to sing Doo Wop in the New York City of the late 50’s and early 60’s. The history of Brooklyn alone testifies to the remarkable talent that called just that one borough “home”

Tony Burrows (First Class)

 If you have heard the hits “My Baby Loves Lovin”‘, “Beach Baby”, “United We Stand”, “Gimme Dat Ding”, “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)” and the unforgettable Coke commercial “I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke” you have definitely heard Tony Burrows. British session vocalist Tony Burrows is probably the only singer who can claim he

The Troggs

The Troggs will be forever remembered for their primitive rock anthem“Wild Thing”, a No. 1 hit in the US in June 1966, selling many million copies. Hailing from the town of Andover in southern England, The Troggs (short for Troglodytes) consisted of Reg Presley on vocals, Chris Britton, guitar, Pete Staples, bass guitar and Ronnie

The Ventures

In 1959, Bob Bogle and Don Wilson, formed the nucleus of the original music group, The Ventures. The duo was joined about a year later by Nokie Edwards and Howie Johnson to record “Walk, Don’t Run”, which hit Billboard’s Singles Chart on July 18,1960 and peaked at #2. Since that spectacular beginning, The Ventures — later