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Sarah Potenza

Sarah Potenza About Singer who rose to prominence for competing on season 8 of The Voice. Other Informations When she was young, she sang for her family and listened to her parents’ album collection before deciding to pursue singing professionally. She is known for her unusually low voice, and sang with an all-male choir in …

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Jakob Danger Armstrong

Jakob Danger Armstrong About Jakob Danger Armstrong is the second son born to Adrienne Nesser and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. He followed in his father’s footsteps and became the frontman and guitarist of his band Jakob Danger, which he later renamed as Mt. Eddy.  Other Informations His parents met at a 1990 Green …

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Luminor

Luminor About Born Lars Falkowsky and known to his fans as Luminor, this German keyboardist and backup singer rose to fame as a member of the Berlin-based glam rock group Cinema Bizarre and later pursued a solo career as rock vocalist. Other Informations His first single with Cinema Bizarre, “Lovesongs (They Kill Me),” debuted in …

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Johnnie Ray

Johnnie Ray About 1950s rock ‘n’ roll singer who recorded “Cry” and “The Little White Cloud That Cried,” which sold more than two million copies. Other Informations He lost hearing in his right ear after a Boy Scout blanket-toss mishap. He released more than fifty hit singles over the course of his career. He married …

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Kele Okereke

Kele Okereke About Lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the band Bloc Party. He has also pursued a solo career, releasing albums like The Boxer. Other Informations His band Bloc Party originally went by the name The Angel Range and then Union. His single with Bloc Party, “So Here We Are/Positive Tension,” reached #5 on the …

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Patty Smyth

Patty Smyth About Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who was the frontwoman of the band Scandal as well as a solo recording artist. Other Informations She grew up in Brooklyn. She dated punk musician Richard Hell for two years. She married former tennis star John McEnroe in 1997. She sang a duet with Don Henley for the hit …

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Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson About Nicknamed Mr. Excitement, Wilson was a Grammy Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who helped R&B transition into soul. Other Informations He dropped out of high school at age fifteen and briefly competed as an amateur boxer. He had six #1 R&B hits, including “You Better Know …

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Nina Gordon

Nina Gordon About Co-founder and vocalist for the band Veruca Salt, the group that released “Seether” and “Volcano Girls.” Other Informations She formed Veruca Salt in the mid-90s alongside Louise Post. She left the band in 1998 to pursue a solo career. She married musician Jeff Russo and the couple welcomed a daughter in 2006 …

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Trevor McNevan

Trevor McNevan About Canadian musician best known as the lead singer of the bands Thousand Foot Krutch and FM Static. He has produced several of his bands’ albums.  Other Informations He started out as a musician in his first band, Oddball. Their first album, Shutterbug, was released in 1995. He started his own publishing company …

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Neil Tennant

Neil Tennant About Singer of the electro-dance rock band The Pet Shop Boys, along with Chris Lowe. Other Informations He was an editor for Marvel comics in the UK and worked for Smash Hits, the magazine, before joining The Pet Shop Boys. He has sung with Brandon Flowers and Lady Gaga. He came out as …

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Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock About Musician who played guitar and sang with The Soft Boys, as well as Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians. Other Informations In 1972, he joined the college band The Beetles. In 2006, he released Olé! Tarantula with the Venus 3, which included R.E.M.’s Peter Buck. He had a daughter named Maisie Hitchcock. His …

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John Rzeznik

John Rzeznik About Goo Goo Dolls guitarist, lead vocalist, and producer who composed the multi-Platinum-selling hit “Iris.” Other Informations He was raised by his older sisters after the untimely deaths of both his parents less than six months apart. He was influenced by The Rolling Stones and The Kinks. He married Laurie Farinacci in 1993 …