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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys is the musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical chronicles the lives of a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their […]
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Manhattan Transfer

Manhattan Transfer is a jazz vocal group founded in 1969 that has explored a capella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music. Backing Tracks Chanson D’Amour The Boy From New York City Official Website

Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann were an English rock band of the 1960s, named after keyboardist, Manfred Mann. The group had two different lead vocalists during their success, Paul Jones and Mike d’Abo. The band were regularly in the charts in the 1960s. Three of the band’s most successful singles, “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”, “Pretty Flamingo” and “Mighty Quinn”, topped the UK Singles Chart. […]

Jay & The Americans

Backing Tracks Only In America Cara Mia Come A Little Bit Closer Let’s Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key) Some Enchanted Evening Sunday And Me This Magic Moment Walkin’ In The Rain Biography Jay & the Americans were the original “oldies” act. Organized at the transition of the 1950s into the 1960s, the group […]
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Javine

Javine Dionne Hylton,  often known simply as Javine, is an English R&B singer. Backing Tracks Real Things Surrender Touch My Fire More about … Javine Dionne Hylton (born 27 December 1981), often known simply as Javine, is an English R&B singer. Javine  become a household name when she competed against the likes of Cheryl, Nadine Coyle and Sarah Harding for a spot […]
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Jason Donovan

Jason Donovan is an Australian actor and singer. He initially achieved fame in the Australian soap Neighbours, before beginning a career in music in 1988. Backing Tracks Any Dream Will Do – Joseph And His Technicolor Dream Coat Especially For You with Kylie Minogue Every Day (I Love You More) Sealed With A Kiss Too Many Broken Hearts     […]
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Brian McFadden

Brian McFadden is an Irish pop/rock singer/songwriter who experienced international fame as an original member of the boy band Westlife before mounting a solo career. Backing Tracks Chemical Rush Demons Irish Son Just Say So Like Only A Woman Can Mistakes Real To Me Twisted More from Westlife

M People

M People is an English band which formed in 1990 and achieved success throughout most of the 1990’s, and features the distinct voice of Heather Small. Backing Tracks  Angel Street  Don’t Look Any Further  Dreaming  Itchycoo Park  Moving On Up  One Night In Heaven  Search For A Hero  Sight For Sore Eyes  Testify   The name […]

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez is an American actress, singer, dancer, producer and fashion designer. Jennifer Lopez became the first Latina to get $1 million for a movie role. She is also an accomplished musician. She is one of the most successful ladies in Hollywood. Her music career has also been on the top level. Her most notable film […]
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Nina Simone

Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement. She employed a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. Backing Tracks Ain’t Got No Feeling Good I Put A Spell On You I Wish I Knew Just Like A Woman Mr Bojangles My Baby Just Cares For Me Sinnerman […]
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Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson was an American country music singer known for a string of hits throughout the late 1960s through to the 1980s, most notably her 1970 worldwide superhit “Rose Garden.”  In addition to topping the U.S. country charts for five weeks, the song reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, her only Top 40 hit. It also topped the charts in […]

KD Lang

Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer / songwriter and occasional actress. As a young teen she became fascinated with the life and music of Patsy Cline and decided to pursue a career as a professional singer and in 1983 formed a Patsy Cline tribute band called the Reclines. Lang’s career […]

Aida The Musical

Aida is a musical composed by  Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical. It is based on Giuseppe Verdi’s opera of the same name.  Backing Tracks Another Pyramid A Step Too Far Dance Of The Robe Easy As Life Elaborate Lives Enchantment Passing Through […]

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand, born on April 24th 1942, is an actress, singer, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author and photographer. Her career, spanning six decades, has brought Barbra Streisand acclaim in many fields of entertainment: winning numerous awards including two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards and eleven Golden Globes. After beginning a successful recording […]

42nd Street The Musical

42nd Street The Musical 42nd Street 42nd Street – Finale 42nd Street – Overture 42nd Street – Long Version About A Quater To Nine Dames Go Into Your Dance I Know Now Lullaby Of Broadway Shadow Waltz Shuffle Off To Buffalo There’s A Sunny Side To Every Situation We’re In The Money Young And Healthy […]

Genesis

Genesis were a successful English rock band . The band underwent many changes in musical style over its career, from folk music to progressive rock in the 1970s, before moving towards pop at the end of the decade. They have won numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award for Best Concept Music Video with […]
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Robert Plant

Robert Plant, is an English musician, singer and songwriter. Best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin he has also had a successful solo career. With a career spanning more than 40 years and possessing a powerful wide vocal range (particularly using his trademark high-pitched vocals), Plant is regarded as one […]
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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a British rock band formed in the 1990’s and hailing from South Wales. Throughout their career, the ‘Manics’ have headlined several festivals including Glastonbury and won eleven NME Awards, eight Q Awards and four BRIT Awards. They were nominated for the Mercury Prize in 1996 and 1999, and have had one nomination for the MTV Europe Music Awards. The group […]

Hepburn

Hepburn were a four-piece British all-girl pop rock band. The band released an album and three singles between 1999 and 2000, but were best known for their first single, “I Quit”, which reached No. 8 on the UK charts, and was best known to American audiences when it appeared on the soundtrack to the TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The band was made up […]
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Clint Black

Clint Black is an American country music singer who some say is credited with helping to bring the new wave of music to the country scene. He has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and racked up 57 charted singles, 31 top-10 hits and 22 number-one smashes. Recordings such as “Killin’ Time,” and “When […]

P J Proby

P J Proby  is an American pop/rock legend best known for his sixties mega-hits “Hold Me”, “Together”, “Somewhere” and “Maria” During the 1960s he entertained British music lovers with his power ballad hits and flamboyant stage performances. Late 2018 (the year of his 80th Birthday) will see P J Proby embark on his farewell tour of the UK. Backing Tracks Hold […]

Kathy Mattea

Grammy Award winning Kathy Mattea is a country music singer, musician, songwriter as well as a public speaker and activist. Over her career her music and message have taken her to venues across America and worldwide. As a recording artist, she has recorded numerous albums and has had more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country […]
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Temptations

Temptations (The) are an American vocal harmony group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s; their work started with the Top 10 hit single “Cloud Nine” in 1968, and was significant in the evolution of R&B and soul music.  Having sold tens of millions of albums, the Temptations are one of the most […]

T Rex

T Rex were an English rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. In 1969 the band shifted their acoustic sound to an electric one and the 1970 release of the single “Ride a White Swan” marked the groups commercial success as part of the emerging glam rock scene. From 1970 until 1973, T Rex scored a run of […]

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper (originally a band before going their separate ways) pioneered a theatrical brand of hard rock.  Drawing their styling from horror movies, vaudeville and garage rock, the group created a stage show that featured all manner of torture implements. Vincent Furnier (lead vocalist) adopted the band’s name as his own name in the 1970s […]

Eliza Doolittle

Eliza Sophie Caird (born 15 April 1988), better known by her stage name Eliza (formerly Eliza Doolittle), is an English musician and recording artist from Westminster, London. After performing her music in live venues around London from the age of 15, Eliza signed to Parlophone in 2008. Backing Tracks   Mr Medicine   Skinny Genes   Let It Rain Pack Up More About … Her debut eponymous […]
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Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson was a member of One Direction, along with Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan. The boys shot to fame in 2011 with their single “What Makes You Beautiful” after forming during the seventh series of X Factor. Louis Tomlinson is reported to be one of the main songwriters of One […]
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Liam Payne

Liam Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction. He auditioned for the British television series The X Factor in 2008 as a solo artist but was eliminated. He auditioned again in 2010 and was selected to compete as part of the manufactured vocal […]

Johnny Logan

Johnny Logan is an Irish singer songwriter who is sometimes known as Mister Eurovisionbecause of his performances in and involvement with the Eurovision Song Contest. What’s Another Year was his first win in the contest in 1980 which he followed up with the  Hold Me Now in 1987. He also collaborated with Linda Martin on her entries in the […]
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Jim Croce

Jim Croce was an American folk singer and songwriter. He released five studio albums between 1966 and 1973, before his untimely death in 1973. His songs “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” and “Time in a Bottle” reached No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. He learned to play his first song on the accordion when he was 5 […]
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TLC

TLC Backing Tracks : Waterfalls … Diggin On You … Scrubs … TLC are an American girl group (originally a trio until one member died in an accident), who it is said are the best selling American girl group of all time. They scored nine top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including four number-one singles “Creep”, […]
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Rudimental

Rudimental are an electronic drum and bass 4 piece group from the UK.  2012 saw the release of  the single “Feel the Love” which reached the top of the U.K. charts. Hit singles from their debut album continued into 2014, including the U.K. number one “Waiting All Night,” which won a BRIT Award for Best British Single. Rudimental scored […]
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Bachman Turner Overdrive

Bachman Turner Overdrive’s You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet is unique in that it was first song with ‘stuttering’ vocals to reach the number one slot on the Billboard Hot 100, it also reached number 2 in the UK charts. The group from Canada was led by Randy Bachman, and featured his brothers Robbie and Tim, as well […]

Alexis Jordan

At the age of 12, Alexis Jordan served as an opening act for Smokey Robinson at a Stevie Wonder tribute concert but it wasn’t until she appeared on the first series of America’s Got Talent that she came into the public eye, even though she was eliminated from the show. She subsequently began to upload cover songs […]

10CC

UK rock band 10CC were most successful in the 1970’s with every member being able to play at least one instrument as well as singing, writing and producing. After Kevin Godley and Lol Creme left the band in 1976, Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart were the main creative forces behind 10cc. Stewart left the band […]

Eagles (The)

The Eagles : Caught Up In The Rapture … New Kid In Town … Lying Eyes … Take It Easy … Love Will Keep Us Alive … Witchy Woman The Eagles are one of the best selling bands of all time having globally sold millions of albums including their debut Eagles which spawned no less than 3 […]
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Will Young

Will Young won the first series of the UK’s Pop Idol (2001). His debut single “Anything Is Possible/Evergreen” smashed into the UK charts at Number 1, having sold 1.1 million copies in its first week of release, and remained in that position for three weeks. Before Pop Idol shot him to stardom, Will Young had been […]

Victoria Shaw

Victoria Shaw is an American country music artist. She has recorded several albums from which a few singles have charted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. She has also co-written singles for other country music artists, including Garth Brooks and John Michael Montgomery’s “I Love the Way You Love Me”, which won the 1993 Academy of Country Music award for Song of the […]

Rihanna

Rihanna is a recording artist, actress, and fashion designer from Barbados. She has sold over 30 million albums and 120 million singles worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She has won several awards including Grammy, American Music, Billboard and Brits. Rihanna named Madonna as her idol and biggest influence and is known for reinventing her style and […]
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Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine (stylised as Florence + the Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of vocalist Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists. The band’s music received praise across the media, especially from the BBC, which played a large part in their rise to prominence by promoting Florence and […]
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Alannah Myles

Alannah Myles was born in Toronto, Canada (December 25, 1958) and was introduced to music via the radio airwaves. She studied to become a graphic artist and spent years competing as an accomplished horsewoman taking part in such events as Canada’s Royal Winter Fair prior to deciding that she would make music her career of […]

Craig David

Craig David (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer who rose to fame in 1999 when he featured on a single by ‘Artful Dodger’. Craig David released his debut studio album, Born to Do It, in 2000 after which he worked with a variety of artists such as Tinchy Stryder, Rita Ora, Hardwell and Sting. David […]
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Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo is an American singer, songwriter and dancer who started his solo recording career in 2009 with the release of the single  “Whatcha Say” which was his only number one hit to date. He released his much anticipated second single with immediate success and he became popular around the world. Derulo has been nominated for […]
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Kid Rock

Kid Rock (a.k.a Robert James Ritchie) started out as  a hip hop and rapper performer who has turned to the Rock Country and Blues style. His varied career has seen him nominated for several awards and sell 25 million albums in the US. He has many talents including vocalist, actor and multi-instrumentalist and has worked […]

Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash is an American singer-songwriter,author and eldest daughter of Johnny Cash. In the 1980s, she had a string of chart-topping singles, which crossed  the country/pop musical genres with the most commercially successful being her 1981 hit “Seven Year Ache”, which topped the U.S. country singles charts and reached the Top 30 on the U.S. pop […]
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Heather Myles

Heather Myles is an American country singer whose reputation is for singing traditional-style country. During her upbringing on a ranch in California she was surrounded by radio music which featured the voices of Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Waylon Jennings, and Hank Williams. This may have played a part in influencing her style. Heather Myles has released […]
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Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Hilda Mauboy is an Australian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, and actress. Backing Tracks Burn Been Waiting Because Can I Get A Moment Galaxy ft Stan Walker Get ‘Em Girls ft Snoop Dog Up / Down Let Me Be Me Inescapable Pop A Bottle To The End Of The Earth This Ain’t Love What Happened To Us – Jay […]
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Labrinth

Labrinth, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer. Initially, he was tipped to work as a producer, but Simon Cowell signed him to his record label Syco Music as a solo act. Backing Tracks  Jealous Let It Be Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth ft Emeli Sande  Earthquake – Labrinth ft Tinie Tempah   Express Yourself Fragile […]

Jessie J

Jessie J is a UK-born singer and songwriter. Her full-length debut album, Who You Are debuted in the Top 15 on the Billboard charts, and generated an six Top 10 smashes. “Price Tag” [featuring B.o.B] went platinum in America and achieved #1 in 18 major territories. “Domino” followed and went on to achieve double-platinum statu. To date, her album sales exceed 3 million […]
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One Direction

One Direction was a British/Irish boy band. Originally, each member auditioned as a solo artist for the 7th series of The X Factor UK. Since the release of their first single What Makes You Beautiful, they continued to have much success until 2016 when the band members began following separate careers as part of a planned ‘band holiday’. It is […]
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Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Franklin, Tennessee. Backing Tracks  7 Things  Adore You  As I Am  Best Of Both Worlds  Bigger Than Us  Break Out  Butterfly Fly Away    Can’t Be Tamed Don’t Call Me Angel – Charlie’s Angels – […]
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Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum is an American country / pop music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The trio is composed of Hillary Scott (lead vocals), Charles Kelley (lead vocals) and Dave Haywood (vocals, guitar, piano and mandolin). The name Antebellum comes from when the group were photographing “antebellum” homes which describes large plantation properties in South America. The Latin word bellum means “war”; “antebellum” […]

Neon Trees

Neon Trees is an American rock band known for their energetic live performances. The band opened several North American tour dates for The Killers. Not long after, the band was signed by Mercury Records and released their first studio album, Habits, from which their first single, “Animal“, climbed to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart. Backing Tracks Animal Everybody Talks […]
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Kelly Clarkson

American singer / songwriter Kelly Clarkson stormed to fame as the winner of American Idol in 2002. Since then there has been no stopping her rise in popularity with her down to earth and gritty lyrics, people warm to her style. With several successful albums and awards under her belt, Kelly Clarkson continues to plan tours across […]

Christina Milian

Christina Milian is an American actress and singer best known for her R&B recordings and a number of roles from television and film. At the age of 19, Christina Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album featuring the singles “AM to PM” and “When You Look at […]
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Def Leppard

Def Leppard are an English rock band formed by Pete Willis and Rick Savage in 1977. The group produced its first record in 1978 and their strongest commercial success came between the early 1980s and the early 1990s. Over the years Def Leppard’s band lineup has changed several times but they still fill sell out […]
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Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz is a singer/songwriter from California, USA. Following high school, he moved to New York to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy due to his interest in musical theatre but dropped out after a year to concentrate on writing music. He played bars in California until he eventually got a recording contract with Elektra […]
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James Morrison

James Morrison is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2006, his debut single “You Give Me Something” was an instant hit and peaked in the top five in the UK and claimed the number 1 spot in New Zealand. His debut album, Undiscovered, came in at the top of the UK Albums Chart and in 2007 James Morrison won […]
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Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas: Boom Boom Pow… Don’t Lie… Hey Mama… I Got A Feeling… Let’s Get It Started… Rock That Body… Weekends… Where Is The Love… The Black Eyed Peas is an American group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie. Originally an alternative hip hop group, they subsequently changed their musical sound to pop and dance-pop music.  It was not […]

Alanis Morissette

From a young age Alanis Morissette wrote songs, played musical instruments and appeared on TV. She is now an accomplished singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress with several music awards under her belt and multi million record sales worldwide. She now sits in the alternative rock genre having drifted through mainstream pop in the early […]

Air Supply

Australian soft rock group Air Supply were a staple of early-’80’s radio, scoring a string of Top Five singles. The duo Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell met while performing in a production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1976. Their first international exposure came in the late ’70’s, when Rod Stewart had them as his opening […]

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware (born October 15th, 1984) is a British singer/songwriter from South London. When she was growing she is said to have been inspired by the music of classic jazz and pop artists like Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald and performed in musicals at school. She initially studied to become a journalist until someone asked her […]
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Aerosmith

Formed in 1970 Aerosmith became one of the top hard-rock bands of the mid- ’70’s. By the 1980’s the bands line-up changed and their popularity declined until 1984 when the original band members came back together. This time they presented themselves with a more power ballad oriented sound which appealed to a wider audience and […]

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard Backing Tracks : The Young Ones … Move It … Miss You Nights … Millennium Prayer … Summer Holiday In early 1958 young rock and roll singer Harry Rodger Webb became Cliff Richard and by August 1958 was signed (with his band The Shadows) to the EMI record label. His first single Move It […]

Rush

Rush was a Canadian rock band known for its musicianship, complex compositions, and eclectic lyrical motifs drawing heavily on science fiction, fantasy, and philosophy. Backing Tracks Closer To The Heart Fly By Night Subdivisions The Spirit Of Radio Turn The Pages Artist Website Rush was a Canadian rock band composed of Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, […]
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Tanita Tikaram

Tanita Tikaram (born 12 August 1969) is a German born British pop/folk singer-songwriter. She achieved chart success with the singles “Twist in My Sobriety” and “Good Tradition” from her debut album, Ancient Heart.  Tikaram started singing in nightclubs while she was still a teenager and the aforementioned album was release when she was only 19 years of age. […]

Eric Church

Eric Church is an American country music singer / songwriter who bought his first guitar and began writing songs of his own. By his senior year of high school, he was playing in found a gig at a local bars, which occupied most of his time. He played many Jimmy Buffett cover songs and a few of […]

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey‘s debut single “Video Games” in 2011 earned her instant success and she followed it up with the album “Born To Die” (2012) which reached number one in eleven countries and went Platinum globally. Lana Del Rey is a singer – songwriter and actress who was originally signed to 5 Points Records under the name Lizzy […]

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1942. A gifted singer and pianist, Franklin toured with her father’s travelling show and later visited New York, where she signed with Columbia Records. Franklin went on to release several popular singles, many of which are now considered classics. In 1987, […]

All Saints

All Saints are a girl group formed in London in 1993.  The group’s debut album peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and contained three UK number ones: “Never Ever”, “Under the Bridge”/”Lady Marmalade” and “Bootie Call”. The group were nominated for Best British Breakthrough Act. Backing Tracks  Black Coffee  Lady Marmalade  Never Ever  Pure Shores  Under The Bridge More about … […]

Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke rose to fame as the winner of the fifth series of X-Factor and her winners song (a cover of Leonard Cohen‘s Hallelujah) reached Christmas Number One in the UK charts that year and became the European record holder for single sales over a period of 24 hours, selling 105,000 in one day. After a […]

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson Backing Tracks: Triller… Billie Jean…  Thriller… Earth Song… Smooth Criminal… Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, dancer, entertainer, and recording artist. Michael Jackson epitomised the era of pop in the 70s, 80s and 90s, earning himself the title the King of Pop. He remained a global icon […]
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Maren Morris

Maren Morris is an American country music singer, songwriter and producer. At a young age she would sing LeAnn Rimes and Patsy Cline at her parents’ parties and her writing skills began with stories and poems in school and blossomed into lyrics when her father bought her a guitar at age twelve. Maren Morris has released several studio albums […]

Old Dominion

Old Dominion is an American five-piece country music band consisting of Matthew Ramsey (lead vocals), Trevor Rosen (guitar, keyboards), Whit Sellers (drums), Geoff Sprung (bass guitar), and Brad Tursi (guitar). Their music is contemporary country with crossover to rock and pop instrumentation The band has released two full-length albums and two EPs. They released their self-titled EP in 2014, followed in the […]

Osborne Brothers

Osborne Brothers (The), Sonny and Bobby Osborne were an influential and popular bluegrass act during the 1960’s and 1970’s. They are probably best known for their 1967 country hit song, “Rocky Top”. Originally they played in a traditional acoustic style but during the mid-’60s the duo began experimenting more with their music, adding piano, steel guitar, and electric instruments to […]

James

James is an English rock band from Manchester, which was formed in 1982 and enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s. The band’s best-known singles include “Come Home”, “Sit Down”, “She’s a Star” and “Laid”, which also became a hit on American college radio. Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive, but […]
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Chris Cagle

Chris Cagle (born November 10, 1968) is an American former country music artist. He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000. Chris Cagle made his debut on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs). His debut album Play It Loud was certified gold in the United States and produced the Top 10 hit […]

Scouting For Girls

Scouting for Girls are an English pop rock band which was formed in 2005 and signed to Epic Records in 2007. They released their self-titled debut album that September and it reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart in 2008. To date it has sold over 1,000,000 copies in the UK. Scouting For Girls second album was released in 2010 and peaked […]

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond is an American singer / songwriter / musician who has had over 30 songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts, Diamond has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He was given an acoustic guitar for a birthday gift, which began his interest in […]
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Travelling Wilburys

Travelling Wilburys were a British-American supergroup consisting of  already famous musicians : Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. The band recorded two albums, the first in 1988 and the second in 1990, though Roy Orbison died before the second was recorded. Backing Tracks End Of The Line Handle With Care   Heading For The Light Last […]

Adele

Adele: Chasing Pavements… Hello… Hometown Glory… Rolling In The Deep… Skyfall… To Make You Feel My Love… Born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins on May 5, 1988 in Enfield, North London. She came from a non-musical, but supportive family. She knew it was her destiny to be a singer. “As soon as I got a microphone in […]

Toby Keith

Toby Keith (born July 8, 1961) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. He released his first four studio albums during the 1990’s, all of which produced several chart hits. Since then Toby Keith has released a number of studio albums, Christmas albums and compilation albums. He has also charted over 60 singles on the […]

Alabama

Alabama is an American country and Southern rock band formed in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1969. The band was founded by Randy Owen(lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and his cousin Teddy Gentry (bass guitar, background vocals). They were soon joined by their other cousin, Jeff Cook (lead guitar, fiddle, and keyboards). First operating under the name Wildcountry, the group toured the Southeast bar circuit in the early 1970s, and began writing original songs. […]

Suzy Bogguss

Suzy Bogguss is an American country music singer and songwriter. She began her career in the 1980s as a solo singer. In the 1990s, six of her songs were top-ten hits, three albums achieved gold status, and one album achieved platinum status. She won Top New Female Vocalist from the Academy of Country Music and the Horizon […]

Cher Lloyd

Cher Lloyd is an English singer who gained international fame after competing in season seven of The X Factor and releasing her debut album, Sticks + Stones. Her second album Sorry I’m Late was released in May 2014 and featured such hit singles as “I Wish” and “Sirens.” Backing Tracks Beautiful People Bind Your Love […]

Sara Evans

Sara Evans is an American Country Music musician singer/songwriter. She was the vocalist in her family’s band from a young age and when she was involved in a car accident at the age of 8 years, she would sit in a wheelchair and sing to help pay her medical bills. By 16, Sara Evans was […]

Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry CBE is a British singer / songwriter  and musician who came to fame with the very successful band Roxy Music. As lead singer of the band, he achieved several number one albums and singles (UK Charts) during the 1970’s-1980’s as well as charting as a solo artist. In the late ’80’s he decided to put […]
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Billy Currington

Billy Currington is an American Country music singer/songwriter. Following high school, he moved to Nashville in the hopes of getting a career in music off the ground and finally landed a job that also gave him time to play at clubs on the side and work on song demos. Billy Currington released his first single, […]

Crosby Stills and Nash

Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) was a vocal folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash. They were known as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY) when joined by Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young, who was an occasional fourth member. They were noted for their intricate […]

Gospel Backing Tracks

Gospel Backing Tracks Abide With Me – Gospel Abide With Me (piano) – Gospel All Creatures Of Our God and Mankind (piano) Allelu – Liam Lawton – Gospel All Hail The Power of Jesus Name Amazing Grace (piano) – Gospel American Trilogy – Gospel Because He Lives – Gospel Beneath The Cross (piano) Be Thou […]
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Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell: By The Time I Get To Phoenix… Galveston… Gentle On My Mind… It’s Only Make Believe… Rhinestone Cowboy… Wichita Lineman… Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) was an American rock and country music singer, musician, songwriter, television host and actor. During his show business career, Glen Campbell released more than 70 albums. He sold 45 million records and […]

Chris Young

Chris Young is an American country music singer. Born to musical parents he performed in various musical theatre productions from a young age and played gigs in local venues when he was older. He won the country reality show ‘Nashville Star’ in 2006 which gained him a recording contract with RCA Records. His singles  “The […]

Fine Young Cannibals

Fine Young Cannibals were a British band formed in 1984.  Their self-titled 1985 debut album featured the song “Johnny Come Home” and a cover of “Suspicious Minds”. These two songs were top 40 hits in the UK, Canada, Australia and many European countries. Their 1988 album, The Raw & the Cooked, topped the UK and US album charts with “She […]

Christmas Backing Tracks

Be prepared for Christmas with our great selection of Christmas Backing Tracks, featuring Pop Songs and Traditional and Carols. Time to get into the Christmas spirit whether you are Rocking Around The Christmas Tree,  singing Silent Night, Driving Home For Christmas or wishing that it’s a White Christmas.  Hear those Jingle Bells as We Wish […]

Neil Young

Neil Young is a Canadian singer / songwiter who arrived in the U.S. in the mid-1960s. He plays guitar and also plays piano and harmonica on many albums. He earned fame both as a member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSN&Y) and as a solo artist, writing and recording timeless songs such as “Heart […]

New Kids On The Block

New Kids On The Block are all male pop group from America who enjoyed huge success in the late 1980s/early 1990s and have sold more than 80 million records worldwide. The group disbanded in 1994 but secretly reunited in 2007 where they embarked upon recording a new album. Once this was completed and released they set […]
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Shontelle

Shontelle is a Barbadian singer / songwriter whose singles ‘Impossible‘ and ‘T-Shirt‘ gave her brief fame worldwide. Backing Track Impossible T-Shirt Lyrics “Impossible” I remember years ago Someone told me I should take Caution when it comes to love I did, I didAnd you were strong and I was not My illusion, my mistake I […]

American Authors

American Authors are a rock band originally from Boston (USA) and called the Blue Pages. They are best known for their songs “Best Day of My Life” and “Believer” from their debut and self titled EP. Since it’s release in 2014 American Authors have embarked on a national tour with One Republic and have spent most of their time on […]

Blur

Blur is British band made up of Damon Albarn (singer/songwriter/keyboards), Graham Coxon (singer/guitar), Alex James (bass) and Dave Rowntree (drums). The band’s sound has changed over the years and this can be tracked through their albums Leisure, Modern Life Is Rubbish, Park Life, The Great Escape, Blur, 13 and Think Tank. In 2010 a film (No Distance Left To […]
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Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust started life as Bernard William Jewry and was also known as Shane Fenton early on in his career. From an early age Bernard was surrounded by musicians and entertainers as his mother ran a boarding house near to a theatre and made his stage debut at the age of 4. In the early 1960’s […]

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres.   Backing Tracks Ballad Of Davy Crockett Kissin Bug Boogie Mr And Mississippi Sixteen Tonnes    

