Sunday, February 21, 2010

FAMOUS, IMPORTANT & NOTABLE SINGERS BY THEIR FIRST NAME


The most known singers in Hellas listed alphabetically by their first name (real and / or pseudonym)

ANDREW, ANDY, ANDREAS, ANDREA
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Aim, born Andrew Turner
Hit "Cold Water Music" (1999)
Andy Bell (singer of ERASURE)
Andrea Bocelli
Hit: "Musica E" (1997, with Eros Ramazzotti)
Andru Donalds
Hit: "Mishale" (1995)
Andrew Eldritch, born Andrew Taylor (singer of THE SISTERS OF MERCY)
Andy Gibb
Biggest hits: "Shadow Dancing" (1977), "I Just Want To Be Your Everything" (1977)
Andrew Gold (singer of WAX)
Solo hit: "Thank You For Being A Friend" (1978)
Andreas Johnson
Hit: "Glorious" (1999)
Andrew Mann (vocalist of WHEN IN ROME)
Andy McCluskey (singer & bass player of O.M.D.)
Andy O (singer of BLUE ZOO)
Andy Partridge (vocalist & guitarist of XTC)
Andy Polaris (singer of ANIMAL NIGHTLIFE)
Andrew Roachford (leader of ROACHFORD)
Andy Taylor (guitarist Of DURAN RURAN)
Solo hits: "Take It Easy" (1986), "Night Train" (1987)
Andy Williams
Biggest hits: "Moon River" (1962), "(Where Do I Begin) Love Story" (1971)

Female singers:

Andrea Lewis (singer of THE DARLING BUDS)
Andrea True (ANDREA TRUE CONNECTION)


BARRY
(alphabetically by last name)

Barry Andrews (singer of SHRIEKBACK & keyboard player of XTC)
Barry Gibb (singer of THE BEE GEES)
Barry Manilow, born Barry Alan Pincus
Barry McGuire
Hit: "Eve Of Destruction" (1965)
Luka Bloom, born Kevin Barry Moore
Hit: "I Need Love" (1992)
Barry Palmer (singer of TRIUMVIRAT, known in Macedonia, Hellas for their legendary ballad "For You", 1979)
Barry Ryan, born Barry Sapherson
Hit: "Eloise" (1968)
SSgt Barry Sadler
Hit: The Ballad Of The Green Berets (1965)
Barry White


BILL, BILLY, WILLIAM, BILLIE
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Will.i.am, born William James Adams Jr. (singer of THE BLACK EYED PEAS)
Bill Alessi (a half of the ALESSI BROTHERS)
Billy Bragg, born Stephen William Bragg
Billy Corgan (singer of SMASHING PUMPKINS)
Billy Ray Cyrus, born William Ray Cyrus
Hit: "Achy Breaky Heart" (1992)
Billy Davis Jr. (singer of THE 5TH DIMENSION)
William DeVaughn
Hit: "Be Thankful For What You Got" (1972)
Willy DeVille, born William Paul Borsey Jr. (singer of MINK DE VILLE)
Solo hit: "Assassin Of Love" (1987, featuring Mark Knopfler on guitar)
Will Downing
Hit: "A Love Supreme" (1988)
Bill Fulton (singer of THE GRASS ROOTS)
Billy Fury, born Ronald William Wycherley
Hit: "Wondrous Place" (1960)
Billy Gibbons, born William Gibbons (singer & lead guitarist of ZZ TOP)
Billy Griffin, born William Griffin
Hit: "Hold Me Tighter In The Rain" (1983)
Bill Haley, born William Haley (BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS)
Billy Idol, born William Broad
Billy Joel, born William Martin Joel
Little Willie John, born William Edgar John
Hit: "Fever" (1956)
Holly Johnson, born William Johnson (singer of FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD)
Bill Kaulitz (singer of TOKIO HOTEL)
Mitch Ryder, born William Levise Jr. (MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS)
Billy MacKenzie (singer of THE ASSOCIATES)
Willie Nelson
Smokey Robinson, born William Robinson Jr.
Bill Medley, born William Medley (singer of THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS)
Solo hit: "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" (1987, duet with Jennifer Warnes)
Billy Ocean
Billy Paul, born Paul Williams
Hit: Me & Mrs. Jones (1972)
William Pitt
Hit: "City Lights" (1986)
Billy Preston, born William Preston
Hit: "With You I'm Born Again" (1979, duet with Syreeta Wright)
Axl Rose, born William Rose Jr. (singer of GUNS N' ROSES)
Billy Joe Royal
Hit: "Hush" (1967)
Boz Scaggs, born William Scaggs
Hits: "Lowdown" (1976), "Look What You've Done To Me" (1980)
Will Smith, born Willard Christopher Smith
Billy Squier, born William Squier
Hit: "Rock Me Tonite" (1984)
Billy Stewart
Hit: "Summertime" (1966)
B.J. Thomas, born Billy Joe Thomas
Hit: "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" (1969)
William Topley (singer of BLESSING)
Billy Vera, born William McCord (singer of BILLY VERA & THE BEATERS)
Bill Wadhams (singer of ANIMOTION)
Bill Withers, born William Withers Jr.

Female singers:

Billie Holiday, born Elinore Harris
Billie Ray Martin (singer of ELECTRIBE 101)
Solo hit: "Your Loving Arms" (1994)


BRYAN, BRIAN
(alphabetically by last name)

Bryan Adams
Brian Connolly (singer of THE SWEET)
Bryan Ferry (singer of ROXY MUSIC)
Brian Hyland
Hits: "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie.." (1960), "Sealed With A Kiss" (1962)
Brian Johnson (singer of AC/DC)
Brian May (guitarist & vocalist of QUEEN)
Solo hit: "Driven By You" (1991)
Brian Molko (lead vocalist & guitarist of PLACEBO)
Brian Poole (BRIAN POOLE & THE TREMELOES)
Brian Setzer (singer & guitarist of STRAY CATS)


CHRIS, CHRISTOPHER, CHRISSIE, CHRISTINA
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Chris Cornell, born Christopher John Boyle (singer of SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE)
Solo hit: "You Know My Name" (2008)
Christopher Cross, born Christopher Geppert
Chris Daughtry (singer of DAUGHTRY)
Chris De Burgh, born Christopher John Davison
Chris Duffy (singer of WATERFRONT)
Chris Farlowe
Hits: "Out Of Time" (1966), "Handbags & Gladrags" (1967)
Limahl AKA Christopher Hamill (singer of KAJAGOOGOO)
Solo hit: "The Never Ending Story" (1984)
Chris Isaak, born Christopher Isaak
Hits: "Blue Hotel" (1987), "Wicked Game" (1989), "Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing" (1995)
Christian James (singer of HALO JAMES)
Kris Kristofferson, born Kristoffer
Chris Martin (singer of COLDPLAY)
Chris Montez, born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez
Hits: "Let's Dance" (1962), "Call Me" (1966)
Chris Norman (singer of SMOKIE)
Chris Rea
Chris Robinson (singer of THE BLACK CROWES)
Chris Simpson (vocalist & guitarist of MAGNA CARTA)
Solo hit: "Sting Of The Gin" (1982)
Chris Thompson (singer of FRIENDS AGAIN)
The Notorious B.I.G. born Christopher Wallace
and
Christophe (born Daniel Bevilacqua)
Biggest hits: "Aline" (1965), "The Girl From Salina" (1970), "Oh! Mon Amour" (1975)

Female singers:

Christina Aguilera
Christina Amphlett (singer of THE DIVINYLS)
Kristin Hersh (singer & guitarist 0f THROWING MUSES)
Chrissie Hynde, born Christine Hynde (singer of THE PRETENDERS)
Christine McVie, born Christine Anne Perfect (vocalist of CHICKEN SHACK & FLEETWOOD MAC)
Hit: "Got A Hold On Me" (1984)


CURT, CURTIS
(alphabetically by last name)

Kurtis Blow, born Kurtis Walker
Hit: "The Breaks" (1980)
Kurt Cobain (singer of NIRVANA)
Kurt Maloo (singer of DOULE)
Solo hit: "Young King" (1995)
Curtis Mayfield
Biggest hits: "Move On Up" (1970), "Superfly" (1972)
Curt Smith (vocalist of TEARS FOR FEARS)
Curtis Stigers
Hit: "I Wonder Why" (1991)


DAVID, DAVE
(alphabetically by last name)

Dave Berry, born David Grundy
Hits: "The Crying Game" (1964), "This Strange Effect" (1965)
Dave Bickler (singer of SURVIVOR)
David Bowie, born David Jones
David Byrne (singer of TALKING HEADS)
Known solo recordings: "Loco De Amor" (1989), "Like Humans Do" (2001)
David Byron, born David Garrick (singer of URIAH HEEP)
David Cassidy (singer of THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY)
Biggest solo hits: "Daydreamer" (1973), "The Last Kiss" (1985)
David Christie
Hit: "Saddle Up" (1982)
David Coverdale (singer of DEEP PURPLE & WHITESNAKE)
Dave Edmunds
David Essex, born David Cook
Biggest hit: "Rock On" (1973)
Dave Fenton (singer & guitarist of THE VAPORS)
Dave Gahan (singer of DEPECHE MODE)
David Gates (singer of BREAD)
Solo hits: "Goodbye Girl" (1977), "Took The Last Train" (1978)
David Gilmour (singer & guitarist of PINK FLOYD)
David Grant (singer of LINX)
Duet hits with Jaki Graham: "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" (1985), "Mated" (1985)
Dave Hemingway (drummer of THE HOUSEMARTINS & singer of THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH)
David Hidalgo (singer of LOS LOBOS)
Davy Jones (vocalist of THE MONKEES)
David McComb (singer of THE TRIFFIDS)
David Pirner (singer of SOUL ASYLUM)
David Lee Roth (singer of VAN HALEN)
Solo hits: "California Girls" (1985), "Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody" (1985), "Just Like Paradise" (1988)
David Rudden (singer of ENDGAMES)
David Seville, born Ross Bagdasarian
Hit: "Witch Doctor" (1958)
David Somerville (lead vocalist of THE DIAMONDS)
David Soul, born David Solberg
Hit: "Don't Give Up On Us" (1977)
David Sterry (singer & guitarist of REAL LIFE)
Dave Stewart (member of EURYTHMICS, singer with THE SPIRITUAL COWBOYS)
Solo hit: "Heart Of Stone" (1994)
David Surkamp (singer of PAVLOV'S DOG)
David Sylvian, born David Alan Butt (singer of JAPAN)
Dave Terry, born Elmer Gantry (singer of STRETCH)
David Usher, singer of MOIST)
Solo hit: "Black Black Heart" (2001)
David Van Day, born David Paul Day (vocalist of GUYS N' DOLLS & DOLLAR)
David Vanian, born David Letts (singer of THE DAMNED)


ERIC
(alphabetically by last name)

Eric Bloom (singer of BLUE OYSTER CULT)
Eric Burdon (singer of THE ANIMALS & with WAR)
Eric Carmen (singer of THE RASPBERRIES)
Biggest solo hits: "All By Myself" (1975), "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again" (1976), "Sleep With Me" (1980)
Eric Clapton (THE YARDBIRDS, JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUESBREAKERS, CREAM, BLIND FAITH, DEREK & THE DOMINOS)
Biggest solo hits: "Wonderful Tonight" (1977), "Tears In Heaven" (1992)
Erik Faber
Hits: "Not Over" (2006), "Brakes" (2007)
Eric Gadd
Hit: "Why Don't You, Why Don't I" (1995)
Ricky Nelson, born Eric Hilliard Nelson
Eric Woolfson (singer of THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT)


