Friday, October 31, 2008

BANDS & ARTISTS FROM IRELAND & THEIR HITS IN HELLAS


Bands & artists of Irish origin (Eire & N. Ireland) & their most successful songs in Hellas

1) Bands

A HOUSE (Dublin / hit: Endless Art, 1992)
ADVENTURES, THE (Belfast / hit Broken Land, 1988)
ASH (Downpatrick, Northern Ireland / hit: Candy, 2001)
BLACK VELVET BAND, THE (hit: When Justice Came, 1989)
BOOMTOWN RATS, THE (hit: I Don't Like Mondays, 1979)
BOYZONE (Dublin / biggest hits in Hellas: Love Me For A Reason, 1994 - No Matter What, 1998)
CLANNAD (Gweedore / hit: In A Lifetime, 1986)
COMMITMENTS, THE (biggest hits in Hellas: Treat Her Right, 1991 - Try A Little Tenderness, 1991)
CORRS, THE (Dundalk, County Louth / hit: Breathless, 2000)
CRANBERRIES, THE (Limerick)
CRY BEFORE DAWN (Wexford / hit: Gone Forever, 1987)
DIVINE COMEDY, THE (Northern Ireland / hit: Generation Sex, 1998)
D:REAM (hit: Things Can Only Get Better, 1993)
FAT LADY SINGS, THE (Dublin / hit: Deborah, 1991)
HOTHOUSE FLOWERS (Dublin / hit Don't Go, 1988)
POGUES, THE (hit: Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah, 1988)
SNOW PATROL (Dundee, Scotland / hit: Chasing Cars, 2006)
THEM (Belfast / biggest hits in Hellas: Baby Please Don't Go, 1964 - Gloria, 1964)
THIN LIZZY (Dublin)
U2 (Dublin)
WESTLIFE (biggest hit: Mandy, 2003)


2) Artists

LUKA BLOOM (hit: I Need Love, 1992)
BOY GEORGE
PAUL BRADY (Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland / hit: Nobody Knows, 1991)
CHRIS DE BURGH (Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe Province, Argentina)
ENYA (Gaoth Dobhair, County Donegal / biggest hits in Hellas: Orinoco Flow, 1988 - Storms In Africa, 1988)
GAVIN FRIDAY (Dublin / biggest hits in Hellas: I Want To Live, 1992 - You, Me and World War III, 1996)
RORY GALLAGHER (Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland)
REA GARVEY (Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland)
BOB GELDOF (Dún Laoghaire, Ireland / hit: This Is The World Calling, 1986)
RONAN KEATING (Dublin / biggest hits: When You Say Nothing At All, 1999 - Life Is A Rollercoaster, 2000)
JOHNNY LOGAN (Melbourne, Australia / biggest hits: What's Another Year, 1980 - Hold Me Now, 1987)
JIMMY McSHANE (Londonderry, N. Ireland / front man of BALTIMORA - Tarzan Boy , 1985)
CHRISTIE MOORE (Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland / hit: Welcome to the Cabaret, 1991)
GARY MOORE (Belfast)
VAN MORRISON (Belfast)
ROISIN MURPHY (hit: Let Me Know, 2007 / also see: MOLOKO)
SINEAD O'CONNOR (Dublin / biggest hits: Mandinka, 1987 - Nothing Compares 2 U, 1989)
GILBERT O'SULLIVAN (Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland / biggest hits in Hellas: Alone Again (Naturally), 1972 - Clair, 1972)
DAMIEN RICE (Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland / hit: The Blower's Daughter, 2001)
KEVIN ROWLAND (Wolverhampton, England)
FEARGAL SHARKEY (Londonderry, Northern Ireland / hit: A Good Heart, 1985 - see: Never Never /ASSEMBLY, 1983)

also blood related to Ireland: MICH HUCKNALL, SARAH JANE MORRIS, JOSS STONE


3) Significant Irish bands & artists less known or less successful in Hellas

AN EMOTIONAL FISH
CACTUS WORLD NEWS
CHIEFTAINS, THE

DUBLINERS, THE
ENERGY ORCHARD
FATIMA MANSIONS, THE
FRAMES, THE / GLEN HANSARD
IN TUA NUA
INTO PARADISE

MAMA'S BOYS
MICRODISNEY / HIGH LLAMAS
SAMANTHA MUMBA
MY BLOODY VALENTINE

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS
PRAYER BOAT, THE
SKID ROW (IR)
STEPPES, THE
THERAPY?

