Pop Music (215) Artists- 1 of 23 Genres

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Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form during the mid-1950s in the United States and the United Kingdom. …pop music remained roughly synonymous with Rock and Roll music until the late 1960s, after which pop became associated with music that was more commercial, ephemeral, and accessible. It originated with the ragtime music of the 1890s and early 1900s.

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The American Breed (1962-1970) was formed in Cicero, Illinois, United States, as Gary & The Knight Lites. The founding members included Gary Loizzo (vocals and guitar), Charles “Chuck” Colbert, Jr. (bass guitar and vocals), Al Ciner (guitar and vocals), and Jim Michalak (drums). Early releases included- “I’m Glad She’s Mine,” “I Don’t Need Your Help,” “Will You Go Steady,” “Take Me Back,” among others. The group’s greatest success as “The American Breed” was the single, “Bend Me, Shape Me” (https://youtu.be/PSHo146tQjQ) (RQ 10) which reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968. The song, written by Scott English and Larry Weiss, had previously been recorded by an all-female band known as the Shape and had been a hit on the UK Singles Chart for the British group Amen Corner. It had also been recorded by The Outsiders after they had reached the top ten with “Time Won’t Let Me” in 1966. Contributing to the success of the American Breed’s version of “Bend Me, Shape Me” was the excellent arrangement of the song by the band’s record producer, Bill Traut, who added horns among other changes. The group also appeared on the 16 December 1967 episode of the television show American Bandstand, along with Pink Floyd. On January 20, 1967, a freak snow storm that dumped twenty inches on Chicago changed the group’s fate when Kenny Myers, former Senior Vice President of Mercury Records, found himself stranded and met with Producer Bill Traut in his studio at Universal Recording. After Traut played Meyers some of the band’s tapes, Meyers was impressed enough to sign them to his new record label, Acta (a subsidiary of Dot Records, itself owned by Paramount Pictures, whose record holdings later evolved into the Famous Music Group) and suggested they change their name. “They told us Gary and the Knight Lites sounded a little dated”, Loizzo told Chicago Tribune in 1994. “So we put a bunch of names in a hat and pulled out American Breed”. The band’s first single was “Ï Don’t Think You Know Me”, written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin. The band enjoyed its greatest success in 1967 and 1968. They released five singles that reached the charts, including “Step Out Of Your Mind”, “Green Light”, and “Bend Me, Shape Me”, the last of which was their biggest seller, selling over one million copies and awarded a gold disc. The track also peaked at #24 in the UK Singles Chart. The success of “Step Out of Your Mind” allowed the group, originally signed for singles, to make albums and quit their daytime gigs to pursue music full-time. The band also found themselves in high demand in the lucrative radio jingles market, recording commercials for Coca-Cola, the United States Navy, and Bell Telephone, among others. Their television commercial for American Airlines (“Fly the American Way”) was also a big success in the top twenty TV markets and their songs were also featured on the soundtrack to the films No Way to Treat a Lady (1968) and The Brain(1969). In 1968, the band appeared three times on American Bandstand and later that same year, Kevin Murphy joined as keyboardist and the band briefly altered the name to “THE American BREED” before shortening to “The Breed”. Their next single, “Keep the Faith”, failed to make the charts and singer Paulette McWilliams was added in 1969 in a move towards a more R&B funk sound on their next single “Hunky Funky”, which “bubbled under” at #107. But the band was for all intents and purposes finished by then, though Loizzo briefly tried to keep the name afloat in 1970 with one last single, “Can’t Make it Without You”, which went nowhere. Loizzo went on to open his own recording studio, “Pumpkin”, where he worked on producing commercials and other groups, eventually receiving a Grammy nomination for his work with Styx. Colbert, Graziano, McWilliams, and Murphy (after a brief stint in the military) regrouped as “Smoke” and then “Äsk Rufus” (the name soon abbreviated to Rufus). McWilliams was later replaced by Chaka Khan and the band later scored their first Top 10 hit under the Rufus name with “Tell Me Something Good” in 1974.

Arthur Alexander
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Alexander, Arthur (1940-1993). “Where Have You Been All of My Life” Post 6. (https://youtu.be/5RosiKzxRJg).

Paul Anka
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Anka, Paul (1941- ). “Diana” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/YkaM_K7x4Xw) (RQ 10).

Cassandra Armstrong
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Armstrong, Cassandra. (10 yrs old) “Dance Monkey” Post 37. (https://youtu.be/-3SrqKNB_28).

Roberta Battaglia
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Battaglia, Roberta. (10 yrs old) “You Say” Post 37. (https://youtu.be/qgdYUAQwtgU).

Nikita Bawakan
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Bawakan, Nikitaca. (14 yrs old) “Bohemian Rhapsody” Post 37. (https://youtube.com/watch?v=ES9qsVJZTLI&feature=share).