GARY
(alphabetically by last name)

Angry Anderson, born Gary Anderson (singer of ROSE TATTOO)
Solo hit: "Suddenly" (1987)
Gary U.S. Bonds, born Gary Anderson
Hit: "This Little Girl" (1981)
Gary Barlow (singer of TAKE THAT)
Gary Brooker (singer of PROCOL HARUM)
Solo hit: "Echoes In The Night" (1985)
Garry Christian (singer of THE CHRISTIANS)
Gary Clark (singer of DANNY WILSON)
Gary Daly (singer of CHINA CRISIS)
Gary Lewis (GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS)
Gary Lightbody (singer of SNOW PATROL)
Gary Low, born Louis Romero
Hits: "You Are A Danger" (1982), "I Want You" (1983), "La Colegiala" (1983)
Gary Moore (guitarist of THIN LIZZY)
Gary Numan, born Gary Webb (singer of TUBEWAY ARMY, SHARPE & NUMAN)
Solo hit: "Cars" (1979)
Gary Puckett (GARY PUCKET & THE UNION GAP)
Gary Wright (singer of SPOOKY TOOTH)
Solo hit: "Dream Weaver" (1976)


GEORGE
(alphabetically by last name)

George Benson
Georgie Fame (GEORGIE FAME & THE BLUE FLAMES)
Solo hits: "The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde" (1968), "Rosetta" (1971, with Alan Price)
George Harrison (guitarist of THE BEATLES)
Biggest solo hits: "My Sweet Lord" (1971), "Got My Mind Set On You" (1987)
George McCrae
Hit: "Rock Your Baby" (1974)
Van Morrison, born George Ivan Morrison (singer of THEM)
George Michael, born Yorgos Panayiotou (singer of WHAM!)
Boy George, George O'Dowd (singer of CULTURE CLUB & with JESUS LOVES YOU)
Biggest solo hits: "Everything I Own" (1987), "The Crying Game" (1992)


IAN:I decided to set this category apart from the John section, for sentimental reasons
(alphabetically by last name)

Ian Anderson (singer of JETHRO TULL)
Ian Astbury, born Ian Robert Astbury (singer of THE CULT & THE DOORS)
Ian Broudie (singer of THE LIGHTNING SEEDS)
Ian Brown (singer of THE STONE ROSES)
Ian Curtis, born Ian Kevin Curtis (singer of JOY DIVISION)
Ian Donaldson (singer of H20)
Ian Dury, born Ian Robins Dury (IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS)
Ian Gillan (singer of DEEP PURPLE)
Ian Gomm, born Ian Robert Gomm
Hit: Hold On (1979)
Ian Hunter, born Ian Hunter Patterson (singer of MOTT THE HOOPLE)
Solo hit: "Once Bitten Twice Shy" (1975)
Lemmy, born Ian Kilmister (singer & bas player of MOTORHEAD)
Ian Lloyd, born Lloyd Buoncosiglio (singer of THE STORIES)
Ian McCullogh (singer of ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN)
Ian McNabb, born Robert Ian McNabb (singer of THE ICICLE WORKS)
Iain Matthews, born Iain Matthew McDonald (singer of FAIRPORT CONVENTION & MATTHEW'S SOUTHERN COMFORT)
Ian Watkins (singer of LOSTPROPHETS)


JAMES, JIM, JIMMY
(alphabetically by last name)

James Blunt
Hits: "Wisemen" (2004), "You're Beautiful" (2004), "1973" (2007)
James Dean Bradfield (singer of MANIC STREET PREACHERS)
James Brown
Jim Capaldi (drummer & vocalist of TRAFFIC)
Biggest solo Hits: "The Game Of Love" (1978), "Tonight You're Mine" (1982)
Jim Croce
Biggest hits: "Time In A Bottle" (1973), "I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song" (1974)
Jimmy Dean
Hit: "Big Bad John" (1961)
Jim Diamond (singer of Ph.D.)
Hits: "I Should Have Known Better" (1984), "I Sleep Alone At Night" (1985)
James Grant (guitarist of FRIENDS AGAIN & singer of LOVE & MONEY)
Jimmy Harnen (singer with SYNCH)
Jimmy Helms (LONDONBEAT)
Solo hits: "Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse" (1973), "I'll Give You Everything" (1985, with Topper Headon)
Jimi Hendrix, born Johnny Allen Hendrix
James Hetfield (singer of METALLICA)
James Ingram
Jim James (singer of MY MORNING JACKET)
Jimmy James, born Michael James (JIMMY JAMES & THE VAGABONDS)
Rick James, born James Johnson Jr.
Jim Kerr (singer of SIMPLE MINDS)
James Lowe (singer of THE ELECTRIC PRUNES)
Jimmy McShane (front man of BALTIMORA)
Jim Morrison (singer of THE DOORS)
Jimmy Nail
Hits: "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" (1985), "Ain't No Doubt" (1992)
James O'Neill & Jimmy Kemp (JIMMY JIMMY)
Jimme O'Neill (singer of THE SILENCERS)
Iggy Pop, born James Newell Osterberg Jr. (singer of THE STOOGES)
Jim Peterik (singer of IDES OF MARCH & keyboards for SURVIVOR)
Jim Reid (THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN)
Jim Seals (vocalist of SEALS & CROFTS)
James Taylor
Biggest hit: "You've Got A Friend" (1971)
LL Cool J, born James Todd Smith
Biggest hits: "I Need Love" (1987), "Around The Way Girl" (1991), "Phenomenon" (1997)
Jimmy Somerville (singer of BRONSKI BEAT & COMMUNARDS)
Biggest solo hits: "Comment Te Dire Adieu" (1989), "To Love Somebody" (1990), "Safe In These Arms" (1995)
James "J.T." Taylor (KOOL & THE GANG)
Solo hit: "Lay Awake At Night" (1989)
Midge Ure, born James Ure (guitarist of THIN LIZZY, VISAGE & singer / guitarist of ULTRAVOX)
Solo hits: "If I Was" (1985), "Dear God" (1988)
James Walsh (singer of STARSAILOR)
Jimmy Warren (singer of THE KORGIS)


JOHN, JOHNNY, JOHNNIE, JON, JOE, JOAN, JOANNA, JANE, JOHNETTE, IVAN, JUAN, YANNI, SEAN, SHAUN, SHANE
(alphabetically by last name)

Male Singers:

Jon Anderson, born John Roy Anderson (singer of YES)
John "Buddy" Bailey (lead singer of THE CLOVERS)
Desmond Child, born John Charles Barratt
Hit: Obsession (1991, featuring Maria Vidal)
Jean Beauvoir (bass for THE PLASMATICS)
Hit: "Feel The Heat" (1986)
John Beck (singer of THE LEAVES)
John Belushi (THE BLUES BROTHERS)
Jon Por Birgisson (singer & guitarist of SIGUR ROS)
Jon Bon Jovi, born John Francis Bongiovi (singer of BON JOVI)
Solo hit: Blaze Of Glory (1990)
Johnny Burnette
Hit: "You're Sixteen" (1960)
Jake Burns, born John Burns (singer of STIFF LITTLE FINGERS)
John Butler (singer of DIESEL PARK WEST)
J.J. Cale, born John Weldon Cale
Biggest hits (apart from the songs covered by Eric Clapton): "Cajun Moon" (1974), "Sensitive Kind" (1979)
John Campbell (singer of IT'S IMMATERIAL)
Johnny Cash
Cerrone, born Jean-Marc Cerrone
Hit: "Supernature" (1977)
Joe Cocker, born John Robert Cocker
Sean Combs, born Sean John Combs alias Puff Daddy (among others)
John Denver, born John Henry Deutschendorf
Hit: "Take Me Home Country Roads" (1971)
Ivan Doroshuk (singer of MEN WITHOUT HATS)
Falco, born Johann (Hans) Hoelzel
Hits: "Der Kommissar" (1982), "Rock Me Amadeus" (1985), "Jeanny, Part 1" (1985)
John Farnham (singer of LITTLE RIVER BAND)
Solo hits: "You're The voice" (1986), "Age Of Reason" (1988)
John Fogerty (singer of CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL)
Solo hits: "The Old Man Down The Road" (1985), Rock And Roll Girls (1985)
John Foxx, born Dennis Leigh (singer of ULTRAVOX)
Solo hit: "Endlessly" (1983)
Jack White, born John Anthony Gillis (singer & guitarist of WHITE STRIPES)
John Guldberg (vocalist of LAID BACK)
John Lee Hooker
Biggest hits: "Dimples" (1956), Boom Boom (1961), The Healer (1989)
John Kay, born Joachim Fritz Krauledat (singer of STEPPENWOLF)
Johnny Kemp
Hit: "Just Got Paid" (1988)
John King (singer of GANG OF FOUR)
John Lees (singer of BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST)
John Legend, born John Stephens
Hit: "Save Room" (2006)
Jean Leloup
Hit: "I Lost My Baby" (2001 / Le Dome, 1997)
John Lennon
Julian Lennon, born John Charles Julian Lennon
Hits: "Too Late For Goodbyes" (1984), "Saltwater" (1991)
Johnny Logan, born Sean Patrick Michael Sherrard.
Hits: "What's Another Year" (1980), "Hold Me Now" (1987)
Johnny Rotten, born John Lydon (singer of SEX PISTOLS & P.I.L.)
Southside Johnny, born John Lyon (SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES)
Shane MacGowan (singer of THE POGUES)
Jon Marsh (singer of THE BELOVED)
Johnny Mathis
Biggest hit: "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" (1978, duet with Deniece Williams)
Jean-Francois Maurice
Hit: "28 A L'Ombre (Monaco)" (1978)
John Mayall

John "Cougar" Mellencamp
Biggest hits: "Hurts So Good" (1982), ""Jack & Diane" (1982)
Jean-Louis Milford (singer of CENTURY)
John Miles, born John Errington
Hit: Music (1976)
Johnny Nash
Hit: "I Can See Clearly Now" (1972)
Ozzy Osbourne, born John Michael Osbourne (singer of BLACK SABBATH)
Biggest solo hits: "Crazy Train" (1980), "Shot In The Dark" (1986)
John Parr
Hit: "St. Elmo's Fire" (1985)
Ivan Pedersen (vocalist of LABAN)
John Phillips (singer of THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS)
Ivan, born Juan Carlos Ramos
Hit: Fotonovela (1984)
Johnnie Ray
Hits: "Cry" (1951), "Just Walkin' In The Rain" (1956)
Dr. John, born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
Hit: "Litanie Des Saints" (1992)
Johnny Rivers, born John Ramistella
Hit: Secret Agent Man (1966)
John Rocca (singer of FREEEZ)
Shaun Ryder (singer of the HAPPY MONDAYS)
John Sebastian, born John Benson Sebastian Jr. (singer of THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL)
Jon Secada, born Juan Secada
Hit: "Just Another Day" (1992)
Joe Strummer, born John Mellor (singer of THE CLASH & with THE MESCALEROS)
John Taylor, born Nigel John Taylor (bass player of DURAN DURAN & THE POWER STATION)
Solo hit: "I Do What I Do" (1985)
Johnny Tillotson
Hit "Poetry In Motion" (1960)
John Travolta
Hits from "Grease" (1978): "Greased Lightning"& You're The One That I Want" / "Summer Nights" (in duets with Olivia Newton-John)
Johnny Van Zant (vocalist of LYNYRD SKYNYRD)
Solo hit: "She's Out With A Gun" (1985)
Juanes, born Juan Vasquez
Hits: "A Dios Le Pido" (2002), "La Camisa Negra" (2004)
John Waite (singer of THE BABYS & BAD ENGLISH)
Solo hits: "Missing You" (1984), "These Times Are Hard For Lovers" (1987)
John Watts (singer of FISHER Z & THE CRY)
John Wetton (singer & bass player of ASIA, vocalist of PHENOMENA)