Level 42

Level 42 are an English band formed on the Isle of Wight in 1980. They had a number of UK and worldwide hits during the 1980s and 1990s. Their most successful single in the UK was “Lessons in Love”, which reached number three on the UK Singles Chart, and number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, upon its release […]
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Madness

Madness are a 7 piece ska / 2Tone band from London, England who formed in 1976. They have had 15 singles in the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and their most successful period was the 1980’s. The band’s most internationally successful single was “Our House”. The song inspired a musical of the same […]

Blink 182

Blink 182 : An American pop punk band who are said to have been very influential to many bands that came after them and the pop punk genre. After their first public performance at a High School, Blink 182 took their sound on the road and have since won awards and nominations, topped the charts and released […]

Gilbert And Sullivan

Gilbert And Sullivan Backing Tracks The Gondoliers Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes When A Merry Maiden Marries Songbook. Allow up to 8 days for delivery. HMS Pinafore I Am The Captain Of The Pinafore I’m Called Little Buttercup Never Mind The Why and Wherefore When I Was A Lad Iolanthe Bow Bow Ye Lower […]
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Christmas Number One’s

Christmas Number One’s Looking back at Christmas Number One’s In the UK, Christmas number ones are singles that are top of the UK Singles Charts in the week in which Christmas Day falls. Record sales tend to peak at Christmas; with the Christmas Number One being considered to be more prestigious than a Number One […]

Alicia Keys

Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, record producer and philanthropist. Brought up in a deprived area of New York known as Hell’s Kitchen Alicia Keys always knew she was going to be a performer. As her mother was an actress, Alicia spent […]

Connie Francis

Connie Francis: Among My Souvenirs… Besame Mucho… Carolina Moon… Lipstick On Your Collar… Stupid Cupid… Three Coins In A Fountain… Where The Boys Are… Who’s Sorry Now… Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1938) is an American pop singer and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Despite several […]

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect is a series of musical comedy films with an eclectic musical mix of genre, spanning styles and rhythms. The plot for the first film (released in 2012) follows an all-girl  a cappella group, The Barden Bellas, as they compete against another a cappella group from their college to win Nationals. The film is loosely […]

Foreigner

Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones ex-Spooky Tooth and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm. Jones came up with the band’s name as he, McDonald and Dennis Elliott were British, while Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ed Gagliardi were American. Their biggest hit single, “I Want to Know What Love Is”, topped the […]
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Barry White

Barry White was an American composer and singer-songwriter. A three-time Grammy Award winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image.  He had hit after hit including “It’s Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me”, “You See The Trouble With Me”, and “You’re The First, The Last, My Everything”   During the course of his […]

Seal

Seal – Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel  (born 19 February 1963) is an English singer and songwriter. He has sold more than 20 million records worldwide  and is known for his international hits, including “Kiss from a Rose”, which appeared on the soundtrack to the 1995 film Batman Forever. He was a coach on The Voice Australia in 2012 and 2013, and returned to Australia to […]
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Max Boyce

Max Boyce is a Welsh comedian, singer and entertainer. He rose to fame during the mid-1970’s with a musical comedy act. He has sold more than two million albums in a career spanning four decades. Boyce first learned to play the guitar as a young man but it wasn’t until  the early 1970’s that he started performing in local sports clubs and folk […]

George Benson

George Benson is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter who began his professional career as a jazz guitarist. He first came to prominence in the 1960’s, playing soul jazz in a band and then launched a successful solo career. His album Breezin’ was certified triple-platinum, hitting no. 1 on the Billboard album chart in 1976. His concerts were well attended through the 1980’s, and he […]
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Average White Band

Average White Band was formed in Scotland, United Kingdon in 1971 and sit in the genre of Soul and Rhythm & Blues. Their first album  Show Your Hand (1973) was not a success but their next one  reached No 1 in the USA to where the band had relocated. Average White Band has continued recording (1997’s Soul Tattoo, 1999’s Face to Face) and […]
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Alex Clare

Alex Clare hit the live music scene at 16 years of age, as a drummer and backing vocalist for a band that played covers in pubs around the London area. Alex Clare took over the role of frontman, armed himself with a guitar and started composing melodies to accompany the poetry he wrote. At 22 years of age he signed his […]
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Abba

Dancing Queen…Fernando…I Have A Dream… Knowing Me Knowing You… Waterloo…Super Trouper… ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972. With members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, ABBA became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1975 to 1982. Backing Tracks: Adante Adante Alaska All The Small Things Angel […]
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Brook Benton

Brook Benton : A House Is Not A Home … Kiddio … Rainy Night In Georgia Brook Benton was an American singer born in South Carolina in 1931. He was, probably, best remembered for his hit recording of the song, ‘Rainy Night In Georgia’ but before he became famous he sang with gospel groups and […]

Clifford T Ward

Clifford Thomas Ward (10 February 1944 – 18 December 2001) was an English singer-songwriter, best known for his career as a solo artist. His 1973 album, Home Thoughts, remains his best known recording, and he had hit singles with songs such as “Gaye” and “Scullery”. His reluctance to tour in support of recorded work may have scuppered Ward’s chances […]

All Time Low

All Time Low is an American rock band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. The band’s name is taken from lyrics in the song “Head on Collision” […]
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Paramore

Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004.   The group released its debut album All We Know Is Falling in 2005. However the band’s second album, Riot!, which was released in 2007 was a mainstream success and was certified Platinum in the United States due to the success of the singles “Misery Business”, “Crushcrushcrush”, and “That’s What You Get”, Riot!. They then received […]

George Jones

George Jones was an American country musician, singer and songwriter. He achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including his best known song “He Stopped Loving Her Today”. Born in Texas, Jones first heard country music when he was seven and was given a guitar at the age of nine. During his career, Jones had […]
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Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

Bob Wills – James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader. Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was widely known as the King of Western Swing. Wills and the Texas Playboys recorded with several publishers and companies, including Vocalion, Okeh, Columbia, and MGM, frequently moving. In 1950, […]
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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are a heavy metal band from the UK founded by bassist Steve Harris in the mid 1970s. After several line-up changes, the band went on to release a series of UK and US platinum and gold albums and then with the return of lead vocalist Bruce Dickinson in 1999 the band saw a […]
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Vamps (The)

The Vamps : Last Night … Somebody To You … Middle Of The Night … Can We Dance … The Vamps are a British indie pop band formed in 2012. James McVey was a solo artist who although doing quite well in his own right, decided that he wanted to form a band and eventually drafted […]

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress who started her performing career appearing in the childrens show Barney & Friends. Her solo musical career started in 2013 with her debut album ‘Stars Dance’  which topped the charts in the USA. Still going strong in 2017 she released three singles one of which was “Bad Liar”. […]

Rizzle Kicks

Rizzle Kicks are a British hip hop duo from Brighton, consisting of Jordan “Rizzle” Stephens (born 25 January 1992  and Harley “Kicks” Alexander-Sule (born 23 November 1991. Their debut album Stereo Typical was released on 31 October 2011. As of May 2012, Rizzle Kicks have sold over 1 million singles and over 600,000 albums in the UK. Backing […]
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Harry Styles

Harry Styles : Sign Of The Times … Sweet Creature … Two Ghosts … Harry Styles (born 1 February 1994) is an English singer and songwriter. He is known as a member of the pop boy band One Direction. He made his debut as a singer with his band White Eskimo, who performed locally in Cheshire. In […]
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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber : Baby … Despacito … Recovery … The Feeling … Where Are U Now Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop star who was discovered via YouTube. His debut album, My World, went platinum in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. In 2011, Bieber appeared in the concert documentary Never Say Never. The […]
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Amici Forever

Amici Forever – Five classically trained opera singers from the around the world joined forces form an opera band. They uniquely blend contemporary pop and traditional opera in a style known as cross-over operatic pop. The group originally comprised Soprano – Jo Appleby (England), Soprano –  Tsakane Valentine (South Africa), Tenor –  Geoff Sewell (New […]

Sam And The Womp

Sam And The Womp are a British/Dutch pop group which was formed in September 2009 when Sam Ritchie’s (trumpet) band Qdos which included Bloem de Wilde de Ligny (singer) joined forces with producer Aaron Horn. The group’s debut single “Bom Bom” was released as a digital download on 19 August 2012 and went to the […]

Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons

Frankie Valli is the frontman of the American vocal group ‘The Four Seasons’ which was formed in the 1960’s. As a member of The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli’s number-one hits included “Sherry” (1962), “Big Girls Don’t Cry” (1962), “Walk Like a Man” (1963), “Rag Doll” (1964) and “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)” (1975). Valli, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi and Bob […]
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Amber Hayes

Amber Hayes is a traditional American country music singer-songwriter. In 2008, she was cast as Kathy Twitty in the Conway Twitty production, Conway Twitty: The Man, The Music, The Legend….  She was signed to FUNL Music in 2010 and released her debut album C’mon and video later that year. Also in 2014, Hayes signed with AristoMedia for publicity and GMV Nashville for digital distribution. Backing Tracks I Built This […]

Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He is characterized for his sophisticated and often-unorthodox music, flamboyant stage outfits, and his later experiments with interactive entertainment. He also produced innovative music […]

Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke is an American singer- songwriter. He taught himself to play piano at the age of 12 and by 16 was writing and producing songs for top R&B artists. By the age of 21 he had written and produced songs for the likes of Michael Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson and others. Once signed […]
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AC DC

AC DC: Back In Black… Big Gun… For Those About To Rock… Hard As A Rock… Highway To Hell… Let There Be Rock… AC DC  (aka AC/DC) is a rock and roll, hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock band from Australia with over 200 million records sold worldwide. They have a fan base spanning all continents, a […]

5 Seconds Of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian rock band consisting of members : Luke Hemmings Michael Clifford Calum Hood Ashton Irwin The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on their Take Me Home Tour. In 2014 the band announced […]

A Fine Frenzy

Alison Loren Sudol (born December 23, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and writer. She is known as the singer A Fine Frenzy, and also for her supporting role as Queenie Goldstein in the Fantastic Beasts series. Backing Tracks Near To You Lyrics Near To You He and I had something beautiful But so dysfunctional, it couldn’t last I […]

Pirates Of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied “Major-General’s Song”. Pirates remains popular today, taking its place along with The Mikado and H.M.S. Pinafore as one of the most frequently played Gilbert and Sullivan operas.   Backing Tracks Climbing Over Rocky Mountain Frederic’s Aria I Am The Very Model […]

Eddie Grant

Eddie Grant (born 5 March 1948) is a Guyanese – British musician and was a founding member of The Equals, one of the United Kingdom’s first racially integrated pop groups. He is probably best known for his successful solo career which included the platinum single “Electric Avenue“. Backing Tracks    Do You Feel My Love Electric Avenue    Electric Avenue (Remix) […]
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Alison Moyet

Alison Moyet is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her distinctive deep voice. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo, but has since mainly worked as a solo artist. Her UK album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over a million singles sold. All of her studio albums and compilation albums […]

Chris De Burgh

Chris de Burgh – Christopher John Davison (born 15 October 1948) is a British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist. He is an art rock performer who also writes pop-oriented material. He has had several top 40 hits in the UK and two in the US, but he is more popular in other countries, particularly Norway and Brazil. He is most famous […]

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band.  Nicknamed “The Boss”, Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics centred on American heritage, working class and sometimes political sentiments. Springsteen has recorded both rock and folk-oriented albums. His most […]
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Mumford and Sons

Mumford And Sons are a British band formed in 2007. The band members are Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.  Together they play acoustic guitar, drums, keyboard instruments, bass guitar, and traditional folk instruments such as banjo, mandolin and resonator guitar. Mumford And Sons have released three studio albums with  Babel becoming the fastest-selling rock album of the decade. The band has also issued […]
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Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks – American country music singer and songwriter Troyal Garth Brooks was born on February 7, 1962 in Oklahoma. As a child, Garth often sang in casual family setting.  After University Garth began his professional music career, singing and playing guitar in Oklahoma bars and clubs.  After hearing the song Unwound by George Strait, Garth […]

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.  Over the course of the band’s career, four of its albums have won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album. Founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the death of Kurt Cobain, the group got […]

Bill Withers

Backing Tracks : Ain’t No Sunshine … Soul Shadows … Lovely Day … Lean On Me … Bill Withers was one of six children born in a small coal mining town in America. He was afflicted with a stutter from a young age but serving in the US Navy helped with this and also piqued his interest in singing and […]

Amen Corner

Amen Corner were a Welsh rock group, formed in late 1966 in Cardiff, Wales. Initially they specialised in a blues and jazz-oriented style, but were steered by their record labels towards a more commercial sound. Hits include”Bend Me, Shape Me” in 1968 and “(If Paradise Is) Half as Nice” in early 1969.   Backing Tracks Bend Me Shape Me If Paradise […]

Alicia Bridges

Alicia Bridges (born July 15, 1953) is an American singer who co-wrote and performed her international hit “I Love the Nightlife (Disco ‘Round)” in 1978.   Backing Track I Love The Nightlife   Alicia Bridges was born in Lawndale, North Carolina, a small town in Cleveland County. She sang from a very young age and learned to play guitar at […]

George Ezra

George Ezra burst onto the international music scene in 2013 with the song “Budapest” from his EP “Did You Hear The Rain”. His voice has been described as deep, resonant, and emotionally weathered and with his bluesy folk-pop style his sound is compelling, powerful and surprisingly old fashioned. Having been given a spot on the BBC […]
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Adam Faith

Having been a paper boy, odd job boy and messenger Adam Faith made many attempts to achieve stardom including singing with his band “The Worried Men”, making TV appearances on shows such as Six-Five Special (1957) and Drumbeat (1959), but as each early attempt failed he stoically returned to work. As well as working, Adam […]

Tina Arena

Tina Arena, is an Italian-Australian singer-songwriter, musician, musical theatre actress, and record producer. She is one of Australia’s highest selling female artists who has sold over 10 million records worldwide. Arena is an artist with the vocal range of a soprano and is multilingual: she sings live and records in English, Italian, French and Spanish.  She has earned several international and national awards, including seven ARIA Awards, and two World […]
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Texas

Texas are a pop rock band from Glasgow, UK. They were founded in 1986 and made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee. Their debut single “I Don’t Want a Lover” was an international hit, reaching the top ten in the UK and other high charting positions in Europe. In February 2015, Texas celebrated their 25th anniversary and two […]
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REM

REM was an American rock band that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.  R.E.M. are regarded as pioneers of the alternative rock genre . Backing Tracks   Aftermath   At My Most Beautiful   Bang And Blame   Daysleeper   Drive   E-Bow The Letter   Electron Blue Everybody Hurts   Imitation Of […]

3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down are an American rock band formed in 1996. They rose to international fame with their first single, “Kryptonite”, which charted in the top three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 3 Doors Down then signed with Republic Records and released their debut album, The Better Life, in 2000. The album was the 11th-best-selling album of the year […]
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Anne Murray

Anne Murray  (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 55 million copies worldwide. Backing Tracks:   A Little Good News A Love Song   A Stranger In My Place   Blessed Are The Believers   Broken Hearted Me   Cotton Jenny   Danny’s […]
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Hank Williams

Hank Williams Snr Iconic American singer / songwriter Hank Williams wrote about life’s deepest truths and sang such unforgettable songs as “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” “Take These Chains,” “I’m So Lonesome,” “Cold, Cold Heart” and many more. He is popularly considered one of the most influential country music artists of the 1940s and early 1950s, is a […]
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Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and jazz. Winehouse’s debut album, Frank (2003), was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her follow-up album, Back to […]

Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a prominent figure in the rock and roll era in the mid-1950s.  Holly wrote, recorded and produced his own material throughout his short career.  He is often credited as the artist who defined the traditional rock and roll band line up of two guitars, bass […]
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Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette born Virginia Wynette Pugh; May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998), was an American country music singer-songwriter and one of country music’s best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers. Wynette was called the “First Lady of Country Music”, and her best-known song, “Stand by Your Man”, is one of the best-selling hit singles by a woman in the history […]
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Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston is the stage name of a rapper, singer and songwriter. He was born in the USA and moved to Jamaica early in life. His breakout single “Beautiful Girls” peaked at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and was an international success, topping the charts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Europe (including […]
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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart, CBE  is a British rock singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.  He has had six consecutive number one albums in the UK and his tally of 62 UK hit singles.  He was knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services […]
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Robson and Jerome

Robson and Jerome are an English pop duo who were active in the mid-1990s, consisting of actors Robson Green and Jerome Flynn, who rose to prominence via British television series Soldier Soldier.  They released a version of “Unchained Melody” which stayed at number 1 for 7 weeks on the UK Chart, selling more than 1.8 million copies and becoming […]
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Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack received a music scholarship at age 15 to attend Howard University and was classically trained. Her talent was recognised whilst singing in on the nightclub circuit and she was signed to Atlantic. With a string of hits, including, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Killing Me Softly, Feel Like Makin’ Love and Tonight […]
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Eminem

Eminem is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.  He was among the world’s best-selling artists of all time and won several Grammy Awards. He was consistently cited as one of the greatest and most influential artists in any genre. Backing Tracks 3am Ass Like That Berzerk Business Cleaning Out My Closet Crack A […]
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R Kelly

R Kelly is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player. His distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous hip hop and contemporary R&B artists and is one of the best-selling music artists of all time Backing Tracks    Bump N Grind Do What You Want ft Lady Gaga    Happy People […]
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Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran  was an American musician. Cochran’s rockabilly songs, such as “Twenty Flight Rock”, “Summertime Blues”, “C’mon Everybody”, and “Somethin’ Else”, captured teenage frustration and desire in the mid-1950s and early 1960s. He experimented with multitrack recording, distortion techniques, and overdubbing even on his earliest singles. He played the guitar, piano, bass, and drums. His image as a sharply dressed and good-looking young […]
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Dan Byrd

Dan Byrd was a Belgian singer, best known for the song “Boulevard” Backing Tracks Boulevard I don’t know why you said goodbye Just let me know you didn’t go forever my love Please tell me why you make me cry I beg you please I’m on my knees If that’s what you want me to […]

Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar ( January 10, 1953) is a U.S. singer, songwriter, actress, and four-time Grammy Award winner. She has two RIAA-certified multi-platinum albums, five platinum albums, three gold albums, and 15 Billboard Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits “Hit Me with Your Best Shot”, “Love Is a Battlefield”, “We Belong”, and “Invincible”. Backing Tracks […]
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Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical opera singer who also happens to be blind. He learned to play the piano, flute and saxophone as a child but began his singing career in the late 1980s, when he began performing in piano bars throughout Italy.  In 1993 he was signed to a record contract after someone […]

Angie Stone

Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown; December 18, 1961) is an American recording artist, producer, and actress. She rose to fame in the late 1970s as member of the hip hop trio The Sequence. Soon after, Stone began working with futuristic rap group Mantronix and singer Lenny Kravitz. In the early 1990s, she became a member of the R&B trio Vertical Hold. In […]

Faith Hill

Faith Hill is an American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer. She is one of the most successful country artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. She is married to American singer Tim McGraw with whom she has recorded several duets. Backing Tracks A Man’s Home Is His Castle Breathe Bringing […]

Duffy

Duffy (born 23 June 1984 as Amy Anne Duffy) is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Bangor, Wales, she was introduced to Jeannette Lee of Rough Trade Records, which led to her signing a recording contract with A&M Records in 2007. Following the release of the singles “Rockferry” (2007) and “Mercy” (2008), the latter reaching singles charts worldwide, Duffy released her […]

Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington was the most popular black female recording artist of the 1950’s. She started out as a church gospel singer later branched out into blues, jazz and popular music. She managed to get a gig with a theatre house band where she was spotted by Lionel Hampton. He invited her to tour with him […]

Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus is a country rock singer, songwriter, entertainer, and philanthropist.  He has sold millions of albums worldwide, charted 35 singles, 16 of which are Top 40 hits and continues to receive critical acclaim as an actor, writer, and executive producer in film and television. In 2016 Billy Ray Cyrus released his fourteenth studio album […]

Who (The)

The Who is the best selling British Band formed in the 1960’s with the original line up of Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwhistle and Keith Moon. They spent a number of years as a group called The Detours, before a rebrand. Pirate Radio and TV supported them and their first single as The Who reached the top 10 in […]

Cher

Cher: All I Ever Need Is You… Bang Bang… Believe… Heart Of Stone… One By One… Strong Enough… Cher is an American singer and actress. She is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her […]
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Shania Twain

Shania Twain, born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time.  Her success garnered her several honorific titles including the “Queen of Country Pop”. Don’t Be Stupid… From This […]
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Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He wrote and recorded the songs “Me and Bobby McGee“, “For the Good Times” and “Help Me Make It Through the Night” among others.  In 1985 Kris Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted […]

Kate Bush

Kate Bush, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Bush first came to note in 1978 when, aged 19, she topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single “Wuthering Heights”, becoming the first female artist to achieve a UK number-one with a self-written song. Backing Tracks: Army Dreamers Babooshka Cloud Busting Don’t […]

Harry Nilsson

Harry Nilsson was an American singer / songwriter who started out as a studio writer in the early ’60s, and in 1967 released his first album, Pandemonium Shadow Show, which included a handful of his originals as well as covers of songs by the Beatles and others. Most famous for his first Top 10 hit, a version of Fred […]
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Little Big Town

Little Big Town : Boondocks, Better Man, Bring It On Home, Pontoon ….. Little Big Town is an American country music group founded in 1998 comprising Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman (formerly Kimberly Roads), Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet. Their musical style relies on four-part vocal harmonies, with all four members alternating as lead vocalists with the men also […]

Lily Allen

Lily Allen is a British recording artist from London. She did not fare very well in the school environment but did manage to cultivate a strong love for music, taking singing lessons and playing piano, violin, guitar and trumpet. Lily Allen was one of the first pop stars to emerge through social media, developing a fan […]
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Kings Of Leon

Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999. The band members are brothers Caleb Followill (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Nathan Followill (drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Jared Followill (bass guitar, backing vocals), with their cousin Matthew Followill (lead guitar, backing vocals). Early on their music was a blend of Southern rock and blues influences, but it has more recently produced […]

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan was born in New York City on July 2, 1986. Lohan was a child actress and model before her breakout performance in the Tina Fey-scripted film Mean Girls. She also released the pop album Speak (2004), which went platinum. In November 2012, Lohan starred as Elizabeth Taylor in the TV movie Liz & Dick. Since […]

Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical The musical follows the career of Berry Gordy and the founding of the Motown Record Company. The story begins in 1983, on the evening of the 25th anniversary celebration of Motown, where Berry is looking back on his career. Backing Tracks   ABC – Jackson 5   Ain’t No Mountain High Enough […]
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LeAnn Rimes

Born in 1982, LeAnn Rimes made her stage debut at the age of 7 taking part in a musical production of “A Christmas Carol”. By the age of 11 she had recorded her debut “Blue” which became her signature song in later years. At the age of 14, LeAnn Rimes was the youngest artist to […]

Killers

The Killers are an American rock band. All the band members were working odd jobs and playing in various local bands in Las Vegas when the line-up was finalised in 2002. The Killers is reportedly the most successful rock band to ever emerge from the state of Nevada, USA and have sold in excess of 22 million […]

Lorrie Morgan

Lorrie” Morgan (born June 27, 1959) is an American country music singer who started her singing career by appearing at the Grand Ole Oprey at the tender age of 13 years. Morgan charted her first single in 1978, although she did not break into the top of the U.S. country charts until 1989. Since then, she has charted […]

Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer (born Gerard Sayer) is a British born singer/songwriter who had a string of mainstream pop hits with a career spanning decades. Leo supplemented his wages as an artist by busking on the streets and playing harmonica in folk clubs and then began performing in a band called Jester and another called Patches. Leo Sayer launched […]

Lee Ann Womack

Country music singer songwriter Lee Ann Womack released her debut album in 1997 but it was succeeded three years later by I Hope You Dance, which became her biggest seller to date with the title song reaching the top of the country music charts that year, took the number one spot on the adult contemporary charts […]

Sia

Alive… Breathe Me… Chandelier… Cheap Thrills… Elastic Heart…  Greatest…  Kill And Run… One Million Bullets…  Opportunity… Salted Wound… Known for her aversion to fame, Sia is an Australian pop singer behind such smash hits as “Chandelier” and “Elastic Heart.”  Sia was born Sia Kate Isobelle Furler on December 18, 1975, in Adelaide, Australia. She moved […]
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Hollies (The)

The Hollies: Air That I Breathe… Bus Stop… He Ain’t Heavy… Stop Stop Stop… The Hollies are an English pop/rock group, best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style. They became one of the leading British groups of the 1960s and 1970s. The group was formed by Allan Clarke and Graham Nash […]
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Kool And The Gang

Kool & the Gang are an American band formed in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1964 by brothers Robert “Kool” Bell and Ronald Bell, with Dennis “D.T.” Thomas, Robert Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West. They have undergone numerous personnel changes and musical styles throughout their history, including jazz, soul, funk, rock, and pop music. After settling on their name […]

Kinks (The)

The Kinks were a British band who were prolific in the early 1960’s and continued to perform and release new music right up until the 1990’s. They are regarded as one of the most important and influential rock bands of the era. The group had five Top 10 singles on the US Billboard chart. Nine of their […]

Smokie

Smokie are an English rock band from Bradford, Yorkshire. The band found success at home and abroad after teaming up with Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn. They have had a number of line-up changes and were still actively touring in 2018. Among their most famous hit singles are “If You Think You Know How to Love Me”, “Oh Carol”, “Lay Back in the […]

Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. Backing Tracks: All Over Now… As Tears Go By… Brown Sugar… Come On… Emotional Rescue… Fool To Cry… Honky Tonk Woman… I Wanna Be Your Man… Let’s Spend The Night Together… Little Red Rooster… Ruby Tuesday… Backing Tracks 19th Nervous […]
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Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol are a rock band formed in Scotland, UK in the 1990’s. Their original name was The Shrug which was then changed to Polarbears and eventually Snow Patrol before they signed to Polydor Records and achieved mainstream success. Their their major label debut album, Final Straw, was certified 5× platinum in the UK and sold […]
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Village People

Village People is an American disco band whose single “Macho Man” brought them mainstream attention, and their follow-up single YMCA became one of the most popular hits of the 1970s. Their impact on music has earned them the title “Kings of Disco” and they have sold more than 100 million recordings worldwide. The performers combine energetic […]

Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight: Licence To Kill… This Is Our Time… Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me… Help Me Make It Through The Night… Midnight Train To Georgia… The Way We Were… Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), is an American singer–songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is best known for the hits she recorded during the […]
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Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz is an american artist who was born in Brooklyn, New York. His first album, Let Love Rule, was released in 1989. In 1998, his album Five won him his first Grammy Award. In 2004, he released the album Baptism followed by It is Time for a Love Revolution (2008) and Black and White America (2011). Lenny, who had developed […]

Charlie Landsborough

Charlie Landsborough: I Dreamed I Was In Heaven… My Forever Friend… No Time At All… Someone Is Looking For Someone Like You… What Colour Is The Wind… Charles Alexander “Charlie” Landsborough, (born 26 October 1941) is a British country and folk musician and singer-songwriter. He started singing professionally in the 1970s, but it was his […]

Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy were formed in 1973 in Leicester, England. They appeared on the TV Talent Show “New Faces” where they won one programme in the series and were runners-up in the “All Winners Final”. Signed to Bell Records they released their first hit in 1974 and until 1982 they had racked up 22 UK chart hits […]

Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert: Another Lonely Night… Better Than I Know Myself… Feeling Good… Fever… Ghost Town… Adam Lambert hails from the USA and came to prominence as a contestant on American Idol 2009. He didn’t win this, but gained an offer from Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen to become their frontman on world tours. Adam Lambert […]

