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Loverboy - 100% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Canadian hard rock outfit formed in 1978 by Mike Reno (Joseph Michael Rynoski, 8 January 1955, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; vocals), Paul Dean (b. 19 February 1946, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; guitar), Doug Johnston (b. 19 December 1957, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; keyboards), Scott Smith (b. Donald Scott Smith, 13 February 1955, d. November 2 Read more

Eddie Money - 88% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Television
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Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two T Read more

38 Special - 81% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass
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Sammy Hagar - 80% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television Drama
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Samuel Roy Hagar, 13 October 1947, Monterey, California, USA. Hagar is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose father was a professional boxer. Legend has it that Elvis Presley persuaded him not to follow in his father’s footsteps, and instead he started out in 60s San Bernardino bands the Fabulous Castillas, Skinny, Justice Brothers and rock band Dust Cloud. He joine Read more

Night Ranger - 65% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This talented and sophisticated American pomp-rock group released a string of first-class albums between 1982 and 1988. Featuring Jack Blades (vocals, bass), Brad Gillis (guitar, ex-Ozzy Osbourne), Alan Fitzgerald (keyboards, ex-Montrose), Kelly Keagy (drums) and Jeff Watson (guitar), they gigged in and around their home town of San Francisco as an extension of Gillis’ clu Read more

REO Speedwagon - 65% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Soundtracks Television
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Formed in Champaign, Illinois, USA, in 1970 when pianist Neal Doughty (29 July 1946, Evansville, Indiana, USA) and drummer Alan Gratzer (b. 9 November 1948, Syracuse, New York, USA) were joined by guitarist and songwriter Gary Richrath (b. 18 October 1949, Peoria, Illinois, USA). Although still in its embryonic stage, the band already had its unusual name, which was derived Read more

Triumph - 62% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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This Canadian power trio formed in Toronto during 1975. Comprising Rik Emmett (10 July 1953, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Gil Moore (b. 12 February 1951, Canada; drums) and Mike Levine (b. 1 June 1949, Canada; bass/keyboards), Triumph shared many similarities to Rush aside from geographical location. All three members were highly accomplished musicians who exper Read more

Bad Company - 61% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This solid, highly acclaimed UK heavy rock outfit was formed in 1973, with a line-up comprising Paul Rodgers (17 December 1949, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England; vocals), Simon Kirke (b. 28 July 1949, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England; vocals/drums), Mick Ralphs (b. Michael Geoffrey Ralphs, 31 May 1944, Hereford, Herefordshire, England; vocals/guitar) and Boz Read more

Joe Walsh - 56% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Country & Bluegrass
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Joseph Fidler Walsh, 20 November 1947, Wichita, Kansas, USA. Guitar hero Walsh started his long and varied career in 1965 with the G-Clefs. Following a spell with local band the Measles, he found major success when he joined the James Gang in 1969. Walsh’s growling, early heavy metal guitar technique was not unlike that of Jeff Beck’s, and the Walsh sound had much Read more

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - 54% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1972, this hard rock outfit featured former Guess Who member Randy Bachman (27 September 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; guitar, lead vocals). Bachman had left the Guess Who in July 1970, recorded a solo album, Axe, and, owing to a bout of illness, had to cancel a projected collaboration with former Nice keyboard player Kei Read more

Styx - 54% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This Chicago, Illinois, USA-based quintet is widely believed to be responsible for the development of the term pomp-rock (pompous, overblown arrangements, with perfect-pitch harmonies and a very full production). Read more

April Wine - 53% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, this hard rock outfit became an immediate success, going on to make inroads in the American market after establishing itself as a platinum act in Canada. Through fluctuating line-ups they arrived at steady membership by the late 70s, including original lead singer Myles Goodwyn (23 June 1948, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Brian Gr Read more

Foreigner - 52% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks
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This AOR band derives its name from the fact that the original members were drawn from both sides of the Atlantic, and this mixture of influences is much in evidence in their recorded legacy. Mick Jones (27 December 1944, London, England; guitar, vocals) formed the band in 1976, having spent time in Nero And The Gladiators (two minor hits, ‘Entry Of The Gladiators’ Read more

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp - 52% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Music Videos & Concerts Westerns Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Drama Holiday & Seasonal
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7 October 1951, Seymour, Indiana, USA. Mellencamp survived an early phase as a glam-rocker to become one of America’s most successful mainstream rock singers of the past three decades. Read more

Boston - 51% match to Billy Squier

Genres: Pop / Rock
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As a result of home made demos recorded in the early 70s by enterprising MIT engineering graduate Tom Scholz (Donald Thomas Scholz, 10 March 1947, Toledo, Ohio, USA), one of the finest AOR albums of all time was created. The initial batch of tapes were recorded with Barry Goudreau (b. 29 November 1951, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; guitar), Jim Masdea (drums) and Ron Patti (vo Read more

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