The Beach Boys
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Beach Boys (1961- ). “I Get Around” Post 38 (https://youtu.be/JRaTRqLJnPw) (RQ 10+).

Kahn Bhaini
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Bhaini, Khan (1995- ). FromBarnala, Punjab, India “Sun Fer” (Pun Jabi) Post 48. (https://youtu.be/fQeZPLSEDwg).

Justin Bieber
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Bieber, Justin (1994- ). From London, Canada “What Do You Mean” Posts 32 & 33 (https://youtu.be/DK_0jXPuIr0) (RQ10).

Cilla Black
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Black, Cilla (1943-2015). From Liverpool, UK. “Anyone Who Had a Heart” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/5lAPyZVKH9Y) (RQ 10).

Hal Blaine
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Blaine, Hal (1929-2019). (drummer) From Holyoke, MA “Good Vibrations” Beach Boys Post 19. (https://youtu.be/Eab_beh07HU).

Blood, Sweat & Tears
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Blood, Sweat & Tears (1967-1981). From NYC.“Spinning Wheel” Post 12. (RQ 10+). 12 (https://youtu.be/YbRR0WjMqEk) (RQ 10+).

Emma Boertien
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Boertien, Emma. (21 yrs old). From; Ankorage, AK. “Don’t Play that Song for Me” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/f0L5LaEnSlU) (RQ 10).

Elena Brinc
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Brinc, Elena. (13 yrs old) “Fight Song” Post 37. (https://youtu.be/fQ1TnMKvPY4).

Brooklyn Bridge & Johnny Maestro
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Brooklyn Bridge & Johnny Maestro (1961- ). From NYC. “Worst That Could Happen” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/tbNC7a_mdgY) (RQ 10).

“Worst That Could Happen” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/tbNC7a_mdgY) (RQ 10).

Jackson Brown
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Browne, Jackson (1948- ). From Heidelberg, Germany. “The Pretender” Post 12 (https://youtu.be/SqRvJLH_-vU) (RQ 10).

Buffalo Springfield
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Buffalo Springfield (1966-1968). From Los Angeles, CA. “For What Its Worth” Post 35 (band included Stephen Stills and Neil Young) (https://youtu.be/CXvyq4SyDwU) (RQ 10+).

James Burtonl Paso
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Burton, James (1939- ). (guitarist) From Dubberly, LA. “Steam Roller Blues Jam” Post 19 (https://youtu.be/m1afLC3XyqQ) (RQ 10).

Vikki Carr
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Carr, Vikki (1941- ). From El Pasoh, TX. “It Must Be Him” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/C-E8IX61iSs) (RQ 10).

Chad & Jeremy
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Chad (Stuart) & Jeremy (Clyde). Active 1962-1968. “A Summer Song” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/JVp2l_M2vvc) (RQ 10).

Greyson Chance
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Chance, Greyson. (23 yrs old) “Hold On Til the Night” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/QrT1EfdO67s) (RQ 10).

Gene Chandler
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Chandler, Gene (1937- ). From Chicagi“Duke of Earl” Post 6 (https://youtu.be/a5n0FZo0ME4) (RQ 10).

Bruce Channel
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Channel, Bruce (1940- ). “Hey Baby” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/zNiALFHyLH0) (RQ 10).

Ray Charles
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Charles, Ray (1930-2004). “Georgia on My Mind” Post 38 (https://youtu.be/ggGzE5KfCio) (RQ 10+)

Tessanne Chin
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Chin, Tessanne. (35 yrs old) “I Have Nothing” Posts 37 & 53 (https://youtu.be/m8KdTWjTpLk) (RQ 9).

Lou Christy
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Christy, Lou (1943- ). From Glenwillard, PA. “Lightin Strikes” Post 12 (https://youtu.be/7HGnOuyi5O0) (RQ 8).

Jimmy Clanton
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Clanton, Jimmy (1938- ). From Baton Rouge, LA.“Just a Dream” Post 12 (https://youtu.be/YtDDqbtQe4g) (RQ 9).

Clario (Claire Cottrill)
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Clario – Claire Cottrill (23 years old). From Atlanta, GA. “Sofia” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/L9l8zCOwEII) (RQ 7)

Petula Clark
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Clark, Petula (1932- ). From Ewell, “Downtown” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/0GdPPhTbg-0) (RQ 10).

Javier Colon
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Colon, Javier (1978- ). “Time After Time” Post 53 (https://youtu.be/9g23jo8XBMg) (RQ 9).

Floyd Cramer
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Cramer, Floyd (1933-1997) Pianist for Michael Jackson – “Last Date” (https://youtu.be/1JvfG9uFswis).

Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Creedence Clearwater Revival (1959-1972). “Proud Mary” Posts 12 & 38 (https://youtu.be/_MqKttEyYKc) (RQ 9).