Female singers:

Joni Mitchell, born Roberta Joan Anderson
Biggest hit: "Big Yellow Taxi" (1970)
Joan Baez
Biggest hits: "Here's To You" (1971), "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" (1971)
Joanne Catherall (backing vocalist of HUMAN LEAGUE, duet with Phil on "Human", 1986)
Jane Child
Hit: "Don't Wanna Fall In Love" (1990)
Jane Eugene (singer of LOOSE ENDS)
Janis Ian, born Janis Eddy Fink
Hit: "Fly Too High" (1979)
Janet Jackson
Joan Jett, born Joan Marie Larkin (guitarist of THE RUNAWAYS, singer with THE BLACKHEARTS)
Jan Johnston (singer of JJ, known in Macedonia, Hellas for their hit "Slide Away" in 1991)
Janis Joplin (singer of the BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY)
Jeanette Jurado (vocalist of EXPOSE)
Joanne "JoJo" McDuffie (lead singer of the MARY JANE GIRLS)
Sarah Jane Morris (guest vocalist with THE COMMUNARDS)
Hit: "I'm Missing You (Se Stiamo Insieme)" (1991)
Nana Mouskouri
Hit: "Only Love" (1986)
Gianna Nannini
Hit: "I Maschi" (1987)
Johnette Napolitano (singer of CONCRETE BLONDE)
Joan Osborne
Hit: "One Of Us" (1995)
Spagna, born Ivana Spagna (vocalist of FUN FUN)
Solo hits: "Easy Lady" (1986), "Call Me" (1987)
Joanna Swan (singer of ILYA)
Jane Wiedlin (guitarist of THE GO-GO'S)
Solo hit: "Rush Hour" (1988)


MARK, MARC
(alphabetically by last name)

Marc Almond, born Peter Mark Sinclair Almond (singer of SOFT CELL)
Biggest solo hits: "This House Is A House Of Trouble" (1987, with Sally Timms), "Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart" (1989, with Gene Pitney), "The Days Of Pearly Spencer" (1992)
Marc Anthony, born Marco Anthonio Muniz
Hit: "I Need To Know" (1999)
Marc Bolan, born Mark Feld (singer of T-REX)
Mark Chadwick (singer of THE LEVELLERS)
Marc Cohn
Hit: "Walking In Memphis" (1991)
Mark Hollis (singer of TALK TALK)
Mark King (singer & bass player of LEVEL 42)
Mark Knopfler (singer & guitarist of DIRE STRAITS)
Notable solo songs: "El Macho" (2000), "Sailing To Philadelphia" (2000)
Mark Lanegan (singer of SCREAMING TREES & THE GUTTER TWINS)
Mark Lindsay (singer of PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS)
Mark "Matt" Reilly (singer of MATT BIANCO)
Mark E. Smith (singer of THE FALL)
Mark Stein (singer of VANILLA FUDGE)


MARY, MARIE, MARIA, MARILYN, MARIANNE, MARIO, MARIAN
(alphabetically by last name)

Female singers:

Milva, born Maria Ilva Biolcati
Hit: "Uomini Addosso" (1993)
Mary J. Blige
Moya Brennan, born Maire Ni Bhraonain (singer of CLANNAD)
Guest vocals on: Miles & Miles (2005, by Schiller)
Maria Callas, born Sophia Cecelia Kalos
Teena Marie, born Mary Christine Brockert
Hit: "Out On A Limb" (1984)
Mariah Carey
Emma Shapplin, born Marie-Ange Chapelain
Hits: "Spente Le Stelle" (1997), "La Notte Etterna" (2002)
Mary Davis (singer of the S.O.S. BAND)
Mariana, born Marianna Efstratiou
Hit: "Talk About Love" (1985)
Marianne Faithfull
Biggest hits: "So Sad" (1981), Falling From Grace (1983)
Mary Ford, born Iris Coleen Summers (vocalist of LES PAUL & MARY FORD)
Marie Fredriksson (vocalist of ROXETTE)
Mary Hopkin
Hit: Those Were The Days (1968)
Lulu, born Marie Lawrie
Biggest hits: "Shout" (1964), "To Sir With Love" (1967), "Independence" (1993)
Mary MacGregor
Hit: "Torn Between Two Lovers" (1976)
Mina, born Anna Maria Mazzini
Hit: "You Are My Love" (1985)
Maria McKee (singer of LONE JUSTICE)
Solo hit: "Show Me Heaven" (1990)
Marilyn Martin
Hits: "Sorcerer" (1984), "Separate Lives" (1985, duet with Phil Collins)
Marilyn McCoo (vocalist of THE 5TH DIMENSION)
Marie Myriam, born Miriam Lopes (Eurovision Song Contest winner for France in 1977 with "L'oiseau Et L'enfant")
Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson
Maria Montell
Hit: "Di Da Di (And So The Story Goes...)" (1997)
Maria Muldaur, born Maria D'Amato
Hit: "Midnight At The Oasis" (1973)
Tania Maria, born Tania Maria Correa Reis
Hit: "Come With Me" (1982)
Dusty Springfield, born Mary O'Brien
Skeeter Davis, born Mary Penick
Hit: "The End Of The World" (1963)
Marija Serifovic (Eurovision Song Contest winner for Serbia in 2007 with "Molitva")
Chaka Khan, born Yvette Marie Stevens (singer with RUFUS)
Solo hits: "I'm Every Woman" (1978), "I Feel For You" (1984)
Marie Osmond
Mary Travers (vocalist of PETER, PAUL & MARY)
Mariska Veres (singer of SHOCKING BLUE)
Maria Vidal
Hit: "Body Rock" (1982), "Obsession" (1991, duet with Desmond Child)
Mary Weiss (lead vocalist of THE SHANGRI-LAS)
Mary Wells
Hit: "My Guy" (1964)
Mari Wilson,
Hits: Just What I Always Wanted (1982), The End Of The Affair (1983)
&
PJ Harvey (Polly is a nickname for Mary)

Male singers:

Mario Biondi, born Mario Ranno
Hit: "This Is What You Are" (2006)
Marian Gold (singer of ALPHAVILLE)
Mario Winans
Hit: "I Don't Wanna Know" (2004)


MICHAEL, MIKE, MICHELLE
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Michael Bolton
Shakin' Stevens, born Michael Barrett
Michael Cretu
Biggest hits: "Goldene Jahre" (1983), "Samurai" (1985)
Michael Head (singer of PALE FOUNTAINS)
Mick Hucknall (singer of SIMPLY RED)
Michael Hutchence (singer of INXS)
Michael Jackson
Mick Jagger (singer of THE ROLLING STONES)
Mick Jones (guitarist of THE CLASH & singer of BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE)
Mike Kogel (singer of LOS BRAVOS)
Michael McDonald (singer of THE DOOBIE BROTHERS)
Michael J. Mullins (singer of MODERN ROMABCE)
Mike Patton (singer of FAITH NO MORE)
Michael Penn
Hit: "No Myth" (1989)
Mika, born Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr.
Hits: "Relax (Take It Easy)" (2007), "Grace Kelly" (2007), "Rain" (2009)
Mike Peters (singer of THE ALARM)
Mike Reno, born John Michael Rynoski (singer of LOVERBOY)
Mike Score (singer of A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS)
Mike Scott (singer of THΈντοναE WATERBOYS)
Michael Sembello
Hits: "Summer Lovers" (1982), "Maniac" (1983)
Mike Smith (singer of THE DAVE CLARK FIVE)
Michael W. Smith
Hit: "Place In This World" (1990)
Michael Stipe (singer of REM)
Mickey Thomas, born John Michael Thomas (singer of STARSHIP)

Female singers:

Michelle Branch
Hit: "The Game Of Love" (2002, with Santana)
Michelle Phillips, Holly Michelle Gilliam (vocalist of THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS)
Michelle Shocked, born Karen Michelle Johnston
Hit: "Anchorage" (1988)


NEIL
(alphabetically by last name)

Neil Arthur (singer of BLANCMANGE)
Neil Diamond
Neil Finn, born Cornelius Mullane Finn (vocalist of SPLIT ENZ, singer of CROWDED HOUSE)
Neil Hannon (THE DIVINE COMEDY)
Neil Sedaka
Neil Tennant (singer of PET SHOP BOYS)
Neil Young


NICK, KLAUS
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Niko
Hit: "The Sun, The Moon, The Stars" (2007)
Nickolas Ashford (vocalist of ASHFORD & SIMPSON)
Nick Beggs (bass player & vocalist of KAJAGOOGOO)
Nick Carter (vocalist of BACKSTREET BOYS)
Nick Cave (frontman of THE BIRTHDAY PARTY & THE BAD SEEDS)
Momus, born Nick Currie
Hit: "The Hairstyle Of The Devil" (1989)
Nick Drake
Nico Fidenco, born Domenico Colarossi
Hit: "A Casa D'Irene" (1965)
Nick Gilder
Hit: "Hot Child In The City" (1978)
Nick Gravenites, born Nicholas George Gravenites
Nick Heyward (singer of HAIRCUT 100)
Solo hit: "Blue Hat For A Blue Day" (1983)
Nick Kamen, born Ivor Neville Kamen
Biggest hits: "Each Time You Break My Heart" (1986), I Promised Myself (1990)
Nick Kelly (singer of THE FAT LADY SINGS)
Nik Kershaw
Nick Laird-Clowes (singer of DREAM ACADEMY)
Nick Lowe, (singer of ROCKPILE)
Solo hit: "Cruel To Be Kind" (1979)
Nick Richards (singer of BOYS DON'T CRY)
Nick Van Eede (singer of CUTTING CREW)

and German singers:

Klaus Lessmann (singer of BONFIRE)
Klaus Meine (singer of SCORPIONS)
Klaus Nomi, born Klaus Sperber
Hit: "Total Eclipse" (1981)

Female singers:

Nico, born Christa Paffgen, allegedly named by photographer Herbert Tobias after his Greek friend, film maker Nikos Papatakis (vocalist of VELVET UNDERGROUND)
Nicole, born Nicole Hohloch (Eurovision Song Contest winner with "Ein Bisschen Frieden" in 1982)
Nicolette Larson
Hit: "Lotta Love" (1978)
Nicole McCloud
Hits: "Don't You Want My Love" (1985), "New York Eyes" (1985, duet with Timmy Thomas)
Nicole Scherzinger (singer of THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS)


PAUL
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Paul Anka
Paul Buchanan (singer of THE BLUE NILE)
Paul Carrack (singer of SQUEEZE, MIKE & THE MECHANICS)
Solo hit: "When You Walk In The Room" (1987)
Paul Davis
Hits: "I Go Crazy" (1977), "Cool Night" (1981)
Paul Di'Anno, born Paul Andrews (singer of IRON MAIDEN, 1978-1981)
Paul Engemann
Hits: "Push It To The Limit" (1983), "Shannon's Eyes" (1985, with Giorgio Moroder)
Paul "P.D." Heaton (singer of THE HOUSEMARTINS & vocalist of THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH)
Bono, born Paul Hewson (singer of U2)
Paul King (singer of KING)
Paul Lekakis
Hit: "Boom Boom (Let's Go Back To My Room)" (1986)
Gazebo, born Paul Mazzolini
Paul McCartney, born James Paul McCartney (bass player & vocalist of THE BEATLES)
Paul Roberts (singer of SNIFF 'n' the TEARS)
Paul Rodgers (singer of FREE & BAD COMPANY)
Paul Roland
Hit: "Gabrielle" (1987)
Paul Simon
Paul Stanley, born Stanley Eisen (singer of KISS)
Paul Stevens, born Thanos Kalliris (singer of BANG)
Green Gartside, born Paul Julian Strohmeyer (singer of SCRITTI POLITTI)
Paul Weller, born John William Weller (singer & guitarist of JAM & STYLE COUNCIL)
Biggest solo hits: "Wild Wood" (1993), "You Do Something To Me" (1995)
Paul Young
and
Paul & Paula, born Ray Hildebrand & Jill Jackson
Hit: "Hey Paula" (1962)