UNDERTONES, THE / THAT PETROL EMOTION
VIRGIN PRUNES

also see:
AFRO CELT SOUND SYSTEM (a band with some Irish members)


4) The 10 most popular songs by an Irish act in Hellas ever:

Don't Pay The Ferryman-CHRIS DE BURGH
I Don't Like Mondays-THE BOOMTOWN RATS
Moonchild-RORY GALLAGHER
Nothing Compares 2 U-SINEAD O'CONNOR
One-U2
Orinoco Flow-ENYA
Still Got The Blues-GARY MOORE
Sunday Bloody Sunday-U2
With Or Without You-U2 (undoubtedly the most popular song in Hellenic radio ever)
Zombie-THE CRANBERRIES

Runner's up:
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For-U2
New Years Day-U2
& by special exception:
Super Girl-REAMONN (feat. REA GARVEY)

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

BANDS & ARTISTS FROM SCOTLAND & THEIR HITS IN HELLAS


Bands & artists of Scottish origin known in Hellas

1) Scottish groups

ALTERED IMAGES (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Bring Me Closer, 1983 - Don't Talk To Me About Love, 1983)
ASSOCIATES, THE (Dundee / hit: Party Fears Two, 1982)
AVERAGE WHITE BAND (Dundee / hit: Pick Up The Pieces, 1974)
AZTEC CAMERA (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Jump, 1984 - Somewhere In My Heart, 1988)
BELLE & SEBASTIAN (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: The Wrong Girl, 2000 - I'm Waking Up To Us, 2001)
BETA BAND, THE (Edinburgh / hit: Squares, 2002)
BIG COUNTRY (Dunfermline / biggest hits in Hellas: In A Big Country, 1983 - Look Away, 1986)
BIG DISH ( Airdrie / hit: Miss America, 1991)
BLUE NILE, THE (Glasgow / hit: Stay, 1984)
BLUEBELLS (biggest hits in Hellas: I'm Falling, 1984 - Young At Heart, 1984)
BOTANY 5 (Edinburgh / hit: Only One In Your Love, 1991)
COCTEAU TWINS (Grangemouth / hit: Pandora, 1984)
LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (Glasgow / biggest hit in Hellas: Forest Fire, 1984)
DANNY WILSON (Dundee / hit: Mary's Prayer, 1987)
DEACON BLUE (Glasgow / hit: Real Gone Kid, 1988)
DEL AMITRI (Glasgow / hit: Nothing Ever Happens, 1989)
EL PRESIDENTE (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Turn This Thing Around, 2005 - Without You, 2005)
ENDGAMES (Glasgow / hit: Waiting For Another Chance, 1983)
FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION (biggest hits in Hellas: Perfect, 1988 - Find My Love, 1988)
FICTION FACTORY (Perth / biggest hits in Hellas: (Feels Like) Heaven, 1984 - Ghost Of Love, 1984)
FRANZ FERDINAND (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: The Dark Of The Matinee, 2004 - Walk Away, 2005)
FRATELLIS, THE (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Chelsea Dagger, 2006 - Whistle For The Choir, 2006)
FRIENDS AGAIN (biggest hits in Hellas: South Of Love, 1984 - State Of Art, 1984)
GENTLE WAVES, THE / ISOBEL CAMPBELL (hit: Falling From Grace, 2000)
GUN (Glasgow / hit: Word Up, 1994)
HIPSWAY (Glasgow / biggest hit in Hellas: Ask The Lord, 1986)
HORSE (biggest hits in Hellas: You Could Be Forgiven, 1989 - The Speed Of The Beat Of My Heart, 1990)
HUE & CRY (Coatbridge / biggest hits in Hellas: Labour Of Love, 1987 - Looking For Linda, 1989)
JESUS & MARY CHAIN (East Kilbride / biggest hits in Hellas: Psychocandy, 1985 - Happy When It Rains, 1987)
LOVE & MONEY (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: River Of People, 1986 - Halleluiah Man, 1988)
MARMALADE (Glasgow / hit: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, 1968)
MIDDLE OF THE ROAD (hit: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep, 1971)
NARCOTIC THRUST (Glasgow / hit: I Like It, 2004)
NAZARETH (Dunfermline / hit: Love Hurts, 1974)
ORANGE JUICE (Bearsden, Glasgow / hit: Rip It Up, 1983)
PRIMAL SCREAM (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Loaded, 1990 - Rocks, 1994)
PROCLAIMERS, THE (Auchtermuchty / hit: I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), 1988)
SHAMEN, THE (Aberdeen / hit: Move Any Mountain, 1991)
SILENCERS, THE (biggest hits in Hellas: Painted Moon, 1987 - Number One Friend, 1995)
SIMPLE MINDS
SLIDE
(Glasgow / hit: Why Is It A Crime, 1989)
SOUP DRAGONS, THE (Bellshill / hit: I'm Free, 1990)
STEALERS WHEEL (Paisley / hit: Stuck In The Middle, 1972)
STRAWBERRY SWITCHBLADE (Glasgow / hit: Jolene, 1985)
TEXAS (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: I Don't Want A Lover, 1989 - Summer Son, 1999)
TRAVIS (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Side, 2001 - Sing, 2001)
WET WET WET (Clydebank / biggest hits in Hellas: Angel Eyes, 1987 - Love Is All Around, 1993)