Sixpence None The Richer

Sixpence None The Richer formed in the 1990’s by Leigh Nash and Matt Slocum are an American band made famous by their song “Kiss Me” which was was released as a single in 1998 and has subsequently appeared in films and TV series. Their cover of “There She Goes” became their second hit single in 1999. […]
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Catatonia

Catatonia: Dead From The Waist Down… Karaoke Queen… Londinium… Mulder And Scully… Road Rage… Stone By Stone… Strange Glue… Catatonia were an alternative rock band from Wales who gained popularity in the mid- to late 1990s. The band formed in 1992 after Mark Roberts met Cerys Matthews. The first major lineup featured Dafydd Ieuan on […]

Beatles

Beatles: A Hard Days Night… All You Need Is Love… Can’t Buy Me Love… Eleanor Rigby… Get Back… Help… Hey Jude… Let It Be… Penny Lane… Ticket To Ride… The Beatles were formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they were widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of that period. They were influenced […]

Carpenters

Carpenters: Close To You… For All We Know… Jambalaya… Mr Postman… Sing… Top Of The World… We’ve Only Just Begun… The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. They were known for their distinctively soft musical style and became one of the best-selling music artists of all […]

Alyssa Reid

Alyssa Ashley Reid (born March 15, 1993) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Reid rose to fame in 2011, following the release of her single “Alone Again”. Backing Tracks Alone Again ft Jumping Smoke   “Alone Again” ‘Til now, I always got by on my own (Own) I never really cared until I met you (Till I met you) […]

Lena Horne

Lena Horne: A Wonderful Day Like Today… Every Time We Say Goodbye… Girl From Ipanema… Love Me Or Leave Me… Stormy Weather… Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American jazz and pop music singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist. Her career spanned over 70 years: appearing in […]

Tom Jones

Tom Jones: Boy From Nowhere… Coming Home… Delilah… Green Green Grass Of Home… Help Yourself… It’s Not Unusual… What’s New Pussycat… Without Love… Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940) is a Welsh singer known by his stage name Tom Jones. His career has spanned six decades, from his emergence as a vocalist […]
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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow: Copacabana… Could It Be Magic… Can’t Smile Without You… I Write The Songs… Mandy… One Voice… Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, and producer. His career has spanned over 50 years and he has had a long string of hit recordings such as “Mandy”, […]

Black Lace

Black Lace: Agadoo… Clapping song… Do The Conga… Gang Bang… Hokey Cokey… Penny Arcade… Wig Wam Bam… Black Lace is a British pop band, best known for novelty party records, including their biggest hit, “Agadoo”. The band first came to the public eye after being selected to represent the UK in the 1979 Eurovision Song […]

Ace Hood

Ace Hood: A Hustle Prayer… Bugatti… Have Mercy… It’s On… We Outchea Ace Hood is a stage name adopted by American rapper Antoine McColister. To date (2014) he has released four studio albums with his most successful being “Blood Sweat and Tears” and “Trials & Tribulations” and he is best known for his hit singles “Hustle Hard” and “Bugatti”. […]

Papa Roach

Papa Roach: Between Angels And Insects… Broken Home… Forever… Home… Last Resort… She Loves Me Not… Take Me… Time And Time Again… Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album “Infest” (2000). The group’s success continued with their gold album “Lovehatetragedy” (2002), […]

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson (Johnson) is an American singer, actress, and businesswoman. Simpson signed a recording contract when she was sixteen. She released her first studio album in 1999 which sold over four million copies worldwide and gave her a top 10 hit with “I Wanna Love You Forever“. The title track from her second album “Irresistible” became her second top twenty and the album […]
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Vince Gill

Vince Gill is an American country music singer songwriter and instrumentalist.  He has recorded more than 20 studio albums, charted over 40 singles on the U.S. Billboard charts and has sold more than 26 million albums. He has been honoured by the CMA with 18 awards, including Entertainer of the Year awards and Male Vocalist Awards. As of […]

Randy Travis

Randy Travis, is an American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. Since 1985, he has recorded 20 studio albums and charted more than 50 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, 16 of which were number-one hits. His album Storms of Life sold more than four million copies and he followed up this successful debut with a […]

Jackson 5

The Jackson 5 (later known as The Jacksons) are a popular music family group from Indiana, America.  Formed in 1964 under the name The Jackson Brothers, the founding members were Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael.  After participating in talent shows and the chitlin’ circuit, they entered the professional music scene in 1967, first signing […]
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Verve (The)

The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Guitarist and keyboard player Simon Tong later became a member. Their debut LP was entitled A Storm in Heaven and the lead single entered UK charts at No. 69 and reached […]

John Michael Montgomery

John Michael Montgomery is an American country music singer whose family had a band from which he gained his love of  music. As he got older John Michael took over the lead singing role and he performed for a while in another band until Nashville talent scouts began hearing about and then seeing John Michael Montgomery […]
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Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. He appeared on the television shows as a child and then in the late 1990s, rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. After the split of NSYNC, Justin Timberlake released his debut […]
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Girls Aloud

Girls Aloud : Sound Of The Underground … Stay Another Day … Something Kinda Ooh Girls Aloud were a hugely popular ‘manufactured’ vocal group who hit the Uk TV screens in 2002 as part of Pop Stars – The Rivals. The group achieved a string of twenty consecutive top ten singles in the United Kingdom, including four […]
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Gabrielle Aplin

Gabrielle Aplin : Sweet Nothing … Panic Cord … The Power Of Love … Miss You Gabrielle Ann Aplin (born 10 October 1992) is an English singer-songwriter who came to public attention after she gained a large online following by posting acoustic covers of songs on her YouTube channel. Aplin gained mainstream attention in 2012 when […]
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Daniel Merriweather

Daniel Paul Merriweather (born 17 February 1982) is an Australian R&B recording artist. Merriweather’s debut solo album, Love & War, was released in June 2009. It entered the UK Albums Chart at number two. It was preceded by two singles, “Change” and “Red”, which both made the top 10 on the related singles chart. Merriweather has won two ARIA Music Awards, Best Urban Release in 2005 for […]

George Harrison

George Harrison: Got My Mind Set On You… My Sweet Lord… Lady Jane… George Harrison MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although most of the Beatles’ songs were written by John […]
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Pussycat Dolls

A manufactured girl vocal group from America, The Pussycat Dolls are famous for their scant clothing and suggestive dance routines. They started out as a burlesque dance troupe managed by Robin Antin who then decided to turn them into a music franchise. Even though they disbanded after only 5 years, The Pussycat Dolls have achieved […]

Fray (The)

The Fray: All At Once… Heartbeat… How To Save A Life… Look After You… Over My Head… You Found Me… The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado, formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King. They achieved success with the release of their debut album, “How to Save a Life” […]
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James Blunt

James Blunt is an English singer / songwriter and musician who shot to fame with the third single (“You’re Beautiful”) off his debut album (“Back To Bedlam”). Since then James has released three more albums, done world tours, achieved  number one singles and a host of award nominations. As a child, James Blunt had piano and violin […]
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Matt Monro

Matt Monro was a British singer with a voice akin to that of Frank Sinatra. Born in 1930 Matt Monro performed from an early age to small local audiences but it wasn’t until the late 1950’s that he became a commercial success. Throughout his 30-year career, he filled cabarets, nightclubs, music halls, and stadiums all […]

Keith Urban

Keith Urban : But For The Grace Of God … Making Memories Of Us … Raise The Barn … Somebody Like You … Keith Urban is a country music singer / songwriter and musician. Born in New Zealand he began learning guitar at a young age and won several talent competitions while still in elementary school. […]

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee: Come Rain Or Shine… Fever… He’s A Tramp… Nice And Easy… The Folks Who Live On The Hill… Why Don’t You Do It Right… Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress. In a career spanning […]

Ronnie Milsap

Ronnie Milsap : Still Losing You … Happy Birthday Darling … Where Do The Nights Go … Almost Like A Song Ronnie Milsap (born January 16, 1943) is an American country music singer and pianist. He was one of country music’s most popular and influential performers of the 1970s and 1980s. He became country music’s […]
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McFly

McFly are a self manufactured band from the UK who first found fame in 2003/4 as a support act for Busted and are cited as the youngest band to have an album debut, or be released, at number one on the charts (an record previously held by The Beatles). By October 2007, they had thirteen […]
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Gabrielle

Gabrielle: Dreams… Give Me A Little More Time… Out Of Reach… Rise… Sunshine… Walk On By… Louise Gabrielle Bobb (born 16 April 1970), known simply as Gabrielle, is a multi-platinum selling, BRIT Award winning English singer and songwriter. Her debut single “Dreams” topped the UK Singles Chart in June 1993. Other singles include “Going Nowhere”, […]
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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber has created some of the most recognisable Broadway music of all time—from Cats to Evita to The Phantom of the Opera—along the way collecting a variety of honours, including knighthood, several Tony Awards, Grammy Awards, an Academy Award and the Kennedy Center Honors Award. Songs from his musicals have gone on to […]

George Strait

George Strait: Ace In The Hole… Am I Blue… Carrying Your Love With Me… Cowboys Like Us… Famous Last Words Of A Fool… George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer.  He is known as the “King of Country” and one of the most influential and popular recording […]
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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton: Change The World… I shot The Sheriff… Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door… Layla… My Father’s Eyes… Tears In Heaven… Wonderful Tonight… Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. At the age of 16 he started busking and at 17 was performing in pubs […]

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton: Coat Of Many Colours… Here You Come Again… Islands In The Stream… I Will Always Love You… Jolene… Love Is Like A Butterfly… Nine To Five Dolly Parton is an international superstar singer, songwriter, actress, TV personality. She grew up in very humble beginnings in Tennessee, suffering near poverty as one of 12 children […]

S Club

S Club  were a UK pop group created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller.   The group was formed in 1998 and quickly rose to fame by starring in their own BBC television series, Miami 7. S Club Juniors was formed in 2001 through a reality television show and changed their name to S Club 8 in 2003. […]

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac: Black Magic Woman… Don’t Stop…  Go Your Own Way… Little Lies… Need Your Love So Bad… Rhiannon… Songbird… Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in 1967 in London. The only original member remaining in the band is  drummer Mick Fleetwood. The bands history is far too great and varied to summarise here. The current line […]
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Etta James

Etta James: At Last… I’d Rather Go Blind… I Just Want To Make Love To You… Tell Mama… The Very Thought Of You… Trust In Me… Etta James was an American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel. She started her career in 1954 and gained […]

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald: Ain’t Misbehavin… A Fine Romance… Begin The Beguine… Blue Skies… Embraceable You… Everytime We Say Goodbye… I Got Rhythm… My Funny Valentine… Ella Fitzgerald, dubbed “The First Lady of Song,” was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 […]

Elbow

Elbow: Lippy Kids… Forget Myself … Grounds For Divorce… Neat Little Rows… One Day Like This… Elbow are an English rock band formed in 1990 consisting of Guy Garvey (vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals), Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals) and Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals). The band have released seven studio albums; the forth, “The Seldom […]
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Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield: I Only Want To Be With You… I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself… Going Back… How Can I Be Sure… Son Of A Preacher Man… Dusty Springfield was born Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien on April 16, 1939, in London, England. She rose to fame in the early 60’s as […]

Drifters

Drifters: Come On Over To My Place… Kissing In The Back Row Of The Movies… Saturday Night At The Movies… Under The Boardwalk… Up On The Roof… The Drifters are an American R&B/soul vocal group. They were originally formed to serve as a backing group for Clyde McPhatter (of Billy Ward and his Dominoes) in […]

Dire Straits

Dire Straits: Brother In Arms… Money For Nothing… Romeo and Juliet… Sultans Of Swing… Tunnel Of Love… Walk Of Life… Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), his younger brother David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals) and Pick Withers (drums and […]

Cascada

Cascada: Because The Night… Evacuate The Dance Floor… Everytime We Touch… Kids In America… Pyromania… What Hurts The Most… Cascada is a German dance music act founded in 2004 by singer Natalie Horler, DJ Manian and DJ Yanou. They are best known for their hit singles “Everytime We Touch”, “What Hurts the Most” and “Evacuate […]

Carly Simon

Carly Simon: Anticipation… As Time Goes By… Coming Around Again… Let The River Run… Nobody Does It Better… You’re So Vain… Carly Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children’s author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records include “Anticipation”, “You Belong To Me”, […]

Busted

Busted: Crashed The Wedding… Sleeping With The Light On… What I Go To School For… Year 3000… You Said No… Busted are an English pop rock band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, consisting of James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson. Formed in 2000, the band had four UK number-one singles, released two studio albums, “Busted” (2002) and “A Present for Everyone” […]
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Ozzy Osbourne – Black Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath Backing Tracks: Bark At The Moon… No More Tears… Flying High Again… Crazy Train… Diary Of A Mad Man… Ozzy Osbourne is a British singer / songwriter Born in Birmingham, UK. He rose to fame as the frontman of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath but in the late 1970s embarked on a […]

Earth Wind And Fire

Earth Wind And Fire: Boogie Wonderland… Fantasy… Guiding Lights… In The Stone… September… Shining Star… Earth Wind and Fire is an American band founded in Chicago by Maurice White in 1970. The band has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African and are one of the most […]
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Skepta

Joseph Junior Adenuga (born 19 September 1982), better known by his stage name Skepta, is a British grime artist, songwriter, record producer and music video director. Adenuga released his debut studio album Greatest Hits in late 2007 and his second, Microphone Champion in 2009, both independently, while his third studio album Doin’ It Again was […]

Five Star

Five Star (also styled as 5 Star) were a British pop/R&B group, formed in 1983. Comprising siblings Stedman, Lorraine, Denise, Doris and Delroy Pearson, they were known for their flamboyant image, matching costumes and heavily choreographed dance routines. Between 1985 and 1988, Five Star had four top 20 albums and 15 Top 40 singles in […]

Tom Petty

Tom Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, but is also known as a member and co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. Petty has recorded a number of hit […]
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Sam Brown

Sam Brown (born 7 October 1964) is an English female singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and record producer. In a music career spanning more than 30 years, Brown is an accomplished ukulele player, and was an accomplished blue-eyed soul and jazz singer. Brown came to prominence in the late 1980s as a solo artist, releasing six […]

Holly Dunn

Holly Dunn Backing Tracks   A Face In The Crowd Are You Ever Gonna Love Me As Long As You Belong To Me Cowboys Are My Weakness Daddy’s Hands Golden Years Heart Full Of Love I Am Who I Am Love Someone Like Me Maybe I Mean Yes My Anniversary For Being A Fool No […]
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Foundations

The Foundations are a soul band formed in the UK are best known for their two biggest hits, “Baby Now That I’ve Found You” (number one in the UK and Canada, and number eleven in the US), written by Tony Macaulay and John MacLeod; and “Build Me Up Buttercup” (number two in the UK and […]

Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias: Be With You… Dirty Dancer… Balliamos… Escape… Hero… I Like It… Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and record producer and is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s under the name Enrique Martinez, before switching […]

Alexa Goddard

Alexa Goddard has been singing from a young age and won a talent contest at a holiday camp at 16. By the age of 18 she’d toured the United States and by 22 she was one of the ten most subscribed musicians in the history of YouTube in the UK with over 40 million views and a Top 20 single under […]

Survivor

Survivor is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1978  The band is best known for its double platinum-certified 1982 hit “Eye of the Tiger”, the theme song for the motion picture Rocky III Singles like “Burning Heart”  “The Search Is Over” “High on You”  “Is This Love”  and “I Can’t Hold Back” continued to chart in the mid-1980s. Backing Track […]

Chris Rea

Chris Rea: Auberge… Driving Home For Christmas… Fool If You Think It’s Over… I Can Hear Your Heartbeat… Josephine… Looking For The Summer… Road To Hell… Chris Rea (born Christopher Anton Rea, 4 March 1951) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist; recognisable for his distinctive, husky voice and slide guitar playing. He is one of […]

Mama Cass

Mama Cass, (Cass Elliot) was an American singer and actress, best known as a member of the Mamas & the Papas. After the group broke up, she released five solo albums. In 1998 she was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for her work with the Mamas & the Papas. Mama Cass died in London UK […]

Cilla Black

Cilla Black’s music career began at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club after being a Cloakroom girl. It was here she met her future husband Bobby Willis and where she eventually performed alongside such acts as The Beatles and Gerry and the Pacemakers. Her first single “Love of the Loved” was written by Lennon and McCartney. In 1964 […]

Fats Domino

Fats Domino: Ain’t That A Shame… Blueberry Hill… I Hear You Knocking… I’m Walking… Whole Lotta Loving… Antoine “Fats” Domino, Jr. (born February 26, 1928) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. In the early 50’s, five of his records sold over a million copies and were certified as gold records, and he had 35 records […]

Ce Ce Penniston

CeCe Peniston  is an American recording artist and former beauty queen.   In the early 1990s, she was one of the most successful dance club artists in the history, scoring five number one hits in the chart within three years. Her signature song “Finally” became one of the biggest dance singles, selling three million copies worldwide. Backing Tracks Finally Cecilia Veronica “CeCe” Peniston (born […]

Berlin

Berlin are an American new wave band originally formed in Orange County, California. The band gained mainstream-commercial success with singles including “Sex (I’m A…)”, “No More Words” and the chart-topping “Take My Breath Away” from the 1986 film Top Gun. Band members included John Crawford (bass, vocals), Terri Nunn (vocals), David Diamond (keyboards), Ric Olsen (guitar), Matt Reid (keyboards) and Rod Learned (drums). […]

Bens Brother

Ben’s Brother are a five-piece English band, headed by founder Jamie Hartman. Their debut album, Beta Male Fairytales, was released on 6 August 2007, and went to number 3 on iTunes UK and achieved Gold status. Successes followed in Europe and North and South America. The band were nominated for an Ivor Novello Award in the category of Best Song Musically and […]

Starley

Starley Hope is an Australian singer/songwriter. She is best known for her 2016 debut single “Call on Me”.   Backing Tracks Call On Me   Lyrics When you’re low And your knees can’t rise You feel helpless And you’re looking to the sky Some people would say To accept their fate Well, if this is […]

RAYE

Rachel Keen, known professionally as Raye (often stylized as RAYE), is a British singer and songwriter. She is best known for featuring on Jonas Blue’s 2016 single “By Your Side” and, more recently, Jax Jones’ 2016 single “You Don’t Know Me”, which peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart. She was short-listed for […]

Amii Stewart

Amy Paulette “Amii” Stewart (born January 29, 1956) is an American disco and soul singer and dancer most famous for her hit disco record cover of Eddie Floyd’s “Knock on Wood”. Stewart is the stepsister of actress-singer Miquel Brown and aunt to Brown’s actress-singer daughter Sinitta. Backing Tracks Knock On Wood Lyrics I don’t want to lose you, this good thing that I got ’cause if […]

Aled Jones

From chorister to radio presenter and receiving an MBE in half a life time Aled Jones is a popular singer from Wales, UK. Starting out life in rural Wales, Aled Jones joined the choir of Bangor Cathedral at the age of 9 and although he never made it to Head Chorister, he was often chosen […]

Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown: Don’t Be Cruel… Every Little Step… Hanging Around… My Prerogative… On Our Own… Rock Wit’ Cha… Two Can Play At That Game … Robert Barisford “Bobby” Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Brown started his career in the R&B and pop group New Edition in […]

Steps

Steps : Better Best Forgotten … Summer Of Love … 5 6 7 8 … One For Sorrow … Steps were formed in May 1997 by Barry Upton and Steve Crosby and released four studio albums, three compilation albums and seventeen singles. Steps achieved a series of charting singles between 1997 and 2001  The group has […]
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Status Quo

Status Quo : Down Down … Wanderer … In The Army Now … Whatever You Want … Rocking All Over The World Frances Rossi and Alan Lancaster were pupils together at Sedgehill Comprehensive School in Catford, where they were both members of the orchestra. They met Rick Parfitt, who was in a cabaret band called […]
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UB40

UB40 : Kingston Town … Red Red Wine … I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight … Cherry Oh Baby … Higher Ground UB40 are a reggae band from the West Midlands in the UK who topped the UK singles chart on three occasions and sold 70 million records. The band has had more than 50 singles in […]
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Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby: Swinging On A Star… True Love… Peace On Earth… Well Did You Evah… White Christmas… Harry Lillis “Bing” Crosby, Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Crosby was known for his warm bass-baritone voice and he was the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century: having […]

Bellamy Brothers

Bellamy Brothers: Dancin’ Cowboy… Gotta Get A Little Crazy… I’m Gonna Love You A Little Bit More… Let Your Love Flow… On A Summer Night… The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country music duo consisting of brothers David Milton Bellamy and Homer Howard Bellamy from Darby, Florida, United States. The duo had considerable […]

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder – Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950), k, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he is considered to be one of the most critically and commercially successful musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown’s Tamla label at the age of 11, and he continued performing and recording for […]
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Olivia Newton John

Olivia Newton John: Banks Of The Ohio… Country Roads… Hopelessly Devoted To You… I Honestly Love You… Physical… Xanadu… Olivia Newton John was born in Cambridge, England in 1948 and then moved to Australia with her family in the 1950’s. She entered and won a TV talent contest and by 1963 was appearing regularly on television.   She is most famous […]
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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is known as one of the top “pop divas” of the 1990s. Her voice spans more than five octaves and she writes most of her own music. Carey’s first album, Mariah Carey (1990) included four No. 1 singles: “Vision of Love,” “Love Takes Time,” “Some Day,” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry.” Her second […]

KT Tunstall

K T Tunstall is a Scottish singer-songwriter and musician. She broke into the public eye with a 2004 live solo performance of her song “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” on a TV show which showcased upcoming songwriting and musical talent. Backing Tracks Black Horse And The Cherry Tree Heal Over Hold On If Only […]

Josh Groban

Josh Groban is an American singer / songwriter, actor and record producer. His first four solo albums were certified multi-platinum  and he was charted in 2007 as the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records in the nation His global tours have included 60 shows in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, […]
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Katie Melua

Katie Melua: Call Off The Search… Closest Thing To Crazy… Nine Million Bicycles… Ketevan “Katie” Melua (born 16 September 1984) is a Georgian-British singer, songwriter and musician. She moved to Northern Ireland at the age of eight and then to England at fourteen.  Melua made her musical debut in 2003 and released her first album “Call Off […]
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David Essex

David Essex, OBE (born David Albert Cook; 23 July 1947) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. Since the 1970s, he has attained 19 Top 40 singles in the UK (including two number ones: “Gonna Make You A Star” and “Hold Me Close”), and 16 Top 40 albums. He has also had an extensive career […]

Mavericks

Mavericks: Back In Your Arms Again… Dance The Night Away… Here Comes My Baby… Matchbox… Someone Should Tell Her… With a fusion of traditional country with rock & roll, the Mavericks were one of the most commercially successful groups of the early ’90s. Led by singer/songwriter Raul Mal0, the band was formed in Florida in the late […]

Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker Backing Tracks Cry Me A River Delta Lady Feelin’ Alright First We Take Manhattan Have A Little Faith In Me I Believe Inter City Blues Let The Healing Begin Midnight Rider Now That The Magic Has Gone One Night Of Sin Shelter Me Simple Things Summer In The City The Letter Tonight Unchain […]
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Tarzan

Tarzan is a 1999 American animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burrough. English recording artist Phil Collins was recruited to compose and record songs integrated with a score by Mark Mancina.  The film stars the voices of Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, and Rosie O’Donnell, with Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen, Wayne Knight, and Nigel Hawthorne. Backing Tracks From As Far […]

Tom Odell

Tom Odell: Another Love… Can’t Pretend… Hold Me… Long Way Down… Real Love… British singer / songwriter Tom Odell has been writing songs since he was 13 but never really revealed his talent until he decided at 18 to pursue a career in music. Born in the West Sussex town of Chichester, British singer/songwriter Tom […]
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Color Purple (The)

The Color Purple is a musical with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell, and Allee Willis. Based on the 1982 novel by Alice Walker, the show follows the journey of Celie, an African-American woman in the American South from the early to mid-20th century. The original Broadway production ran from 2005 to 2008, earning eleven Tony Award nominations in 2006. An enthusiastically acclaimed Broadway […]

Taboo

Taboo is a stage musical with a book by Mark Davies Markham (extensively rewritten for the Broadway production by Charles Busch), lyrics by Boy George, and music by George, John Themis, Richie Stevens and Kevan Frost. Set in an abandoned London warehouse, the partly imagined story of a group of club ‘names’ set in the location of what was the city’s most fashionable […]

Il Divo

Il Divo: All By Myself… Feelings… Nella Fantasia… Nights In White Satin… O Holy Night… Passera… Una Noche… Unchained Melody… Il Divo  is a multi-national classical crossover vocal group. The male quartet originated in the United Kingdom in December 2003, bringing together singers Urs Bühler (Switzerland), Carlos Marín (Spain), David Miller (USA), and Sébastien Izambard (France). Backing Tracks All By Myself Dentro Un Altro […]
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Wicked The Musical

Wicked is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an alternative telling of the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of […]

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based on the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others.  The musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called “The Dreams”, who become music superstars. The musical opened on December 20, 1981, at […]

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams: Everything I Do I Do It For You… Heaven… Run To You… Straight From The Heart… Summer of 69… When You’re Gone… Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist. Adams rose to fame in North America with his 1983 album “Cuts Like a Knife” and achieved global […]
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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. The story is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name. It tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, […]

Woman In White

The Woman in White is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel with a book by Charlotte Jones, based on the novel The Woman in White written by Wilkie Collins, and elements of The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens. It ran for nineteen months in the West End and three months on Broadway, making it one of Lloyd Webber’s shortest-running shows. Backing Tracks All For Laura – Woman […]
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Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi: Always… Bad Medicine… It’s My Life… Keep The Faith… Living On A Prayer… Wanted Dead Or Alive… You Give Love A Bad Name… Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi, pianist and keyboardist David Bryan, […]

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan  is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when he became a reluctant “voice of a generation” with songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are […]

Blues Brothers

Blues Brothers: Everybody Needs Somebody… Gimme Some Loving… Shake Your Tailfeather… Soul Man… Minnie The Moocher… The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedians Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live. Belushi and Aykroyd took on the characters of […]

Scarlatti

Alessandro Scarlatti (2 May 1660 – 22 October 1725) was an Italian Baroque composer, especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is the father of two other composers, Domenico Scarlatti and Pietro Filippo Scarlatti. Born in Palermo, he is considered the founder of the Neapolitan school of opera. He produced a long series […]

Spice Girls

The Spice Girls were a ‘manufactured’ girl band from the UK. Affectionately known as “Posh, Scary, Sporty, Ginger and Baby” the girls shot to fame with their debut single “Wanna Be” in 1996.   Other hits include Stop, Goodbye, Headlines (Friendship Never Ends), Mama, Spice Up Your Life, Viva Forever. Backing Tracks Denying Do It Goodbye […]
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One Republic

Formed in 2002, One Republic didn’t come to prominence until 2007, when “Apologize” became the most popular digital download in American history. They had been an internet success and were signed to Columbia record label but were dropped just before the release of their debut album in 2006. They were later signed to the Mosley […]

Gounod

Gounod: Ah! Je Ris De Me Voir…  Le Veau D’Or… Je Veux Vivre (Juliet’s Waltz)… Charles-François Gounod (1818 – 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria, based on a work by Bach, as well as his opera Faust. Gounod was born in Paris, the son of a pianist mother and an artist […]
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Herbert

Herbert: Art Is Calling For Me… Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924), was a composer, cellist and conductor. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, raised in Germany and then moved to American in 1886 where he took up the position of cellist in a New York orchestra. In 1898, he became principal […]
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Top Love Songs