Crosby, Stills & Nash
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Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969-1974). “Judy Blue Eyes” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/OvGfQCsfzUo) (RQ

Cyhohob, Bachnnca (15 yrs old) “Toy” Post 37.

Anna Dabrowska
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Dabrowska, Anna. (14 yrs old) “Swiat Sie Pomylil” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/WLB9sBnhR2Q) (RQ 8).

Lauren Daigle
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Daigle, Lauren. (28 yrs old) “You Say” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/sIaT8Jl2zpI) (RQ 10).

Skeeter Davis
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Davis, Skeeter (1931-2004). “The End of the World” Posts 12 & 36 (https://youtu.be/aApCMQDarRA) (RQ 8).

Jackie DeShannon
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DeShannon, Jackie (1941- ). “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/8LgdRJmjNMY) (RQ 9).

Mark Dinning
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Dinning, Mark (1933-1986) . “Teen Angel” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/RlmFs75JFaw) (RQ 8).

Celine Dion
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Dion, Celine (1968- ). “Ave Maria” Post 17 (https://youtu.be/ek9LKDjgshU) (RQ 10).

Steve Douglass
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Douglass, Steve – tenor sax (1938-1993). “Breakout” For The Ventures and Jan & Dean Post 19. (https://youtu.be/6Q_xcxsaDhg).

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Drake (1986- ). “Best I Ever Had” Post 24. (https://youtu.be/Zfp3KfYH0xA).

Patti Drew
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Drew, Patti (1944- ). “Tell Him” Post 12 (https://youtu.be/sq9HRkVgu6Y) (RQ 8).

Patty Duke
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Duke, Patty (1946-2016). “Don’t Just Stand There” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/X9nBdfEruxc) (RQ 9).

Shelly Fabares
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Fabares, Shelley (1944- ). “Johnny Angel” Post 36 (https://youth.be/mlDeMltJZ0M) (RQ 10).

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Eurodisco. “Hits” Post 48. (https://youtu.be/4lDgLzc90Hs).

Jose Feliciano
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Feliciano, Jose (1945- ). “Light My Fire” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/rKn446XQ3G0) (RQ 10).

Elene Fisher
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Fisher, Elene. (37 yrs old) “Atemlos Durch Die Nacht” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/2czABFw6RnE) (RQ 10).

Toni Fisher
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Fisher, Toni (1924-1999). “The Big Hurt” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/WrlFgP_paOc) (RQ 9).

Flying Machine
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Flying Machine (1968). “Smile a Little Smile for Me.” Pop Music 1 of 23 Genres. (https://youtu.be/fkDrkspVjrI) (RQ 10).

Lanie Gardner
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Gardner, Lanie. (21 Yrs Old) “Rhiannon” Post 37. Lanie sounds almost exactly like Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac (https://youtu.be/XZ4CqjdJ46c) (RQ 10).

Barbara George
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George, Barbara (1942-2006). “I Know” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/Co0FWi4OBkc) (RQ 10).

Eydie Gorme
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Gorme, Eydie (1926-2013). “Blame It on the Bossa Nova” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/sn4Fly9cOn0) (RQ 10).

Maia Gough
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Gough, Maia. (10 Yrs Old) “I Have Nothing” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/dG63_nwX8tw) (RQ 8).

Loren Gray
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Gray, Loren. (18 Yrs Old) “Queen” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/XqBKrJnA8ZY) (RQ 10).

Wilbert Harrison
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Harrison, Wilbert (1929-1994). “Kansas City” Post 3 (https://youtu.be/tkJHRjlkT3o) (RQ 10).

Richie Havens
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Havens, Richie (1941-2013). “Here Comes the Sun” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/I9KSxqCShBY) (RQ 10).

Bobby Hebb
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Hebb, Bobby (1938-2010). “Sunny” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/J-5xGXpNt74) (RQ 10).

Herman’s Hermits
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Herman’s Hermits (1964-2015). “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter” Post 3 (https://youtu.be/2xDdME7c3Gk) (RQ 10+).

Eddie Holman
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Holman, Eddie (1946- ) “Hey There Lonely Girl” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/0tSpZnVnSLQ) (RQ 10).

Brian Hyland
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Hyland, Brian (1943- ). “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Little Polka Dot Bikini.” (https://youtu.be/n56E3kScoN8) (RQ 9).

Chuck Jackson
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Jackson, Chuck (1937- ). “Any Day Now” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/3AYI-_makRY) (RQ 10+).

Jan & Dean
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Jan & Dean (1958-1968). “Surf City & Little ‘Ol Lady from Pasadena” Posts 30 & 33 (https://youtu.be/7udIP7Bux2U) (RQ 10).

Maddi Jane
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Jane, Maddi. (18 Yrs Old) “Rolling in the Deep” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/lMrCW07XBS8) (RQ 10).

Jay & The Techniques
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Jay & The Techniques (1968-1976). “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/jEPSrdA8kbY) (RQ 10).

