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80's Music Artists

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Smithereens

Genre:Rock MusicDemo:25-35,35-50

Smithereens

The American rock band known as the Smithereens was established in the early 1980’s in New Jersey. Founded by members Dennis Diken, Mike Mesaros, Jim Babjak, and Pat DiNizio, the Smithereens first rose to popularity after the song “Blood and Roses” was included in the movie Dangerously Close (1986) and then later on the television series Miami Vice.   The Smithereens released their major label debut, Beauty and Sadness, in 1983. The album set th...

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SOS Band

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

SOS Band

The S.O.S. Band was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977, when they made their debut performance in a local nightclub. Musicians Jason Bryant, Billy Ellis, Willie “Sonny” Killebrew, Bruno Speight, John Alexander Simpson, James Earl Jones III, and Mary Davis caught the attention of Tabu Records and released their self-titled debut album. The single “Take Your Time (Do it Right)” immediately shot to the top of the charts and stayed there for five weeks in 1980. The album ...

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Spike Lee

Genre:Celebrity SpeakersPrice:Under $200,000Demo:18-25,25-35,35-50,50 +

Spike Lee

The American producer Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee in 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia. Lee’s childhood was strongly influence by the arts: his father was a jazz composer and musician and his mother was a professor of literature. Shelton earned the nickname “Spike” as a child, and it stuck throughout his years growing up in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from high...

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Spinal Tap

Genre:Classic RockPrice:Under $200,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Spinal Tap

Spinal Tap is a 1980’s band unlike any other, for one key reason: it doesn’t exist. Born from the satirical film This is Spinal Tap, the band Spinal Tap has taken on a life of its own, in part a unique compliment to the witty insight of its creators. Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer embodied the fictitious members of Spinal Tap in the 1984 film, a film which successfully parodied such iconic bands as Aerosmith and Led Zeppelin. This is Spinal Tap chronicled ...

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Spinderella

Genre:Hip Hop & RapPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Spinderella

The DJ and rapper known as Spinderella was born Deidra Muriel Roper in 1971. Spinderella rose to fame as the DJ for the 1980’s group Salt-n-Pepa, but in recent years she has also become well-known as a radio personality and as a DJ for other artists.   Roper teamed up with Salt-n-Pepa when they were already a duo on the rise in 1986. The group’s original DJ was about to leave Salt-n-Pepa and so they were looking for a replacement. Roper adopted the mo...

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Spyro Gyra

Genre:Jazz & BluesPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Spyro Gyra

Spyro Gyra was created in the mid 1970’s, when musicians and former band mates Jeremy Wall and Jay Beckenstein reunited after college. The two men began experimenting with R&B covers, mostly instrumental, and eventually they teamed up with Tom Walsh and Jim Kurzdorfer to form Spyro Gyra, in Buffalo, New York, which at the time had a growing jazz scene. Spyro Gyra began performing around town, eventually reaching into cities outside of the area, and the band eventually added addit...

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Squeeze

Genre:Adult ContemporaryPrice:Under $50,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Squeeze

Squeeze came together in 1974, when Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford (both vocals, guitar) joined up Paul Gunn and Jools Holland (drums and keyboards.) Squeeze initially existed by a number of different names, including Skyco and Captain Trundlow’s Sky Company, but Squeeze is the name that stuck, a semi-tribute to the album of the same name by the Velvet Underground. Shortly after beginning, Paul Gunn left the band and was replaced by Gilson Lavis, and Harry Kakoulli came on board to...

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Stanley Clarke

Genre:Jazz & BluesPrice:Under $15,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Stanley Clarke

The American jazz musician Stanley Clark was born in 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clark rose to prominence with the fusion band Return to Forever, but long before that he graduated from the Philadelphia Musical Academy in 1971 and began his work with an number of bands in New York City. Early collaborations include work with Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, and Horace Silver, to name a few.

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Starship

Genre:Classic RockPrice:Under $15,000Demo:35-50,50 +

Starship

Starship began with the remaining musicians from Jefferson Starship (which began as Jefferson Airplane), after internal disagreements among band members resulted in an agreement which allowed the band to move forward as simply “Starship,” without its founding member. Starship consisted of Grace Slick, Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, David Freiberg, Pete Sears, and Donny Baldwin.  Freiberg left Starship shortly after its inception, and the band launched its first album and s...

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Steel Pulse

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

Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse began as a protest-oriented reggae band with a flair for blending Latin and jazz into their music. The band came together in 1975 in Birmingham, England, when founding members Basil Gabbidon, David Hinds, and Ronnie McQueen began performing Rasta-influenced music in the style of Bob Marley and Burning Spear. They named themselves after a racehorse, and added Steve Nisbett, Selwyn Brown, Alphonso Martin, and Michael Riley to the lineup to round out the band. Steel Pul...

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Steely Dan

Genre:Adult ContemporaryDemo:35-50,50 +

Steely Dan

Donald Fagen and Walter Becker first came together in 1968 as students at Bard College. There they discovered common interests in jazz, blues, popular music and contemporary literature. They began performing cover songs together, and in 1969, they moved to Brooklyn, New York and recorded a series of demos over the next two years. Eventually, they formed Steely Dan with musicians David Palmer, Denny Dias, Jim Hodder, and Jeff Baxter, taking their name as an off-color tribute to t...

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Stephanie Mills

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

Stephanie Mills

Stephanie Mills was born in 1957 in Brooklyn, New York. The young Stephanie grew up singing gospel music in her local church, but before she reached the age of ten, she had already made her Broadway debut. After winning a series of amateur competitions, including ones at the prestigious Apollo Theater, she earned a job as the supporting act for the Isley Brothers. Her debut album, Movin’ in the Right Direction was released in 1974, when Mills was still a teenager, but her biggest and...

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