Female singers:

Paula Abdul
Pauline Henry (singer of THE CHIMES)


PETER, PIERRE
(alphabetically by last name)

Peter Andre
Hit: "Mysterious Girl" (1996 / feat. Bubbler Ranx)
Peter Asher (vocalist of PETER & GORDON)
Pierre Bachelet
Hit: "Emmanuelle" (1974)
Pete Bardens
Hit: "In Dreams" (1987)
Peter Brown
Hits: "They Only Come Out At Night" (1984), "Love Is Just The Game" (1984)
Peter Burns (singer of DEAD OR ALIVE)
Peter "Biff" Byford (singer of SAXON)
Pete Byrne (singer of NAKED EYES)
Peter Cetera (singer of CHICAGO)
Biggest solo hit: "Glory Of Love" (1986)
Peter Cox (singer GO WEST)
Peter Coyne (singer of THE GODFATHERS)
Peter Deary (singer of COOK DA BOOKS)
Pete Doherty (vocalist of THE LIBERTINES & singer of BABYSHAMBLES)
Peter Frampton (singer & guitarist of HUMBLE PIE)
Solo hits: "Baby, I Love Your Way" (1976), "Show Me The Way" (1976)
Peter Gabriel (singer of GENESIS)
Biggest solo hits: "Games Without Frontiers" (1980), "Sledgehammer" (1986)
Peter Garrett (singer of MIDNIGHT OIL)
Peter Godwin
Hit: "Baby's In The Mountains" (1983)
Peter Green (guitarist of FLEETWOOD MAC)
Solo hits: "In The Skies" (1978), "Slabo Day" (1979)
Peter Hammill (singer of VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR)
Peter Hayes (singer of BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB)
Peter Heppner (singer of WOLFSHEIM)
Heppner with Schiller: "Dream Of You" (2001), "Life... I Feel You" (2003)
Peter Hooton (singer of THE FARM)
Peter Kingsbery (lead singer of COCK ROBIN)
Solo hit: "There's No Magic To It" (1994)
Pete McDonald (singer of GOLDIE)
P. Lion, born Pietro Paolo Pelandi
Hits: "Happy Children" (1984), "Dream" (1984)
Peter Murphy (singer of BAUHAUS)
Peter Randell
Hit: "Lost In Tokyo" (1985)
Peter Sarstedt
Hit: "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)" (1969)
Pete Seeger (vocalist of THE WEAVERS)
Solo recording: "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" (1960)
Pete Shelley, born Peter McNeish (singer of BUZZCOCKS)
Peter Schilling, born Pierre Michael Schilling
Hit: Major Tom (Coming Home) (1983), "Terra Titanic" (1984)
Peter Skellern
Hit: "Busy Line" (1982)
Peter Slaghuis (VIDEO KIDS, HITHOUSE)
Peter Tosh
Biggest hits: "Legalize It" (1976), "Johnny B. Goode" (1978)
Pete Townshend (guitarist & vocalist of THE WHO)
Solo hit: "Face The Face" (1985)
Peter Wolf (singer of THE J. GEILS BAND)
Solo hits: "I Need You Tonight" (1984), "Lights Out" (1984)
Pete Wylie (singer of CRUCIAL THREE, WAH! & THE MIGHTY WAH)
Peter Yarrow (singer of PETER, PAUL & MARY)


PHILIP, PHIL
(alphabetically by last name)

Philip Bailey (vocalist of EARTH, WIND & FIRE)
Solo hits: "Easy Lover" (1984, duet with Phil Collins), "Woman" (1984)
Phil Collins (drummer & singer of GENESIS)
Phil Everly (vocalist & guitarist of THE EVERLY BROTHERS)
Phil Fearon (PHIL FEARON & GALAXY)
Phil Lynott (singer & bass player of THIN LIZZY)
Phil Mogg (singer of UFO)
Philip Oakey (singer of THE HUMAN LEAGUE)
Phil Thornalley (bass player of THE CURE, singer of JOHNNY HATES JAZZ)


RICHARD, RICK
(alphabetically by last name)

Richard Ashcroft (singer of THE VERVE)
Solo hits: "A Song For The Lovers" (2000), "Check The Meaning" (2002)
Rick Astley
Richard Barone (singer of THE BONGOS)
Richard Butler (singer of THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS)
Richard Carpenter (vocalist of THE CARPENTERS)
Richard Darbyshire (singer of ZU ZU SHARKS & LIVING IN A BOX)
Solo hit: "Enamorada" (2002)
Richard Fairbrass (singer of RIGHT SAID FRED)
Richard Harris
Hit: MacArthur Park (1968)
Richard Hawley (guitarist of PULP)
Biggest solo hits: "The Ocean" (2005), "Tonight, The Streets Are Ours" (2007)
Aphex Twin, born Richard David James
Richard Marx
Ric Ocasek, born Richard Otcasek (singer of THE CARS)
Richard Page (singer & bass player of MR MISTER)
Little Richard, born Richard Penniman
Eden Kane, born Richard Sarstedt
Hit: "Well, I Ask You (1961)
Rick Springfield, born Richard Springthorpe
Biggest Hits: "Jessie's Girl" (1981), "Don't Talk To Strangers" (1982), "Celebrate Youth" (1985)
Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey Jr. (drummer of THE BEATLES)
Biggest solo hit: "Photograph" (1973)
Ritchie Valens, born Richard Steven Valenzuela
Hits: "Come On, Let's Go" (1958), "Donna" (1958), "La Bamba" (1958)
Ricky Wilson (vocalist & guitarist of B 52'S)
Ricky Wilson (singer of KAISER CHIEFS)


ROBERT, BOB, BOBBY
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Rob Birch (singer of STERO MC's)
Bobby Brown, born Robert Brown
Biggest hits: "Every Little Step I Take" (1988), "My Prerogative" (1988)
Bobby Caldwell
Hit: "What You Won't Do For Love" (1978)
Robert Cray (ROBERT CRAY BAND)
Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto
Bobby Day, born Robert Byrd
Hit: "Rock-in Robin" (1958)
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman
Bobby Gaylor
Hit: "Suicide" (2000)
Bob Geldof (singer of THE BOOMTOWN RATS)
Solo hit: "This Is The World Calling" (1986)
Bobby Gillespie (drummer of THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN & singer of PRIMAL SCREAM)
Bobby Goldsboro
Hits: "Honey" (1968), "Summer (The First Time)" (1973)
Rob Grill (bass player of THE GRASS ROOTS)
Solo hit: "Rock Sugar" (1980)
Rob Halford (singer of JUDAS PRIEST)
Bobby Hebb
Hit: "Sunny" (1966)
Dr. Robert, born Robert Howard (singer of THE BLOW MONKEYS)
Rob Hyman (singer & keyboards for HOOTERS)
Robert John
Hit: "Sad Eyes" (1979)
Bobby Kimball (singer of TOTO)
Robert Knight
Hit: "Everlasting Love" (1967)
Bob Marley, born Robert Nesta Marley (BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS)
Bobby McFerrin
Hit: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" (1988)
Robbie Nevil
Biggest hits: "C'est La Vie" (1986), "Back On Holiday" (1988)
Bobby "O", born Robert Orlando
Biggest hit: "She Has A Way" (1982)
Robert Palmer (singer of VINEGAR JOE & POWER STATION)
Rob Parissi (singer of WILD CHERRY)
Rob Pilatus (front man of MILLI VANILLI)
Robert Plant (singer of LED ZEPPELIN & HONEYDRIPPERS)
Biggest solo hits: "Big Log" (1983), "29 Palms" (1993)
Robbie Robertson, born Jaime Royal Klegerman (singer of THE BAND)
Hit: "Somewhere Down The Crazy River" (1987)
Robert Schwartzman (singer of ROONEY)
Bob Seger (BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND)
Robert Shaw (singer of SWANS WAY)
Robert Smith (singer of THE CURE)
Rob Tyner, born Robert Derminer (singer of MC5)
Vanilla Ice, born Robert Van Winkle
Hit: "Ice Ice Baby" (1990)
Bobby Vee, born Robert Veline
Biggest hits" "Devil Or Angel" (1960), "Take Good Care Of My Baby (1961), "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" (1962)
Bobby Vinton, born Stanley Robert Vinton Jr.
Biggest hits: "Roses Are Red (My Love)" (1962), "Blue Velvet" (1963), "Mr. Lonely" (1964)
Robbie Williams
Bobby Womack
Hit: "Across 110th Street" (1972)
Robert Wyatt (drummer & vocalist of SOFT MACHINE)
Savage, born Roberto Zanetti
Biggest hits: "Don't Cry Tonight" (1983), Only You (1984)

Female singers:

Roberta Flack


STEVE, STEVEN, STEPHEN
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Steve Arrington
Hit: "Feel So Real" (1985)
Stephen Bishop
Hits: "On & On" (1977), "If Love Takes You Away" (1982)
Steven Dante
Hit: "The Real Thing" (1987, with Jellybean)
Stephen "Tin Tin" Duffy (singer of THE LILAC TIME)
Solo hits: "Kiss Me" (1984), "Icing On The Cake" (1985), "Natalie" (1993)
Steve Ellis (singer of LOVE AFFAIR)
Steve Forbert
Hit: "Cellophane City" (1980)
Steve Gibbons (STEVE GIBBONS BAND)
Steve Harley, born Stephen Nice (singer of COCKNEY REBEL)
Solo hit: "The Phantom Of The Opera" (1986 / duet with Sarah Brightman)
Steve Hayman (singer of HEAVY PETTIN')
Stevie B. born Steven Bernard Hill
Hits: "In My Eyes" (1989) "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" (1990)
Steve Hogarth, born Ronald Stephen Hoggarth (singer of THE EUROPEANS)
Cat Stevens, born Steven Demetre Georgiou AKA Yusuf Islam
Steve Jones (guitarist of THE SEX PISTOLS)
Solo hits: "Mercy" (1986), "With You Or Without You" (1986)
Steve Kekana
Hits: "Raising My Family" (1980), Never Never" (1981)
Steven Kilbey (singer of THE CHURCH & vocalist of JACK FROST)
Steve Lawrence, born Sidney Liebowitz
Hit: "Go Away Little Girl" (1962)
Stephen MallinΈντοναder (singer of CABARET VOLTAIRE)
Steve Marriott (singer & guitarist of SMALL FACES)
Steve Martin, born Carmelo Esteban Martin Caro (singer of THE LEFT BANKE)
Steven Lindsay (singer of BIG DISH)
Steve Miller (STEVE MILLER BAND)
Morrissey, born Steven Morrissey (singer of THE SMITHS)
Biggest solo hits: "Suedehead" (1988), Every Day Is Like Sunday" (1988), "The First Of The Gang To Die" (2006)
Steve Perry (singer of JOURNEY)
Hits: "Oh Sherrie" (1984), "She's Mine" (1984)
Stephan Remmler (singer of TRIO)
Stefano Righi & Stefano Rota (vocalists of RIGHEIRA)
Stefan Schwerdtfeger (singer of BIG SLEEP)
Stephen Stills (vocalist of BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD, CROSBY STILLS NASH & YOUNG)
Solo hit: "Love The One Youre With" (1970)
Steve Strange (singer of VISAGE)
Steven Tyler (singer of AEROSMITH)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Biggest hits: "Pride & Joy" (1983), "Couldn't Stand The Weather" (1984), "Crossfire" (1989)
Steve Walsh (singer of KANSAS)
Steve Winwood (singer of SPENCER DAVIS GROUP, TRAFFIC & BLIND FAITH)
Biggest hits: "Valerie" (1982), "Higher Love" (1986)
Stevie Wonder, Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Stefan Zauner (singer of MUENCHENER FREIHEIT AKA MF AKA FREIHEIT)