2) Scottish artists

IAN ANDERSON (Dunfermline)
ANEKA (hit: Japanese Boy, 1981)
DAVID BYRNE (Dumbarton)
EDWYN COLLINS (Edinburgh / biggest hits in Hellas: A Girl Like You, 1994 - If You Could Love Me, 1994)
JIM DIAMOND (Glasgow / hit: I Should Have Known Better, 1984)
BARBARA DICKSON (Dunfermline / biggest hits in Hellas: January February, 1980 - I Know Him So Well, 1985)
DONOVAN (Glasgow / hit: Colours, 1965)
BILL DRUMMOND (Butterworth, South Africa)
SHEENA EASTON (Bellshill / biggest hits in Hellas: 9 To 5, 1980 - Hard To Say It's Over, 1984)
FISH (Dalkeith, Midlothian / singer of MARILLION: Kayleigh, 1985)
ANNIE LENNOX (Aberdeen / biggest hits in Hellas: Why, 1992 - No More "I Love You's", 1995)
LULU (Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire / biggest hits in Hellas: Shout, 1964 - To Sir With Love, 1967)
AMY MacDONALD ( Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire / hit: This Is The Life, 2007)
SHIRLEY MANSON (Edinburgh)
KELLY MARIE ( Paisley, Renfrewshire / hit: Feels Like I'm In Love, 1980)
BILLY MacKENZIE (collaboration: Moon On Ice / YELLO, 1987)
FRANKIE MILLER (Bridgeton / hit: Darlin', 1978)
MOMUS alias NICK CURRIE (Paisley / hit: The Hairstyle Of The Devil, 1989)
OWEN PAUL (Glasgow / hit: My Favourite Waste Of Time, 1986)
GERRY RAFFERTY (Paisley / biggest hits in Hellas: Baker Street, 1977 - Right Down The Line, 1977)
EDDI READER (Glasgow / hit: Town Without Pity, 1996)
RICHARD SANDERSON (Taplow / hit: Reality, 1980)
BON SCOTT (Kirriemuir)
MIKE SCOTT (Edinburgh)
JIMMY SOMERVILLE (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real), 1989 - To Love Somebody, 1990)
AL STEWART (Glasgow / biggest hits in Hellas: Year Of The Cat, 1976 - On The Border, 1977)
ROD STEWART (London)
MIDGE URE (Cambuslang, Lanarkshire / hit: If I Was, 1985)
ERIC WOOLFSON (ALAN PARSONS PROJECT)
ANGUS & MALCOLM YOUNG (of AC/DC)


3) Other significant Scottish acts less known or less successful in Hellas

BALAAM & THE ANGEL
BAY CITY ROLLERS

BLOOMSDAY
CAMERA OBSCURA
CRADLE, THE
GOODBYE MR. MacKENZIE

IDLEWILD
JOSEF K
KISSING THE PINK
MOGWAI

THE RIVER DETECTIVES
THE SKIDS
TEENAGE FANCLUB



4) The 10 most popular songs by a Scottish act in Hellas ever:

A Girl Like You-EDWYN COLLINS
Baby Jane-ROD STEWART
Baker Street-GERRY RAFFERTY
Don't You (Forget About Me)-SIMPLE MINDS (by far the most popular song by a Scottish act in Hellenic radio stations ever)
I Don't Want A Lover-TEXAS
Love Hurts-NAZARETH
Summer Son-TEXAS

also (by exception) included:
Eye In The Sky-THE ALAN PARSON'S PROJECT (feat. ERIC WOOLFSON)
Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)-EURYTHMICS (feat. ANNIE LENNOX)
The Whole Of The Moon-THE WATERBOYS (feat. MIKE SCOTT)

