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80's Music Artists

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Eric Clapton

Genre:Adult ContemporaryDemo:35-50,50 +

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton spent his early years influenced by some of the most iconic blues performers in music – Howlin’ Wolf, Son House, and Robert Johnson. Immediately upon joining the Yardbirds, he established himself with a unique style, one he carried into his time with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. In the mid 1960’s, Eric Clapton formed Cream with Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce. With hit singles like “White Room” and “Sunshine of Your Love,&rdqu...

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Eurythmics

Genre:Adult ContemporaryDemo:25-35,35-50

Eurythmics

The Eurythmics became one of the most successful duos of the 1980’s, with hits like “Here Comes the Rain Again” and “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This.)” Their unique sound maximized their potential of the 80’s and paved the way for Annie Lennox to enjoy a solo career well into the new millennium. The Eurythmics began in their earliest incarnations as the Tourists, formed in the late 1970’s. They existed as the Tourists for only two years, ...

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Evelyn Champagne King

Genre:Classic R&BPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Evelyn Champagne King

The R&B singer known as Evelyn “Champagne” King was born in 1960 in New York. Evelyn grew up in Philadelphia, though, and as a child she was largely inspired by her uncle’s stage performances, particularly by his role in Porgy and Bess. King sang frequently, and after a record company executive overheard her singing one day, she found herself with a contract and a new career path. Evelyn Champagne King’s debut, Smooth Talk, was released in 1977 and fe...

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Fabulous Thunderbirds

Genre:Classic RockPrice:Under $25,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Fabulous Thunderbirds

With their fusion of blues, rock & roll, and R&B, the Fabulous Thunderbirds helped popularize roadhouse Texas blues with a mass audience in the '80s and, in the process, they helped kick-start a blues revival during the mid-'80s. During their heyday in the early '80s, they were the most popular attraction on the blues bar circuit, which eventually led to a breakthrough to the pop audience in 1986 with their fifth album, Tuff Enuff. The mass success didn't last too l...

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Flavor Flav

Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav was born William Jonathan Drayton, Jr. in 1959 in Freeport, New York. Flav’s musical talents were evident from a young age; he began playing piano, guitar, and drums when he was still in elementary school, and by the time he was in his mid-teens, he had mastered approximately fifteen instruments. Flavor Flav attended culinary school and worked as a chef before meeting Chuck D while taking classes at Adelphi University. The two began rapping together, and Flavor Flav disco...

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Flock Of Seagulls

Genre:Classic RockDemo:35-50,50 +

Flock Of Seagulls

The new wave band known as A Flock of Seagulls was established in Liverpool, England in 1979, by founding members Ali Score and Mike Score. The brothers added Francis Maudsley and Paul Reynolds to the lineup, and began performing around town in various clubs and bars, establishing a following and garnering the interest of record lables.   Within a short time, A Flock of Seagulls signed its first record deal with Jive Records, starting with a self-titled debut alb...

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Foreigner

Genre:Classic RockPrice:Under $100,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Foreigner

With iconic hits such as "Hot Blooded" and "Feels Like the First Time," Foreigner is perhaps one of the most successful classic rock bands in the history of music. Foreigner, with members Ian McDonald, Mick Jones, and Lou Gramm, burst onto the scene in 1976 with Foreigner, and within a year they were recognized by Rolling Stone Magazine as a top new artist. The album climbed to number four on the Billboard charts on the strength of those first hits, and subse...

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France Joli

Genre:Disco / FunkPrice:Under $15,000Demo:35-50

France Joli

The Canadian singer France Joli was born in 1963 in Montreal. France began performing when she was still a child, and by the time she was an early teen she’d left traditional schooling to focus on a potential career as a performer full-time. A chance meeting with a record producer led to her debut album, France Joli, released in 1979. The album’s first single, “Come to Me” was a dance/club sensation, rising to the top of the charts and launching France Joli’s ...

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Freddie Jackson

Genre:R&BPrice:Under $50,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Freddie Jackson

The soul singer Freddie Jackson was born in 1956 in Harlem, New York. Young Freddie began singing at an early age, performing frequently at his local Baptist Church. His performances caught the attention of record producer Paul Laurence, who offered Jackson a gig as soon as he finished high school, to perform with his group the Laurence Jones Ensemble. With LJE, Freddie Jackson began performing around the New York area, eventually garnering the attention of Capital Records. &nbs...

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Freddie McGregor

Genre:Reggae Music / Dancehall BandsPrice:Under $50,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Freddie McGregor

The Jamaican musician and producer Freddie McGregor was born in 1956 in Clarendon. Young Freddie began performing when he was still elementary school age, performing as “Little Freddie” and recording for the Studio One label. Throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s, McGregor also began to work with producer Niney the Observer, further honing his skills and learning the art of production in addition to performance.   It wasn’t until the earl...

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Gene Simmons

Genre:Celebrity SpeakersPrice:Under $100,000Demo:18-25,25-35,35-50,50 +

Gene Simmons

Blood-spitting, fire-breathing rock-and-roll showman; notorious ladies, man; marketing genius and entertainment mogul: Simmons wears many hats, or more accurately, a lot of makeup. His r?sum? is quite eclectic for an Israeli-born fellow who once taught sixth grade in Spanish Harlem. In the 1970s, Simmons played bass, sang in a variety of outfits, and eventually hooked up with guitarist-singer Paul Stanley. Along with drummer Peter Criss and guitarist Ace Frehley, they formed KISS, one of t...

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George Clinton

Genre:Classic RockPrice:Under $50,000Demo:25-35,35-50,50 +

George Clinton

George Clinton was born in 1941 in North Carolina but grew up in New Jersey. As a teenager, he formed the doo-wop group The Parliaments, which found a major hit in the single “I Wanna Testify” in 1967. The band eventually changed its name to Parliament, and Clinton simultaneously formed the band Funkadelic. Both Parliament and Funkadelic blended the styles of artists such as Hendrix and James Brown, but with the addition of psychedelic elements, sound effects, and strong bass l...

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