Female singers:

Stevie Vann-Lange, born Stevie Van Kerken (singer of NIGHT)
Stephanie Lawrence
Hit: "Only He Has The Power To Move Me" (1984)
Stephanie Mills
Hits: "What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" (1979), "Never Knew Love Like This Before" (1980)
Stevie Nicks (vocalist of FLEETWOOD MAC)
Biggest solo hits: "Stand Back" (1983), "I Can't Wait" (1985), "Talk To Me" (1985)


TOM, TOMMY, THOMAS
(alphabetically by last name)

Thomas Anders (singer of MODERN TALKING)
Tom Bailey (singer of THOMPSON TWINS)
Tom Chaplin (singer of KEANE)
Tommy Conwell (leader of TOMMY CONWELL & THE YOUNG RUMBLERS)
Thomas Dolby, born Thomas Morgan Robertson
Hit: "She Blinded Me With Science" (1982)
Thom. born Thomas Hanreich
Hit: "Principle Of Joy" (2004)
Tommy Heath (singer of TOMMY TUTONE)
Tommy James (TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS)
Tom Jones, born Thomas Jones Woodward
Tom Keifer (singer of CINDERELLA)
Tom Petty (TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS)
Tom Robinson (TOM ROBINSON BAND)
Tommy Roe
Hit: "Dizzy" (1968)
Tom Verlaine, born Thomas Miller (singer & guitarist of TELEVISION)
Tom Waits
Thom Yorke (singer of RADIOHEAD)


TONY, TONI, ANTHONY
(alphabetically by last name)

Male singers:

Tony Bennett, born Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Hit: "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" (1962)
Tony Carey (keybord player of RAINBOW & singer of PLANET P)
Biggest solo hit: "A Fine Fine Day" (1984)
Tonino Carotone, born Antonio De La Cuesta
Hit: "Mondo Difficile" (1999)
Toni Di Bart, born Antonio Carmine Di Bartolomeo
Hits: "The Real Thing" (1994), "Why Did Ya" (1995), "Turn Your Love Around" (1996)
Fats Domino, born Antoine Domino
Biggest hits: "Ain't That A Shame" (1955), "Blueberry Hill" (1956)
Little Anthony, born Anthony Gourdine (LITTLE ANTHONY & THE IMPERIALS)
Tony Hadley (singer of SPANDAU BALLET)
Antony Hegarty (ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS)
Anthony Kiedis (singer of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS)
Tone Loc, born Anthony Terrell Smith
Hits: "Wild Thing" (1988), "Funky Cold Medina" (1989)
Tony Orlando, born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassivitis (singer of / with DAWN)
Tony Pacino
Hit: "Love Me More" (1983)
Nino Tempo, born Antonino LoTempio
Biggest hit: "Deep Purple" (1963, duet with his sister Carol AKA April Stevens)
Tony Joe White
Biggest hits: Polk Salad Annie (1969), Steamy Windows (1991)

Female singers:

Toni Basil, born Antonia Christina Basilotta
Hits: "Mickey" (1982), "Over My Head" (1983)
Toni Braxton
Toni Childs
Hit: "Don't Walk Away" (1988)
Antonella Ruggiero (singer of MATIA BAZAR)
Toni Tennille (vocalist of CAPTAIN & TENNILLE)


VARIOUS OTHER MALE NAMES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

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Alexander O'Neal
Ali Campbell, born Alastair (singer of UB40)
Art Garfunkel, born Arthur
Ben E. King
Brendan Crocker (BRENDAN CROCKER & THE 5 O'CLOCK SHADOWS)
Brendan Perry (DEAD CAN DANCE)
Bruce Blackman (vocalist of STARBUCK)
Bruce Dickinson (singer of IRON MAIDEN)
Bruce Hornsby (BRUCE HORNSBY & THE RANGE)
Bruce Springsteen
Charlie Daniels (THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND)
Damien Rice
Hit: "The Blower's Daughter" (2001)
Damon Albarn (singer of BLUR, GORILLAZ)
Daryl Hall (HALL & OATES)
Demis Roussos
Dennis DeYoung (singer of STYX)
Solo hit: "Desert Moon" (1984)
Don Henley, born Donald (vocalist & drummer of the EAGLES)
Biggest solo hits: "Dirty Laundry" (1982), "Johnny Can't Read" (1982), "The Boys Of Summer" (1984)
Donald Fagen (singer of STEELY DAN)
Biggest solo hits: "I.G.Y." (1982), "The Nightfly" (1982)
Eddie Money, born Edward Mahoney
Biggest hits: "Maybe I'm A Fool" (1979), "Take Me Home Tonight" (1986), "I Wanna Go Back" (1986)
Eddie Vedder, born Edward Louis Severson III (singer of PEARL JAM)
Eddy Grant, born Edmont
Elvis Costello, born Declan MacManus
Elvis Presley
Engelbert Humperdinck, born Arnold Dorsey
Francis Rossi (singer & guitarist of STATUS QUO)
Frank Sinatra
Frankie Avalon
Frankie Laine
Frankie Valli
Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara (singer of QUEEN)
Garland Jeffreys
Hit: "Hail Hail Rock 'N' Roll" (1991)
Gerry Marsden, born Gerald (GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS)
Gilbert Montagne
Hits: "The Fool" (1971), "Just For Tonight" (1984)
Gilbert O'Sullivan, born Raymond Edward O'Sullivan
Hits: "Alone Again (Naturally)" (1972), "Clair" (1972)
Glenn Medeiros
Biggest hit: "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You" (1987)
Gordon Lightfoot
Hits: "If You Could Read My Mind" (1971), "Stay Loose" (1986)
Graham "Suggs" McPherson (singer of MADNESS)
Graham Parker (GRAHAM PARKER & THE RUMOUR)
Solo hits: "You Can't Take Love For Granted" (1983), "Break Them Down" (1985)
Grahame Skinner (singer of HIPSWAY)
Howard Jones, born John Howard Jones
Huey Lewis (HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS)
Jarvis Cocker (singer of PULP)
Jeff Lynne (singer of ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA)
Jerry Lee Lewis
Julio Iglesias
Kenny Loggins, born Kenneth (LOGGINS & MESSINA)
Solo hits: "Footloose" (1984), Danger Zone" (1986), "Meet Me Half Way" (1987)
Leonard Cohen
Lou Rawls, born Louis
Louis Armstrong
Luca Carboni
Hits: "Mare Mare" (1992), "Farfalina" (1993)
Luther Vandross
Marvin Gaye
Matt Goss (singer of BROS)
Matt Johnson (THE THE)
Matthew Fisher (hammond for PROCOL HARUM)
Biggest hits: "Why'd I Have To Fall In Love With You" (1980), "Can't You Feel My Love" (1980)
Matthew Wilder, born Matthew Weiner
Hits: "Break My Stride" (1983), "Bouncin' Of The Walls" (1984)
Otis Redding
Perry Como
Prince, born Prince Roger Nelson
Randy Newman, born Randall
Ray Charles, born Ray Charles Robinson
Ray Parker Jr.
Rod Evans (singer of DEEP PURPLE)
Rod Stewart
Roger Daltrey (singer of THE WHO)
Roger Hodgson (singer of SUPERTRAMP)
Ronnie James Dio, born Ronnie James Padavona (singer of RAINBOW & DIO)
Russ Ballard, born Russell (guitarist of ARGENT)
Biggest solo hits: "I Can't Hear You No More" (1984), "Voices" (1984)
Sam Cooke, born Samuel
Sammy Davis Jr. born Samuel
Scott Walker, born Noel Scott Engel (singer of THE WALKER BROTHERS)
Sebastian Bach, born Sebastian Bierk (singer of SKID ROW)
Simon Le Bon (singer of DURAN DURAN)
Terence Trent D'Arby
Terry Hall (singer of THE SPECIALS, FUN BOY THREE, THE COLOUR FIELD & vocalist of TERRY BLAIR & ANOUCHKA)
Biggest solo hits: "Forever J" (1994), "No, No, No" (1994), "Ballad Of A Landlord" (1997)
Terry Jacks
Hits: "Seasons In The Sun" (1974), "If You Go Away" (1974)
Tim Booth, born Timothy (singer of JAMES)
Hits with Angelo Badalamenti: "Dance Of The Bad Angels" & "Hit Parade" (1996)
Vince Neil, born Vincent Neil Wharton (singer of MOTLEY CRUE)
Wilson Pickett
Biggets hits: "In The Midnight Hour" (1965), "Land Of 1.000 Dances" (1966), "Mustang Sally" (1966)

Saturday, February 13, 2010

THE MOST POPULAR SONGS & MUSIC THEMES FROM SOUNDTRACKS


The most popular songs & music themes from a movie soundtrack in Hellas (per decade)


The most popular '30s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

Cheek To Cheek-FRED ASTAIRE (OST Top Hat, 1935 / OST The Green Mile, 1999)
Over The Rainbow-JUDY GARLAND (OST The Wizard Of Oz, 1939)



The most popular '40s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

As Time Goes By-DOOLEY WILSON (OST Casablanca, 1942)
Put The Blame On Mame-RITA HAYWORTH dubbed by ANITA ELLIS (OST Gilda, 1946)
Puttin' On The Ritz-FRED ASTAIRE (OST Blue Skies, 1946 / originally performed by Harry Richman in the movie Puttin' On The Ritz, 1930)
"The Third Man" Theme-ANTON KARAS (1949)



The most popular '50s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

Colonel Bogey-MITCH MILLER & HIS ORCHESTRA (OST The Bridge On The River Kwai, 1957)
Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend-MARILYN MONROE (OST Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953)
I Wanna Be Loved By You-MARILYN MONROE (OST Some Like It Hot, 1959)
Jailhouse Rock-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Jailhouse Rock, 1957)
King Creole-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST King Creole, 1958)
Love Me Tender-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Love Me Tender, 1956)
Mona Lisa-NAT KING COLE (OST Captain Carey, USA, 1950)
Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)-DORIS DAY (OST The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956)
Rock Around The Clock-BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS (OST Blackboard Jungle, 1955)
The Rose Tattoo-PERRY COMO (OST The Rose Tattoo, 1955 / although the song can't be heard in the movie -since it was released for promotion only, it's actually considered part of the movie's soundtrack)
Singin' In The Rain-GENE KELLY (OST Singin' In The Rain, 1952)
Tammy-DEBBIE REYNOLDS (OST Tammy & The Bachelor, 1957)
That's Amore-DEAN MARTIN (OST The Caddy, 1952)
Theme From "A Summer Place"-PERCY FAITH (19Έντονα59)
There's No Business Like Show Business-THE CAST (OST There's No Business Like Show Business, 1954 / based on Irving Berlin's song from the movie "Annie Get Your Gun", 1950)
Wild Is The Wind-JOHNNY MATTHIS (OST Wild Is The Wind, 1957)