Runner's up:
Maggie May-ROD STEWART
Perfect-FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION
Year Of The Cat-AL STEWART

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

BROTHERS & SISTERS IN MUSIC


Groups consisted of brothers and/or sisters

THE ADDRISI BROTHERS (Don & Dick)
ALESSI (Billy & Bobby / Hit: Oh Lori, 1977)
BALAAM & THE ANGEL (Marc, Jim & Desmond Morris)
BEE GEES, THE (Barry, Maurice & Robin Gibb / also see: Andy Gibb)
BELLAMY BROTHERS, THE (David Milton & Homer Howard Bellamy)
BOLLAND & BOLLAND (Rob & Ferdi)
CARPENTERS (Richard & Karen Carpenter)
CHAMBERS BROTHERS (George, Willie, Lester & Joe Chambers)
CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE
CORRS, THE (Andrea, Sharon, Caroline & Jim Corr)
DeBARGE (Mark "Marty", James, Randy, Eldra "El" & their sister Bunny)
DOOLEYS (brothers Jim, John, Frank & sisters Mary, Anne, Kathy)
EMOTIONS (Wanda, Sheila & Jeanette Hutchinson)
EVERLY BROTHERS (Don & Phil)
FIVE STAR (Stedman, Delroy, Deniece, Doris & Lorraine Pearson)
FONTANE SISTERS (Marge, Bea & Geri Rosse)
HANSON (Isaac, Taylor & Zac Hanson)
HOLMES BROTHERS (Wendell & Sherman)
HUE & CRY (Patrick Mark & Gregory Philip Kane)
ISLEY BROTHERS (original line-up: Kelly, Rudy, Ronnie and Vernon Isley)
JACKSON 5 / THE JACKSONS
JETS
(Leroy, Eddie, Eugene, Haini, Rudi, Kathy, Elizabeth & Moana Wolfgramm / Parents originally from Tonga. Eugene left to form Boys Club.
JONES GIRLS (Shirley, Brenda & Valorie Jones)
KALIN TWINS (Herbert & Harold Kalin / Hit: When, 1958)
LENNON SISTERS (Dianne, Peggy, Kathy & Janet Lennon)
LOS INDIOS TABAJARAS (Natalicio & Antenor Lima)
MAN TO MAN (Paul & Mike Zone)
ZIGGY MARLEY & THE MELODY MAKERS [David (Ziggy), Stephen, Cedella & Sharon)]
MEL & KIM (Appleby)
NELSON (Matthew & Gunnar)
NEVILLE BROTHERS
NEWTON BROTHERS, THE
(Wayne & Jerry Newton)
ORBITAL (Paul & Phil Hartnoll from Seven Oaks / London)
PARTLAND BROTHERS (Chris & G.P. Partland)
PM DAWN [Prince B (15-5-70) & Minute Mix (17-7-71) are Prince & Jarrett Cordes]
POINTER SISTERS (Ruth, Anita, Bonnie & June Pointer)
REYNOLDS GIRLS (Aisling & Linda)
SISTER SLEDGE (Debbie, Joni, Kim & Kathie)
SPARKS (Ron & Russell Mael)
SYLVERS, THE
TAVARES
(Ralph, Pooch, Chubby , Butch & Tiny)
TOTAL TOUCH (Trijntje & her brother Tjeerd Oosterhuis)
WHITE STRIPES (Jack & Meg White)
ZAPP (Roger, Lester, Tony & Larry Troutman)
3T [Michael Jackson's nephews / Tariano Adaryll Jackson (Taj), Taryll Adren Jackson and Tito Joe Jackson (TJ)].
TRIPLETS (triplets Diana, Sylvia & Vicky Villegas / Hit: You Don't Have To Go Home Tonight, 1991)