Top Love Songs Perfect love songs for St Valentine’s Day. Love Songs have been around ever since people started writing songs.  They say what we want to say from the heart that might be a bit difficult to express in our own words. These are some of our popular love songs . Backing Tracks: All […]
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Benedict

Sir Julius Benedict (27 November 1804 – 5 June 1885) was a German-born composer, conductor, and teacher of music and was resident in England for most of his career. He showed considerable musical talent as a boy. At the age of fifteen he became a pupil of Johann Nepomuk Hummel at Weimar and in 1821 […]

Rick Astley

Rick Astley (born 6 February 1966) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and radio personality. His 1987 song, “Never Gonna Give You Up” was a No. 1 hit single in 25 countries, and won the 1988 Brit Award for Best British Single. Astley made a comeback in 2007, becoming an Internet phenomenon when the music video for […]

Evanescence

With original band member and songwriter Amy Lee on vocals and piano Evanescence slots into the metal/rock genre. Having started off as a Christian band, Evanescence broke into the mainstream market in 2003 with their album “Fallen“. The album sold more than million copies worldwide and helped the band win two Grammy Awards and seven nominations on the world wide […]

Sound Of Music

The Sound Of Music is a tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers.  Originally composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein and produced for the stage. In 1965 the movie version was produced, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer and is one of  the highest […]

Celine Dion

Celine Dion: All By Myself…. A Mother’s Prayer…  Beautiful Boy… Calling You… Dance With My Father… My Heart Will Go On… The Prayer… Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968), is a French Canadian singer who first gained international recognition in the 1980’s by winning both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival and […]

Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. He died before his 32nd birthday, but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. He composed over six hundred secular vocal works, seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music and a large body of chamber and piano music. Backing Tracks An […]

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra: All Of Me… All The Way… Come Fly With Me… Fly Me To The Moon… High Hopes… I Get A Kick Out Of You… Just One Of Those Thing… Luck Be A Lady… My Way… New York New York… Strangers In The Night… Frank Sinatra. Old Blue Eyes. Mega-star of stage and screen […]

John Denver

John Denver: Annie’s Song… Country Roads… Leaving On A Jet Plane… Starry Starry Night… Thank God I’m A Country Boy… Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, actor, and humanitarian.  His success as a solo singer started in […]
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Sting

Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951)) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the band “The Police” from 1977 to 1984, before launching a solo career. Sting has used all kinds of musical styles over the years: rock, jazz, reggae, classical and new-age; and […]
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Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann wanted to pursue a career as a pianist, but a hand injury end his dream: leaving him to focused his energies on composing. […]

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio is an American country and Christian country music band.  The band is known for its vocal harmonies, varied instrumentation, and near-exclusive use of only its own membership on recordings instead of session musicians. Their sound was originally defined by mainstream country, bluegrass, and rock influences, but later albums drew more influence from Christian country music and country pop. Backing Tracks   Love A […]

John Mayer

John Mayer: Belief… Clarity… Daughters… Love On The Weekend… No Such Thing… Say… Your Body Is Wonderful… John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he released his first EP, “Inside Wants Out”. His following two albums: “Room for Squares” (2001) and “Heavier Things” […]
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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen: Bird On A Wire… Everybody Knows… First We Take Manhattan… Hallelujah… I’m Your Man… So Long Marianne… Suzanne… Leonard Norman Cohen (born 21st September, 1934 – died 7th November, 2016), was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. As a youngster, Cohen learned to play guitar and began writing poetry and novels. […]

David Bowie

David Bowie : Life On Mars … Changes … Starman … Ashes To Ashes … Jean Genie, Absolute Beginners Backing Tracks 1984 Absolute Beginners All The Madmen All  The Young Dudes Andy Warhol An Occasional Dream Ashes To Ashes As The World Falls Down Be My Wife Bewlay Brothers Big Brother Black Country Rock Blackstar […]
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Daniel O’Donnell

Daniel O’Donnell: Danny Boy … Forty Shades of Green … My Lovely Island Home … Roses Are Red … The Magic Is There … You’re The First Thing … Daniel Francis Noel O’Donnell (born 12 December 1961) is an Irish singer, television presenter and philanthropist. After rising to public attention in 1983 he has since […]
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Donna Summer

Donna Summer: Hot Stuff… One For The Radio… Last Dance… Love’s about To Change My Heart… MacArthur Park… LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter. Her success came during the disco era of the late-1970s. A five-time Grammy […]

Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado- All Good Things Come To An End… Big Hoops… Broken Strings… Do It… Explode… Force… I’m Like A Bird… Man Eater… On The Radio… Parking Lot… Powerless… Say It Right… Try… Turn Off The Light… Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Nelly Furtado first gained fame […]
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Doors (The)

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore. The Doors’ arrival on the rock scene marked the start of a string of hit singles and albums. They released six studio albums in all, as well as a live album and a […]

Jimmy Buffett

Another Saturday Night… Bad Bad Leroy Brown… Barometer Soup… Big Top… Boat Drinks… Brown Eyed Girl… Buffet Hotel… California Promises… Cheeseburger In Paradise… Far Side Of The World… Fruit Cakes… Gods Own Drunk… Grapefruit… He Went To Paris… Hey Good Lookin’… Honey Do… Margaritaville… James William “Jimmy” Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American […]
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Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick: Do You Know The Way To San Jose… Heartbreaker… I’ll Never Fall In Love Again… Say A Little Prayer… That’s what Friends Are For… Walk On By… Dionne Warwick (born Marie Dionne Warrick; December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and TV-show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the […]

Andy Gibb

Andrew Roy “Andy” Gibb (5 March 1958 – 10 March 1988) was a singer, songwriter and performer and was the younger brother of the Bee Gees (Barry, Maurice and Robin) Andy Gibb came to international prominence in the late 1970s with six singles that reached the Top 10 in the United States, as well as three other top 20 […]

Bee Gees

An Everlasting Love… Emotions… Grease… Heart Breaker… How Deep Is Your Love… I Started A Joke… Jive Talking… The Bee Gees were formed in 1958 and their line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. The trio had success throughout their musical career, but had two distinct periods of exceptional success; as a popular […]

Lorde

Lorde – 400 Lux… A World Alone… Bravado… Glory And Gore… Love Club…  Royal… Team… Tennis Court…  Yellow Flicker Beat… New Zealand artist Lorde (Ella Yelich-O’Connor) has a grounding in music which has proved its worth. Quietly releasing an EP in 2013 (at the tender age of 17) along with the single “Royals”, Lorde gained […]

Vivaldi

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741) was an Italian Baroque musical composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, and cleric. Born in Venice, he is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe. He composed many instrumental concertos, for the violin and a variety of other instruments, as well as sacred choral works […]

Professor Green

Stephen Paul Manderson (born 27 November 1983), better known as Professor Green, is a British rapper and songwriter from London. He is the co-host of Lip Sync Battle UK on Channel 5. He was signed to The Beats, a record label run by Mike Skinner and Ted Mayhem, until 12 February 2008, when the label […]

Baseballs (The)

The Baseballs are a German rock and roll band founded in Berlin in 2007. They became popular with 1950s and 1960s style cover versions of modern hits. Backing Tracks Angels I Believe I Can Fly I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ This Is A Night – ft Guus Meeuwis Umbrella Lyrics Je vraagt of ik zin […]

James Arthur

James Arthur was the winner of Series 9 of the X-Factor (UK). His single, a cover of Tulisa’s Impossible, earned him a number 1 best seller and a Brit Award. Before he entered The X Factor, James Arthur made it into the final 200 contestants of  The Voice (UK) 2011, but didn’t progress any further. The release of his debut […]
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Oliver – The Musical

Oliver – The Musical: Be Back Soon… Consider Yourself… Food Glorious Food… I’d Do Anything… It’s A Fine Day… Oliver… Oom Pah Pah… Where Is Love… Where Is Love… Who Will Buy… Oliver is an English musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical is based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles […]

Bizet

Bizet: Agnus Dei… Flower Song… Habanera… Je Dis Que Rien Ne M’Epouvante… Seguidilla… Toreador Song… Votre Toste… Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875) was born on 25 October 1838 in Paris.  His father, Adolphe, was a hairdresser and wigmaker and his mother, Aimée, was an accomplished pianist. He was an only child.  He received his first […]

Puccini

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) was born in Lucca, Italy and has composed some of the most popular and frequently performed operas. His operas are famed for their wonderful melodies and many of his arias have introduced thousands of people to the joys of opera, an example being ‘Nessun Dorma’ from ‘Turandot’ which was used for the […]

50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III is known professionally as 50 Cent. He was brought up in Queens, New York by his grandparents and spent a lot of his early teen years involved in the drug scene there. After deciding to pursue a career in music he was signed to Interscope records aided by Eminem and Dr Dre. […]

Tears For Fears

Massive in the 1980’s Tears For Fears are a duo from Somerset, England. Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal met when teenagers and were session musicians before forming the band. Their first album, although successful was not of the mainstream pop genre for which they became famous although the third single from it “Mad World” reached […]
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Eurythmics

Eurythmics: Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This… There Must Be An Angel… Who’s That Girl… Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart made up the duo that is known as the Eurythmics (which in real terms means to move rhythmically to music to enhance/teach musical understanding). The Eurythmics were a spin off from a former band the pair […]

John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who co-founded The Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With fellow member Paul McCartney, he formed a lucrative song writing partnership. Born and raised in Liverpool, Lennon formed the skiffle group, the Quarrymen. Lennon first […]
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Tanya Tucker

Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music artist who had her first hit, “Delta Dawn”, in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak […]

Alesha Dixon

As part of Mis Teeq, a British girl garage band, Alesha Dixon was the group’s rapper. Following the group’s split, she went on to embark on a highly successful solo career, releasing studio albums and appearing as a winning competitor, and then as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing, a judge on Britain’s Got Talent and […]

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress and TV star. As a singer she started out as lead vocalist with the 1980’s band No Doubt, but when they hit a rocky patch she branched out into a solo career. Gwen Stefani hit the ground running with her first album Love. Angel. Music. Baby (L.A.M.B […]
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Dwight Yoakam

Dwight David Yoakam, born October 23 1956, is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty one albums and compilations Yoakam’s own brand of hip honky tonk music was not originally considered marketable, but his debut album hit the market during a sea change in country […]

Chic

Chic is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards. It recorded many commercially successful disco songs, including “Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)” (1977), “Everybody Dance” (1977), “Le Freak” (1978), “I Want Your Love” (1978), “Good Times” (1979), and “My Forbidden Lover” (1979). The group regarded […]
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Chesney Hawkes

Chesney Lee Hawkes (born 22 September 1971), is an English pop singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He is best known for his 1991 single “The One and Only”, which topped the UK Singles Chart, and reached the Top 10 in the United States. Backing Tracks I Am The One And Only   Lyrics I am the one and only […]

Charlene

  Charlene Marilynn D’Angelo Duncan Oliver (born June 1, 1950, Hollywood, California) is an American easy-listening and R&B singer more commonly called Charlene.She is known mainly for her 1982 popular song “I’ve Never Been to Me.” Backing Track I’ve Never Been To Me   Hey lady, you, lady, cursin’ at your life You’re a discontented mother and a regimented wife I’ve no doubt […]

Brenda Lee

All Alone Am I… As Usual… I’m Sorry… Jingle Bells… Let’s Jump The Broomstick… Rocking Around The Christmas Tree… Speak To Me Pretty… Sweet Nothings… Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley; December 11, 1944) is an American performer and the top-charting solo female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and […]

Björk aka Bjork

Anchor Song… Army of Me… Bachelorette… Big Time Sensuality… Come To Me, Enjoy… Human Behaviour… Hyper Ballad… It’s Oh So Quiet… Joga… Possibly Maybe… Venus As A Boy… Violently Happy… Who Is It… Björk Guðmundsdóttir, (born 21 November 1965), known as ‘Björk’, is an Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress. Over her four-decade career, she has […]

Billy Idol

Billy Idol : Cradle Of Love… Dancing With Myself… Eyes without A Face… Flesh For Fantasy… Hot In The City… LA Woman… Mony Mony… Rebel Yell… Scream… Speed… To Be A Lover… White Wedding… Billy Idol was born in Middlesex, England on November 30, 1955 and started life as William Michael Albert Broad. Backing Tracks […]

Big Bopper

Jiles Perry “J. P.” Richardson Jr. (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959), known as The Big Bopper, was an American musician, songwriter, and disc jockey whose rockabilly look, style, voice, and exuberant personality made him an early rock and roll star. He is best known for his 1958 recording of “Chantilly Lace”. On February 3, 1959, Richardson died in a plane crash […]

Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot: Electricity… The Letter… Expressing Yourself… Grandma’s Song… Once We Were Kings… Billy Elliot is a British dance drama film releases in 2000.  It is about a boy in the north-east of England wanting to become a professional ballet dancer against the backdrop of the 1984-85 coal miners’ strike. Backing Tracks Electricity Expressing Yourself […]

Barnum

Barnum Backing Tracks: Bigger Isn’t Better…  Colour Of My Life… Come Follow The Band…  Join The Circus…  Humbug… There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute… A musical based on the life of showman P. T. Barnum. Backing Tracks Bigger Isn’t Better Colours Of My Life Come Follow The Band Join The Circus Prince Of Humbug There’s […]

Thompson Twins

Thompson Twins were a British music group that formed in April 1977. Initially a new wave group, they switched to a more mainstream pop sound and achieved considerable popularity in the mid-1980s, scoring a string of hits in the United Kingdom, the United States, and around the globe. In 1993, they changed the name to Babble, […]
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Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain’s Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Misérables.Backing Tracks: Cry Me A River … End Of The World … Hallelujah … I Dreamed A Dream … I […]

Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles: Between The Lines… Brave… Chasing The Sun… Eden… Fairytale… King Of Anything… Love Song… Sara Beth Bareilles (born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single “Love Song”, which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Bareilles has sold over one million […]
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Julie London

Julie London (née Peck; September 26, 1926 – October 18, 2000) was an American singer and actress, whose career spanned more than 40 years. In the mid-1950s, she signed a recording contract with the newly established Liberty Records, and released a total of 32 albums of pop and jazz standards during the 1950s and 1960s, with her signature song […]

Steve Earle

Steve Earle grew up in Texas, USA and influenced by folk rock performers of the time,  was a skilled guitar player by the age of 13 and aged 20 he moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music. He performed in small Nashville venues and his strong musical abilities and unique country-rock style won […]

B B King

B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of guitar playing using articulated sounds and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.   Over the years, BB King has developed one of the world’s most identifiable guitar styles and he has been a model for thousands […]

Christina Perri

Christina Perri: A Thousand Years… Bang Bang Bang… Human… Jar Of Hearts… The Lonely… Christina Perri is an American singer/songwriter who gained her first chart position (and sold 48,000 digital copies in its first week) with “Jar Of Hearts” in 2010 after the song was featured appeared on a TV show. As a result of this […]
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O’Jays

The O’Jays are an American vocal group whose founding members (Walter Williams and Eddie Levert) met before they were 10 years old. As teenagers they formed a band originally consisting of themselves and William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles and in 1963, they took the name “The O’Jays”. Over the decades, several members have changed, but […]

Rembrandts

The Rembrandts are an American pop rock duo, formed by Danny Wilde and Phil Solem in 1989. They had previously worked together as members of Great Buildings in 1981. The Rembrandts are best known for “I’ll Be There for You”, which was used as the theme song for the television sitcom Friends, first broadcast in 1994, and for their top-20 single “Just the Way It Is, […]

Edens Edge

Edens Edge was an American country music group founded in 2006 when the members won a competition sponsored by America’s Country Music Television. Edens Edge were all from Arkansas and included Hannah Blaylock (lead vocals), Dean Berner (vocals, guitar, Dobro), and Cherrill Green (vocals, mandolin, banjo, guitar). Although their career as a band was short-lived […]

Vera Lynn

Born in 1917 in London, UK singer Vera Lynn began performing at an early age. By the late 1930s, Lynn had become a popular radio performer, appearing on the program Life from Mayfair then presented her own show, Sincerely Yours. She was made a dame of the British Empire in 1975. In 2009, she topped the British album […]

Betty Hutton

Betty Hutton (born Elizabeth June Thornburg; February 26, 1921 – March 12, 2007) was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedian, dancer, and singer.  She was a popular film actress during the 1940s and 1950s, and starred in such films as Annie Get Your Gun and Greatest Show on Earth. Backing Track  What Do You Want To […]

Carousel

Carousel is the second musical by the team of Rodgers and Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár’s 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He participates in a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; […]

Bagatelle

Formed in 1978 and said to have been a major influence on the global band U2, Irish rock group Bagatelle have been playing in packed out venues for over 30 years. Bagatelle have shared the stage with artists such as Bob Marley, Don McLean and Van Morrison. Between 1980 and 1987 Bagatelle produced five albums […]

Bette Midler

Bless You Child… Dreamland… From A Distance… Memories Of You… Somewhere In My Memory… The Rose… Wind Beneath My Wings… Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer, and has been in the lime light since her early 20’s. With a host of successful TV shows, film […]

Andy Williams

Andy Williams : Almost There… Born Free… Can’t take my Eyes Off You… Days Of Wine And Roses… Love Story… Moon River… Music To Watch Girls By… Solitaire… Andy Williams was a singer and American TV Show host. Born in 1927 he made his singing debut at age 8 as part of the Williams Brothers quartet which […]
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Gregory Porter

American jazz vocalist, songwriter and actor Gregory Porter possesses a deep soulful voice, resonant with that of Nat King Cole. His third album “Liquid Spirit” won him the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2014. 2016 saw him perform on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival and perform an exclusive live gig for the BBC […]
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Foals

Consisting of band members Yannis Philippakis, Jack Bevan, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gervers and Edwin Congreave Foals came together from an assortment of bands mainly based in Oxford, UK. Their genre is described as Indie Rock and their sound is loud and raw with massive amounts of angry energy. The lead vocalist, Yannis, regularly throws himself off stage […]

Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie was the most important American folk music artist of the first half of the 20th century, in part because he turned out to be such a major influence on the popular music of the second half of the 20th century, a period when he himself was largely inactive. His greatest significance lies in […]

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theater piece by Robert Wilson. Backing Tracks Across The Universe April Fools Going To A Town […]

Ricky Skaggs

Rickie Lee “Ricky” Skaggs, known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. Born on July 18, 1954 in Cordell, Kentucky, USA.  He started playing music at age 5 after he was given a mandolin by his father. In 1971, he entered the world of professional music with his friend, […]
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Dido

All You Want… Closer… Don’t Believe In Love… Here With Me… I’m No Angel… Life For Rent… My Life… Stoned… Thank You… Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O’Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, (born 25 December 1971), is an English singer and songwriter. Dido attained international success with her debut album “No Angel” (1999), which sold […]

Delta Goodrem

A Little Too Late… Almost Here… Believe Again… Be Strong… Born To Try… Butterfly… Dancing With A Broken Heart… Fragile… In My Own Time… Innocent Eyes… In This Life… Little Too Late… Lost Without You… Mistaken Identity… Mistakes… Out Of The Blue… Predictable… Sitting On Top Of The World… Sunrise… Wings… You Will Only Break […]
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Labi Siffre

Labi Siffre (born 25 June 1945) is a British singer, songwriter, musician and poet. He released six albums between 1970 and 1975, and four between 1988 and 1998. He has published essays, poems and the stage and TV play “Deathwrite”. ‘Something Inside So Strong’ is his most popular song and has been covered by numerous artists. Backing […]

Glee

Glee Backing Tracks : Defying Gravity… Don’t Stop Believing… Imagine… Jump… Like A Prayer… Proud Mary… Rehab… To Sir With Love… Toxic… True Colours… Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on TV in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015. It focuses on the fictitious William McKinley […]

Marcels

The Marcels was an American vocal group formed in 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The group was named after a popular hair style of the day, the ‘marcel wave’. They were famous for ‘making over’ popular songs into the doo wop / rock and roll style and a new version of the ballad “Blue Moon”, began with the bass singer saying, […]

Boyzone

Boyzone: Baby Can I Hold You Tonight… Father And Son… Love Me For A Reason … Words… You Needed Me… Boyzone are an Irish boy band and are one of the most successful bands in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Their most famous line-up was composed of Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, […]

Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald: A Night Like This… Back It Up… Completely… I Belong To You… Price Tag… Tangled Up… That Man… Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw (born 26 April 1981), best known by her stage name of Caro Emerald, is a Dutch pop and jazz singer.  She debuted on 6 July 2009 with her single “Back It […]

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj: All Eyes On You… Back Together… Catch Me… Feeling Myself… Get It All… Love More… Right By My Side… Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer and songwriter. Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in South Jamaica, Queens, New […]
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Cole Porter

Cole Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. Born to a wealthy family in Indiana, he defied the wishes of his domineering grandfather and took up music as a profession. Classically trained, he was drawn towards musical theatre. After a slow start, he began to achieve success in the 1920s, […]

Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega is an American singer / songwriter and writer, born in 1959 in Santa Monica, California. Her family moved to New York City when she was a toddler and later she attended the city’s School of Performing Arts. Her first album “Suzanne Vega” was released in 1985 and featured her simple folk style and acoustic guitar. […]

Johnny Tillotson

Johnny Tillotson had released some popular tracks earlier but in 1960 Poetry In Motion became the song of the moment peaking at No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and hit the number one spot on the UK Singles Chart.   Backing Tracks Poetry In Motion Lyrics When I see my baby What do I see Poetry Poetry in motion […]
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Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue are a Scottish pop rock band formed in Glasgow during 1985. The band released their debut album, “Raintown”, on 1 May 1987 in the United Kingdom and in the United States in February 1988. Their second album, “When the World Knows Your Name” (1989), topped the UK Albums Chart for two weeks, and […]

Jim Reeves

Jim Reeves was initially an extremely successful baseball player until a back injury forced an end to his athletic career. In the 1940’s he worked as a radio presenter and often sang live between broadcasting songs which brought him to the attention of some recording companies, but it wasn’t until the early 1960’s that he […]

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bad Moon Rising…  Down On The Corner… I Put A Spell On You… Proud Mary… Up Around The Bend… Creedence Clearwater Revival, was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The band consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, his brother rhythm guitarist […]

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone: Bad Guys… Down And Out… I’m Feeling Fine… My Name Is Tallulah… Ordinary Fool … Show Business… Tomorrow… Bugsy Malone is a 1976 British musical gangster film, directed by Alan Parker and featuring only child actors. Set in New York City, the film is loosely based on events in New York and Chicago […]
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Blue

Blue are an English R&B group consisting of members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. The band originally formed in 2000, releasing three studio albums, All Rise (2001), One Love (2002) and Guilty (2003) that all peaked at number one in the United Kingdom alongside releasing 16 singles, over a four-year period. […]

Showboat The Musical

  Showboat the musical features the music of Jerome Kern with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein. The story, based on Edna Ferber’s novel of the same name, is set against the backdrop of the American Deep South at the beginning of the 20th Century, and tells a powerful story of freedom, loyalty and love.  It is […]

Prince

Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prince was one of the most naturally gifted artists of all time, and also one of the most mysterious.  No other pop star could match the range of his talents, which included not just singing and dancing but also composing, producing, and […]

Art Garfunkel

(Arthur Ira) Art Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, math teacher and actor. He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary […]

Tractors (The)

The Tractors are an American country rock band composed of a loosely associated group of musicians, headed by guitarist Steve Ripley. Under the band’s original lineup, The Tractors was signed to Arista Records in 1994, releasing their self-titled debut album that year; the album only produced one Top 40 hit on the Billboard country charts. […]

Bananarama

Bananarama are a British female pop music vocal group formed in London in 1979 by friends Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward. Their success on both pop and dance charts have earned the group a listing in The Guinness Book of World Records as the all-female group with the most chart entries in the […]

Annie

Annie The Musical Backing Tracks: A New Deal For Christmas… Easy Street…  I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here… It’s A Hard Knock Life… Little Girls… Maybe… NYC… Tomorrow… You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile… Opportunity… Backing Tracks A New Deal For Christmas Chewing Gum Easy Street I Don’t Need Anything But You I […]

Street Party Favourites

Celebrating a momentous occasion with friends and family? Here’s a selection of street party favourites. Backing Tracks  All The Nice Girls Love A Sailor  Any Old Iron  Dads Army  Danny Boy  Don’t Dilly Dally  Down By The Riverside  Flower Of Scotland  God Save Our Queen  Goodbye Dolly Gray  Goodbyeee  Grandfather’s Clock  Happy Days Are Here […]
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Lenka

Lenka Kripac, (born 19 March 1978), is an Australian singer and actress best known for her song “The Show”, from her self-titled album Lenka. “The Show” has been used in numerous advertisements, most notably for Old Navy, as well as the Nickelodeon film Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging and the 2011 film Moneyball. Her song “Everything at Once” was used in […]

Viola Beach

Viola Beach were an British indie rock group, formed in Cheshire in 2013. The band’s line up consisted of Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe, and Jack Dakin. The band self-financed the recording of their first single, “Swings & Waterslides” and it was included on Radio 1’s playlist in 2015 and their second single “Boys That Sing” was […]

Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany on 21st March 1685 and died in Leipzig, Germany on 28th July 1750. Bach was a composer and musician of the baroque period who enriched established German styles with his skills in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation and also the adaptation of rhythms, forms and textures from […]

Rick James

Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948 – August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Popular in the late 1970s In 1977, James started a solo career. His debut album Come and Get It!, including the singles “You and I” and “Mary Jane,” catapulted him to stardom. Famous for his wild brand of danceable funk music […]

Miracles

The Miracles (also known as Smokey Robinson and the Miracles from 1965 to 1972) were an American rhythm and blues vocal group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy’s Motown Records, and one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, and R&B music history.  Formed in 1955 by Smokey Robinson, Warren “Pete” Moore,  Ronnie White, and Claudette Robinson   After a failed audition […]

Basshunter

All I Ever Wanted… Angel In The Night… Dota… Every Morning… Northern Light… Now You’re Gone… Basshunter (Jonas Altberg) is a Swedish singer / songwriter / producer / DJ who started out making music on his computer and uploading demos to the internet. In January 2008 Basshunter hit the UK by storm with the release […]

Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox : Here Comes The Rain Again… Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves… Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This… There Must Be An Angel… Who’s That Girl… Why… Although she started her musical career at the beginning of the 1970’s, it wasn’t until she partnered Dave Stewart in a duo called the Eurythmics in the early 1980’s […]

Arrow

Alphonsus Celestine Edmund Cassell MBE (16 November 1949 – 15 September 2010) was a Montserratian calypso and soca musician who performed under the stage name Arrow, and is regarded as the first superstar of soca from Montserrat. Backing Track Hot Hot Hot became an instant dance floor hit and was later covered by artists around the world and has been used in numerous television shows […]

Tina Turner

Tina Turner (born November 26, 1939), born Anna Mae Bullock, is an American-born Swiss recording artist, dancer, actress and author, whose career has spanned more than fifty years, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Backing Tracks  Addicted To Love  Better Be Good To Me  Fool In Love  Golden Eye  Missing You  Nutbush City Limits […]

Spring Fever

Spring Fever – Songs That Make You Happy   Shake off those winter blues. It’s Springtime.  Look forward to longer days and sunny weather. It’s the season of growth: buds emerging and plants reviving.   Backing Tracks   Beautiful Day – U2   Counting Stars – One Republic   Dancing Queen – ABBA   Girls […]
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Phantom Of The Opera Musical

The musical “Phantom Of The Opera” is based on the novel by French writer Gaston Leroux, first published in 1911, which tells of events that occurred at the Paris Opera House in the 1880s. The music was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe and it opened at Her […]

Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline: Always… Blue Moon Of Kentucky… Crazy… I Fall To Pieces… San Antonio Rose… Stupid Cupid… Walking After Midnight… Wayward Wind… Your Cheating Heart… Patsy Cline, was an American singer. She was one of the most successful and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century even though her career was tragically cut short when she died […]

Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck (born Arnold George Dorsey; 2 May 1936) is an English pop singer. Humperdinck has been described as “one of the finest middle-of-the-road balladeers around.” His singles “Release Me” and “The Last Waltz” both topped the UK music charts in 1967, and sold more than a million copies each. In North America, he also had chart successes with “After the […]

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang… Truly Scrumptious… Hushabye Maountain… Doll On A Music Box… Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical adventure fantasy film loosely based on Ian Fleming’s 1964 novel “Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car”. The film was directed by Ken Hughes, written by Roald Dahl and Hughes, and starred Dick Van Dyke, Sally […]

Renee And Renato

Renato Pagliari was a restaurant worker from the West Midlands in the UK who enjoyed entertaining people with his strong tenor voice. He entered the TV talent show New Faces in 1975 and caught the attention of songwriter Johnny Edward, who wrote Save Your Love. The Renee half of the duo was Renee (Hilary Lester) […]
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M C Hammer

American hip hop artist M C Hammer achieved his greatest commercial success in the 1980’s – 1990’s. His songs are noted for being accompanied with brilliant choreography which resulted in fans copying his moves on dance floors across the world. Having won multiple awards including Grammy’s, MTV and the George and Ira Gershwin Award for […]
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Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt is an American singer and songwriter. Hunt has quickly assumed recognition from both inside and outside the country music community for his boundary-breaking artistry, incorporating use of R&B and pop into the production and songwriting of his songs. He has been honoured with numerous awards, including one American Music Award, and one CMT Music Award, as well as nominations for Billboard Music […]

Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson: As She Walked Away… Between The Devil And Me… It’s Five O’ clock Somewhere… Love’s Got A Hold On You… Midnight In Montgomery… Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning… Alan Jackson is an accomplished singer / songwriter, and has so far been honoured with over 45 awards from organizations like the […]

Scaffold

The Scaffold were a comedy, poetry and music trio from Liverpool, England, consisting of musical performer Mike McGear (real name Peter Michael McCartney, the brother of Paul McCartney), poet Roger McGough and comic entertainer John Gorman. Backing Tracks Lily The Pink   Lyrics CHORUS We’ll drink a drink a drink To lily the pink the pink the pink The saviour of our human […]

Pep And Rash

Pep and Rash is a Dutch DJ and production duo from a small town in Zeeland, composed of Jesse van de Ketterij and Rachid El Uarichi. Backing Tracks Rumours Lyrics There’s a rumor going ’round about you I’d quite like to find out if it’s true I am free baby, tonight are you There’s a rumor going ’round I’m […]

Tove Lo

Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson (born 29 October 1987), known professionally as Tove Lo is a Swedish singer and songwriter. Called “Sweden’s darkest pop export” by Rolling Stone, she is known for her raw, grunge-influenced take on pop music. Her honest, complex and autobiographical lyrical content has led to her being dubbed “the saddest girl in Sweden”. Backing Tracks Close – ft Nick Jonas Heroes (We Could […]

Derek Ryan

Derek Ryan (born 24 August 1983) is an Irish Country singer. He was born in Garryhill, County Carlow, Ireland, is a Country and Irish singer, and previously a pop singer as part of Irish boy band D-Side (2001–2006). He has also established his own production house and label, Ryan Records Backing Tracks Galway To Graceland I Can’t Stop Loving You I’m Gonna […]

Sade

Sade is a band named after their a singer/songwriter lead vocalist. Sade Abu was originally from Nigeria, but based in the UK since childhood. Music was not her first choice of career and she studied fashion at college. It was only when some friends approached her to help out with some vocals that she became interested […]

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan (born July 17, 1976) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington – before signing with Capitol Records Nashville with his cousin, Chad Christopher Boyd in 2007. In 2013, Bryan received the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Country Music Association Awards “Entertainer of the Year” award – and has sold over seven […]

Pia Mia

YouTube sensation turned recording artist Pia Mia hails from the tropical island of Guam in the West Pacific. At a young age she joined school and community musicals and theatre but when her internet music went viral Pia Mia moved to Los Angeles where amongst other things she performed a cover of Drake’s song Hold […]

Sigala

British music producer Sigala, ( Bruce Fielder) spent a while in unsigned bands, before deciding he wanted to be in the studio, writing and producing music. He was mostly doing production and writing for other artists when he decided to do something for himself and came up with “Easy Love” which samples a Jackson 5 hit ‘ABC’. […]
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Fleur East

Fleur East shot onto our screens as an X-Factor competitor in 2014, but she was not a newcomer to the series having appeared way back in 2005 as a member of the girl group Addictiv Ladies. Fleur East is a singer songwriter and is signed to Syco Music which is owned by Simon Cowell. She has also […]
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Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit are an English electro pop group and was formed by Grace Chatto on cello, percussion, and vocals; Jack Patterson on bass, keys, piano, and vocals; Luke Patterson on drums; and Neil Amin-Smithon violin and piano who were a classically trained string quartet. Their single “Rather Be” with Jess Glynne became the second best-selling track in the U.K. in 2014 and […]

Boyce Avenue

Boyce Avenue is an American rock band formed in Sarasota, Florida. The band is named after a combination of two streets the brothers lived on as children. As of August 9, 2011, they are no longer signed to Universal Republic Records and have started their own independent record label called 3 Peace Records. Boyce Avenue releases original music as well as covers […]

OK Go

OK Go is an American rock band originally from Chicago, Illinois, now based in Los Angeles, California. The band is composed of Damian Kulash(lead vocals, guitar), Tim Nordwind (bass guitar and vocals), Dan Konopka (drums and percussion) and Andy Ross (guitar, keyboards and vocals), who joined them in 2005, replacing Andy Duncan. The band is known for its often quirky and elaborate one-take music videos. The original members formed as OK Go in 1998 […]

Olly Murs

One of X-Factor’s runners up who have managed to make it big, Olly Murs actually had a promising career in football until injury forced him to retire. Already doing the circuit as part of a band Olly auditioned for X-Factor twice to no avail, but in 2009 he succeeded in getting yes votes from the […]
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Wretch 32

Wretch 32 (Jermaine Scott Sinclair) is an English hip hop artist. In 2011, Wretch 32 had three top-five charting songs from debut album Black and White and amassed over a million record sales, including the single “Don’t Go” which reached number-one on the UK Singles Chart. In July 2012 he won ‘Best International Act’ at the 2012 BET Awards. […]

Virgins

The Virgins was an American indie rock band formed in 2006 in New York City. The band split up in November 2013. The band consisted of lead vocalist Donald Cumming, guitarist Wade Oates, bassist Nick Zarin-Ackerman and drummer Erik Ratensperger. Backing Tracks Rich Girls Lyrics “Rich Girls” We’ll walk around Pretending we’re all grown up Hey, rich girls! Well, can […]

Vance Joy

James Gabriel Keogh (born 1 December 1987), better known by his stage name Vance Joy, is an Australian singer and songwriter. He signed a five-album deal with Atlantic Records in 2013. He released his debut EP God Loves You When You’re Dancing in March 2013. His song “Riptide” was voted number 1 on the 2013 Triple J Hottest 100. Joy released his debut studio album Dream Your […]

Tenacious D

Tenacious D is an American comedy rock duo, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1994. It was founded by actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass, who were part of The Actors’ Gang theatre company at the time. The duo’s name is derived from “tenacious defence” – a phrase used by NBA basketball sportscaster Marv Albert. In 2006, they starred in, and recorded the soundtrack for, the film Tenacious D in The […]

Sublime With Rome

Sublime with Rome is a musical collaboration between Eric Wilson, formerly of the American ska punk band Sublime, and singer and guitarist Rome Ramirez. The group’s name is not only a reference to the singer’s first name, but to the fact that they chiefly perform songs by the original Sublime, which was fronted by Bradley Nowell until his death in 1996. […]

Smiths (The)

The Smiths. Fronted by Morrissey, The Smiths were a ‘Britpop’ band popular in the 1980’s. Critics have called them one of the most important bands to emerge from the British independent music scene of the time. They had several singles reach the top twenty of the UK Singles Charts. Backing Tracks Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now How […]
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Smash TV Musical Show

Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck , developed by Robert Greenblatt and Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The show revolves around a group of characters creating new Broadway musicals with the first one being a new musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe titled Bombshell. Backing […]

Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, model, record producer and actress. Starting her career as a backing singer on Uptown Records in 1989. She released her first debut album, What’s the 411?, in 1992. Mary J Blige has made over 150 guest appearances on other albums and soundtracks and in April 2017, her thirteenth studio album, Strength of a Woman, was released. It […]
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Carlos Santana

Santana is a Latin music and rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana. The band came to public attention with their performance of “Soul Sacrifice” at Woodstock in 1969. This exposure helped propel their first album, also named Santana, into a hit, followed in the next two years by Abraxas and Santana III. Lineup changes were common. Carlos Santana’s […]
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Sarah Connor

Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe (born June 13, 1980), better known by her stage name Sarah Connor, is a German singer, songwriter, and television personality. Connor debuted in 2001 under the guidance of artist manager George Glueck and became the first solo act to ever have four consecutive chart-topping hits on the German Singles Chart. Following success in mainland Europe with her single […]

Electric Light Orchestra – ELO

Electric Light Orchestra-  ELO Backing Tracks 10538 Overture Above The Clouds All Over The World Believe Me Now Birmingham Blues Can’t Get It Out Of My Head Confusion Diary Of Horace Wimp Don’t Bring Me Down Do Ya Easy Money Evil Woman    Here Is The News Hold On Tight Last Train To London Living […]
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Cabaret The Musical

Cabaret is a 1966 musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff, based on John Van Druten’s 1951 play I Am a Camera, which was adapted from the short novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) by Christopher Isherwood. Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, it focuses on the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves […]

Robbie Williams

At 16 years of age, Robbie Williams auditioned to join a “Boy Band” which had been formed by manager Nigel Martin-Smith. This band became known as Take That and won immediate and sustained success worldwide. After about 5 years, Robbie Williams left the band to pursue a solo career which at time of writing has spanned over […]
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Richard Cheese

Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine is a cover band and comedy act, performing popular songs in a lounge/swing style, reminiscent of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Tony Bennett. Lounge singer Richard Cheese is a character created and portrayed by Los Angeles-based actor/comedian Mark Jonathan Davis. Backing Tracks Smells Like Teen Spirit Official Website

Rachel Platten

Rachel Platten (born May 20, 1981) is an American singer and songwriter. After releasing two albums independently in 2003 and 2011, she signed with Columbia Records in 2015 and released her debut single, “Fight Song”, about depression  . Platten won a Daytime Emmy Award for a live performance of the song on Good Morning America. Her major-label debut studio album, Wildfire (2016), was […]

Planet Funk

Planet Funk Backing Tracks  The Switch YouTube Channel
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Overtones

The Overtones are a UK vocal harmony group who were  discovered by a talent scout while working as decorators in a shop near in London. Their debut album entered the UK Album Chart at #16 in November 2010. However, after the re-release of the album in March 2011, it propelled to #4. They have sold in excess […]

Misfits

The Misfits are an American punk rock band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk sub-genre, blending punk and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery. Founded in 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey,  The band has had several lineup changes over the years, but continue to release albums and tour. Backing Tracks Die Die My Darling  

Marlon Roudette

Marlon Roudette  is a British Vincentian recording artist, songwriter and producer. He is the former front man for the duo Mattafix,. After the group split, Roudette embarked on a solo career with two number one singles in Europe, “New Age” and “When the Beat Drops Out”.  He is also known for his co-writing work for […]

Magician

The Magician Backing Tracks Sunlight ft Years And Years And it fills me up And it starts to shine And I see it burn when you bring me sunlight Is it all you need To feel this heat To feel like everything is all that you dreamed Is it all too much Did you get […]

Madden Brothers

The Madden Brothers are an American pop rock duo made up of twin brothers Joel Madden and Benji Madden, both of whom are also founding members of the rock band Good Charlotte. Backing Tracks We Are Done I want you to know It’s time to go Yeah we are done I want you to see That I need (oh) to be free […]

Lunchmoney Lewis

Gamal LunchMoney Lewis (born January 11, 1988) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for his 2015 single “Bills”, which topped the charts in Australia and peaked within the top ten in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Backing Tracks Bills I got Bills I gotta pay So I’ma gonn’ work work work every day […]

Karen Souza

A relative late comer to the Jazz genre, Karen Souza has honed her singer / songwriting skills and developed her own unique style. At the start of her career she lent her voice to various electronic music productions, but it was when she worked on the series “Jazz and 80’s” which featured jazz style covers of […]
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Justice Crew

Justice Crew Backing Tracks Que Sera Lyrics At the end of the day Some you win, some you don’t So I’m glad that I’m here With some friends that I know Always there with a smile Saying you’re not alone Singing la la la la Que sera (Here we go, yo) Yesterday is history (oh) […]
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Pietro Mascagni

Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria Rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. While it was often held that Mascagni, like Leoncavallo, was a “one-opera man” who could never repeat his first […]

Beverly Sills

Beverly Sills (born Belle Miriam Silverman, May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s. Although she sang a repertoire from Handel and Mozart to Puccini, Massenet and Verdi, she was known for her performances in coloratura soprano roles in live opera and recordings. Sills was largely associated with the operas of Donizetti, of which she performed and recorded many […]

Caccini

Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (1551 – 1618), was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer of the very late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. He was one of the founders of the genre of opera, and one of the most influential creators of the new Baroque style. Backing Tracks Amarilli Mia Bella […]

Johnny Reid

Johnny Reid is a Scottish born country turned R & B singer whose family moved to Canada when he was a young teen. Over the years he has gradually worked his way up from club gigs to being a successful entertainer across the United States. He has been known to perform with an impressive band […]
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Brahms

Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) was born in Hamburg, Germany.  He was a  composer and pianist who wrote symphonies, concerti, chamber music, piano works, and choral compositions and was considered one of the greatest composers of the 19th Century.  His writing style followed the Classical tradition of Joseph Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Backing Tracks Die Mainacht (High […]

Carnival Of Venice

Sir Julius Benedict was a German-born composer and conductor who was resident in England for most of his career. Backing Tracks Carnival Of Venice Benedict was born in Stuttgart, the son of a Jewish banker, and learnt composition from Johann Nepomuk Hummel at Weimar and Carl Maria von Weber at Dresden; it was Weber who introduced him in Vienna to Beethoven on 5 October 1823. In the same year he […]

Vincenzo Bellini

Vincenzo Salvatore Bellini was an Italian composer born in 1801. It is reported that he was a musically gifted child who composed his first pieces of music at aged 6. He studied music at the Conservatory of Naples. After finishing his studies he went to La Scala in Milan where he met the librettist (lyric […]

Guiseppe Verdi

Guiseppe Verdi: Addio Del Passato… Amami Alfredo… Di Quella Pira… Donna E Mobile… Giuseppe Verdi was born in Italy in 1813 and produced successful operas, such as La Traviata, Falstaff and Aida. Verdi died on January 27, 1901, in Milan, Italy. Having composed over 25 operas throughout his career, Verdi continues to be regarded today as one of the greatest composers in history and his […]
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Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini – an Italian composer  (1792 – 1868) was born in Pesaro, Italy.  He wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces. He was the only child of Giuseppe, the town trumpeter, and Anna, a talented singer. Backing Tracks   A-Un-Dottor-Del-Mia-Sorten – Barber of Seville   Affetto – Barber of Seville […]
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Handel

Handel: And The Glory Of The Lord… Hallelujah Chorus… Let The Bright Seraphim… Messiah Overture… The Trumpet Shall Sound… Xerxes… George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born Georg Friedrich Händel, 1685 – 1759) was a German, later British composer who spent the bulk of his career in London. He became well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. Handel worked […]
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Ilse Delange

Ilse Delange Backing Tracks So Incredible Lyrics In the middle of the day When the sun is aching And I try to make my way But the sidewalk’s breaking Watch me slip between the cracks As I fall and fall and fall And I wonder where I’ll land If I ever land at all Oh, […]
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Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly is an Irish-American seven-piece Celtic punk band from Los Angeles, California and led by Irish vocalist Dave King, formerly of the hard rock band Fastway. They are signed to their own record label, Borstal Beat Records. Backing Tracks If I Ever Leave This World Alive Lyrics “If I Ever Leave This World Alive” If I ever leave this world alive I’ll thank […]

Guy Sebastian

  Guy Sebastian is an Australian singer-songwriter. He was the first winner of Australian Idol in 2003, and has been a judge on Australia’s The X Factor. He represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place.   Backing Tracks   Art Of Love   All I Need Is You   All To Myself   Angels Brought Me […]
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Gretchen Wilson

Gretchen Wilson: As Far As You Know… Here For The Party… Holdin’ You… If I Could Do It All Again… Redneck Woman… Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music artist. She made her debut in 2004 with the Grammy Award-winning single “Redneck Woman,” a number-one hit on the Billboard country […]

Porgy and Bess Musical

Porgy and Bess is an English-language opera by the American composer George Gershwin, with a libretto written by author DuBose Heywardand lyricist Ira Gershwin. It was adapted from Dorothy Heyward and DuBose Heyward’s play Porgy, itself an adaptation of DuBose Heyward’s 1925 novel of the same name.   Porgy and Bess was first performed in Boston on September 30, 1935, before it moved to Broadway in New York City. It featured a cast […]

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.  Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists,   Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, Holiday had success with labels such as Columbia Records and Decca Records.  Holiday’s bad health, coupled with a string of abusive relationships and ongoing drug and alcohol […]

Sigma

Sigma are a British drum and bass DJ and record production duo consisting of Cameron James “Cam” Edwards and Joseph Aluin “Joe” Lenzie. They met at Leeds University at drum and bass nights. Their 2010 collaboration with DJ Fresh, “Lassitude”, peaked at number 98 on the UK Singles Chart.[3] Their single “Nobody to Love”[ topped the UK Singles Chart, becoming their first UK number one. Their second […]
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Gnarls Barkley

Gnarls Barkley Backing Tracks Crazy Gone Daddy Gone Run Smiley Faces Who Cares  
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Sophie Ellis Bextor

Sophie Ellis Bextor  is an English singer, songwriter and model. She first came to prominence in the late 1990s, as the lead singer of the indie rock band Theaudience. After the group disbanded, Ellis-Bextor went solo, achieving widespread success in the early 2000s. Her music is a mixture of mainstream pop, disco, nu-disco, and 1980s electronic influences.   Backing […]
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Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris started out as an American folk singer in New York, singing in clubs and bars to make a living. After a few years (and the break up of her marriage) she moved to Washington where there was a revival of country music and it was here that she met Gram Parsons who became […]

Carole King

Carole King  is an American composer and singer-songwriter.  To date, more than 400 of her compositions have been recorded by over 1,000 artists, resulting in over 100 hit singles. Carole King is without question one of the most successful and revered female songwriters in pop music history. Backing Tracks Anyone At All   Beautiful Been […]

John Miles

John Miles John Miles is an English rock music vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player, best known for his 1976 Top 3 UK hit single, “Music”. Backing Tracks Music     Lyrics Music (Was My First Love) Music was my first love And it’ll be my last Music of the future And music of the […]
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David Alexander

David Alexander (1929 – 4 February 1995) was a Welsh singer and entertainer. After leaving school at 16 David Alexander started his working life in the coal mines of South Wales but after a few years, came above ground to work in a factory. Whilst here David Alexander joined a male voice choir and they subsequently appeared on Opportunity Knocks, a […]

George Gershwin

George Gershwin was one of the most significant American composers of the 20th century, known for popular stage and screen numbers as well as classical compositions. Having dropped out of school he began playing piano professionally at just aged 15 years. He wrote numerous songs for stage and screen that quickly became standards and his […]

Footloose

Footloose A film musical originally released in 1984 and remastered in 2011, Footloose depicts the story of a young man who moves to a small American town, only to find that the town council has banned rock music and dancing. The storyline follows his new found friendships and how they beat the odds to get a […]

Cochi E Renato – E La Vita

          Cochi E Renato – Renato Pozzetto and Cochi Ponzoni are an Italian musical and comedy duo who works as Cochi e Renato Backing Tracks E La Vita   Ponzoni and Pozzetto were childhood friends, and they grew accustomed to perform together in front of an audience of friends and relatives. Their professional debut took place in 1965 in […]
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James Bay

James Bay (born 4 September 1990) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist.  In 2014, he released his single “Hold Back the River”, which has been certified platinum, before releasing his debut studio album Chaos and the Calm (2015). The album went to number one in the UK and number 15 in the US. In February 2015, Bay received […]
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Hal Ketchum

Hal Ketchum Backing Tracks: Hal Ketchum: My Veronica… Past The Point Of Rescue… Small Town Saturday Night… Some Girls Do… Hal Ketchum is an American country singer / songwriter / drummer and guitarist. He began drumming at age 15 and soon joined an R&B trio. He went to Nashville in 1986 to write songs, and three years later released his debut […]
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Camilla Kerslake

Camilla Kerslake is an English classical crossover singer from London who was the first signing to Gary Barlow’s record label. She released her debut album on 23 November 2009 in the UK.   In 2008, after years of auditioning, Kerslake won a place in an all-girl pop group. She was initially selected, but was let go soon afterwards owing to their […]

Black Veil Brides

Black Veil Brides is an American rock band based in Hollywood, California. The group formed in 2006 in Cincinnati, Ohio and is currently composed of Andy Biersack (lead vocals), Ashley Purdy (bass, backing vocals), Jake Pitts (lead guitar), Jinxx (rhythm guitar, violin) and Christian “CC” Coma (drums). Black Veil Brides are known for their use of black makeup, body paint, tight black studded clothing, and long hair, which were […]

Saint Raymond

Callum Burrows (born 30 March 1995), known professionally as Saint Raymond, is a singer-songwriter from Nottingham. He has released one album, four EPs and a number of singles. He took the ‘Saint Raymond’ moniker from the street that he grew up on and his grandfather’s name and began his career playing small gigs and open mic nights around Nottingham before gaining popularity […]

Pierces

The Pierces are a Los Angeles-based band consisting of sisters Allison and Catherine Pierce. They are best known for their song “Secret”, which was used as the opening song for the television show Pretty Little Liars. Backing Tracks Believe In Me The Devil Is A Lonely Night Lyrics “The Devil Is A Lonely Night” Found your picture and […]

OMI

Omar Samuel Pasley (born 3 September 1986), better known by his stage name Omi  is a Jamaican singer. He is best known for “Cheerleader”, a worldwide hit for him in a remixed version by German DJ Felix Jaehn. He is currently signed to Ultra Music, a part of Sony Music, and released his debut album Me 4 U on 16 October 2015. Backing Tracks […]

Lissie

Elisabeth Corrin Maurus (born November 21, 1982), known as Lissie, is an American singer-songwriter. She released her debut EP, “Why You Runnin’”, in November 2009. Lissie signed with Sony Music UK’s Columbia Records and her debut album, Catching a Tiger, was released on 21 June 2010. Backing Tracks Sleep Walking Official Website Lissie YouTube Channel Lyrics “Sleepwalking” I woke up at the foot of […]

Josef Salvat

Josef Salvat Backing Tracks Diamonds “Diamonds” (Rihanna) Shine bright like a diamond Shine bright like a diamondFind light in the beautiful sea I choose to be happy You and I, you and I We’re like diamonds in the skyYou’re a shooting star I see A vision of ecstasy When you hold me, I’m alive We’re […]
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Dave Sheriff

Dave Sheriff – born 1945 in Worcestershire, England is a country and western singer.   As a youth he played harmonica, drums and guitar and also sang in the school choir. He worked in clubs and made appearances on television in the UK and throughout Europe  He worked as a session musician and also appeared in […]

Ting Tings

The Ting Tings are an English rock pop duo from Salford, Greater Manchester. The band consists of Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums, bass guitar, cowbells) and Jules De Martino (drums, lead guitar, bass guitar, vocals, piano). The duo’s debut studio album, We Started Nothing, was released on 19 May 2008 by Columbia Records and peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart. The album […]
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Cage The Elephant

Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006 and relocated to London, England, in 2008 before their first album was released. They are known for their energetic live performances and eclectic sound. Cage the Elephant’s fourth album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, won the award for Best Rock Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Backing Tracks Ain’t No […]

Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, and blues. She has released ten studio albums, four compilations, a live album, and has contributed to a number of film soundtracks. Her songs include “All I Wanna Do”, “If It Makes You Happy” and “My Favorite Mistake”. […]

Ciara

Ciara Backing Tracks I Bet Work Level Up Love Sex Magic ft Justin Timberlake 1 2 Step ft Missy Elliott Goodies Like You – ft Bow Wow Official Website Biography Ciara is an R&B singer-songwriter and dancer best known for her hit single and debut album, ‘Goodies,’ and successful followup ‘Ciara: The Evolution.’ She is […]
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Desert Rose Band

The Desert Rose Band is a US country rock band from California founded by Chris Hillman (formerly of the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers) along with Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson in 1985. Rounding out the original lineup were Bill Bryson on bass guitar, Jay Dee Maness on pedal steel guitar, and Steve Duncan on drums. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the band charted several hit singles on the […]

Willie Nelson

Singer, songwriter and actor Willie Nelson started writing songs when he learned guitar at an early age, but it wasn’t really until well into the 1970’s that his work gained commercial success. Since then he has released 200 plus albums, earned numerous awards as a musician and is a recognised author, actor and activist. In […]

Lara Fabian

Lara Sophie Katy Crokaert (born 9 January, 1970), better known as Lara Fabian, is a Canadian-Belgian singer.  She was born in Etterbeek, Brussels to a Belgian father and a Sicilian mother. Since 1996 she holds a Canadian citizenship alongside the original Belgian.  She sold over 20 million records worldwide as of September 2017 and is one of the best-selling Belgian artists of all time. Backing Tracks *More Tracks Coming […]

Band Perry (The)

The Band Perry: All Your Life… Better Dig Two… Done… Don’t Let Me Be Alone… Gentle On My Mind… If I Die Young… The Band Perry is an American country music group composed of siblings Kimberly Perry (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Reid Perry (bass guitar, background vocals), and Neil Perry (mandolin, drums, accordion, background vocals). They […]
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Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club are an English indie rock band from Crouch End, London, consisting of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums) and Ed Nash (bass). They are guitar-fronted and have experimented with different genres, including folk, electronica, world music and indie rock. The band were given the opening slot on 2006’s V Festival after winning a competition. They subsequently released […]

Emilia

Emilia Rydberg, also known as Emilia Mitiku or more simply Emilia (born 5 January 1978, Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pop music and soul singer. Her 1998 hit single “Big Big World” reached number one in the music charts in several countries. Backing Tracks Big Big World Lyrics “Big Big World” I’m a big big girl in a big big world It’s not a big big thing if you leave […]

Ben Haenow

Ben Haenow (born 6 January 1985) is a British singer. He won the eleventh series of The X Factor in 2014. Following his win, his debut single, a cover of OneRepublic’s “Something I Need”, was released in December 2014. It debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the 2014 Christmas number one. Haenow released his self-titled debut studio album in November […]

Veronicas

The Veronicas are an Australian duo consisting of twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso. In addition to music the twins have their own line of clothing designed to mimic their own style and aimed at their younger fans. . In 2005 The Veronicas released their debut studio album “The Secret Life of..” which went to No. 2 on the Australian charts and […]