The most popular '60s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

60's movie songs

Alfie-CILLA BLACK (OST Alfie, 1966)
America-JIM BRYANT & MARNI NIXON (OST West Side Story, 1961)
Born To Be Wild-STEPPENWOLF (OST Easy Rider, 1969)
Bossa Nova Baby-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Fun In Acapulco, 1963)
Come Saturday Morning-THE SANDPIPERS (OST The Sterile Cuckoo, 1969)
Everybody's Talkin'-NILSSON (OST Midnight Cowboy, 1969)
From Russia With Love-MATT MONRO (OST James Bond: From Russia With Love, 1963)
Goldfinger-SHIRLEY BASSEY (OST James Bond - Goldfinger, 1964)
The "James Bond" Theme-JAMES BARRY ORCHESTRA (OST James Bond: Dr. No, 1962)
The Look Of Love-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (OST Casino Royale, 1967)
Marguerita-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Fun In Acapulco, 1963)
Maria-RICHARD BEYMER dubbed by JIM BRYANT (OST West Side Story, 1961)
Mrs. Robinson-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (OST The Graduate, 1967)
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-MARILYN MONROE (OST Let's Make Love, 1960)
The Pusher-STEPPENWOLF (OST Easy Rider, 1969)
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-B.J. THOMAS (OST Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, 1969)
The Sounds Of Silence-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (OST The Graduate, 1967)
Summer Holiday-CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS (OST Summer Holiday, 1963)
This Is My Song-PETULA CLARK (OST A Countess From Hong Kong, 1967)
Thunderball-TOM JONES (OST James Bond: Thunderball, 1965)
To Sir, With Love-LULU (OST To Sir, With Love, 1967)
Town Without Pity-GENE PITNEY (OST Town Without Pity, 1961)
Viva Las Vegas-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Viva Las Vegas, 1964)
We Have All The Time In The World-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (OST James Bond: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1969)
What's New Pussycat? TOM JONES (OST What's New Pussycat? 1965)
You Only Live Twice-NANCY SINATRA (OST James Bond: You Only Live Twice, 1967)
The Young Ones-CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS (OST The Young Ones, 1961)
special exception:
The Weight-THE BAND (1968 / OST Easy Rider, 1969)


60's music themes

"A Fistful Of Dollars" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1964)
Also Sprach Zarathustra-HERBERT VON KARAJAN & WIENER PHILARMONIKER (OST 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968 / composed by Richard Strauss)
"For A Few Dollars More" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1965)
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly-ENNIO MORRICONE (OST The Good... 1966)
Lara's Theme-MAURICE JARRE (OST Doctor Zhivago, 1966)
Midnight Cowboy-JOHN BARRY (OST Midnight Cowboy, 1969)
Moon River-HENRY MANCINI (OST Moon River, 1961)
The "Pink Panther" Theme-HENRY MANCINI & HIS ORCHESTRA (1963)
Une Homme Et Une Femme-FRANCIS LAI (OST A Man & A Woman, 1966)
The Windmills Of Your Mind-MICHEL LEGRAND / NOEL HARRISON (OST The Thomas Crown Affair, 1968)



The most popular '70s movie songs & music themes in Hellas

70's movie songs

Amada Mia, Amore Mio-EL PASADOR (OST Die Vorstadtkrokodile, 1977)
The Boss-JAMES BROWN (1972 / OST Black Caesar, 1973)
Cabaret-LIZA MINELLI (OST Cabaret, 1972)
Car Wash-ROSE ROYCE (OST Car Wash, 1976)
Diamonds Are Forever-SHIRLEY BΈντοναASSEY (OST James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever, 1971)
Disco Inferno-THE TRAMPPS (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Emmanuelle-PIERRE BACHELET (OST Emmanuelle, 1974)
Freddie's Dead-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
The Girl From Salina-CHRISTOPHE (OST Road To Salina / Le Rout De Salina (1970)
Give Me Your Love-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
Goodbye Girl-DAVID GATES (OST Goodbye Girl, 1977)
Grease-FRANKIE VALLI (OST Grease, 1978)
Here's To You-JOAN BAEZ (OST Sacco & Vanzetti, 1971)
Hopelessly Devoted To You-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (OST Grease, 1978)
How Deep Is Your Love-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
If I Can't Have You-YVONNE ELLIMAN (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
If I Were A Rich Man-TOPOL (OST Fiddler On The Roof, 1971)
Knockin' On Heaven's Door-BOB DYLAN (OST Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, 1973)
Live & Let Die-PAUL McCARTNEY & THE WINGS (OST James Bond: Live & Let Die, 1973)
Love Theme From "The Godfather" (Speak Softly Love)-ANDY WILLIAMS (1972)
The Man With The Golden Gun-LULU (OST James Bond: The Man With The Golden Gun, 1974)
Moonraker-SHIRLEY BASSEY (OST James Bond: Moonraker, 1979)
More Than A Woman-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Night Fever-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Nobody Does It Better-CARLY SIMON (OST James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977)
Pusherman-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
The Rose-BETTE MIDDLER (OST The Rose, 1979)
Sky High-JIGSAW (OST The Man From Hong Kong, 1975)
Stayin' Alive-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
Theme From M*A*S*H* (Suicide Is Painless)-THE MASH (1970)
Summer Nights-JOHN TRAVOLTA & OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (OST Grease, 1978)
Superfly-CURTIS MAYFIELD (OST Super Fly, 1972)
Theme From "Mahogany" (Do You Know Where You're Going To)-DIANA ROSS (1975)
Theme From "New York, New York"-FRANK SINATRA (1977)
Theme From "Shaft"-ISAAC HAYES (1971)
The Way We Were-BARBRA STREISAND (OST The Way We Were, 1973)
You're The One That I Want-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN & JOHN TRAVOLTA (OST Grease, 1978)
You Should Be Dancing-THE BEE GEES (1976 / OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)


70's music themes


The Chase-GIORGIO MORODER (OST Midnight Express, 1978)
David's Song (Main Theme From "Kidnapped")-VLADIMIR COSMA (1979)
The Entertainer-MARVIN HAMLISH (OST The Sting, 1973 / originally by Scott Joplin)
Gonna Fly Now-BILL CONTI (OST Rocky, 1976)
"Star Wars" Theme-JOHN WILLIAMS (1977)
Theme From "Bilitis"-FRANCIS LAI (1977)
Theme From "Borsalino"-CLAUDE BOLLING (1970)
Theme From "The Godfather"-NINO ROTA (1972)
Theme From "Halloween"-JOHN CARPENTER (1978)
Theme From "Love Story"-FRANCIS LAI & HIS ORCHESTRA (1970)
Theme From "Midnight Express"-GIORGIO MORODER (1978)
Theme From "Summer Of '42"-MICHEL LEGRAND (1971)
Tubular Bells-MIKE OLDFIELD (OST The Exorcist, 1973)



The most popular '80s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations

The All-Time Classic '80s Movie Songs

A Hazy Shade Of Winter-THE BANGLES (OST Less than Zero, 1987)
Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)-PHIL COLLINS (OST Against All Odds, 1984)
Ain't Nobody-RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN (1983 / OST Breakin' AKA Breakdance, 1984)
Call Me-BLONDIE (OST American Gigolo, 1980)
Cat People (Putting Out Fire)-DAVID BOWIE (OST Cat People, 1982)
Don't Worry, Be Happy-BOBBY McFERRIN (OST Cocktail, 1988)
Don't You (Forget About Me)-SIMPLE MINDS (OST The Breakfast Club, 1985)
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love-THE BLUES BROTHERS (OST The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Eye Of The Tiger-SURVIVOR (OST Rocky III, 1982)
Fame-IRENE CARA (1982 / OST Fame, 1980)
Flashdance... What A Feeling-IRENE CARA (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Holding Out For A Hero-BONNIE TYLER (OST Footloose, 1984)
I Just Called To Say I Love You-STEVIE WONDER (OST The Woman In Red, 1984)
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life-BILL MEDLEY & JENNIFER WARNES (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
Kiss-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Under The Cherry Moon, 1986)
La Bamba-LOS LOBOS (OST La Bamba, 1987)
Let The Night Take The Blame-LORRAINE McKANE (1984 / OST Parole De Flic, 1985)
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now-STARSHIP (OST Mannequin, 1987)
Take My Breath Away-BERLIN (OST Top Gun, 1986)
You Can Leave Your Hat On-JOE COCKER (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986)


The Classic '80s Movie Songs

A View To A Kill-DURAN DURAN (OST James Bond - A View To A Kill, 1985)
Almost Paradise-MIKE RENO & ANN WILSON (OST Footloose, 1984)
Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (OST Arthur, 1981)
Bad To The Bone-GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS (1982 / OST Christine, 1983)
Burning Heart-SURVIVOR (OST Rocky IV, 1985)
Danger Zone-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Top Gun, 1986)
Endless Love-DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE (OST Endless Love, 1981)
Footloose-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Footloose, 1984)
Ghostbusters-RAY PARKER Jr. (OST Ghostbusters, 1984)
I'm So Excited-POINTER SISTERS (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
Into The Groove-MADONNA (OST Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985)
Lily Was Here-DAVID A. STEWART featuring CANDY DULFER on sax (OST De Kassiere, 1989)
Living In America-JAMES BROWN (OST Rocky IV, 1985)
Maniac-MICHAEL SEMBELLO (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Nowhere Fast-FIRE INC. (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
Purple Rain-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
Reality-RICHARD SANDERSON (OST La Boum, 1980)
She's Like The Wind-PATRICK SWAYZE & WENDY FRASER (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
Slave To Love-BRYAN FERRY (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986 / although it was originally released the previous year and appeared in his "Boys & Girls" album)
Sweet Home Chicago-THE BLUES BROTHERS (OST The Blues Brothers,1980)
This Is Not America-DAVID BOWIE & PAT METHENY GROUP (OST The Falcon & The Snowman, 1985)
Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young-FIRE INC. (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
Two Hearts-PHIL COLLINS (OST Buster, 1988)
Up Where We Belong-JOE COCKER & JENNIFER WARNES (OST An Officer & A Gentleman, 1982)
When Doves Cry-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Gets Going-BILLY OCEAN (OST The Jewel Of The Nile, 1985)


The most memorable of the rest Part 1 ('80s dance & up-tempo)