Jay & The Americans
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Jay & The Americans (1960-1973). “Come a Little Bit Closer” Post 51. (https://youtu.be/e3LVGBB94eY).

Jefferson Airplace
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Jefferson Airplane (1965-1973). “White Rabbit” Post 30. The group “sound” was lead by Grace Slick’s voice. (https://youtu.be/pnJM_jC7j_4) (RQ 9).

Ou Le Kassav
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Kassav (1989). “Ou Le” (Zouk) Post 48. (https://youtu.be/Y8OTlUrvYXQ).

Amelia Kita
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Kita, Amelia. (15 Yrs Old) Dancing on My Own 37 (https://youtu.be/OIrL3vhX7ss) (RQ 10).

Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga (2001- ). “Poker Face” Posts 32 & 33 (https://youtu.be/bESGLojNYSo) (RQ 10).

Curtis Lee
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Lee, Curtis (1939-2015). “Pretty Little Angel Eyes” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/pZT__JFMUgU) (RQ 10).

Jacque Lee
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Lee, Jacque. (23 Yrs Old) “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/eCrbKlPjDDo) (RQ 9).

John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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Lennon, John (1940-1980) & (Yoko Ono (1933- ). “Imagine” Post 47 (https://youtu.be/YkgkThdzX-hineDo (RQ 10+).

Bob Lind
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Lind, Bob (1942- ). “Elusive Butterfly” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/sukxmZcDGlU) (RQ 10).

Kathy Linden
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Linden, Kathy (1938- ). “Billy” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/kIIZi0PrVtc) (RQ 9).

Lisa Loeb
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Loeb, Lisa (1968- ). “Stay – I Missed You” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/i9HGwRbMiVY) (RQ 10).

Lorde (Ella O’Conner)
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Lorde (Ella O’Conner). (23 Yrs Old) “Royals” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/nlcIKh6sBtc) (RQ 10).

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LuLu – Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie (1948- ) “To Sir with Love” Post 30 (https://youtu.be/yTapoA5RQyo) (RQ 8).

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Lu Han (32 yrs old). “On Fire” (C-Pop) Post 48. (https://youtu.be/JKVTNzvniq8).

Frankie Lyman
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Lyman, Frankie & The Teenagers (1942-1968).“Frankie died at only 25 yrs old from a heroin overdose. “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” Posts 29 & 33 (https://youtu.be/EWwzsNyFn1I) (RQ 9).

Mamas & Papas
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Mamas and Papas (1965-1968). “California Dreaming & Monday Monday” Posts 7, 33 & 38 (https://youtu.be/XJIAvpqwJJU) (RQ 10).

Mama Cass (Elliot)
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Mama Cass – Elliot (1959-1974). “Dream a Little Dream of Me” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/ZZ0PZRYin2s) (RQ 10).

Manfred Mann
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Mann, Manfred (1962-1969). “Do Wah Diddy Ditty” Posts 7 & 33 (https://youtu.be/1UingsUi0mI) (RQ 10).

Pour Manon
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Manon, Pour (15 yrs old). “Writings on the Wall” Post 37 (https://youtube.com/watch?v=wFQgLXNC3ek&feature=share) (RQ 9).

Maroon Five
Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine
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Maroon Five (1994- ). With Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera. “Moves Like Jagger” Posts 32 & 33 (https://youtu.be/iEPTlhBmwRg) (RQ 10).

Bruno Mars
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Mars, Bruno (1985- ). “Just the Way You Are” Post 33 (https://youtu.be/LjhCEhWiKXk) (RQ 10).

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Mercy (1968-1969). “Love Can Make You Happy” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/6hv2vyz7pLA) (RQ 10).

Merengue “Latin Country”
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Merengue. “Latin Country” Post 4.

Merlinsyoshi Glitch
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Merlinsyoshi Glitch. “Genisis” Post 48 (https://youtu.be/bgPYV9dIvd4) (RQ 8).

Jody Miller
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Miller, Jody (1941- ). “Queen of the House” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/8fpuDCQ7Mp0) (RQ 10).

Nova Miller
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Miller, Nova – Astrid Fanny Granström (20 yrs old). “Turn Up the Fire” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/EXMsW3FoQuE) (RQ 10).

Jane Morgan
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Morgan, Jane (1925- ). “The Day that the Rains Came Down” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/fs3VRSJEhu4) (RQ 10).

Maren Morris
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Morris, Maren. (32 yrs old) “The Bones” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/gvPMVKUI9go) (RQ 10).

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Motherload (1969-1976). “When I Die” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/nF2CoDLAO7g) (RQ 9).

Ricky Nelson
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Nelson, Ricky (1940-1985). He died at only 45 yrs old from his DC3 plane crash caused by a faulty heater. “Hello Mary Lou” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/DfKe8K1A3JI) (RQ 10).