Andrews Sisters

The Andrews Sisters were an American close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras. The group consisted of three sisters LaVerne Sophia, Maxene Angelyn and Patricia Marie “Patty”. They are still widely acclaimed today for their famous close harmonies. They were inducted into the Minnesota Rock/Country Hall of Fame in May of 2006. Backing Tracks Apple Blossom Time Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Don’t Sit […]

Ben E King

Ben E King: Don’t Play That Song… Like Sister And Brother… On Broadway… Spanish Harlem… Stand By Me… Without Love… Ben E King was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer. One of his best-known songs was “Stand by Me” which was a hit in 1961, and in 1986 when it was used […]

Armin van Buuren

Dutch DJ, producer, radio presenter and record label owner Armin van Buuren comes from a musical family and although he has a Masters in Law, music is his passion. His music is in the ‘trance’ genre, generated using electronic equipment and is massively popular in clubs. He is well known around the world with many of […]

Once Blue

Once Blue is an American band consisting of Jesse Harris (born October 24, 1969) who is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, and Rebecca Martin (born April 24, 1969) is an American singer and songwriter.   Signed to EMI, Once Blue have created a blissful combination of smoke and savvy for their debut album Backing Tracks  Save Me   On their remarkable […]

Dubliners

In 1962, a collection of folk singers and musicians known as the Ronnie Drew Group played in a bar in Dublin. In 2015 (over 5 decades later) The Dublin Legends tour around Europe to sell out crowds. The in between years were filled with band members coming and going, the renaming of the group to The […]

Charlie Rich

Musician Charlie Rich was born in 1932, in Arkansas.  He briefly studied music at the University of Arkansas before joining the United States Air Force. He formed his first band while serving in the Air Force. The Velvetones were a blues and jazz group, but after leaving the Air Force in 1956 he became involved […]

Anthony Newley

Anthony Newley was an actor, singer, songwriter and director. His career spanned more than 50 years and included stints in film, theatre, rock and roll, comedy, music hall and television. Having shown promise as a leading boy actor in a couple of films in the late 1940’s Anthony Newley was given the role of The Artful Dodger in […]

Hall And Oates

Daryl Hall and John Oates met while both were studying music in Philadelphia, and soon formed the popular musical duo Hall and Oates (although the name has never appeared on any album as they prefer to use their full names!). Their genre is a mixture of soul, rock and pop. They are best known for […]
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Shakira

Shakira is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Her success was solidified with  the best selling single of the 2000s, “Hips Don’t Lie”. Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, became the biggest-selling World […]

Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson is an English singer and songwriter. She was a contestant in the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 and got into the final 12. Her debut single “Ghost” was released in June 2014 and gave Ella Henderson her first number-one song on the UK Singles Chart. She auditioned for  and won a scholarship place […]
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Roxette

Roxette formed in the late 80’s  and stormed the world charts with their mix of ballads and soft rock releases.  Comprising of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle they have sold an estimated 75 million records worldwide including in Germany, the US and the UK, and have achieved gold and platinum certifications. As of 2016, Roxette […]
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Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins: Ancora Non Sai… Bring Me To Life… Fear Of Falling… I Believe… I Vow To Thee My Country… Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming… Katherine Maria Jenkins OBE is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano, singer and songwriter. She is a popular classical-crossover singer who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre […]
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Musical Backing Tracks

  Musical Backing Tracks. A comprehensive catalogue of musical theatre backing tracks, listed by show. A comprehensive catalogue of musical theatre backing tracks available as mp3 download or you can choose to have your tracks sent to you on CD.   Listen to samples before you buy.    There are many musical backing tracks in […]

Hunger Games

The Hanging Treeis a song from the 2014 Film The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 1. It is sung by Jennifer Lawrence who is the actress who played the part of Katniss Everdeen in all The Hunger Games films. With lyrics written by Suzanne Collins (author), composed by Wesley Schultz (of The Lumineers) and performed by James Newton Howard Howard. The […]
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Another Level

Dane Bowers and Wayne Williams met at The BRIT School and were discovered by Nick Raphael and Christian Tattersfield (Northwestside Records). Along with Bobak Kianoush and Mark Baron they formed the four piece R & B boy band Another Level and although they disbanded after three years, they had major success in the UK Charts […]

Opera Backing Tracks

Classical and Opera Backing Tracks Classical Music, Art Songs, Lieder, Aria’s and Opera Backing Tracks available.  Suitable for high, middle or low voice eg: Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass. Available to download or have sent to you on CD. Brahms, Mozart, Bizet, Dvorak, Rossini, Puccini, Reger, Schubert, Menotti and many more. Opera Backing Tracks: Alphabetical […]

Tegan and Sara

Tegan and Sara are a Canadian indie pop band formed in 1998 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin (born September 19, 1980). Both musicians are songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.  The pair have released eight studio albums and numerous EPs. Their eighth album, Love You to Death, was released on June 3, 2016. The duo earned a Grammy nomination in 2013 for […]

Slim Whitman

Slim Whitman was an American Country music singer with a beautiful crystal clear vocal style, soaring falsetto and amazing yodelling ability. He spent time in the Navy during the second world war and spent his free time learning to play the guitar to entertain his fellow shipmates. Released from the navy he went back to his […]

Plain White T’s

Plain White T’s (Plain White Tees) are an American pop punk band who formed in 1997. Tom Higgenson and Dave Tirio learned cover songs before they started to write their own music, and soon they formed a band and started playing locally. They’ve had a couple members come and go over time, but the present day line-up is […]

Muppets

The Muppets are a bunch of characters created by Jim Henson in 1955. They have appeared on a plethora of TV shows, including Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock and their own “The Muppet Show”. They then became international film superstars with movies such as “The Muppet Movie”, “The Great Muppet Caper” and “Muppets Most Wanted”. Backing Tracks All I Need […]
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Atlantic Starr

Atlantic Starr are an American soul, R & B, boogie band which consists of vocalists and musicians playing instruments such as drums, saxophone, percussion, guitar, flute, trombone, trumpet and keyboards. Their best performing songs in terms of chart hits came in the mid -late ’80’s when “Secret Lovers” and “Always” flew into the US and […]

War Songs

Our collection of backing tracks and sheet music of popular songs from the War Years: Scroll down for World War One, The Christmas Truce and World War Two. World War One (WW1) Many of the songs the soldiers sang in the First World War seem to have a simple innocence about them which somehow reflects […]

Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc is an American singer / songwriter, rapper turned folk, soul, pop fusion artist. He is most famous for his solo tracks “I Need A Dollar” and “The Man”, but a collaboration with Swedish DJ Avicii produced the single “Wake Me Up” overshadowed those and went to number one in many countries. Many of his […]

Band Aid 30

For the 30th anniversary of Band Aid – Live Aid , Sir Bob Geldolf and Midge Ure have joined forces again to release “Do They Know It’s Christmas”. The original became the biggest selling single in UK Singles Chart history, selling a million copies in the first week alone, and subsequently passing three million sales […]

Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2009. The band consists of Taylor Momsen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Phillips (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Damon (bass) and Jamie Perkins (drums). The band released their debut studio album, Light Me Up, in August 2010. The album spawned three moderately successful singles, most notably “Make Me […]

Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde (16 August 1875 – 18 April 1940), born Flora May Augusta Flannagan, was an Australian popular singer and Music hall entertainer. From 1897 she lived and worked in the United Kingdom. She was one of the most popular stars of the early 20th century music hall. Backing Tracks Oh Oh Antonio Lyrics In quaint native dress an Italian maid Was deep in […]

K C and The Sunshine Band

  K C and The Sunshine Band Backing Tracks Boogie Shoes – K C and The Sunshine Band Get Down Tonight Give It Up I’m Your Boogie Man Keep Coming Back Please Don’t Go Queen Of Clubs Shake Shake Shake That’s The Way I Like It Yes I’m Ready
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Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas is an American singer / songwriter. He formed a band in 1993 which eventually became “Matchbox Twenty” and with which he is the main songwriter and lead singer. After being with the band for 10 years, Rob Thomas launched his solo career with the album “Something To Be” which shot straight to No […]
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Lawrence Welk

Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 – May 17, 1992) was an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted the television program The Lawrence Welk Show from 1951 to 1982. His style came to be known to his large audience of radio, television, and live-performance fans (and critics) as “champagne music”. Backing Tracks This Is A Great Country

David Cassidy

David  Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He was known for his role as Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge (played by his stepmother Shirley Jones), in the 1970s musical-sitcom The Partridge Family, which led to his becoming one of popular culture’s teen idols and superstar pop singers of the 1970s. […]

Kingston Trio

The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group.  The group was one of the most prominent groups of the era’s pop-folk boom that started in 1958 with the release of their first album and its hit recording of “Tom Dooley”, which sold over three million copies as a single. They have released nineteen albums and have won numerous awards including  […]

Faith No More

Faith No More Backing Tracks Ashes To Ashes  Easy Epic Evidence Gentle Art Of Making Enemies Midlife Crisis We Care A Lot Faith No More (sometimes abbreviated as FNM) is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979. Before settling on their current name in 1982, the band performed under the names Sharp Young Men  and later Faith No […]
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Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin (born Israel Isidore Baline, May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. Born in Russia, Berlin arrived in the United States at the age of five. He published his first song, “Marie from Sunny Italy”, in 1907, for […]

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick  is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actor in theatre productions.  She made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp , and rose to prominence for her supporting role as Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga  She achieved further recognition for starring as Beca Mitchell in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017). Backing Tracks […]

Disney – Frozen

Disney – Frozen: Do You Want To Build A Snowman… In Summer… Let It Go… Walt Disney Animation Studios,  released the feature film “Frozen” in 2013.  It is a comedy adventure featuring Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) who sets off on an journey, teaming up with a mountain man named Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer […]

Train

Train are an American rock and formed in 1993  In 1996 Train were turned down by Columbia Records as a new signing, so decided to release their first album “Train” independently and by 1997 were touring nationally (US) mainly as a support act.  Train have released several albums, won awards from the Grammys, American Music Awards […]

Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz  (born 19 July 1976), is a Swedish DJ, record producer, and musician. He rose to fame with his 2004 hit single Call on Me, and saw continued chart success with Proper Education in 2007, and “Pjanoo” in 2008. In 2016, he released his debut studio album, Opus. In 2017, he won DJ of the Year at the Electronic Music […]

Paul Anka

Paul Anka, (born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. Anka became famous during the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like “Diana,” “Lonely Boy,” “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” and “(You’re) Having My Baby.” He wrote such well-known music as the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and […]
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Big Mountain

Big Mountain is an American band known for its remake of Peter Frampton’s “Baby, I Love Your Way”, which became a top 10 hit single in the US in early 1994, reaching No. 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100, No. 1 on the Mainstream Top 40 and No. 2 in the UK.Backing Tracks  Baby I Love Your Way “Baby, I […]

Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli  is an American actress and iconic singer. Best known for her Academy Award-winning performance in Cabaret (1972), she is noted for her energetic stage presence and her powerful contralto singing voice. She is the daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli. Backing Tracks Alexanders Ragtime Band But The World Goes ‘Round Cabaret City Lights Don’t Be Cruel I Love A Piano […]

Heart

Heart: All I Want To Do Is Make Love To You… Alone… Barracuda… Crazy On You… These Dreams… Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide. Over the group’s four-decade history, it has had three primary line-ups, with the constant centre of the group since 1973 being sisters […]
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Johnny Hartman

  Johnny Hartman Backing Tracks Long Ago (And Far Away) Long ago and far away I dreamed a dream one day And now that dream is here beside me Long the skies were overcast But now the clouds have passed You’re here at last Chills run up and down my spine Aladdin’s lamp is mine […]
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Beach Boys

Beach Boys (The) are a vocal harmony group hailing from California and are one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and widely influential bands of all time. The group had over eighty songs chart worldwide with four of them reaching number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Beach Boys have sold in excess of 100 million records worldwide, […]

Dan Hartman

Dan Hartman –  Daniel Earl Hartman (December 8, 1950 – March 22, 1994) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. Among songs he wrote and recorded were “Free Ride” with The Edgar Winter Group, and the solo hits “Instant Replay”, “I Can Dream About You”, “We Are the Young” and “Second Nature”. “I Can Dream About You”.  The James Brown song “Living […]

Conchita Wurst – Eurovision 2014

Conchita Wurst (Thomas “Tom” Neuwirth) is an Austrian singer who came to fame as the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest winner with “Rise Like A Phoenix”. Conchita is a stage persona that Tom has developed as a result of being a gay man who liked to sometimes wear ladies clothing, but felt oppressed as a teenager growing up in a small Austrian […]

Pretenders

The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in March 1978. The original band consisted of initiator and main songwriter Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), James Honeyman-Scott (lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), Pete Farndon (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Martin Chambers (drums, backing vocals, percussion). Following the drug-related deaths of Honeyman-Scott and Farndon, the band has experienced numerous subsequent personnel changes, with Hynde as the only […]

Bob Marley

Bob Marley was a reggae singer / songwriter. Born and raised in Jamaica, his songs are infused with Rastafari beliefs and spiritual influences. He started out in 1963 with a group called The Wailers, but the group disbanded and Bob Marley forged a solo career and in 1977 released the album Exodus, which saw sales of  over 75 million albums […]

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978 Backing Tracks Sailing On The Seven Seas    Enola Gay    Locomotion   So In Love    Tesla Girls    Walking On The Milky Way   Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978. Spawned by earlier group The Id, […]

Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias is a singer, born on September 23, 1943 in Madrid, Spain. Julio Iglesias was a professional soccer player with Real Madrid and graduated from law school. During his hospitalisation after a serious accident, a nurse gave him a guitar that he might have something to do with his hands. In learning to play, […]

U2

U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.  Within four years, they signed with Island Records and released their debut album, Boy (1980).  By the mid-1980s, they had become renowned globally for their live act, highlighted by their performance at Live Aid in 1985.  U2 have released 14 studio albums and are one of the world’s best-selling music artists in history, having sold more than […]
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Damage

Damage are a British R & B band formed in the 1990’s. They had 11 hit singles in the UK Charts and sold 2.5 million records worldwide. When they were teenagers Andrez Harriott, Jade Jones, Coreé Richards, Rahsaan J. Bromfield and Noel Simpson sent a demo tape of their cover of the Jackson Five song “Anything” to Jazz Summers at Big […]
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Tremeloes (The)

The Tremeloes are a British beat band who were founded in 1958 whose most famous hits are “Do You Love Me”  and “Silence Is Golden”. In 1962, Decca Records was looking to sign a new beat band and auditioned two promising bands, one being Brain Poole and The Tremeloes and the other The Beatles. The record company signed The Tremeloes and their […]

Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo Green (Thomas DeCarlo Callaway) started out with the hip-hop group Goodie Mob before going solo in 2002. Cee Lo Green is an entertainer and businessman. As a five-time Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter-producer, television personality, actor, entrepreneur, pop culture & fashion icon his profile is huge. Cee Lo Green launched his solo career with the album Cee-Lo Green […]
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Dappy

Costadinos Contostavlos  (born 11 June 1987), better known by his stage name Dappy, is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor. He is best known for being the lead singer of the Camden-based grime trio N-Dubz, with his cousin Tulisa, and Fazer. He was known for his slightly unusual dress sense and his love for what he describes as “eye-catching headwear”. His trademark was wearing a selection of woolly chullos (sometimes […]

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton is an American Country music singer and TV personality. His first single “Austin” went to the top of the Billboard Charts  and stayed there for 5 weeks. He has since had success with over 20 hits and 8 albums for which he has been up for Grammy Awards. On television he is best known for being a judge […]

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood came to fame as the Winner of the Fourth Series of a TV show called American Idol in 2008. She is a Country music singer, songwriter and actress who in less than 10 years,  has sold 65 million records worldwide, scored 20 number 1 singles, and achieved nearly 100 major accolades, including seven Grammy Awards. She has co-hosted the […]

Travis Tritt

Travis Tritt is an American country music singer and songwriter. He started singing at Sunday School at a very early age and progressed to songwriting as an adolescent. He has produced 12 studio albums from which he has had a few Top Ten Billboard hits, including Help Me Hold On, Anymore and Best Of Intentions. […]

Martine McCutcheon

Martine McCutcheon (born Martine Ponting) is an English singer, television personality, actress and radio presenter. She came to fame in her role as Tiffany Mitchell in EastEnders, but left the series at the end of 1998 to embark on a pop career. She had major success, reaching No. 1 in five countries with her first single Perfect Moment. She subsequently released three albums but her pop career […]

Maria McKee

Maria McKee (born August 17, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter. She is best known for her work with Lone Justice, her 1990 UK solo chart-topping hit, “Show Me Heaven”, and her song “If Love Is a Red Dress (Hang Me in Rags)” from the film Pulp Fiction. Backing Tracks If Love Is A Red Dress Show Me Heaven

Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre and film for over 50 years. He has won many awards including Grammy’s, Pulitzer Prize, Academy Awards and the Laurence Oliver Award. His most famous works include A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Dick Tracey, […]

Cranberries

As an Irish rock band, The Cranberries, fronted by Dolores O’Riordan, also include elements of indie pop, post-punk, Irish folk and pop rock in their music. Formed in 1990, the bands first album “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?” was a commercial success and they became one of the biggest rock acts of […]

Paul Simon

Paul Simon is an American singer-songwriter. He first came to fame as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel. They split as a duo in 1970. Paul Simon’s first studio album after this split was self-titled and included songs like “Mother and Child Reunion” and “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard. During the 1980s, Simon […]

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Giovanni Nutini (born 9 January 1987) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from Paisley. Nutini’s debut album, These Streets (2006), peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. Its follow-up, Sunny Side Up (2009), debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. Both albums have been certified quintuple platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. After 5 years, Nutini […]
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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige OBE is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre. She attended the Aida Foster stage school, making her first professional appearance on stage in 1964, at the age of 16. Her appearance in the 1968 production of Hair marked her West End debut. Elaine Paige played Eva Perón in Evita in 1978. She won the Laurence Olivier Award for Performance of […]

Guys And Dolls

Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and based on the book “The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown”  by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.  The premiere on Broadway was in 1950 and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine. Backing Tracks  A Bushel […]

Stromae

Paul Van Haver (born 12 March 1985), better known by his stage name Stromae, is a Belgian musician, rapper, singer, and songwriter. He established himself in both the hip hop and electronic music genres. Stromae came to wide public attention in 2009 with his song “Alors on danse” (from the album Cheese), which became a number one in several European countries. In 2013, his second album Racine […]

Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.  His mother was a classically trained musician, and his father was a well-known folk singer. His first album release ‘Grace‘ in 1994, which included his cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”, made him an eventual sensation with both critics and fans. Tragically Jeff Buckley died in a swimming accident […]
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Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka is a British Soul Musician whose hits include Home Again and I’m Getting Ready. Michael supported Adele on her 2011 European Tour. He was nominated for and won the BBC’s Sound of 2012. At a young age he developed a love of rock music and performed in various cover bands while briefly studying jazz.  After performing as a […]

Gary Moore

Gary Moore: Cold Day In Hell… Empty Rooms… Holding On To Love… One Day… Parisienne Walkways… Still Got The Blues… Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952[1] – 6 February 2011) was a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist. In a career dating back to the 1960s, Moore played with musicians including Phil Lynott and Brian Downey […]
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Huey Lewis and The News

Huey Lewis and the News is an American pop rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, eventually scoring a total of 19 top-ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary and Mainstream Rock charts. Their greatest success was in the 1980s with the number-one album, Sports, […]

Gerry and The Pacemakers

Backing Tracks Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying Ferry Cross The Mersey – Gerry And The Pacemakers How Do You Do It I Like It I’m The One  You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry and The Pacemakers Official Website
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Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band from Ireland formed in 1969. Two of the founding members,  Brian Downey (drums) and Phil Lynott (vocals and bass) met while still in school and Gary Moore joined for a brief spell in 1973.  Thin Lizzy recorded twelve studio albums, with Lynott writing most of the material. The singles “Whiskey in the Jar” (a […]

Jessica Andrews

Jessica Andrews     Backing Tracks I Do Now I Will Be There For You Karma There’s More To Me Than You Unbreakable Heart Who I Am   “Unbreakable Heart” An empty room a broken fairy tale A hollow girl with empty arms From an angels tears God made the stars Why cant He make […]
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Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck Backing Tracks Hi Ho Silver Lining –
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Petula Clark

Petula Clark is a popular British Singer, most famous through the 1960;s.  She recorded herfirst song ‘Music, Music, Music’ in 1949.  Downtown became a big hit for her in 1964, along with Colour My World, Don’t Sleep Under The Subway, and I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love.    Petula continues to tour extensively. Backing Tracks […]

Barbara Dickson

As a multi-million selling recording artist with an Award winning acting career, Barbara Dickson OBE has been one of the most popular artists in Britain since the early 1970’s.   Taking part in the musical, Blood Brothers, in 1983 was to mark Barbara’s debut as a stage actress.    In 1985 Barbara’s single ‘I Know Him […]

Ave Maria

Ave Maria Backing Tracks: Ave Maria by: Gounod Bach…  Schubert…    Simon Lindley/Katherine Jenkins… Beyonce… Celine Dion… Andrea Bocelli… Nana Mouskouri… Backing Tracks Andrea Bocelli  Beyonce  Celine Dion (High Voice) – Gounod Bach (Low Voice) – Gounod Bach (Middle Voice) – Gounod Bach Nana Mouskouri Schubert 320  (High Voice) – Schubert (Low Voice) – Schubert (Middle Voice) – […]
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Stephanie Grace

Stephanie Grace is a country/pop singer/songwriter from Douglassville, PA.   Influenced by Miranda Lambert, LeAnn Rimes, The Band Perry, Adele and Colbie Caillat, Grace considers herself a well-rounded artist to whom songwriting is just as important as live performance. Backing Tracks Would U Be Mine Artist Website A songwriter with something essential to say, a gifted […]

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. Being the child of military parents, he moved around during his early childhood including spells in the UK, Japan and Germany. Khalifa released his first single “Black and Yellow” which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. Khalifa has worked with a number of other rappers […]

Tinie Tempah

Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu  (born 7 November 1988), better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. He has been signed to Parlophone Records since 2009, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group. He created his own record and fashion label Disturbing London Records in 2007 along with his cousin, Dumi Oburota. After releasing a number of mixtapes, he […]
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Easton Corbin

Easton Corbin is an American country music singer who was signed to Mercury Records Nashville in 2009. In March 2010 he released his self-titled debut album which includes two number one hits “Roll With It” and “A Little More Country Than That”. Easton became the first male country artist in 17 years to have his first […]

Roys (The)

The Roys Backing Tracks – Still Standing – The Roys Backing Tracks    
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Vick Allen

Vick Allen (Born 17th September 1971) is an American singer and songwriter.  He started singing with a gospel group, and later ventured out on his own as a soul singer, sharing the stage with such artists as Bobby “Blue” Bland, The O’Jays, Buddy Miles, and Willie Clayton. Vick Allen is a well-known singer, producer, performer, […]

Lee Brice

Lee Brice (born Kenneth Mobley Brice, Jr., June 10, 1979) is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Curb Records. Brice has released four albums for the label: Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love, I Don’t Dance and Lee Brice. Singles include: “A Woman Like You”, “Hard to Love”, “I Drive Your Truck”,  “I Don’t Dance”,  “Love Like Crazy”, “Parking Lot Party”, “Drinking Class”, […]

Half Moon Run

Half Moon Run Backing Tracks Full Circle     “Full Circle” Cap off kneeling at the back of the church, Feeling water on your brow, if it’s healing it hurts At first a sharpish pain that returns as a thought That the needle in your skin will bring you closer to GodAnd I watch as […]
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System Of A Down

System of a Down (sometimes abbreviated as SOAD) is a heavy / alternative metal band from California, formed in 1994. The band achieved commercial success with the release of five studio albums, three of which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. System of a Down has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, and their song “B.Y.O.B.” won the Best Hard Rock Performance of […]

Fun

Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. The band was formed by Nate Ruess (former lead singer of The Format), with Andrew Dost (of Anathallo), and Jack Antonoff (of Steel Train and Bleachers). Fun has released two albums: Aim and Ignite in August 2009 and Some Nights in February 2012. Backing Tracks Carry On Sight Of The Sun Some Nights  Some Nights –  (No backing vocals) We Are Young […]
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Bucky Covington

Bucky Covington III  is an American country music singer. He placed eighth in the American Idol series in December 2006,  His debut album, was released on April 17, 2007, and produced three hit singles on the Hot Country Songs charts: “A Different World” at number six, “It’s Good to Be Us” at number eleven, and “I’ll Walk” at number ten. Three […]

John Newman

John Newman  is an English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for the track “Love Me Again” . Backing Tracks Blame Cheating Come And Get It Feel The Love ft Rudimental Losing Sleep Love Me Again Not Giving In ft Rudimental Tribute Official Website     John William Peter Newman (born 16 June […]
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Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula (née Douglas; born 23 April 1986) is a British recording artist, songwriter and composer. Her debut album, Sing to the Moon, was released on 4 March 2013 with an orchestral re-recording released on 11 August 2014. Her second album, The Dreaming Room was released in 2016. Both albums were received to critical acclaim and garnered Mercury Prize nominations. Backing Tracks Green Garden […]

Icona Pop

Icona Pop is a Swedish electropop duo which a formed in 2009 by Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo who met by chance at a party. They signed to TEN Music Group and their biggest hit to date has been “I Love It”. Since September 2012, the duo have been based in the United States In 2013, the duo released their new single “Girlfriend”. Icona […]
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Josh Abbott Band

Josh Abbott Band Backing Tracks I’ll Sing About Mine – Josh Abbott Band  
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Amy Rose

Amy Rose Backing Tracks I Just Want You To Know

Union J

Union J are an English boy band. They auditioned for the ninth series of the British television music competition The X Factor where they met Shelley who joined the band at the judges’ request. They finished fourth and were subsequently signed to Sony Music subsidiary RCA Records. Their debut single “Carry You” was released in June 2013. Their self-titled debut studio album followed […]

Journey

Journey Backing Tracks Any Way You Want It Don’t Stop Believin  
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Miguel

Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter. After signing to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut studio album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010. Although it was underpromoted upon its release, the album became a sleeper hit and helped Miguel garner commercial standing. After Jive’s dissolution in 2011, he moved to RCA […]

Script (The)

The Script are an Irish rock band from Dublin. It consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Danny O’Donoghue, lead guitarist Mark Sheehan and drummer Glen Power. The band released its debut album, The Script, in August 2008 which was preceded by the successful singles “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” and “Breakeven”. The album peaked at number one on the UK Charts. Their […]
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Platters (The)

The Platters is an American vocal group formed in 1952. They were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The act went through several personnel changes, with the most successful incarnation comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, […]

Paul Weller

Paul Weller (born John William Weller, 25.5.1958) is an English singer/songwriter, who first found fame in the punk era, as the singer and guitarist in The Jam – a very successful new-wave styled band.  The Jam split in 1982 and Weller formed The Style Council. Not as commercially successful as The Jam, and was disbanded […]

Exciters

    The Exciters were an American pop music group of the 1960s. They were originally a girl group, with one male member being added afterwards. At the height of their popularity the group consisted of lead singer Brenda Reid, her husband Herb Rooney, Carolyn Johnson and Lillian Walker. Backing Tracks  Tell Him   I know something about love. You’ve gotta […]

Bad Manners

Bad Manners was founded by frontman Buster Bloodvessel (aka Douglas Trendle) in the 1970’s. Bad Manners were a popular live attraction in North London, with their brand of ska. Bad Manners earned nine Top 40 singles between in the 1980’s and the band have remained a popular live act throughout Britain and Europe ever since. 2016 marked the […]

