Steely Dan

Steely Dan was an American jazz-rock/pop band that released six studio albums on ABC between 1972 and 1977, followed by an eighth on MCA in 1980. After a 20-year break in recording, they issued two discs of new material during the early 2000s. Debuting as a six-piece, the lineup trimmed by 1975 to the duo […]

Sleepy Hollow

Sleeper Hollow were an American art-pop/rock trio from Philadelphia that was active during the early 1970s. Members: Richard Billay (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Richie Bremen (bass), Joe Zucca (drums) Signed to Artie Ripp’s Family Productions label, the trio teamed with veteran local producer John Madara and string/horn arranger Tom Sellers for the recording of a […]

Starbuck

Starbuck were an American pop/exotica band from Atlanta that released two albums on Private Stock in 1976 and 1977, followed by a third on United Artists in 1978. Members: Bruce Blackman (vocals, keyboards), Ron Norris (guitar, vocals, 1974-76), Tommy Strain (lead guitar, 1974-76), Jimmy Cobb (bass, vocals), Sloan Hayes (keyboards, vocals, 1974-78), Bo Wagner (percussion), […]

Sparks

Sparks are an American art-pop duo consisting of keyboardist/songwriter Ron Mael (born Aug. 12, 1945) and his vocalist brother Russell Mael (born Oct. 5, 1948). The pair has been musically active since the late 1960s when they formed the quintet Halfnelson with drummer Harley Feinstein and another set of brothers, guitarist Earl Mankey and guitarist/bassist […]