A Kind Of Magic-QUEEN (OST Highlander, 1986)
Body Rock-MARIA VIDAL (OST Body Rock, 1984)
Breakin'... There's No Stopping Us-OLLIE & JERRY (OST Breakin' AKA Breakdance, 1984)
Come On Let's Go-LOS LOBOS (OST La Bamba, 1987)
Dream Warriors-DOKKEN (OST A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, 1987)
(He's Back) The Man Behind The Mask-ALICE COOPER (OST Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI, 1986)
Ever Fallen In Love-FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS (OST Something Wild, 1986)
Far From Over-FRANK STALLONE (OST Staying Alive, 1983)
Great Gosh A'Mighty-LITTLE RICHARD (OST Down & Out In Beverley Hills, 1986)
Have You Ever Had It Blue?-THE STYLE COUNCIL (OST Absolute Beginners, 1986)
The Heat Is On-GLENN FREY (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
I Do What I Do-JOHN TAYLOR (OST 9 1/2 Weeks, 1986)
I Want Your Sex-GEORGE MICHAEL (OST Beverly Hills Cop II, 1987)
Let's Go Crazy-PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION (OST Purple Rain, 1984)
Let's Hear It For The Boy-DENIECE WILLIAMS (OST Footloose, 1984)
Let Your Love Flow-THE BELLAMY BROTHERS (OST Little Darlings, 1980)
Manhunt-KAREN KAMON (OST Flashdance, 1983)
My Male Curiosity-KID CREOLE (OST Against All Odds, 1984)
9 To 5-DOLLY PARTON (OST Nine To Five, 1980)
Neutron Dance-POINTER SISTERS (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
On The Radio-DONNA SUMMER (1979 / OST Foxes, 1980)
Only The Young-JOURNEY (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
Power Of Love-HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS (OST Back To The Future,1985)
Push It To The Limit-PAUL ENGEMANN (OST Scarface, 1983)
Romancing The Stone-EDDY GRANT (OST Romancing The Stone, 1984)
Sex Crime (1984)-EURYTHMICS (OST Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1984)
Shout To The Top-THE STYLE COUNCIL (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
St Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)-JOHN PARR (OST St Elmo's Fire, 1985)
Summer Lovers-MICHAEL SEMBELLO (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
Sweet Freedom-MICHAEL McDONALD (OST Running Scared, 1986)
Thief Of Hearts-MELISSA MANCHESTER (OST Thief Of Hearts, 1984)
Together In Electric Dreams-GIORGIO MORODER featuring PHIL OAKEY (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
Tuff Enuff-THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (OST Gung Ho, 1986 / OST Tough Guys, 1986)
Welcome To The Jungle-GUNS N' ROSES (1987 / OST The Dead Pool, 1988)
With You Or Without You-STEVE JONES (OST Something Wild, 1986)
Who Made Who-AC/DC (OST Maximum Overdrive, 1986)
Who's That Girl-MADONNA (OST Who's That Girl, 1987)
You're The Best-JOE ESPOSITO (OST Karate Kid, 1984)


The most memorable of the rest Part 2 ('80s easy listening & mid-tempo)

Absolute Beginners-DAVID BOWIE (OST Absolute Beginners, 1986)
Back On The Chain Gang-THE PRETENDERS (OST The King Of Comedy, 1982)
Bensonhurst Blues-OSCAR BENTON (1979 / OST Pour La Peau D'un Flic, 1981 > Για Το Τομάρι Ενός Μπάτσου)
Feel The Heat-JEAN BEAUVOIR (OST Cobra, 1986)
Fight The Power-PUBLIC ENEMY (OST Do The Right Thing, 1989)
Flash-QUEEN (OST Flash Gordon, 1980)
Fly Too High-JANIS IAN (1979 / OST Foxes, 1980)
Full Metal Jacket-FULL METAL JACKET SOUNDTRACK (1987)
Go Rosa-SANDY ROGERS (OST Fool For Love, 1985)
Hungry Eyes-ERIC CARMEN (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
I Can Dream About You-DAN HARTMAN (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
If Love Takes You Away-STEPHEN BISHOP (OST Summer Lovers, 1982)
If You Leave-O.M.D. (OST Pretty In Pink, 1986)
It's In The Way That You Use It-ERIC CLAPTON (OST The Color Of Money, 1986)
Kokomo-THE BEACH BOYS (OST Cocktail, 1988)
Left Of Center-SUZANNE VEGA (OST Pretty In Pink, 1986)
The Living Daylights-A HA (OST James Bond: The Living Daylights, 1987)
Love Touch-ROD STEWART (OST Legal, Eagles, 1986)
The Never Ending Story-LIMAHL (OST The Never Ending Story, 1984)
People Are Strange-ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN (OST Lost Boys, 1987)
Put A Little Love In Your Heart-ANNIE LENNOX & AL GREEN (OST Scrooged, 1988)
Take It Easy-ANDY TAYLOR (OST American Anthem, 1986)
To Live & Die In L.A.-WANG CHUNG (OST To Live & Die In L.A. 1985)
We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)-TINA TURNER (OST Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, 1985)


The most memorable of the rest Part 3 ('80s ballads)

A Groovy Kind Of Love-PHIL COLLINS (OST Buster, 1988)
After All-CHER & PETER CETERA (OST Chances Are, 1989)
All Time High-RITA COOLIDGE (OST James Bond: Octopussy, 1983)
Brazil-MICHAEL KAMEN featuring KATE BUSH (OST Brazil, 1985 / based on brasilian song "Aquarela Do Brasil")
Crazy For You-MADONNA (OST Vision Quest, 1985)
For Your Eyes Only-SHEENA EASTON (OST James Bond: For Your Eyes Only, 1981)
Glory Of Love-PETER CETERA (OST Karate Kid II, 1986)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother-BILL MEDLEY (OST Rambo III, 1988)
Heaven In Your Eyes-LOVERBOY (OST Top Gun, 1986)
I'll Be Here Where The Heart Is-KIM CARNES (OST Flashdance, 1983)
If I Turn You Away-VICKY MOSS (OST St Elmo's Fire, 1985)
If There Was A Man-THE PRETENDERS (OST James Bond: The Living Daylights, 1987)
Lady, Lady, Lady-JOE ESPOSITO (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Licence To Kill-GLADYS KNIGHT (OST James Bond: Licence To Kill, 1989)
Live To Tell-MADONNA (OST At Close Range, 1986)
Look What You've Done To Me-BOZ SCAGGS (OST Urban Cowboy, 1980)
Love Is Love-CULTURE CLUB (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
Love Is My Decision-CHRIS DE BURGH (OST Arthur 2: On The Rocks, 1988)
Meet Me Half Way-KENNY LOGGINS (OST Over The Top, 1987)
Move Closer-PHYLLIS NELSON (OST Parole De Flic, 1985)
Nothing Has Been Proved-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (OST Scandal, 1989)
Paradise-PHOEBE CATES (OST Paradise / Ο Γαλάζιος Παράδεισος, 1982)
Say You, Say Me-LIONEL RICHIE (OST White Nights, 1985)
Separate Lives-PHIL COLLINS & MARILYN MARTIN (OST White Nights, 1985)
Somewhere Out There-LINDA RONSTADT & JAMES INGRAM (OST An American Tail, 1986)
Suddenly-OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN & CLIFF RICHARD (OST Xanadu, 1980)
Surrender To Me-ANN WILSON & ROBIN ZANDER (OST Tequila Sunrise, 1988)
Who Wants To Live Forever-QUEEN (OST Highlander, 1986)
Why Don't You Do Right-JESSICA RABBIT dubbed by AMY IRVING (OST Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988)
Wind Beneath My Wings-BETTE MIDDLER (OST Beaches, 1988)
Your Eyes-COOK DA BOOKS (OST La Boum 2, 1982)
special exception:
I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)-GRACE JONES (1981 / in the movie "Frantic", 1988)


The All-Time Classic '80s Music Themes

Axel F-HAROLD FALTERMEYER (OST Beverly Hills Cop, 1985)
Chi Mai-ENNIO MORRICONE (OST Le Professionel, 1981)
Titles From "Chariots Of Fire"-VANGELIS (1981)


The Classic '80s Music Themes

"Blade Runner" End Credits-VANGELIS (1982)
Love Theme From "Flashdance"-HELEN ST JOHN (1983)
Love Theme From "St Elmo's Fire"-DAVID FOSTER (1985)
"Once Upon A Time In America" Theme-ENNIO MORRICONE (1984)
Ravel's Bolero-THIJS VAN LEER (OST 10, 1980)
"Top Gun" Anthem-HAROLD FALTERMEYER & STEVE STEVENS (1986)


The most memorable of the other music themes

C'est Le Vent, Betty-GABRIEL YARED (OST Betty Blue, 1986)
Dragnet-THE ART OF NOISE (OST Dragnet, 1987)
Etude-MIKE OLDFIELD (OST Killing Fields, 1984)
The Fight-GIORGIO MORODER (OST Over The Top, 1987)
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence-RYUICHI SAKAMOTO (OST Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, 1983 / also notable: the vocal version in the soundtrack by David Sylvian, titled "Forbidden Colours")
Promenade Sentimentale-VLADIMIR COSMA (OST Diva, 1981)
Siempre Hay Esperanza-SADE (OST Sea Of Love, 1989)



The most popular '90s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations


90's movie songs in hip hop style

Come With Me-PUFF DADDY featuring JIMMY PAGE (OST Godzilla, 1998)
Gangsta's Paradise-COOLIO featuring LV (OST Dangerous Minds, 1995)
Just Cruisin'-WILL SMITH (OST Men In Black, 1997)
Men In Black-WILL SMITH (OST Men In Black, 1997)
Wild Wild West-WILL SMITH (OST Wild Wild West, 1999)
special exception:
Jump Around-HOUSE OF PAIN (1992 / OST Mrs Doubtfire, 1993)


90's movie songs in trip hop /ambient style

2 Wicky-HOOVER (OST Stealing Beauty, 1996)
Angel-GAVIN FRIDAY (OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
Carly's Song-ENIGMA (OST Sliver, 1993)
Life In Mono-MONO (OST Great Expectations, 1998)
Play Dead-BJORK (OST The Young Americans, 1993)
Playground Love-AIR (OST The Virgin Suicides, 1999)
You Showed Me-THE LIGHTNING SEEDS (OST Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery, 1997)


90's standard pop & rock movie ballads

After Dark-TITO & TARANTULA (OST From Dusk Till Dawn, 1996)
All For Love-BRYAN ADAMS, ROD STEWART & STING (OST The Three Musketeers, 1993)
Beautiful Maria Of My Soul-LOS LOBOS (OST Mambo Kings, 1992 / also a version in Spanish by Antonio Banderas)
Beauty & The Beast (End Title Duet)-CELINE DION & PEABO BRYSON (OST Beauty & The Beast, 1991)
Blaze Of Glory-JON BON JOVI (OST Young Guns II - Blaze Of Glory, 1990)
Circle Of Life-ELTON JOHN (OST The Lion King, 1994)
The Color Of The Night-LAUREN CHRISTIE (OST The Color Of The Night, 1994)
Colors Of The Wind (End Title)-VANESSA WILLIAMS (OST Pocahontas, 1995)
Don't Cry For Me Argentina-MADONNA (OST Evita, 1996)
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You-BRYΈντοναAN ADAMS (OST Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves,1991)
Fallen-LAUREN WOOD (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman-BRYAN ADAMS (OST Don Juan DeMarco, 1994)
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing-AEROSMITH (OST Armageddon, 1998)
I Finally Found Someone-BARBRA STREISAND & BRYAN ADAMS (OST The Mirror Has Two Faces, 1996)
I Want To Spend My Lifetime Loving You-MARC ANTHONY & TINA ARENA (OST The Mask Of Zorro, 1998)

Iris-THE GOO GOO DOLLS (OST City Of Angels, 1998)
It's Probably Me-STING & ERIC CLAPTON (OST Lethal Weapon 3, 1992)
Love Song For A Vampire-ANNIE LENNOX (OST Dracula, 1992)
My Heart Will Go On-CELINE DION (OST Titanic, 1997)
She-ELVIS COSTELLO (OST Notting Hill, 1999)
Show Me Heaven-MARIA McKEE (OST Days Of Thunder, 1990)
Tears In Heaven-ERIC CLAPTON (1992 / OST Rush, 1991)
Un Ano De Amor-LUZ CASAL (OST High Heels AKA Tacones Lejanos, 1991)
Uninvited-ALANIS MORISSETTE (OST City Of Angels, 1998)
When You Believe-MARIAH CAREY & WHITNEY HOUSTON (OST The Prince Of Egypt, 1998)
When You Love Someone-BRYAN ADAMS (OST Hope Floats, 1998
When You Say Nothing At All-RONAN KEATING (OST Notting Hill, 1999 / originally by Keith Whitley, 1988) 
Wicked Game-CHRIS ISAAK (1989 / OST Wild At Heart, 1990)