Oh Dance Team
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Oh Dance Team. (V-Pop) “Bang Bang Bong Bong” Post 48.

Les Paul
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Paul, Les (1915-2008). Guitarist, stopped later on in his career, due to arthritis in his fingers. “Sleepwalk” Post 18 (https://youtu.be/2Rar4uStkt4) (RQ 9).

Katy Perry
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Perry, Katy – Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (37 yrs old). “Roar & Our Song” Posts 28 & 33 (https://youtu.be/CevxZvSJLk8) (RQ 10).

Gene Pitney
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Pitney, Gene (1940-2006). “Only Love Can Break a Heart” Post 8 (https://youtu.be/71ctQukD5ZA) (RQ 9).

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Polyphony (2000- ). “Just Like in Heaven” Post 55 (https://youtu.be/DqNrZeJ6TQ0) (RQ 7).

Cassadee Pope
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Pope, Cassadee (1989- ). “Say It First” Post 53 (https://youtu.be/gfeZ9q8ANeY) (RQ 10).

Sandy Posey
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Posey, Sandy (1944- ). “Born a Woman” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/r6CmNUOzdlw) (RQ 9).

Tito Puente
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Puente, Tito (1923-2000). “Salsa Hits” Post 48 (https://youtu.be/w3n54aTu2MA) (RQ 8).

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
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Puckett, Gary & The Union Gap (1967-1971). “Woman Woman” Post 30 (https://youtu.be/0Mqsnx2E3ys) (RQ 10).

Atene Ravinkaite
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Ravinkaite, Atene. (15 yrs old) “Put a Spell on You” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/e_YYBiGfADc) (RQ 8).

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Reggae. “100 Best” Post 48 (https://youtu.be/_DhjJcPdNGk) (RQ 9).

Diane Renay
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Renay, Diane (1945- ). “Navy Blue” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/ZaF49Ov7Bpo) (RQ 7).

Paul Revere & The Raiders
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Revere, Paul & The Raiders (1958-1976). “Just Like Me & Good Thing” Posts 10 & 33 (https://youtu.be/6BGNN9ZuL-I) (RQ 10).

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Rihanna (1988- ). “Umbrella & A Girl Like Me” Posts 25 & 33 (https://youtu.be/CvBfHwUxHIk) (RQ 10).

Rita Rocha
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Rocha, Rita. (15 yrs old) “Driver’s License” Post 37 (https://youtube.com/watch?v=99-aCZj7zkM&feature=share) (RQ 10).

Tommy Roe
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Roe, Tommy (1942- ). “Sheila & Dizzy”’Posts 11 & 33 (https://youtu.be/KK6tqhP16Nk) (RQ 9).

Olivia Rodrigo
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Rodrigo, Olivia. (15 yrs old) “All I Want” (pianist too) Post 37 (https://youtu.be/OOgvDiXl6hA) (RQ 9).

Ronald & Ruby
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Ronald (Gumm) and Ruby (Ross) – 1958. “Lollipop” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/zzcwn2QHkDM) (RQ 9).

Peter Rosalita
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Rosalita, Peter. (10 yrs old) “All By Myself” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/meUpKhUKZ94) (RQ 9).

Annika Rose
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Rose, Annika. (18 yrs old) “Butterflies” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/ujTNzEWh-BQ) (RQ 10).

Madysyn Rose
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Rose, Madysyn. (18yrs old) “Fall for You” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/HuJHqZwJHQw) (RQ 10).

Rosie & The Originals
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Rosie and The Originals (1960-1963). “Angel Baby” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/a-3uIjsXSec) (RQ 8).

Rianna Rusu
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Rusu, Rianna. (15 yrs old) “And I’m Telling You” Post 37. (https://youtu.be/cFY5YRQy9aY) (RQ 9).

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Sagittarius (1967-1969). “My World Fell Down” Post 14 (https://youtu.be/81skBnAAdcQ) (RQ 8).

Leonor Sa-Chave
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Sa-Chaves, Leonor. (15 yrs old) “When I Was Your Man” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/gsqBWZIhxBQ) (RQ 8).

Sam the Sham & The Pharohs
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Sam the Sham & The Pharohs (1959-1982). “Wolly Bully” Posts 14 & 33 (https://youtu.be/jl00pLpYQhI) (RQ 10).

Linda Scott
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Scott, Linda (1945- ). “I’ve Told Every Little Star” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/wZYWjYTVPog) (RQ 9).

Neil Sedaka
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Sedaka, Neil (1939- ). “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/2M584bP_FeE) (RQ 10).

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Seigaku. “Do You Remember” Post 48. “https://youtu.be/MQWJD-L5K4w) (RQ 7).

Del Shannon
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Shannon, Del (1934-1990). “Runaway” Post 14 (https://youtu.be/gaHgHrCwQBA) (RQ 9).

