The Chordettes Similar Artists

The Platters - 100% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Vocals Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Pop / Rock Vocals R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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One of the leading R&B vocal groups of the 50s, they were the first black group to be accepted as a major chart act and, for a short time, were the most successful vocal group in the world. The Platters were formed in Los Angeles in 1953 by entrepreneur/songwriter Buck Ram (21 November 1907, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 1 January 1991). Through his ownership of the Platter Read more

Bill Haley - 99% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Dance Easy Listening
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William John Clifton Haley, 6 July 1925, Highland Park, Michigan, USA, d. 9 February 1981, Harlingen, Texas, USA. Haley was one of the great pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and was the first artist to take the new musical form to the world stage. His roots were in country music and he began his career as a yodelling cowboy. After playing in such country groups as the Dow Read more

The Tokens - 94% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
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Formed in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, the Tokens were one of the most successful white harmony groups of the early 60s, best known for their 1961 number 1 single ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ (number 11 in the UK). The group was originally called the Linc-Tones (taken from Lincoln High School, which the original members all attended) and comprised tenor vocalist Hank Read more

Del Shannon - 93% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts
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Charles Westover, 30 December 1934, Coopersville, Michigan, USA, d. 8 February 1990, Santa Clarita, California, USA. From the plethora of clean, American, post doo-wop male vocalists to find enormous success in the early 60s, only a small handful retained musical credibility. Shannon was undoubtedly from this pedigree. More than 40 years after his chart debut, Shannon’s Read more

Perry Como

Perry Como - 87% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Big Band & Swing Vocals Soundtracks Television Comedy Country & Bluegrass Dance
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Pierino Como, 18 May 1912, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 12 May 2001, Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, Florida, USA. Como was an accomplished popular singer with a warm baritone voice, whose repertoire included ballads, novelty numbers and singalongs. Born into a large Italian-American family in Canonsburg, he left his home town barber shop in 1933 and toured with the local b Read more

Lesley Gore - 86% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Music & Radio Television
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Lesley Goldstein, 2 May 1946, New York City, USA, and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey. Having secured a recording contract with Mercury Records on the basis of a privately financed demonstration disc, Gore enjoyed a sensational debut when ‘It’s My Party’ topped the US chart in May 1963, reached number 9 in the UK and grossed sales in excess of one million. This Read more

Doris Day

Doris Day - 82% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Television Mystery / Thriller Easy Listening Drama Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks War Westerns Documentaries Movie Magazines
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Doris Von Kappelhoff, 3 April 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. One of popular music’s premier post-war vocalists and biggest names, Kappelhoff originally trained as a dancer, before turning to singing at the age of 16. After changing her surname to Day, she became the featured singer with the Bob Crosby Band. A similarly successful period with the Les Brown Band saw her rec Read more

Connie Francis

Connie Francis - 75% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Dance Jazz
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Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, 12 December 1938, Newark, New Jersey, USA. A popular singer of tearful ballads and jaunty up-tempo numbers, Francis was one of the most successful female artists of the 50s and 60s. She began playing the accordion at the age of four, and was singing and playing professionally when she was 11. After winning an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show, she ch Read more

The Andrews Sisters - 75% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Jazz Easy Listening Comedy Musicals & The Arts Big Band & Swing Dance Kids & Family Television World Music
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Female vocal group comprising sisters LaVerne (6 July 1911, Mound, nr. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, d. 8 May 1967, Brentwood, California, USA), Maxene (b. 3 January 1916, Mound, nr. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, d. 21 October 1995, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) and Patty Andrews (b. 16 February 1918, Mound, nr. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA), lead singer and soloist. In the early Read more

Linda Scott - 72% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Teresa Brewer - 72% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Jazz Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
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Nancy Sinatra

Nancy Sinatra - 70% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Action & Adventure Big Band & Swing Comedy Television Vocals
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8 June 1940, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Determined not to rest on the laurels of famous father, Frank Sinatra, Nancy spent several years taking lessons in music, dance and drama. She made an impressive appearance in 1959 on the Frank Sinatra/ Elvis Presley television special, and two years later made her recording debut with ‘Cuff Links And A Tie Clip’. From 196 Read more

B.J. Thomas - 68% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Funk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
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Billy Joe Thomas, 7 August 1942, Hugo, Oklahoma, USA. B.J. Thomas maintained a sturdy career in the USA in both the pop and country fields from the mid-60s into the late 80s. After getting experience by singing in church during his youth, Thomas joined the Triumphs in Houston, Texas, who released a number of unsuccessful singles on small labels. Collaborating with songwriter Read more

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin - 64% match to The Chordettes

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Drama Easy Listening Comedy Jazz Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Action & Adventure Television Dance Documentaries Vocals War Westerns Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Walden Robert Cassotto, 14 May 1936, New York, USA, d. 20 December 1973, Los Angeles, California, USA. Darin’s entry to the music business occurred during the mid-50s following a period playing in New York coffee-houses. His friendship with co-writer/entrepreneur Don Kirshner resulted in his first single, ‘My First Love’. A meeting with Connie Francis’ ma Read more

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