90's dance movie songs

Bailamos-ENRIQUE IGLESIAS (OST Wild Wild West, 1999)
Beautiful Stranger-MADONNA (OST Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999)
Born Slippy-UNDERWORLD (OST Trainspottting, 1996)
I Like It-THE BLACKOUT ALLSTARS (OST I Like It Like That, 1994)
Ran Kan Kan-TITO PUENTE (OST The Mambo Kings, 1991)

The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)-CHER (OST Mermaids, 1990)
Tu Vuo' Fa l'Americano-THE GUY BARKER INTERNATIONAL QUINTET feat. ROSARIO FIORELLO, JUDE LAW & MATT DAMON (OST The Talented Mr. Ripley, 1999)


90's pop movie songs


The Crying Game-BOY GEORGE (OST The Crying Game, 1992)
(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You-UB40 (OST Sliver, 1993)
It Must Have Been Love-ROXETTE (1987 / OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
King Of Wishful Thinking-GO WEST (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
Love Is All Around Me-WET WET WET (OST Four Weddings & A Funeral, 1994)
Lovefool-THE CARDIGANS (OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
Kiss Me-SIXPENCE NONE THE RICHER (1997 / OST She's All That, 1999)
Perfidia-LINDA RONSTADT (OST Mambo Kings, 1991)
Shape Of My Heart-STING (1993 / OST Leon, 1994)
Stay (I Missed You) - LISA LOEB & NINE STORIES (OST Reality Bites, 1994)
Tomorrow Never Dies-SHERYL CROW (OST James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies, 1997)
special exception:
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life-MONTY PYTHON (1991 / originally in the Monty Python movie "Life Of Brian", 1979)


90's rock movie songs


American Woman-LENNY KRAVITZ (OST Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999)
Cradle Of Love-BILLY IDOL (OST The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane, 1990)
Every You Every Me-PLACEBO (OST Cruel Intentions, 1999)
Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon-URGE OVERKILL (OST Pulp Fiction, 1994)
The Great Beyond-REM (OST Man On The Moon, 1999)
(I'll Love You) Till The End Of The World-NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (OST Until The End Of The World, 1991)
In The Death Car-IGGY POP (OST Arizona Dream, 1993)
Need You Around-SMOKING POPES (OST Clueless,  1995)
Streets Of Philadelphia-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (OST Streets Of Philadelphia, 1993)
The World Is Not Enough-GARGBAGE (OST James Bond: The World Is Not Enough, 1999)
You & Me Song-THE WANNADIES (1994 / OST Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
You, Me & World War Three-GAVIN FRIDAY (OST Mission Impossible, 1996 / not in the movie)
You Could Be Mine-GUNS N' ROSES (OST Terminator 2 - Judgement Day, 1991)


special exceptions:
All Star-SMASH MOUTH (OST Mystery Man, 1999 / OST Shrek, 2001)
Baby Did A Bad, Bad Thing-CHRIS ISAAK (1995 / OST Eyes Wide Shut, 1999)


90's soul & r'n'b movie songs

Bird On A Wire-THE NEVILLE BROTHERS (OST Bird On A Wire, 1990)
GoldenEye-TINA TURNER (OST James Bond: GoldenEye, 1995)
I Believe I Can Fly-R. KELLY (OST Space Jam, 1996)
I Will Always Love You-WHITNEY HOUSTON (OST Bodyguard, 1992)
Kiss From A Rose-SEAL (OST Batman Forever, 1995)


90's music themes

Apres La Pluie II-RENE AUBRY (OST Killer Kid, 1994)
Conquest Of Paradise-VANGELIS (OST 1492 - Conquest Of Paradise, 1992)
Por Una Cabeza-THE TANGO PROJECT / CARLOS GARDEL (1981 / OST Scent Of A Woman, 1992 - OST True Lies, 1994)
Theme From "The Last Of The Mohicans"-TREVOR JONES (1992)



The most popular '00s movie songs & music themes in Hellenic radio stations


Behind Blue Eyes-LIMP BIZKIT (OST Gothica, 2003)
Bring Me To Life-EVANESCENCE (OST Daredevil, 2003) 
Can't Fight The Moonlight-LeANN RIMES (OST Coyote Ugly, 2000)
Die Another Day-MADONNA (OST James Bond: Die Another Day, 2002)
Extreme Ways-MOBY (OST The Bourne Identity, 2002)
Independent Women Part 1-DESTINY'S CHILD (OST Charlie's Angels, 2000)
It's Raining Men-GERRI HALLIWELL (OST Bridget Jones's Diary, 2001)
Lady Marmalade-CHRISTINA AGUILERA, LIL' KIM, MYA & PINK (OST Moulin Rouge! 2001)
Lose Yourself-EMINEM (OST 8 Mile, 2002)
Mondo 77-LOOPER feat. FRANCIS McDONALD (OST Vanilla Sky, 2001)
Lux Aeterna-CLINT MANSELL (OST Requiem For A Dream, 2000)
Porcelain-MOBY (OST The Beach, 2000)
Pure Shores-ALL SAINTS (OST The Beach, 2000)
Saviour-ANGGUN (OST Transporter 2, 2005)
Season Song-BLUE STATES (OST 28 Days Later, 2002)
Sweet Disposition-THE TEMPER TRAP (OST (500) Days Of Summer,  2009)
Take A Look Around-LIMP BIZKIT (OST Mission: Impossible II, 2000)
Things Have Changed-BOB DYLAN (OST Wonder Boys, 2000)
Too Lost In You-SUGABABES (OST Love Actually, 2003)
special exception:
The Blower's Daughter-DAMIEN RICE (2001 / OST Closer, 2004)


Also:

The most memorable classic songs re-surfacing via soundtracks

Across 110th Street-BOBBY WOMACK (1972 / OST Jackie Brown, 1997)
Blue Velvet-BOBBY VINTON (1963 / OST Blue Velvet, 1986)
Einsamer Hirte (The Lonely Shepherd)-JAMES LAST featuring GHEORGHE ZAMFIR (1977 / OST Kill Bill Vol. 1, 2003)
I Got You (I Feel Good)-JAMES BROWN (1965 / OST Good Morning Vietnam, 1987)
Minnie The Moocher-CAB CALLOWAY (1931 / OST The Blues Brothers, 1980)
Misirlou-DICK DALE & HIS DEL-TONES (1962 / OST Pulp Fiction, 1994)
Mr. Lonely-BOBBY VINTON (OST Eis Am Stiel AKA Lemon Popsicle AKA Γρανίτα Απο Λεμόνι, 1978)
Mr. Sandman-THE CHORDETTES (1954 / OST Halloween II, 1981)
Mona Lisa-NAT "KING" COLE (1950 / OST Mona Lisa, 1986)
My Girl-TEMPTATIONS (1964 / OST My Girl, 1991)
Paint It Black-THE ROLLING STONES (OST Full Metal Jacket, 1987 / OST Tour Of Duty, 1987 > TV series)
Sea Of Love-PHIL PHILLIPS & THE TWILIGHTS (1959 / OST Sea Of Love, 1989 - OST Frequency, 2000)
Sealed With A Kiss-BRIAN HYLAND (1962 / OST Eis Am Stiel AKA Lemon Popsicle AKA Γρανίτα Απο Λεμόνι, 1978)
Sinnerman-NINA SIMONE (1965 / OST The Thomas Crown Affair, 1999)
Stand By Me-BEN E. KING (1961 / OST Stand By Me, 1986)
Twist And Shout-THE BEATLES (1963 / OST Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 1986 / OST Back To School, 1986)
Twistin' The Night Away-SAM COOKE (1962 / OST Innerspace, 1987)
Unchained Melody-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1965 / OST Ghost, 1990)
What A Wonderful World-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1968 / OST Good Morning Vietnam, 1987)
White Rabbit-PLATOON (1966 / OST Platoon, 1986)
You've Lost That Lovin Feeling-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (1964 / OST Top Gun, 1986)


The most popular TV series songs & music themes in Hellas

Angel Of Mine-FRANK DUVAL (1980 / from an episode of Tatort > German crime series)
At This Moment-BILLY VERA & THE BEATERS (1981 / OST Family Ties, in an episode of the 1985-1986 season)
Brothers In Arms-DIRE STRAITS (In the "Miami Vice" episode "Out Where The Buses Don't Run", 1985)
Crockett's Theme-JAN HAMMER (OST Miami Vice II, 1986)
Cry-GODLEY & CREME (1985 / used in the "Miami Vice" episode: "Definitely Miami", 1986)
Die Biene Maja (Μάγια Η Μέλισσα)-KAREL SVOBODA featuring KAREL GOTT (OST Die Biene Maja, 1975)
Falling (Theme From "Twin Peaks")-JULEE CRUISE (1989 /1990)
Hawaii Five-0-THE VENTURES (OST Hawaii Five-O, 1968)
Heidi-GITTI & ERICA (OST Heidi, 1974)
How To Save A Life-THE FRAY (OST Grey's Anatomy, 2006 /on the episode "Superstition")
I Think I Love You-THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY (OST The Partridge Family, 1970)
I'll Be There For You-THE REMBRANDTS (OST Friends, 1995)
I'm Always Here-JIMI JAMESON (OST Baywatch, 1991)
Inspector Gadget (Επιθεωρητής Σαϊνης)-SHUKI LEVY & HAIM SABAN (OST Inspector Gadget, 1983)
It's Hard To Be Tender-CARLY SIMON (OST Sins, 1986)
Love & Marrriage-FRANK SINATRA (1955 / OST Married With Children, 1987)
Mah Na Mah Na-THE MUPPET SHOW (1977)
Mercy-STEVE JONES (OST Miami Vice 2, 1986 / from an episode)
Midnight Lady-CHRIS NORMAN (1986 / from a "Tatort" episode > German TV Crime-series)
Mission: Impossible-LALO SCHIFRIN (OST Mission: Impossible, 1966 - 1968)
The Muppet Show Theme-THE MUPPETS (1977)
Only Love-NANA MOUSKOURI (OST Mistral's Daughter, 1985)
The Rockford Files-MIKE POST (OST The Rockford Files, 1974)
Save Me-REMY ZERO (OST Smallville, 2001)
The Summer Of My Life-SIMON MAY (1976 / from a "Crossroads" episode)
Supernature-CERRONE (OST The Kenny Everett Show, 1978)
Theme From "Charlie's Angels"-HENRY MANCINI (1976 / notable vocal cover by Donna Lynton in 1977)
Theme From "The Dukes Of Hazzard" (Good Ol' Boys)-WAYLON (1980)
Theme From "Dynasty"-JOHN DAVIS & THE MONSTER ORCHESTRA (1983)
Theme From "Greatest American Hero" (Believe It Or Not)-JOEY SCARBURY (1981)
Theme From "Hill Street Blues"-MIKE POST (1981)
Theme From "Knight Rider"-STU PHILLIPS (1982 /check out vocal cover version by Hellenic act "Next Of Kin", 1985)
Theme From "Love Boat"-JACK JONES (1977)
Theme From "MacGyver"-RANDY EDELMAN (1985)
Theme From "Miami Vice"-JAN HAMMER (1985)
Theme From "Moonlighting"-AL JARREAU (1985)
Theme From "S.W.A.T."-RHYTHM HERITAGE (1975)
Think Of Laura-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (OST General Hospital / from an episode, 1983)
The X-Files-MARK SNOW (OST The X-Files, 1996)
Yakety Sax-BOOTS RANDOLPH (OST The Benny Hill Show, 1967)
You Belong To The City-GLENN FREY (OST Miami Vice, 1985)