Category Archive: Entertainers

MICHAEL WILTON

Michael Wilton Also known as Whip Born February 23, 1962 San Francisco, California, United States Genres Progressive metal Instruments Guitar, bass guitar Michael F. Wilton (born February 23, 1962) also known as The Whip, for how fast his fingers “whip” around the guitar fretboard, is an American lead guitarist and formerly rhythm guitarist for the …

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BOBBY MARR

Johnny Marr Birth name John Martin Maher Born 31 October 1963 Ardwick, Manchester, England Genres Alternative rock indie pop indie rock Occupation(s) Musician songwriter singer Instruments Guitar vocals keyboards piano mandolin autoharp harmonica harmonium Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, songwriter and singer, best known as the guitarist …

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SHANNON WRIGHT

Shannon Wright Born Florida, United States Genres Indie rock, experimental, rock, punk, noise rock, chamber music, piano Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano Shannon Wright is an American singer-songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. Wright, known for her raw live performances and “do-it-yourself punk aesthetic”. Wright was part of a thriving 1990s rock scene in Jacksonville, …

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MARY WEISS

Mary Weiss Born December 28, 1948 Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States Genres Pop Occupation(s) Singer Instruments Vocals Mary Weiss (born December 28, 1948) is an American pop music vocalist, best known as the lead singer of The Shangri-Las in the 1960s. She then vanished from the music scene for decades, returning in 2007 to …

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ANA MATRONIC

Ana Matronic Birth name Ana Lynch Born August 14, 1974 Portland, Oregon, US Genres Glam Rock, Alternative, Pop Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Radio Presenter Instruments Vocals, synthesizer, percussion Ana Lynch (born August 14, 1974), known by her stage name Ana Matronic, is an American singer, best known as the female co-lead vocalist for Scissor Sisters. She joined …

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MEG AND DIA

Meg & Dia Origin Draper, Utah, United States Genres Indie rock, pop, Alternative Rock Meg & Dia was an American rock band formed in 2004. It was founded by sisters Meg and Dia Frampton before becoming a five-piece act (renamed Cowards Courage and released the CD Straight Out of a Story Book) with additional members …

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MALISSA FERRICK

Melissa Ferrick Born September 21, 1970 Origin Massachusetts, United States Genres Lyric Driven-Americana-Rock-Instrumental Occupation(s) Artist-Songwriter-Entrepreneur-Educator Instruments Guitar, bass guitar, vocals, drums, flugelhorn, violin Melissa Ferrick (born 1970) is an American Artist-Songwriter-Entrepreneur-Educator. Ferrick was raised in Ipswich, Massachusetts.She began taking classical violin lessons at the age of five, and then moved on to the piano. In …

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JESSY GREEN

Above. Jessy Greene (right) with the Foo Fighters Jessy Greene Born Sheffield, Massachusetts Occupation(s) violinist, cellist, vocalist Jessy Greene is a violinist, cellist and vocalist from St. Paul, Minnesota. She was a former member of Geraldine Fibbers and The Jayhawks. A native from western Massachusetts, Jessy started playing the violin at the age of four …

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LES GRAY

Les Gray Birth name Thomas Leslie Gray Born 9 April 1946 Carshalton, Surrey, United Kingdom Died 21 February 2004 (aged 57) Lagos, Portugal Genres Glam rock Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter Instruments Vocals, piano Thomas Leslie “Les” Gray (9 April 1946 – 21 February 2004) was an English musician best known for his work with glam rock …

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FREDA KELLY

Kelly with Paul McCartney during the filming of Magical Mystery Tour in 1967 Freda Kelly Born Freda Kelly 1945 Dublin, Ireland Occupation Secretary to Brian Epstein President of Beatles Fan Club Freda Kelly (born 1945) was secretary to Brian Epstein and the British rock band The Beatles from 1962 through 1972, and president of the …

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