Brothers or sisters in groups with others

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS (Mice & Ali Score)
AC/DC (Malcolm, George & Angus Young)
ACE OF BASE (Jonas, Jenny & Malin "Linn" Berggren)
ADVENTURES (Eileen & Pat Gribben)
ALLMAN BROTHERS, THE (Duane & Gregg Allman)
ATLANTIC STARR (Wayne & David Lewis)
B 52’s (Rick & Cindy Wilson)
BACHMAN TURNER OVERDRIVE (Randy & Robbie Bachman)
BANGLES (Vicki & Debbi Peterson)
BAUHAUS (David J & Kevin Haskins)
BAY CITY ROLLERS (Alan & Derek Longmuir)
BEACH BOYS, THE (Brian, Carl & Dennis Wilson)
BELLY (Chris & Tom Gorman)
BIRDLAND (Robert & Lee Vincent)
BLACK CROWES, THE (Chris & Rich Robinson)
BLUEBELLS (Kenneth & Dave McCluskey)
BOBETTES, THE (Emma & Jannie Pought)
BREAKFAST CLUB (Dan & Ed Gilroy)
BROS (Matt & Luke Goss)
CARAVAN (Richard & Dave Sinclair)
CHRISTIANS, THE (Gary, Roger & Russell Christian)
CLANNAD (Máire & brothers Ciaran & Pól Brennan and their twin uncles, Noel and Padraig Duggan)
CONNELLS, THE (Mike & David Connell)
CORSAIRS, THE
COWBOY JUNKIES (Margo, Michael & Peter Timmins)
COWSILLS, THE
CRANBERRIES, THE (Noel and Mike Hogan)
CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (John & Tom Foggerty)
CREW-CUTS, THE
DANNY WILSON
(Gary & Kit Clark)
DEVO (2 brothers Casale & 2 brothers Mothersbaugh)
EASTERHOUSE (Andy & Ivor Perry)
FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM (Paul & Nod Wright)
FM (Steve & Chris Overland)
FUZZBOX (Jo & Maggie Dunne)
GIPSY KINGS (Reyes & Baliardo brothers)
GENE LOVES JEZEBEL (twins Jay & Michael Aston, born in Porthcawl, South Wales)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS (Gerry & Freddie Marsden)
GIANT (Dann & David Huff /I'll See You In My Dreams, 1990)
GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (Gladys Knight, brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and their cousins Edward Patten and William Guest)
GODFATHERS, THE (Peter & Chris Coyne)
GUN (Giuliano Gizzi on guitar & Cami Morlotti on bass)
GUN / THREE MEN ARMY / BAKER GURVITZ ARMY (Adrian & Paul Gurvitz)
HAPPY MONDAYS (Shaun & Paul Ryder)
HEART (Ann & Nancy Wilson)
INXS (Tim, Andy & Jon Farriss)
JELLYFISH (Chris & Roger Manning)
JESUS & MARY CHAIN, THE (Jim & William Reid)
KINKS, THE (Ray & Dave Davies)
KOOL & THE GANG (Robert & Ronald Bell)
LEVEL 42 (Boon & Phil Gould)
LILAC TIME (Stephen & Nick Duffy)
LOIS LANE (Suzanne & Monique Klemann)
LOVE UNLIMITED (Glodean & Linda James)
M/A/R/R/S (Martyn & Steven Young, Alex & Rudi Kane)
MEN WITHOUT HATS (Ivan & Stephan Doroshuk)
MODERN ROMANCE (David & Robbie Jaymes)
MUSICAL YOUTH (Junior & Patrick Waite)
NICE LITTLE PENGUINS (Michael & Carsten Kolster)
NICKELBACK (Chad & Mike Kroeger)
OASIS (Noel & Liam Gallagher)
OTHER ONES, THE (Alf, Johnny & Jayney Klimek)
PRAYER BOAT (Emmet & Patrick Tinley)
PREFAB SPROUT (Paddy & Martin McAloon)
PRESUNTOS IMPLICADOS (Soledad & Juan Luis Gimenez)
PSEUDO ECHO (James & Vince Leigh)
REAL THING (Chris & Eddy Amoo)
REDBONE (Lolly & Pat Vegas)
RIGHT SAID FRED (Fred & Richard Fairbrass)
RIVER CITY PEOPLE (Tim & Paul Speed)
SHACK (Michael & John Head)
SPANDAU BALLET (Gary Kemp, guitar & Martin Kemp, bass)
SPRINGFIELDS, THE (Mary "Dusty" O’Brien & Dion O'Brien)
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS (Robert & Dean DeLeo)
STYX (Chuck & John Panozzo)
STOOGES, THE (Ron & Scott Asheton)
SUNNYBOYS, THE (Jeremy & Peter Oxley)
TAMS, THE (Charlie & Joe Pope)
JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET (James & David Taylor)
THAT PETROL EMOTION (John & Dee O’Neill)
THROWING MUSES (half sisters Kristin Hersh & Tanya Donelly)
TOKIO HOTEL (Bill & Tom Kaulitz)
TOTO (Steve-keyboards, Jeff-drums & Mike-bass Porcaro)
TRIFFIDS (David & Robert McComb)
UB 40 (Ali and Robin Campbell)
VAN HALEN (Eddie, guitar & Alex, drums Van Halen)
WILSON PHILLIPS (Carnie & Wendy Wilson)
WISHBONE ASH (Glen & Martin Turner)