Ed Sheeran
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Sheeran, Ed (1991- ). “Sing” (animated video) Posts 32 & 33 (https://youtu.be/tlYcUqEPN58) (RQ 10+).

Simon & Garfunkel
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Simon (Paul) & (Art) Garfunkel (1956-1970). “The Sounds of Silence” Posts 14 & 33 (https://youtu.be/NAEppFUWLfc) (RQ 10).

Sir Douglas Quintet
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Sir Douglas Quintet (1964-1973). “Mendocino” Post 6 (https://youtu.be/fhDdhUABte0) (RQ 8).

Small Faces
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Small Faces (1965-1969) “Itchycoo Park” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/92dOgg0mwWY) (RQ 10).

Jaden Smith
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Smith, Jaden (23 yrs old) “Cabin Fever” Post 37. Jaden is Will Smith’s son. (https://youtu.be/82UsnbunJUs) (RQ 10).

Soca Mix
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Soca Mix. “Hello” Post 48 (https://youtu.be/eldeaIAv_wE) (RQ 10).

Joanie Sommers
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Sommers, Joanie (1941- ) “Johnny Get Angry” Posts 35 & 36 (https://youtu.be/1bDoPh6d-Ng) (RQ 9).

Sonny & Cher
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Sonny (Bono 1935-1998) & Cher (Sarkisian 1946- ). “I’ve Got You Babe” Posts 13 & 33 (https://youtu.be/HKGjCPBSG38) (RQ 10).

Jimmy Soul
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Soul, Jimmy (1942-1988). “If You Wanna Be Happy.” Pop Music – 1 of 23 Genres. (https://youtu.be/fxUY-99TPRY) (RQ 9).

Spanky & Our Gang
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Spanky & Our Gang (1966-1969). “Sunday will Never Be the Same” Posts 31 & 33. Led by lead singer Elaine “Spanky” McFarlane. (https://youtu.be/07nK9CXZvAI) (RQ 9).

Spencer Davis Group
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Spencer Davis Group (1963-1969). “Higher Love & Gimmie Some Lovin” (https://youtu.be/ko3m0NBbq1o) (RQ 9).

Dusty Springfield
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Springfield, Dusty (1939-1999). “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” Post 36. (https://youtu.be/QR4vE9xL3yk).

Staple Singers
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Staple Singers (1948-1994). “I’ll Take You There” Post 33 (https://youtu.be/6gpzVCFrKWk) (RQ 10).

Ringo Starr
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Starr, Ringo (1940-1961) 1. (drummer for the Beatles). “A Compilation” Post 19 (https://youtu.be/UvvfeRECuII) (RQ 7).

Hailee Steinfeld
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Steinfeld, Hailee. (23 yrs old) “Love Myself” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/bMpFmHSgC4Q) (RQ 10+).

Dodie Stevens
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Stevens, Dodie (1946- ). “Pink Shoelaces” Posts 25, 33 & 36 (https://youtu.be/lW0a3sR0Usw) (RQ 10).

Ray Stevens
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Stevens, Ray (1939- ) “Everything is Beautiful” (everyone should listen to this song when they wake up) Post 51 (https://youtu.be/Fda8FIxRaB0) (RQ 9).

Taylor Swift
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Swift, Taylor (1989- ). “Speak Now” Posts 26 & 33 (https://youtu.be/Gh7u-KTWUq8) (RQ 10+).

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Thapelo, Nachdem (13 yrs old). “Halo” Post 37 (https://youtube.com/watch?v=&feature=share) (RQ 9).

The American Breed
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The American Breed (1958-1970). “Bend Me, Shape Me” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/PSHo146tQjQ) (RQ 10).

The Beach Boys
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The Beach Boys (1961- ) . “I Get Around & Good Vibrations” Posts 12 & 17 (https://youtu.be/Eab_beh07HU) (RQ 10+).

The Box Tops
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The Box Tops (1967-1970). “The Letter & Cry Like a Baby” Posts 12 & 36 (https://youtu.be/pyq3PUTnpd0) (RQ 10).

The Bryds
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The Bryds (1964-1973). “Eight Miles High” Post 12. David Crosby was a member of the band. (https://youtu.be/NxyOhFBoxSY) (RQ 9).

The Buckinghams
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The Buckinghams (1966-1970). “Kind of a Drag” Post 12 (https://youtu.be/QSqg1NqBKGE) (RQ 9).

The Cascades
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The Cascades (1960-1975). “Rhythm of the Rain” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/AtEKXIQCwYw) (RQ 10).

The Chiffons
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The Chiffons (1960- ). “One Fine Day” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/D0LYs-VqFuw) (RQ 8).

The Chordettes
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The Chordettes (1946-1963). “Lollipop” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/Yw0qIyZMtH8) (RQ 10).