Owl City

Owl City is an American electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota; it is one of several projects by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young. Young created the project while experimenting with music in his parents’ basement. Owl City developed a following on the social networking site MySpace, like many musicians who achieved success in the late 2000s, before signing […]

Scissor Sisters

Scissor Sisters is an American pop group formed in 2001. Their music style tends to lean towards pop rock and glam rock, nu-disco, and electroclash. Their disco version of “Comfortably Numb” and subsequent self titled debut album earned them a Grammy nomination and the album was a success, particularly in the UK where it reached number one, was later certified […]

Example

Example Backing Tracks All The Wrong Places    Changed The Way You Kissed Me    Kickstarts    Kids Again Midnight Run    One Day More (Stay With Me)    Perfect Replacement    Stay Awake      10 Million People Elliot John Gleave (born 20 June 1982), better known by his stage name Example, is an English singer, […]
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Lawson

Lawson are an English pop rock band, consisting of Andy Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Ryan Fletcher (bass guitar, backing vocals), Joel Peat (lead guitar, backing vocals) and Adam Pitts (drums). The band’s debut album, Chapman Square, was released on 22 October 2012 and reached number three on the UK Albums Chart. To date, the band have achieved seven UK top […]

Travie McCoy

Travis Lazarus,  Travie McCoy (born August 6, 1981) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is the co-founder and lead singer of the rap rock band Gym Class Heroes, in addition to having a solo career. McCoy released his debut solo album, Lazarus, in 2010. The lead single from the album, “Billionaire” featuring Bruno Mars, peaked at number four on […]

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw is an American country singer, songwriter, and actor. McGraw began singing in a neo-traditional country style, but starting with 1997’s Everywhere, he developed a more crossover-friendly, country pop sound, making him one of the first male Country singers of his generation to crossover to Pop. Backing Tracks All I Want Is A Life All We Ever Find Angel Boy Angry All […]
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Vaccai Vocal Exercises

Vaccai Vocal Exercises – Vocalises Practical Method of Italian Singing. The Vaccai Practical Method of Italian Singing has long been an indispensable introduction to classical singing and singing in Italian.  Rather than using scales and exercises, Vaccai uses a series of short songs each highlighting a particular skill and aspect of classical singing.     […]
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Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins  is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who partnered with Jim Messina on several recordings.  Loggins & Messina were among the most popular folk-based soft rock acts of the first half of the ’70s and enjoyed a four-year string of successful albums. As a solo artist, Kenny Loggins has written the soundtrack for several movies including ‘Footloose’ […]

Mario Lanza

Mario Lanza (born Alfredo Arnold Cocozza; January 31, 1921 – October 7, 1959) was an American tenor of Italian ancestry, and an actor and Hollywood film star of the late 1940s and the 1950s. Backing Tracks Because You’re Mine Beloved Be My Love Besame Mucho Come Dance With Me Granada With A Song In My Heart

Bridgit Mendler

Bridgit Mendler  is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.  In 2012, Mendler released her debut studio album Hello My Name Is…. The record spawned the lead single”Ready or Not” (2012), which was certified Gold and Platinum in various countries. The follow-up single “Hurricane” (2013) did not achieve the same success. Mendler has links with several philanthropic projects and humanitarian causes. From […]

Rhydian

Rhydian James Roberts (born 14 February 1983), known mononymously as Rhydian, is a Welsh baritone singer, television presenter and musical theatre actor. He made his name by finishing second in series 4 of The X Factor, and has since become more widely known. Backing Tracks Impossible Dream   Lyrics To dream the impossible dream To fight the unbeatable foe To bear with unbearable sorrow […]

Hayley Westenra

Hayley Westenra Backing Tracks Abide With Me – Hayley Westenra Beat Of My Heart Benedictus The Water Is Wide – Hayley Westenra Who Painted The Moon Black – Hayley Westenra
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Smokey Joes Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Cafe Backing Tracks Baby That’s Rock And Roll   (spoken) in the beginning there was nothing but rocks then somebody invented the wheel and things just begun to roll did you ever hear a tenor sax swinging like a rusty axe walking like a dog down in a hollow log baby that’s rock […]
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13 The Musical

13 The Musical (Thirteen) Backing Tracks Bad Bad News Lamest Place Lamest Place – NBV 13 Becoming A Man 13
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Steve Miller Band

Steven Haworth Miller (born October 5, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, known as leader of the Steve Miller Band. He began his career in blues and blues rock and evolved to a more pop-oriented sound which, from the mid-1970s through the early 1980s, resulted in a series of highly popular singles and albums. Miller was inducted into the Rock and […]

PSY

  PSY a South Korean artist who blasted his way into worldwide stardom with his hit “Gangnam Style”; a catchy tune with easy to imitate dance moves. The follow up single “Gentleman” was nowhere near as popular and PSY seems to have drifted away from the limelight.   Backing Tracks Gangnam Style Gentleman

Turnpike Troubadours

Turnpike Troubadours is an American country music group from Oklahoma founded in 2005.  Original members including Evan Felker and R.C. Edwards.  They started their own imprint, Bossier City Records, in 2007 in order to have a recording to sell at live shows.  They have since released five studio albums. Backing Tracks Gin, Smoke, Lies Artist Website   Well in the […]

Thompson Square

Thompson Square is an American country music duo composed of husband and wife Keifer and Shawna Thompson and have topped the radio charts across the Unites States, Canada and Australia with #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About,” respectively.   The married duo […]

TJ Maddux

After his father bought him his first guitar at the age of 13, T.J. Maddux was determined to learn how to play. T.J. spent hours every day teaching himself the guitar. At 16, he wrote his very first song. After becoming a young man and giving his life to God, Maddux began playing and singing […]

Sunday Drive

Sunday Drive is an American gospel family from Tennesee.  They have had the privilege to perform at prestigious venues such as The Grand Ole Opry, Silver Dollar City, Dollywood andThe National Quartet Convention.   They have also shared the stage with The Oak Ridge Boys, The Gaithers, Big Daddy Weave, David Crowder Band, The McKameys and […]

Ritchie Valens

Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. A rock & roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens’ recording career lasted eight months, as it abruptly ended when he died in a plane crash. During this time, […]
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Grace Potter

Grace Potter is a singer and multi talented musician who fronts the band the Nocturnals. She became the lead singer of the Nocturnals while attending university and the band released two albums before signing with Hollywood Records. Backing Tracks Devil’s Train Empty Heart Low Road Never Go Back Paris Something That I Want Stars You […]
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Payton Rae

Payton Rae is ateen country singing sensation with EP releases titled Dare to Live and Gone Girl, accompanied by singles called “Stomp the Fire Out,” “Two Is Better Than One” and “Christmas Time With You.”   She started locally in Houston, Texas before expanding her audience via the internet. She released a debut EP titled Dare […]

JT Hodges

JT Hodges Backing Tracks Sleepy Little Town – JT Hodges “Sleepy Little Town” Cops showed up at a little o’six With the FBI and their black crown vics The Cuffed coach Martin with his face in the ground Neighbors say he got off a couple a rounds Hundred thousand dollars in an old suitcase He […]
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John Michael

John Michael Backing Tracks Sophisticated Lady – John Michael I see you there A small scent of sin up in your eyes And your hair relaxed to your shoulders Let me float up to you darling Are u wanting what it feels like you’re beggin me for Lady don’t Don’t you rush at all I […]
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Good Old War

Good Old War Backing Tracks Amazing Eyes – Good Old War “Amazing Eyes” You have amazing eyes The right one’s suspicious and the left one wants my love I don’t care what you think I’ve done I know I never meant no harm to anyone I know I never meant no harm at allIs this […]
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Eve To Adam

Eve To Adam is a hard rock band formed in New York City in 2001.  They have released 5 albums and had three songs reach the top 40 on Billboard’sMainstream Rock Chart and 1 song, Immortal, that broke the Top 15 at Active Rock in 2014 . Backing Tracks School’s Out   Well we got no choice All the girls and […]

Colt Ford

Jason Farris Brown (born August 27, 1970) known professionally as Colt Ford, is an American country music artist, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, and former professional golfer best known for his music fusing country and hip hop, which has beem categorized as “country rap”. He has released six albums via Average Joes Entertainment, which he co-founded. Ford has charted six times on the Hot Country Songs charts and co-wrote (with Brantley Gilbert, “Dirt Road […]

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band (also known as The Bonzo Dog Band) was created by a group of British art-school students in the 1960s. Combining elements of music hall, trad jazz and psychedelic pop with surreal humour and avant-garde art, the Bonzos came to the public attention through a 1968 ITV comedy show, Do Not Adjust Your Set.   I’m The Urban Spaceman Lyrics I’m the urban spaceman, baby, I’ve got speed, […]

Bobby Pickett

Robert George Pickett (February 11, 1938 – April 25, 2007), known by the pen name Bobby “Boris” Pickett, was an American singer, best known for co-writing and performing the 1962 hit novelty song “Monster Mash.” Backing Tracks Monster Mash   Lyrics I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my monster from his […]

Willy Moon

William George Sinclair (born 2 June 1989), better known by his stage name Willy Moon, is a New Zealand-born musician, singer, songwriter and producer. He is known for his 2012 single “Yeah Yeah” which appeared on the 2012 Apple iPod advert and peaked at number 26 on the UK Singles Chart. In March 2015, Moon and his wife, Natalia Kills, were […]

Phillip Phillips

Phillip Phillips  (born September 20, 1990) is an American singer and songwriter who won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23, 2012. His coronation song, “Home,” released after his win, became the all time best selling song from American Idol. His debut album The World from the Side of the Moon was released on November 19, 2012. His second album, Behind the […]

Jana Kramer

Jana Kramer is an American country singer and actress She is known for her role as Alex Dupre on the television series One Tree Hill. She began her musical career in 2012 and released two albums, which produced seven singles on the Country charts including the top 10 hits “Why Ya Wanna” and “I Got the Boy“. She also competed in Dancing with the […]
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Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere Backing Tracks Telescope “Telescope” Yeah, Won’t do no good, if you run from me There ain’t no cheatin’, schemin’ my heart don’t see You left your troubles in my head, in my head You left your secrets in my bed, in my bed You’re like the cover of a book that’s been read, […]
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Chordettes

The Chordettes were an American female singing quartet.  They are best known for their hit songs “Mr. Sandman” and “Lollipop”. The original members of the group were Janet Ertel, Alice Mae Buschmann Spielvogel (replaced by Carol Buschmann, her sister-in-law, in 1947), Dorothy “Dottie” (Hummitzsch) Schwartz, and Jinny Osborn/Lockard. The Chordettes started out singing folk music but eventually changed to a harmonising style […]

Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer. He has been described as “rock & roll’s first great wild man”. He began playing the piano at the age of 9, copying the styles of preachers and black musicians, and gave his first public performance […]
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Saturdays (The)

The Saturdays are a manufactured girl group formed in 2007 through auditions that were held by a management company. All five members had previous performing experience. The group consists of vocalists Frankie Bridge, Una Healy, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King and Vanessa White (departed 2017). They have released 5 albums from which they have had numerous […]

Perry Como

Perry Como: And I Love You So… Catch A Falling Star… It’s Impossible… Magic Moments… Some Enchanted Evening… Til The End Of Time… Perry Como became known as one of the ‘Crooners’  (alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby). He was one of the most popular vocalists between the end of World War II and the rise of […]
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Tulisa

Tulisa Contosta is a British singer-songwriter, actress, and television personality. Tulisa was a part of N-Dubz with her cousin Dappy which became successful in the 2000s, as part of the band she has gained two platinum-certified albums, five MOBO awards, four headlining tours, a Brit Award nomination, eight top twenty five singles, three silver certified singles, one gold-certified album, a compilation album […]

Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt: Have A Heart… I Can’t Make You Love Me… Love Sneakin’ Up On You…  Nick Of Time… Something To Talk About… Thing Called Love… Having become hooked on the blues country sound as a teenager, Bonnie Raitt became the opening act for many of the blues performers of the late 60’s. Her incredible […]

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley: Accidental Racist… Celebration… I’m Gonna Miss Her… Two People Fell In Love… We Danced… Welcome To The Future… Brad Paisley (born Bradley Douglas Paisley October 28, 1972) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He released his debut album “Who Needs Pictures” in 1999 followed by nine other studio albums and a […]

Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo is an American singer, songwriter, actor and collaborator. His song “Let Me Love You,” which he wrote for the R&B singer Mario, rose to no. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100. He has since released several albums as a solo artist and received Grammy Awards. In 2007 he won the award for Best Contemporary R&B […]
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Birdy

Birdy (Jasmine van den Bogaerde) is a British musician, singer songwriter who won a major music competition at the age of 12. Her debut single a cover of “Skinny Love” by Bon Iver, charted highly all across Europe and went platinum in Australia. Her debut album, Birdy, was released in 2011 and went to number 1 in […]

Wynonna Judd

Wynonna  Judd is an American country music singer. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the single name Wynonna. She first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother Naomi in the country music duo The Judds. They released seven albums on Curb Records in addition to 26 singles, of which 14 were number-one hits. The Judds disbanded in 1991 […]

B’Witched – B*Witched – Bewitched

BeWitched were a four-piece girl band from Dublin who topped the UK charts several times in the late 90’s/early 00’s with only two albums. Their debut single “C’est La Vie” was a huge success after it reached number one on the charts around the world, including the United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand. In the process, […]

Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty  MacColl (10 October 1959 – 18 December 2000) was an English singer and songwriter. She recorded several pop hits in the 1980s and 1990s, including “There’s a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis” and cover versions of Billy Bragg’s “A New England” and The Kinks’ “Days”. Her song “They Don’t Know” was covered with great […]

Katrina And The Waves

Katrina And The Waves Backing Tracks Love Shine A Light – Eurovision Winner 1997 Walking On Sunshine   Walking On Sunshine I used to think maybe you loved me Now baby I’m sure And I just can’t wait ’till the day When you knock on the door Now every time I go for the mailbox […]
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Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes  is an American country music singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Hayes released his self-titled debut album in 2011 and it reached number seven on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Top Country Albums, and has sold over 1.1 million copies. Its most successful single, “Wanted”, has sold over 3.5 million copies and made Hunter Hayes the youngest male act to ever top […]
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JLS

JLS were an English boy band, which consisted of members Aston Merrygold, Oritsé Williams, Marvin Humes, and JB Gill. They were already signed to a record company when the entered and became runners up on the 2008 series of X – Factor . Their first two singles after this (“Beat Again” and “Everybody in Love“) went to number one on […]
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Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris: Blame… Bounce… Drinking From The Bottle… Feel So Close… Let’s Go… My Way… Thinking About You… Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish record producer, DJ, singer and songwriter. He released his first album “I Created Disco” in June 2007. His second album “Ready for […]
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Estelle

Estelle Fanta Swaray (born 18 January 1980), simply known as Estelle, is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress from West London, England. Estelle is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, reggae, grime, hip hop and dance. She experienced mainstream success with the single “American Boy” featuring Kanye West, reaching number 1 in the United Kingdom. Estelle […]

Deana Carter

Deana Carter: Angels Working Overtime… Count Me In… Did I Shave My Legs For This… How Do I Get There… I’m Just A Girl… Strawberry Wine… We Danced Anyway… Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a country music artist who gained recognition with the release of her debut album “Did […]

Conor Maynard

Conor Paul Maynard (born 21 November 1992) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer, YouTuber and actor from Brighton who is signed to Warner Music Group subsidiary, Parlophone. Maynard rose to success in 2012 when he was nominated for, and subsequently won, MTV’s Brand New for 2012 award] His debut single, “Can’t Say No”, was released in the United Kingdom on […]
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Baauer

Harry Bauer Rodrigues (born April 30, 1989), better known by his stage name, Baauer, is an American record producer of trap and bass music, best known for his hit song “Harlem Shake”. He has been producing dance music from the age of 13, mostly making house music and electro. He previously produced a track under the name Captain Harry, which was played by Kissy Sell Out on BBC Radio 1. His influences include hip […]

Cheryl

Cheryl Ann Tweedy is an English singer, songwriter and television personality. Born and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, she rose to fame in late 2002 upon winning a place in Girls Aloud, a girl group created through ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals. While still in the group, she began a solo career in April 2009, which  produced ten singles, “Fight for This Love, “Promise […]

Simply Red

Simply Red is a British band who were prolific in the 1980’s and have sold more than 50 million albums. Their style is based on soul, New Romantic, rock, reggae and jazz. From their early days, the main driving force behind the band was singer/songwriter Mick Hucknall, who, by the time the band was disbanded in 2010, was the […]
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Jermaine Stewart

Jermaine Stewart Backing Track We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off – Jermaine Stewart Not a word, from your lips You just took for granted that I want to skinny dip. A quick hit, that’s your game. But I’m not a piece of meat, stimulate my brain. Night is young, so are we. Lets […]
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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan was an American jazz singer born on March 27, 1924. She grew up with a love of music and performing and started learning to play piano at an early age (also her mother sang in a church choir and father played guitar and piano). Winning a talent competition held at Harlem’s Apollo Theater […]

Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman is a British classical crossover singer who has sold millions of records and been performed in arenas, cathedrals, and Olympic stadiums around the world. She is the winner of more than 180 gold and platinum awards in 40 countries. Sarah Brightman began her career as a member of the dance troupe, “Pans People”, […]

Ultravox

Ultravox were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973. Between 1980–86, they scored seven Top Ten albums and seventeen Top 40 singles in the UK, the most successful of which was their 1981 hit “Vienna”. Backing Tracks All Stood Still Dancing With tears In My Eyes Hymn If I Was Loves Great Adventure Mirror Man […]

Randy Crawford

Randy Crawford (born February 18, 1952, Macon, Georgia) is an American jazz and R&B singer. She has been more successful in Europe than in the United States. She has had multiple top five hits in the UK, including her 1980 number 2 hit, “One Day I’ll Fly Away”. Despite her American nationality, she won Best British Female Solo Artist in recognition of […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers hail from Los Angeles in the USA and was formed in the 1980’s from a friendship forged by three school friends, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Balzary, and Hillel Slovak with drummer Jack Irons joining a little later. Their style was an explosive combination of funk and punk rock which was very […]

Fame

Fame is a stage musical based on the 1980 musical film of the same name. The musical premiered in 1988 in Miami, Florida. De Silva had produced the 1980 film about students at New York City’s High School of Performing Arts. The critically and commercially successful film was followed by a six-season television series, and the musical. The musical is significantly rewritten from the […]

Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers Musical is, at first, a heart-warming story of Mickey and Edward, two brothers separated at birth, brought together again through friendship. However, their familial relationship is concealed by their guardians who strive to keep them apart because of superstitious beliefs. Backing Tracks Bright New Day Council Chambers Easy Terms Gypsies In The Woods […]

Bill Haley

Bill Haley (William John Clifton) was an American musician and songwriter. He was born into a musical family where his father played banjo and mandolin and his mother was accomplished on the keys Many say he was a pioneer for rock and roll music in the early 1950’s and with his group The Comets had million-selling hits […]
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Bay City Rollers

The Bay City Rollers are a Scottish pop band whose popularity was highest in the mid 1970’s. Bay City Rollers popularity exploded after their first single hit the charts, and they subsequently released a string of top ten hits the UK. The group has continued to thrive with different band members forming splinter groups, or joining […]

Bobby Bare

Bobby Bare has logged 30 Top 20 singles over the course of his career, won a Grammy Award, has multiple Grammy nominations and has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, in the Veterans Artist category. During his career, Bare has had success with Traditional Country, the Nashville Sound, Outlaw Country, and country pop crossover material. Born […]

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf : Bat Out Of Hell … Paradise By The Dashboard Light … Dead Ringer … Meat Loaf is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. His Bat Out of Hell albums (consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose) has sold […]
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Soul Asylum

Soul Asylum is an American alternative rock band formed in 1981 by school friends Dan Murphy, Karl Mueller and Dave Pirner. Although they produced many songs, they didn’t come to prominence until 1992 when they released the 5th song off their album Grave Dancers Union. The single “Runaway Train” reached No 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and […]
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Kelly Willis

Kelly Willis (born October 2, 1968) is an American country music singer-songwriter, whose music has been described as alternative country and new traditionalist. Backing Tracks Getting To Me – Kelly Willis Redemption is all I really need Cause I’ve been living like a liar and a thief They say that you spend your lifetime burning But I spend mine just […]

Vanessa Paradis

Vanessa Paradis (born 22 December 1972) is a French musician, singer, songwriter, actress and model. Paradis became a child star at 14 with the worldwide success of her single “Joe le taxi”. Since 1991, Paradis has been a spokesmodel for Chanel. She was in a relationship with American actor Johnny Depp from 1998 to 2012; they have two children: Lily-Rose and John “Jack” Christopher […]

Susan McCann

Susan McCann (born 2 February 1949) is an Irish-born country and Irish singer, with an enduring and international popularity, who has recorded some 650 songs and toured around the world and performed at numerous prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall and Dollywood.  McCann has had recording deals in South Africa and toured Russia, has been recording of over 40 years, and has sung for former US […]
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Chely Wright

Chely Wright  is an American country singer whose career really took off in the late 1990s with her popular country songs “Shut Up and Drive” and “Single White Female.” By the time she was 14, Chely Wright was singing in her own group called County Line. Later in her teens she landed a job at […]
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Tom Robinson Band

Tom Robinson Band (TRB) are a British rock band, established in 1976 by singer, songwriter and bassist Tom Robinson. The band’s debut single “2-4-6-8 Motorway” was a top five hit on the UK Singles Chart in 1977, and their third single, “Up Against the Wall”, is seen by some as a classic punk rock single; while their début album, Power in the Darkness (1978), […]

David Cook

David Cook (born December 20, 1982) is an American rock singer-songwriter, who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol in 2008. Prior to Idol he released an independent album entitled Analog Heart. This was followed by his post-Idol major-label debut David Cook which was released on November 18, 2008 and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA. His second major album This Loud Morning was released on […]

Danni Leigh

Danni Leigh is a contemporary country music singer who made her first public performance at the age of three, singing with her preschool choir. At 19 she relocated to Orlando with the intention of auditioning as a singer at Disney World, but ended up singing in clubs before moving to Nashville. Although Danni Leigh has limited […]

Carlene Carter

As the daughter of country music legends June Carter Cash and Carl Smith and step-daughter of the infamous Johnny Cash, it was inevitable that Carlene Carter would enter into a career singing country music. She started her career at aged 17 singing with The Carter Family. This was a group of family members who played grass […]
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Mr Big

Mr. Big is an American hard rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1988. They are noted especially for their musicianship, and have scored a number of hits. Their songs are often marked by strong vocals and vocal harmonies. Their hits include “To Be with You”  and “Just Take My Heart”. Backing Tracks Romeo To Be With You Lyrics Hold on, […]
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John Farnham

John Peter Farnham  is an Australian pop rock/soft rock singer. Farnham, who was born in Essex, England was a teen pop idol from 1967-79, billed then as Johnny Farnham, but has since forged a career as an adult contemporary singer.  Backing Tracks A Touch Of Paradise Age Of Reason Angels Burn For You Chain Reaction Don’t You Know It’s Magic Everytime […]
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Patty Loveless

Patty Loveless is an American country music singer. Since her emergence on the country music scene in late 1986 with her first  album, Loveless has been one of the most popular female singers of neo-traditional country. She has also recorded albums in the country pop and bluegrass genres. Backing Tracks Daniel Prayed with Ricky Skaggs My Kind Of Woman with Vince Gill A Little […]

Shedaisy

SheDaisy  is an American country music group founded in the late 1980s by sisters Kristyn Robyn Osborn , Kelsi Marie Osborn  and Kassidy Lorraine Osborn  from Magna, Utah. The group’s name is derived from the word shideezhí, a Navajo term meaning “my little sister”. The trio began their careers as The Osborn Sisters, were signed to the Nashville division of RCA Records, and recorded an album that […]

Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte are an American Rock band formed by brothers Benji and Joel Madden in the late 1990’s with bass guitarist Paul Thomas, drummer, rhythm guitarist Billy Martin, and drummer Aaron Escolopio. Other band members include Chris Wilson and Dean Butterworth. Their debut album ‘Good Charlotte’ was released in 2000, and their most recent LP was […]
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Dee Reilly

  Deidre – Dee Reilly is an Irish Country Music Singer.   Backing Tracks Sixteenth Of May  – 16th Of May Artist Website Biography Deirdre Reilly beautifully personifies the dramatic influence that Irish music has had on today’s American Country scene.  Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts to a mother from County Cork and a father from County […]

Tania Kernaghan

Tania Maree Kernaghan (born 18 July 1968 in Albury, New South Wales) is an Australian country music singer.   She is the sister of Lee Kernaghan and daughter of Ray Kernaghan. During her career, Tania has earned fifteen number one radio hits singles, numerous awards, sell out concerts and record sales in the hundreds of thousands. She has also performed at […]

Bread

Bread: Baby I Want You… Everything I Own… If… I Want To Make It With You… Lost Without Your Love… Bread was an American band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in the late 60’s, the band consisted of David Gates, Jimmy Griffin, Robb Royer and Mike Botts. Larry Knechtel replaced Royer in 1971. Backing Tracks Baby I Want You Everything […]

Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular British R&B singer-songwriter of the early to mid-1980s. After scoring his first four UK Top 20 successes, seven years passed before he accumulated a series of transatlantic successes, including […]

Les Miserables

Les Miserables: At The End Of The Day… Bring Him Home… Do You Hear The People Sing… Empty Chairs At Empty Tables… I Dreamed A Dream… On My Own… One Day More… Les Misérables is a musical based on the novel Les Misérables by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo. Premiering in Paris in 1980, it […]

Bobbie Cryner

Bobbie Cryner (born September 13, 1961) is a country singer-songwriter. She released her debut album, the bluesy Bobbie Cryner, in 1993 on Epic Records.  Her second album featured a more straight-ahead, contemporary country and features the hits: “I Just Can’t Stand To Be Unhappy,”  “You’d Think He’d Know Me Better,” “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength”.   Cryner has continued writing songs for other […]

Peters And Lee

Peters And Lee (Lennie Peters and Dianne Lee) were a successful British folk/pop duo of the 1970’s. Lennie Peters was totally blind after two unrelated childhood accidents but that didn’t stop him learning to play the piano.  They entered the talent show Opportunity Knocks and won seven times with such songs as “All Change Places”, “I’m Confessin’”, “Let It […]

Phil Oakley

Philip Oakey (born 2 October 1955) is an English singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the lead singer, songwriter, and co-founder of English synth-pop band the Human League. Aside from the Human League, he has had an extensive solo music career and collaborated with numerous other artists and producers. Oakey was one of the most […]

Angel

Sirach Charles (born 31 October 1987), better known by his stage name Angel, is an English singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer from West London, England. His single “Go In, Go Hard”, featuring vocals from English rapper Wretch 32, was released on 18 March 2012. The song reached number 41 on the UK Singles Chart. The following single, “Wonderful”, performed better […]

Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell (born Ralph May, 3 December 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and acoustic guitar player who has been an influential figure on the UK folk music scene since the 1960s.  McTell is best known for his song “Streets of London”, which has been covered by over two hundred artists around the world.  McTell’s guitar playing has been modelled on the style […]

Joan Osborne

One Of Us Joan Osborne Backing Track One Of Us – Joan Osborne
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Otto Knows

Otto Jettman, better known by his stage name Otto Knows, is a Swedish DJ, record producer and remixer who has had a number of hits in Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands and has collaborated with artists including Britney Spears, Avicii, Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso and has made remixes for ATB, Imogen Heap, Lindsey Stirling and others. He is best known for his songs like “Starlight (Otto […]
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Brian and Michael