Brothers & sisters with solo careers

SUSAN ‘SUZIE Q’ BANFIELD (COOKIE CREW)
ANDREW BANFIELD (PASADENAS)

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD (Hit: Wrap My Words Around You)
DANIEL BEDINGFIELD (Hit: These Words, 2004)

DEBBIE BONHAM (1st single: Sanctuary / 1985)
JASON BONHAM (drums / VIRGINIA WOLF)
both are kids of the late John ‘Bonzo’ Bonham, drummer of Led Zeppelin (died 25-9-80).

TITIYO
NENEH CHERRY
/ EAGLE EYE CHERRY (half brothers)

JEAN DAVIS (FACTS OF LIFE)
TYRONE DAVIS

THE EDGE (DAVE EVANS-U2)
DICK EVANS (VIRGIN PRUNES)

IRMA FRANKLIN
ARETHA FRANKLIN


JIM KERR (SIMPLE MINDS)
MARK KERR (GUN)

DAVID KNOPFLER
MARK KNOPFLER

JERRY LEE LEWIS
GAIL ANN LEWIS

OWEN PAUL (hit: My favourite waste of time)
BRIAN McGEE (drums, SIMPLE MINDS, PROPAGANDA)

DANII MINOGUE
KYLIE MINOGUE

LUKA BLOOM (BARRY MOORE)
CHRISTIE MOORE

PRINCE
TYKA NELSON
(1st LP Royal Blue-1988)

TONE NORUM (My summer with you)
JOHN NORUM (EUROPE)

NEIL O’CONNOR (THE FLYS, with David Freeman)
HAZEL O’CONNOR

MIKE OLDFIELD
SALLY OLDFIELD

DONNY OSMOND
MARIE OSMOND
LITTLE JIMMY OSMOND

MELLOW MAN ACE
SENEN ‘SEN DOG’ REYES
( of CYPRESS HILL)

DAVID RUFFIN (TEMPTATIONS)
JIMMY RUFFIN

JORGE SANTANA (MALO, LP Suacevito / US #18, 1972)
CARLOS SANTANA (SANTANA)

EDEN KANE (born RICHARD GRAHAM SARSTEDT)
PETER SARSTEDT

DAN SEALS (ENGLAND DAN)
JIM SEALS (SEALS & CROFTS)

RUDI SCHENKER (SCORPIONS)
MICHAEL SCHENKER (UFO, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)

RAY SIMPSON (VILLAGE PEOPLE)
VALERIE SIMPSON (ASHFORD & SIMPSON)

TAKA BOOM (YVONNE STEVENS)
CHAKA KHAN (YVETTE MARIE STEVENS)

MIQUEL BROWN (mother of SINITTA)
AMII STEWART (Amii & Miquel are stepsisters)

LEVI STUBBS (of FOUR TOPS)
JOE STUBBS (of THE FALCONS / also members: Eddie Floyd & Wilson Picket)

DONNIE VAN ZANT (of 38 SPECIAL)
JOHNNY VAN ZANT (hit: She's Out With A Gun, 1985 /LYNYRD SKYNYRD)
RONNIE VAN ZANT (of LYNYRD SKYNYRD)

JIMMIE VAUGHAN (FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS)
STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN

MARKY MARK (& THE FUNKY BUNCH)
DONNIE WAHLBERG (of NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK)

GEORGE YOUNG (of EASYBEATS, FLASH & THE PAN)
ANGUS & MALCOLM YOUNG (of AC/DC)

KIM WILDE
RICKY WILDE

BEBE WINANS
CECE WINANS
MARIO WINANS (I Don't Wanna Know, 2004)

JOHNNY & EDGAR WINTER

LORETTA LYNN (born LORETTA WEBB)
CRYSTAL GAYLE (born BRENDA GAIL WEBB)

see: THE WEBB BROTHERS (JIM WEBB)