The Cowsills
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The Cowsills (1965-1972). “The Rain, the Park & Other Things” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/uC9tALmALh0) (RQ 9).

The Crew Cuts
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The Crew Cuts (1952-1964). Sh-Boom” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/CikEbEtnBcE) (RQ 10).

The Critters
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The Critters (1966-1967). “Mr. Dieingly Sad” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/h27rFCiL96Y) (RQ 9).

The Eagles
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The Eagles (1971-1980). “Hotel California” Post 38 (https://youtu.be/BciS5krYL80) (RQ 9).

The Exciters
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The Exciters (1961-1974). “Tell Him” Posts 35 & 36 (https://youtu.be/B-QQez5H7GE) (RQ 10+).

The Fifth Dimension
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The Fifth Dimension (1966- ). “Aquarious” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/VlrQ-bOzpkQ) (RQ 10).

The Five Royales
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The Five Royales (1951-1965) “Think” Post 18 (https://youtu.be/QSo3chuNTtM) (RQ 9).

The Fleetwoods
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The Fleetwoods (1958-1983). “Come Softly to Me” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/Dkf-Dhihdrc) (RQ 9).

The Foundations
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The Foundations (1966-1971). “Build Me Up Buttercup” Pop Music 1 of 23 Genres. (https://youtu.be/hSofzQURQDk) (RQ 10).

The Four Aces
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The Four Aces (1949-1987). “Love is a Many Splendored Thing” Posts 29 & 33 (https://youtu.be/cCFftG60A7M) (RQ 8).

The Gentrys
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The Gentrys (1963- ). “Keep on Dancing” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/AGHFaBx6j8M) (RQ 10).

The Guess Who
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The Guess Who (1968-1975). From Winnipeg, Canada. “These Eyes” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/xcLdbsrSngA) (RQ 9).

The Hollies
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The Hollies (1962- ). From Salford, England. “He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother” Post 3 (https://youtu.be/ifyUPYXwdIc) (RQ 10).

Hollywood Argyles
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The Hollywood Argyles (1960-1965). “Alley Opp” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/SeU5CjSoRZ8) (RQ 9).

The Impalas
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The Impalas (1958-1973). “Sorry – I Ran All the Way Home” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/ufz4-fRCwwo) (RQ 9).

The Jamies
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The Jamies (1958-1962). “Summertime” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/Wrgdr3ROzTc) (RQ 9).

The Left Banke
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The Left Banke (1965-1969). “Walk Away Renee” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/) (RQ 10).

The Lovin Spoonful
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The Lovin Spoonful (1975-1969). “Do You Believe in Magic” Post 30 (https://youtu.be/JnbfuAcCqpY) (RQ 9).

The Monkeys
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The Monkeys (1966-1970). “Daydream Believer & Last Train to Clarksville” Posts 7 & 33 (https://youtu.be/K3syk2VOmRw) (RQ 10+).

The Orion’s
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The Orion’s (1960- ). “Wah Wah Tootsie” Post 6 (https://youtu.be/rEQumNxzTy4) (RQ 8).

The Playmates
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The Playmates (1958-1962). “Beep Beep” Post 8 (https://youtu.be/5DPBfbSgqbY) (RQ 9).

The Poni-Tails
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The Poni-Tails (1956-1960). “Born Too Late” Posts 8 & 35 (https://youtu.be/p64nDdoniIA) (RQ 10+).

The Ramrods
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The Ramrods (1956-1959). “Riders in the Sky” (instrumental) Post 10 (https://youtu.be/Tmqpy6zk7mA) (RQ 10).

The (Young) Rascals
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The (Young) Rascals (1965-1972). “Good Lovin” Posts 22 & 33 (https://youtu.be/t3CQ-5MeRwY) (RQ 10).

The Reflections
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The Reflections (1963-1965). “Just Like Romeo and Juliet.” Pop Music – 1 of 23 Genres. (https://youtu.be/OGaBZuTixII) (RQ 9).

The Regents
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The Regents (1958-1990). “Barbara Ann.” Pop Music – 1 of 23 Genres (https://youtu.be/EDpQY3UW8D4) (RQ 7). This was recorded in 1961. The Beach Boys covered it in 1965 where it became more popular (https://youtu.be/qV873dFNQFI) (RQ 10).

The Ronettes
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The Ronettes (1957-1967). “Be My Baby” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/jSPpbOGnFgk) (RQ 9).

The Rip Chords
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The Rip Chords (1962-1965). “Hey Little Cobra” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/FqAen8PJ064) (RQ 9).

The Royal Jesters
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The Royal Jesters (1958- ). “We Go Together” Post 16 (https://youtu.be/qEQgw1xFqXI) (RQ 10+).

The Royal Teens
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The Royal Teens (1956-1969) “Short Shorts” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/xh1FvPAP6Kk) (RQ 9).