Brian and Michael are a British music duo best known for their 1978 UK number one hit single, “Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs”. Without further chart entries, they remain one-hit wonders in the UK. They comprise two members: Michael Coleman and Kevin Parrott. Backing Track Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats And Dogs   He painted Salford’s smokey […]

Jeannie C Riley

  Jeannie C Riley Backing Track Harper Valley PTA – Jeannie C Riley
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Laura Branigan

Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her signature song, the platinum-certified 1982 single “Gloria”, stayed on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks, then a record for a female artist, peaking at number two. It also reached number one in Australia and Canada. In 1984, she reached number one in Canada and Germany with the […]

Blue Oyster Cult

Blue Oyster Cult  is an American rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1967, whose most successful work includes the hard rock songs “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Godzilla”, “Burnin’ for You” and “Shooting Shark”. The band’s music videos, especially “Burnin’ for You”, received heavy rotation on MTV when the music television network premiered in 1981, cementing the band’s contribution to the […]

Primitives

The Primitives are an English indie pop band from Coventry, best known for their 1988 international hit single “Crash”. Formed in 1984, disbanded in 1992 and reformed in 2009, the band’s two constant members throughout their recording career have been vocalist Tracy Tracy and guitarist Paul Court. Drummer Tig Williams has been a constant member since 1987 and the reformed line-up […]

Rednex

Rednex is a Swedish musical group, originally consisted of the lead singer Mary Joe (Annika Ljungberg), alongside Bobby Sue (Kent Olander), Ken Tacky (Arne Arstrand), Billy Ray (Jonas Nilsson) and Mup (Patrick Edenberg). The group enjoyed success throughout the 1990s with novelty hits such as “Cotton Eye Joe”, “Old Pop in an Oak”, “The Spirit of […]
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Mike Sarne

Mike Sarne   (born 6 August 1940) is a British actor, writer, producer and director, who also had a brief career as pop singer. Come Outside with Wendy Richards   Little doll we’ve been jiving all night long (Little doll) Little doll gotta feeling something’s wrong (Little doll) Coz it ain’t right to wanna keep on dancing There won’t be any time left for romancing […]

Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia are a Swedish house music supergroup consisting of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso. The group officially formed in late 2008, and were placed at number ten on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ Poll 2011 and have been called “the faces of mainstream progressive house music.” In 2012, they were ranked at number twelve on the DJ Mag Top 100 Poll. On June 24, 2012 the group announced […]

Turtles

The Turtles were an American rock band formed in 1965 by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman. The band had several Top 40 hits. They broke up in 1970 with Kaylan and Volman later finding success as session musicians, billed as the comedic vocal duo Flo & Eddie. In 2010, a reconstituted version of the band, the Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie, began performing […]

Toto

Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 widely known for the Top 5 hits “Hold the Line”, “Rosanna”, and “Africa”. After a series of changes in line-up over the years, Toto announced the dissolution of the band in 2008 but, in the summer of 2010, Toto reformed and went on a short European tour, with […]
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Ronettes

Ronettes Backing Track Be My Baby (NBV) – Ronettes
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Patti Page

Patti Page (Clara Ann Fowler) was an American singer of pop and country music. She was the top-charting female vocalist and best-selling female artist of the 1950s.   Her signature song, ‘Tennessee Waltz‘, was one of the biggest-selling singles of the 20th century. Page had three additional No. 1 hit singles between 1950 and 1953. When Rock and […]

Franz Lehar

Franz Lehar – The Merry Widow: Love Unspoken… The Merry Widow is an operetta by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár and the librettists, Viktor Léon and Leo Stein.  It is based on a 1861 comedy play, ‘L’attaché d’ambassade’ (‘The Embassy Attaché) by Henri Meilhac. The story concerns a rich widow, and her countrymen’s attempt to […]
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Clarence Frogman Henry

Clarence “Frogman” Henry, is an American rhythm and blues singer and pianist, best known for his hits “Ain’t Got No Home” (1956) and “But I Do” (1961). He used his trademark croak to improvise the song “Ain’t Got No Home” one night in 1955. Chess Records’ A&R man Paul Gayten heard the song, and had Henry record it in Cosimo Matassa’s studio in September 1956. Initially […]

Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte  studied drama and appeared in numerous American Negro Theater productions before being singled out as a talented singer and performing in a jazz club. He later changed his musical genre to that of folk and in particular music with a Caribbean flavour. His acting career took off with the film Carmen Jones (1954). Soon after, he […]

Gotye

Wouter “Wally” De Backer (born 21 May 1980), known professionally as Gotye, is a Belgian-born Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter.    Gotye’s 2011 single “Somebody That I Used to Know” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100,  He has won five ARIA Awards. On 10 February 2013, he won three Grammy Awards at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Show: Record of the Year and Best Pop […]

Glenn Medeiros

Glenn Alan Medeiros (born June 24, 1970) is an American singer and songwriter of Portuguese descent who achieved chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He is best known on the national and international music scene for his 1987 global smash, “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You”. After his musical career peaked, he […]
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Travis

Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1990. The band have twice been awarded best band at the BRIT Awards and were awarded the NME Artist of the Year award at their 2000 ceremony,  and in 2016 were honoured at the Scottish Music Awards for their outstanding contribution to music. Backing Tracks Sing – Travis Why Does It Always Rain On Me – […]

Sarah Whatmore

Sarah Whatmore rose to fame in the first series of the British television show Pop Idol in 2001. Turning down the opportunity to become a backing singer for Kylie Minogue to concentrate on her own solo career, Sarah spent the five years honing her craft, writing up to 200 songs with various collaborators. Backing Tracks Automatic When I Lost You – […]

Real Thing (The)

The Real Thing are a soul group formed in the 1970s consisting of brothers Chris and Eddie Amoo, alongside Ray Lake and Dave Smith. The band charted internationally with their song “You to Me Are Everything”, which reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart, No. 28 on Billboard‘s R&B Singles chart and No. 64 on […]

Lena Martell

Lena Martell (born Helen Thomson; 15 May 1940,  Glasgow) is a Scottish singer, who had a number one UK single with “One Day at a Time” in 1979. She began singing at the age of 11 with her eldest brother’s band. After his untimely death, she decided to pursue a career in music as a tribute. She had released a number of standards in the […]

Jim Capaldi

Jim Capaldi was an English drummer, singer, and songwriter. His musical career spanned more than four decades. He co-founded the band Traffic in 1967.  In 2004 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of Traffic’s original line-up. Jim Capaldi collaborated and performed with the likes of  Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, George […]
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Fugees

Fugees (The) were a jazz-rap, R&B, and reggae trio formed in the late ’80s. Their album The Score arrived in 1996 and contained their hit single “Killing Me Softly” and their cover of Bob Marley‘s “No Woman No Cry”. It went multi-Platinum and topped charts across the globe. Following their early the Fugees took a break, pursuing solo […]
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Tina Charles

Tina Charles (born 10 March 1954) is an English singer who achieved success as a disco artist in the mid to late 1970s. Her most successful single was the no. 1 hit “I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance)” in 1976. Backing Tracks I Love To Love – Tina Charles Where The Music Takes Me
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Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet are an English band formed in Islington, London in 1979. The band were inspired by, and an integral part of, the electro movement. They became one of the most successful groups to emerge during the New Romantic era. At the height of their popularity in 1984, they received the Brit Award for technical excellence. Backing Tracks True Gold Don’t […]
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Samantha Mumba

Samantha Mumba is a singer and actress from Ireland who shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut single “Gotta Tell You”, which reached high up in the charts in Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. After a relatively short music career, she starred in numerous films, most notably in the 2002 […]

Roger Brown

Roger Brown Backing Track Swing City – Roger Brown Backing Track
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Papa Americano

Papa Americano – We No Speak Americano is a song by an Australian band and producer. It was released on the independent Australian label Sweat It Out in 2010. The song samples the 1956 Italian song “Tu Vuò Fà L’Americano” by Renato Carosone. The song became a hit in Europe, Australia, and Latin America as well as […]
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John Paul Young

John Paul Young, OAM (born 21 June 1950) is a Scottish-born Australian pop singer who had his 1978 worldwide hit with “Love Is in the Air”. His career was boosted by regular appearances as a performer and guest host on national broadcaster, ABC’s 1974–1987 TV series, Countdown. Besides “Love Is in the Air”, Young had top ten chart success in Germany and the Netherlands with “Standing in the Rain” and […]

Boris Gardiner

Boris Gardiner (born 13 January 1943) is a Jamaican singer, songwriter and bass guitarist.  In 1986, Gardiner recorded the single “I Wanna Wake Up with You”, which became a surprise number 1 in the UK. It spent two months in the top ten. The accompanying album, Everything to Me also included the follow-up hit, “You’re Everything to Me”, which peaked at number 11. The single “The […]
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Cobra Starship

Cobra Starship was an American dance-pop band created by former Midtown bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta in 2006 in New York City, New York. After writing and recording the band’s debut album While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets as a solo project, Saporta enlisted guitarist Ryland Blackinton, bassist Alex Suarez, drummer Nate Novarro, and keytarist Victoria Asher, all of whom provide backing vocals. Over ten years, Cobra Starship produced four […]

Fairground Attraction

Fairground Attraction were a British folk and soft rock band. They are best known for their hit song “Perfect” and the subsequent single “Find My Love” In 1987, Fairground Attraction released their first single, “Perfect”, in April 1988. It was an immediate success, reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart. At the 1989 Brit Awards, “Perfect” won the award for best single. The band split in 1990. […]

Guns n Roses

Guns n Roses: Knocking On Heaven’s Door… Paradise City… Sweet Child O Mine… Guns N’ Roses, often abbreviated as GnR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Guns […]
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Geri Halliwell

Geri Halliwell: Bag It Up… It’s Raining Men… Look At Me… Mi Chico Latino… Scream If You Want To Go Faster… Geraldine Estelle “Geri” Horner (née Halliwell; born 6 August 1972) is an English pop singer-songwriter, clothes designer, author and actress. She gained international prominence in the 1990s as Ginger Spice: a member of the […]
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Harry Secombe

If I Ruled The World – Harry Secombe Backing Tracks If I Ruled The World – Harry Secombe
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Lumineers

The Lumineers are a band from Colorado, USA who churn out acoustic rock, classic pop and folk. The band was started by Wesley Schultz (vocals and guitar) and Jeremiah Fraites (drums and percussion) in New York City, but they struggled to get notoriety in the tough music scene so packed up their belongings and moved lock, stock and barrel to […]
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Ghost The Musical

Ghost the Musical is a musical with book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin and music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard.  Based on the hit 1990 romantic film of the same name, the musical had its world premiere at the Manchester Opera House in Manchester in March 2011. Ghost then began its West End premiere in summer 2011, opening on 19 July.  A Broadway transfer opened in April 2012. It toured the UK […]

Frankie J

Frankie J: Don’t Wanna Try… More Than Words… Obsession… Frankie J (born Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr. December 7, 1975) is a Mexican American singer, songwriter, rapper and former member of the musical group Kumbia Kings. Frankie J’s solo debut album, “What’s A Man To Do”, was released in 2003, followed by more English and Spanish language albums. He […]
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Glen Miller

Glen Miller Backing Tracks Chattanooga Choo Choo – Glen Miller In The Mood – Glen Miller
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Josh Turner

Josh Turner:  Joshua Otis Turner (born November 20, 1977) is an American country singer and actor. In 2003, he signed to MCA Nashville Records. That same year, his debut album’s title track, “Long Black Train”, was his breakthrough single release. His second album, Your Man (2006) accounted for his first two number-one hits: “Your Man” and “Would You Go with Me”, while […]

Frankie Laine

Frankie Laine (born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio; March 30, 1913) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spanned 75 years. He sang a variety of song styles and genres: from big band crooning to pop, western-themed songs, gospel, rock, folk, jazz, and blues His hits included Answer Me… Blazing Saddles… Granada… Rawhide… Sunny Side Of The Street… “That’s My […]
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Cutting Crew

Cutting Crew are an English rock band formed in London in 1985. They are best remembered for their debut album Broadcast and hit singles, “(I Just) Died in Your Arms”, “I’ve Been in Love Before”, “One for the Mockingbird”, and “Everything But My Pride”. Backing Tracks I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight

Culture Club

Culture Club were an English band that was formed in 1981. The band comprised Boy George (lead vocals), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards), Mikey Craig (bass guitar) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion). Culture Club sold more than 50 million records worldwide with their synthethised pop and forays into reggae. In 1984, Culture Club won Brit […]
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Coolio

Coolio – Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963) is an American rapper, actor, chef, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid-to-late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta’s Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997). He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise”, as well as other singles “Fantastic […]
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Communards

The Communards were a British pop duo active from 1985 to 1988 comprising of Jimmy Somerville  and Richard Coles. Somerville often used a falsetto singing style.  They are most famous for their cover versions of “Don’t Leave Me This Way” and “Never Can Say Goodbye”. Backing Tracks Don’t Leave Me This Way   The Communards were a British pop duo active from 1985 to 1988. They are most […]

Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker October 3, 1941) is an American rock n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularising many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard’s R&B hit “The Twist” and the Pony with hit “Pony Time”. In September 2008 “The Twist” topped Billboard’s list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its […]

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan: Ain’t Nobody… I Feel For You… I’m Every Woman… Sweet Thing… Through The Fire… Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the front-woman of the funk band Rufus. Khan has won ten Grammy Awards and […]

Cascades

The Cascades were an American vocal group from the 1960’s and ’70’s. Strongly influenced by The Beach Boys style, they concentrated on putting together harmonies and released the song “There’s A Reason” in 1962 but they are more famous for their track “Rhythm Of The Rain” which reached Number 3 in the Billboard Charts and […]

Buggles

The Buggles were an English new wave band formed in London, England in 1977 by singer and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes. They are best known for their 1979 debut single “Video Killed the Radio Star” that topped the UK Singles Chart and reached number one in 15 other countries. In October 2011, The Buggles reunited to play at the British Music Experience at […]
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Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby is an American singer and pianist. Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions. Backing Tracks Fields Of Gray Rainbow’s Cadillac The River Runs Low The Way It Is
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Brotherhood Of Man

Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s. They won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with “Save Your Kisses for Me”. Created in 1969 by songwriter and record producer Tony Hiller, Brotherhood of Man was initially an umbrella title for a frequently-changing line-up of session singers. Early on, they scored a worldwide hit […]

Bobby Goldsboro

Almost certainly best known for his heart wrenching number “Honey” Bobby Goldsboro started on his road to success touring with Roy Orbison as his guitarist in the 60’s. Having notched up a mass of Top 40 solo hits he launched a television variety show, a music publishing company, wrote songs for films and created childrens’ animated stories […]
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Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry (born Roberta Lee Streeter; July 27, 1944) is an American singer-songwriter who was one of the first female artists to compose and produce her own material. Her songs typically drew on her Mississippi roots to compose vignettes of the Southern United States. Gentry rose to international fame with her intriguing Southern Gothic narrative “Ode to Billie Joe” in 1967. The track spent […]
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Black

Wonderful Life is a song by the English singer Black from his 1986 album of the same name. It was released twice as a single and was successful the second time, becoming a top ten hit in Switzerland, Germany, the UK, France, Austria, the Netherlands and Italy. Black, who wrote the song while broke, commented: “I was really being ironic… […]

Billy Preston

  Billy Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. Preston was a top session keyboardist in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and the Beatles. He then went on to achieve fame as a solo artist, with hit pop singles including “That’s the […]

Billy Paul

Paul Williams (December 1, 1934 – April 24, 2016), known professionally as Billy Paul, was a Grammy Award-winning American soul singer, known for his 1972 #1single, “Me and Mrs. Jones”, as well as the 1973 album and single “War of the Gods” which blends his more conventional pop, soul, and funk styles with electronic and psychedelic influences. He was one of the many artists associated with the Philadelphia soul sound […]

Bad Company

Created by ex members of the band Free, Bad Company was formed in 1973 as a rock and roll, blues and country influenced band which was an instant hit worldwide. Their 1974 self-titled debut went platinum five times over and featured the smash hit, “Can’t Get Enough”. After the release of the Top 30 album […]

Aswad

Aswad, possibly Britain’s most successful reggae band, in terms of both popularity and longevity were formed way back in the early 1970’s and were so well renowned in the reggae genre that they were often used by the likes of Bob Marley as a backing band. Probably their most popular time in the charts was […]

Ashanti

Ashanti burst onto the music scene with her debut album “Ashanti” which landed the number 1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album charts. She continues to be one of Billboard’s Top Females of the Decade from 2000-2010.  She is currently on the list of The Twenty Best Selling Music Singles for […]

Anita Baker

Anita Baker (born January 26, 1958)  is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single “Sweet Love”. She is regarded as one of the […]

Angry Anderson

Gary Stephen – Angry Anderson AM (born 5 August 1947) is an Australian rock singer-songwriter, television presenter-reporter and actor. He has been the lead vocalist with the hard rock band Rose Tattoo since 1976. On Australia Day (26 January) 1993, Anderson was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his role as a youth advocate. According to rock music historian, Ian McFarlane, “over the course of a lengthy career, […]

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein, directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the lead roles, and featuring Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach.  The film became a box office hit and the Dirty Dancing soundtrack (created by Jimmy Ienner) generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles, including “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”, which won both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song, […]

High Society

High Society is a musical comedy with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is based on Philip Barry’s 1939 stage comedy The Philadelphia Story and the subsequent 1956 musical film adaptation, High Society, which features Porter’s songs. The musical includes most of the music featured in the movie, along with several songs selected from other Porter musicals. It […]
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Copacabana (The Musical)

Copacabana is a 1985 American made-for-television musical film, stage musical and nightclub show written by Barry Manilow and based on his 1978 song of the same title. The show toured the United States and, as of 2006, became available to license to performing companies and schools for the first time. Backing Tracks Copacabana Dancing Fool Just Arrived Man Wanted Sweet Heaven Who Am I Kidding […]

Children Of Eden

Children of Eden is a two-act musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John Caird. The musical is based on the Book of Genesis. Act I tells the story of Adam and Eve, Cain, and Abel, and Act II deals with Noah and the Flood. Though commercially the musical has had very little success, the show is popular in […]

Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood is a platinum-selling, multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM Award winning country music artist from the USA. Her very first single “She’s In Love With A Boy” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart after which came a multitude of best selling singles and albums. Trisha Yearwood married Garth Brooks in 2005 […]

Tony Rich Project

Antonio Jeffries Jr. (born November 19, 1971), better known as Tony Rich and The Tony Rich Project, is an American Grammy-award winning R&Bsinger-songwriter best known for his hit single “Nobody Knows”. Backing Tracks Nobody Knows   Lyrics I pretend that I’m glad you went away But these four walls close in more every day And I’m dying inside and nobody knows it […]

Cerys Matthews

Cerys Matthews MBE ( born 11 April 1969) is a Welsh singer, songwriter, author, and broadcaster. She was a founding member of Welsh rock band Catatonia and a leading figure in the “Cool Cymru” movement of the late 1990s. Matthews programmes and hosts a weekly music show on BBC Radio 6 Music , a weekly blues show on BBC Radio 2 , […]

Tiffany

Tiffany Renee Darwish (born October 2, 1971), simply known by her mononym Tiffany, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and former teen icon. She is most notable for her 1987 cover of “I Think We’re Alone Now,” and the singles “Could’ve Been” and “I Saw Him Standing There”, a cover version of The Beatles’ “I Saw Her Standing There” Backing Tracks Could’ve Been […]

Teddy Bears

The Teddy Bears were an American pop music group. They were record producer Phil Spector’s first vocal group. Following graduation from Fairfax high school in Los Angeles, California, Phil Spector became obsessed with “To Know Him Is to Love Him”, a song he had written for his group, the Teddy Bears. After a hasty audition at ERA Records who offered to finance a studio session, the Teddy […]

Susan Maughan

Susan Maughan Backing Tracks Bobby’s Girl Susan Maughan Backing Tracks
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Sugababes

Sugababes are a British girl group formed in 1998. They racked up six number-one singles, “Freak like Me”, “Round Round”, “Hole in the Head”, “Push the Button”, “Walk This Way” and “About You Now”;  They also released five UK top ten albums, four of which reached at least platinum certification in the UK, and have been nominated for six Brit […]
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Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf is a hard rock band who were famous in the late 1960’s. John Kay (the lead singer) was German born whose family moved to Canada in the 1950’s and then around the United States in subsequent years. Originally part of the folk rock scene John Kay met Goldy McJohn (keyboards), Jerry Edmonton (drums), Michael […]

Spencer Davis Group

The Spencer Davis Group are a British beat and R&B band formed in Birmingham in 1963, by Spencer Davis with Steve Winwood and his brother, Muff Winwood. Their best known songs include the UK number ones “Somebody Help Me” and “Keep on Running” (both written by reggae musician Jackie Edwards), “I’m a Man” and “Gimme Some Lovin’”, which reached #2 in the UK and #7 in the US. Backing Tracks Gimme Some […]
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Sonny And Cher

Sonny & Cher were an American duo of entertainers made up of husband-and-wife Sonny Bono and Cher in the 1960s and 1970s. The couple started their career in the mid-1960s as R&B backing singers for record producer Phil Spector. The pair first achieved fame with two hit songs in 1965, “Baby Don’t Go” and “I Got You Babe”. Signing with Atco/Atlantic Records, they […]

Slade

Iconic 1970’s rock band Slade rose to fame with 17 consecutive top 20 hits and six number ones on the UK Singles Chart. The British Hit Singles & Albums  has reportedly named them as the most successful British group of the 1970s based on sales of singles. They were the first act to have three singles […]

Sinead O’Connor

Magda Davitt (born Sinead Marie Bernadette O’Connor:  8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra. As Sinead O’Connor, she achieved worldwide success in 1990 with a new arrangement of Prince’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U”. Since then, while maintaining her singing career, she has occasionally encountered controversy, partly […]

Shangri Las

The Shangri Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s. Between 1964 and 1966 they charted with teen melodramas, and remain especially known for their hits “Leader of the Pack”, “Remember (Walking in the Sand)” and “Give Him a Great Big Kiss.”  The Shangri Las’ “tough girls” persona set them apart from other girl groups. Having grown up […]

Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel is a musical with music by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics and book by Nan Knighton, based on the novel of the same name by Baroness Orczy. The show is set in England and France during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. The story is a precursor to the spy fiction and the superhero genres, where a hero hides under a mild-mannered alias. The musical ran on Broadway from […]

Savage Garden

Formed in 1995, Savage Garden consists of Darren Hayes (vocals) and Daniel Jones (instrumentals)  and are possibly Australia’s biggest and most successful musical duo. Savage Garden have achieved sales in excess of 20 million albums. They have been record-holders for the longest number of weeks on the Monitor/Billboard Adult Contemporary Airplay charts in the US for their […]

Sandie Shaw

Sandie Shaw, MBE (born Sandra Ann Goodrich; 26 February 1947) is an English singer. One of the most successful British female singers of the 1960s, in 1967 the song “Puppet on a String” performed by her became the first British entry to win the Eurovision Song Contest. After a long and successful career, Shaw announced her retirement from the […]

Sandi Thom

Sandi Thom (born 11 August 1981) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Banff, Scotland. She became widely known in 2006 after her debut single, “I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)”, topped the UK Singles Chart in June of that year. The single became the biggest-selling single of 2006 in Australia, where it spent […]

Sammy Davis Jr

Samuel Davis Jr was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian and comedian. He was noted for his impressions of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three, Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father, Sammy Davis Sr. and the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. Davis’s film career began as a child in 1933. In 1960, he appeared […]

Sam Sparro

Sam Sparro is an Australian performer who is best known for his track “Black and Gold”.  The song was nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 2009 Grammy Awards. It was also included on the soundtrack of the football video game FIFA 09. Backing Tracks Black And Gold   Lyrics Mmm If the fish swam […]

Ronan Keating

Ronan Patrick John Keating (born 3 March 1977) is an Irish recording artist, singer, musician, and philanthropist. He debuted in 1994 alongside Keith Duffy, Michael Graham, Shane Lynch, and Stephen Gately, as the lead singer of Irish group Boyzone. His solo career started in 1999 and has recorded nine albums. He gained worldwide attention when his single “When You Say Nothing […]
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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called “Brother Ray”.  Charles was blind from the age of seven. He pioneered the soul music genre during the 1950s by combining blues, rhythm and blues, and gospel styles into the music he recorded […]
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Rachel Stevens

Rachel Stevens  is an English singer, songwriter, actress, television presenter, model and businesswoman. She was a member of the pop group S Club 7 between 1999 and 2003. Hits include “Sweet Dreams My LA Ex” and “Funky Dory”, “Some Girls”  In November 2014, S Club 7 announced plans for an arena reunion tour, titled Bring It All Back 2015, touring the […]

Police (The)

The Police were a British rock band which became globally popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. They disbanded in 1986, but reunited in early 2007 for a one-off world tour that ended in August 2008. The band, with members : Sting, Stewart Copeland, Henry Padovani and Andy Summers, has won a number of […]
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Peter Skellern

Peter Skellern (14 March 1947– 17 February 2017) was an English singer-songwriter and pianist. The use of brass bands and choirs in his music to create a nostalgic and romantic feel became his trademark. In October 2016, he was ordained as a deacon and priest of the Church of England, but died only four months later from a brain tumour. Backing […]

Peter Paul and Mary

Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon. The trio was composed of tenor Peter Yarrow, baritone Noel Paul Stookey and alto Mary Travers. The group’s repertoire included songs written by Yarrow and Stookey, early songs by Bob Dylan as well as covers of other folk musicians. After the death of […]

Pam Tillis

Pamela Tillis  is an American country music singer-songwriter and actress.  Hits include : Blue Rose Is, Don’t Tell Me What To Do, Let That Pony Run, Maybe It Was Memphis, Mi Vida Loca and Shake The Sugar Tree. As well as singing, Tillis has acted in guest spots on television and on stage, includin If Promised Land and Diagnosis: Murder on CBS and NBC’s L.A. Law and Nashville.  She […]

Peabo Bryson

Peabo Bryson is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing soul ballads (often as a duo with female singers) and has contributed to three Disney animated feature soundtracks. Bryson is winner of two Grammy Awards: in 1992 for his performance of the song “Beauty and the Beast” with Celine Dion and in 1993 for “A Whole New World” […]

Otis Redding

Otis Redding, Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger and talent scout. His musical style was soul and rhythm and blues and he was considered to be one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. Backing Tracks Can’t Turn […]

Nancy Sinatra

Nancy Sinatra is the elder daughter of Frank and Nancy Sinatra. She had several hits including the 1967 number one “Somethin’ Stupid” (a duet with her father). Nancy Sinatra began her career as a singer and actress in November 1957 with an appearance on her father’s TV variety series. In early 1966 she had a […]
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No Doubt

No Doubt is an American ska band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young. Since the mid-1990s in live performances and the studio, they have been supported by keyboardist and trombonist Gabrial McNair and keyboardist and trumpeter Stephen […]
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Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole – Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), , was an American jazz pianist and vocalist. He recorded over one hundred songs that became hits on the pop charts. His trio was the model for small jazz ensembles that followed. Cole also acted in films and on television and performed on Broadway. […]

Mika

Mika ; born Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr. 18 August 1983), is a Lebanese-born English recording artist and singer-songwriter.  Mika was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2007 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2007. Mika released his first full-length studio album, Life in Cartoon Motion, on Island Records in 2007, which sold more than 5.6 million copies worldwide and helped Mika win […]
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Michael Ball

Michael Ball, OBE (born 27 June 1962) is an English actor, singer and broadcaster, who is known for his work in musical theatre. He made his West End debut in 1985 playing Marius in the original London production of Les Misérables, and went on to star in 1987 as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. In 1989, he reached number two in the UK […]