Music stars with non musician star brothers

MICHAEL PENN
SEAN PENN & CHRISTOPHER PENN
(actors)

FRANK STALLONE
SYLVESTER STALLONE


Twins (Solo, In the same bands & In different bands)

Natalie & Nicole Albino (NINA SKY)
Billy & Bobby Alessi (ALESSI)
Rose Carlotti & Rachel De Freitas (THE HEART THROBS)
Marguerite & Mary Ann Ganser (THE SHANGRI-LAS)
Maurice & Robin Gibb (BEE GEES)
Matt & Luke Goss (BROS)
Noel and Padraig Duggan (CLANNAD)
Dervin & Lincoln Gordon (EQUALS)
Alexandros & Konstandinos (FANTASTIC SOMETHING)
Jay & Michael Aston (GENE LOVES JEZEBEL)
Klive and Nigel Humberstone (IN THE NURSERY)
Harold & Herbie (KALIN TWINS)
Bill & Tom Kaulitz (TOKIO HOTEL)
Johnny & Jayney Klimek (THE OTHER ONES)
Craig & Charles Reid (PROCLAIMERS)
Marge & Marry Ann Ganser (SHANGRI-LAS)
Jacqueline & Pauline Cuff (SOHO)
Chuck & John Panozzo (STYX)
&
Paul & Barry Ryan
&
The Triplets


Stepsisters

Kristin Hersh & Tanya Donelly (THROWING MUSES)


Family groups

THE STAPLE SINGERS (father Roebuck "Pops" Staples with his children Cleotha, Pervis, Yvonne & Mavis)
KELLY FAMILY
OSMONDS, THE


Cousins

BOOGIE BOX HIGH (ANDROS GEORGIOU featuring cousin GEORGE MICHAEL)
BOOMTOWN RATS (JOHNNIE FINGERS & PETE BRIQUETTE)
KENNY & DAVE LOGGINS
PEBBLES (PERRI MCKISSAK) & CHERRELLE
MARK RANKIN (GUN) & SHARLEEN SPITERI (TEXAS)
DIONNE WARWICK & WHITNEY HOUSTON


"Fake" brothers

BLUES BROTHERS
THE BROTHERS FOUR
CHEMICAL BROTHERS
COCTEAU TWINS
DOOBIE BROTHERS

GUTTER TWINS
RAMONES

RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS
THOMPSON TWINS
WALKER BROTHERS
WAS (NOT WAS)
: DAVE & DON WAS

under construction


Brother & sister groups

INEZ & CHARLIE FOXX / Mockingbird (CD Delicious together)
LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO (Tshabalala brothers, Headman shot dead in Durban, S. Africa in ’91.


Brothers & others groups

GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS (Gladys, Merald, Brenda & cousins William & Eleanor Guest)
LEVERT
REDDINGS
RONETTES, THE (Estelle & Veronica Bennett & their cousin Nedra Talley)
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE (Sly, Freddie & Rosemary Stewart, cousin Larry Graham & others)

Brothers & sisters leading bands

MIDNIGHT STAR (Reginald & Vincent Calloway, also recorded as Calloway, hit: I wanna be rich)
PSYCHEDELIC FURS (Richard & Tim Butler)
SOULWAX (Stephen & David Dewaele)
YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS / GIST (Stuart & Phil Moxham / P&R Mar 2000-Page 163)
see: TIERRA


Brothers in bands with others

ENERGY ORCHARD (former singer Brian & and his replacment Bap Kennedy)
(guitarist Paul & drummer David Toner)
FULL FORCE (Lou Paul & Brian George)
BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS
HEATWAVE (Johnnie & Keith Wilder)
IMPRESSIONS (Arthur & Richard Brooks)
KOOL & THE GANG (Robert ‘Kool’ & Ronald Bell)
McCOYS (Rick & Randy Zehringer, Rick changed the Z to D)
MOCEDADES (from Spain / Amaya & Izaskum Amezaga) see One Hit Wonders
ODYSSEY (Lillian & Louise Lopez)
ORLEANS (Lawrence & Lance Hopen)
SPEAR OF DESTINY / STRANGE CRUISE (Peter & Steve Barnacle)
SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (Steve & Muff Winwood)
TIN MACHINE (Tony & Hunt Sales)
WHISPERS (Walter & Scotty Scott)