The Shangri-Las
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The Shangri-Las (1963-1968). “Simon Says”’Post 14 (https://youtu.be/p_lZ2sLYQLU) (RQ 7).

The Seekers
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The Seekers (1962-1968). “I’ll Never Find Another You” Post 30 (https://youtu.be/pBaO6ro1CUc) (RQ 8).

The Spiral Staircase
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The Spiral Staircase (1964-1982). “More Today than Yesterday” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/89eEa3RvCF4) (RQ 10).

The Surfaris
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The Surfaris (1962- ). “Wipe Out” (instrumental) Post 6 (https://youtu.be/dBURLdhmmZ8) (RQ 8).

The Teddy Bears
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The Teddy Bears (1957-1960). “To Know Him is To Love Him” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/8Ol1MxFN5Sk) (RQ 9).

The Tokens
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The Tokens (1955-1979). “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” Post 6 (https://youtu.be/OQlByoPdG6c) (RQ 10).

The Tremeloes
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The Tremeloes (1958- ). “Silence is Golden” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/m9XZa5Xekt0) (RQ 10).


The Turtles
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The Turtles (1965-1970) . “She’d Rather Be with Me & Happy Together” Posts 16 & 33 (https://youtu.be/mRCe5L1imxg) (RQ 7).

The Ventures
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The Ventures (1958- ). “Walk Don’t Run” (instrumental) Posts 17, 21, 31 & 33 (https://youtu.be/jg8r4CfoZLI) (RQ 8).

The Vogues
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The Vogues (1963- ). “Turn Around Look at Me” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/xEvZwRJnOnI) (RQ 10).

The Zombies
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The Zombies (1961-1967). “Tell Her No” (https://youtu.be/j3l8tsg066g) (RQ 10), “Time of the Season” (https://youtu.be/T8ecsAI3FhY) (RQ 9) and “She’s Not There” (https://youtu.be/ieWZpXPuIhU) (RQ 10).

Sue Thompson
Photo Credit: last.fm

Thompson, Sue (1925-2021). “Norman” Post 36 Tibet (young couple dancing) Ghost Step Shuffle 48

Kpncnr Toaopoba
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Toaopoba, Kpncnr. (10 yrs old) “Listen” 37.

Queen (1970- ). From London, England. “Bohemian Rhapsody” Post 38. Famous lead singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 at age 45. Pictured second from left. (https://youtu.be/fJ9rUzIMcZQ) (RQ 10+).

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U2 (1976- ). From Dublin, Ireland. “I Haven’t Seen What I’m Looking For” Post 38 (https://youtu.be/e3-5YC_oHjE) (RQ 10).

Ritchie Valens
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Valens, Ritchie – Richard Steven Valenzuela (1941-1950). In Mason City, Iowa, he was killed in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959 at only 19 yrs of age along with The Big Bopper and Buddy Holly. “La Bamba” Post 51

Frankie Valli (& The Four Seasons)
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Valli, Frankie & The Four Seasons (1963-1975). “Sherry & Big Girls Don’t Cry” Post 30 (https://youtu.be/jMcWldfg28s) (RQ 10).

Angie Vasquez
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Vasquez, Angie. (19 Yrs Old) “Rolling in the Deep” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/a7UFm6ErMPU) (RQ 10).

Caetano Veloso
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Veloso, Caetano (1967- ). “Meia Lua Inteira” (from Brazil) Post 48 (https://youtu.be/I1Ok3fXEtnM) (RQ 10).

Robin Ward
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Ward, Robin (1941- ). “Wonderful Summer”’Post 35 (https://youtu.be/DL4cvfLM7ZI) (RQ 8).

Dionne Warwick
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Warwick, Dionne (1940- ). “I Say a Little Prayer” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/ZlGmMLfWsqM) (RQ 9).

Dinah Washington
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Washington, Dinah (1924-1963). “What a Difference a Day Makes” Post 18 (https://youtu.be/upJ3OgMRiUA) (RQ 10+).

We Five
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We Five (1964-1967). “You Were On My Mind” Post 51 (https://youtu.be/c7YSANg8vgw) (RQ 9).

Carla Whebe
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Whebe, Carla. (27 yrs Old) “Don’t Tell Me” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/RHQE0oGwxxI) (RQ 9).

Nancy Wilson
Photo Credit: downbeat.com

Wilson, Nancy (1937-2018). “You Don’t Know (How Glad I Am)” Post 36 (https://youtu.be/qXIr22QpVkk) (RQ 10+).

Kathy Young
Photo credit: kathyyoung.com

Young, Kathy (1945- ) (& The Innocents). “A Thousand Stars” Post 35 (https://youtu.be/2yesRVy3s98) (RQ 9).

Maria Zakharova
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Zakharova, Maria. (10 Yrs Old). I believe Maria is the best young singer in world! “Still Loving You” Post 37 (https://youtu.be/gHf01WZN3vk) (RQ 10).