Bands/Musicians Pye Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Pye Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Pye Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Pye Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Pye Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Pye Records.

Everything from David Bowie to Olivia Newton-John is included on this list.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Pye Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Pye Records?"

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All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
All-Stars Blues The All-Stars were a short-lived British blues combo active in the early-mid 1960s that later evolved into a studio supergroup. Their later recordings are often credited less ambiguously to the ...more

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Alan Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Alan Warner Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues Alan Warner is a musician. As a boy he originally wanted to play trumpet but ended up with a toy accordion. He started playing Guitar at the age of 11, his parents bought him a cheap Spanish ...more

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Alexander Brothers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Country The Alexander Brothers are an easy-listening folk-music duo from Scotland, who have been performing since the 1950s.

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Brotherhood of Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Soul music Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s. They won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with "Save Your Kisses for Me". Created in 1969 by songwriter ...more

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Carl Douglas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae Carlton George Douglas, also known by his stage name Carl Douglas, is a Jamaican recording artist. Douglas rose to prominence after releasing his single "Kung Fu Fighting".

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Clem Curtis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Clem Curtis is a singer and former lead vocalist of sixties British soul group The Foundations.

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Clinton Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Traditional pop music, Trad jazz Clinton Ford was an English popular singer of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Co Co is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Co-Co were a five piece British band who represented the UK for the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, staged at the Palais de Congrès in Paris, France, on 22 April 1978, with the song, ...more

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Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys Merseybeat Colin Hicks & The Cabin Boys were a British rock and roll band, led by Colin Hicks, the younger brother of singer Tommy Steele.

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Colin Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Colin Young is a singer known for being a member of the British soul band The Foundations. In the mid-1960s, he came to England for a holiday with his father and decided to stay. He was a former ...more

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the ...more

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Dickie Valentine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Dickie Valentine was an English pop singer in the 1950s. In addition to several other Top Ten hit singles, Valentine had two chart-toppers on the UK Singles Chart with "Finger of ...more

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Doctor Father is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Doctor Father Doctor Father was the band name used by British musicians Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme – later of 10cc – for the release of a single, "Umbopo", in August 1970. The trio had ...more

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Donovan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Psychedelic folk, Psychedelic pop Donovan is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist. He developed an eclectic and distinctive style that blended folk, jazz, pop, psychedelia, and world music. He has lived in Scotland, London ...more

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music The Eagles were a British music quartet active from 1958 until the mid-1960s. They formed in 1958, at the Eagle House youth club in Knowle West, Bristol. Led by lead guitarist Terry Clarke, who ...more

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Edmund Hockridge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening Edmund James Arthur Hockridge was a Canadian baritone and actor who had an active performance career in musicals, operas, concerts, plays and on radio. According to his obituary in The Guardian, ...more

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Emile Ford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Emile Ford is a musician and singer, who was popular in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s and early 1960s as the leader of Emile Ford & the Checkmates.

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Episode Six is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Episode Six Pop music, Pop rock Episode Six were a British pop-rock group active during the mid-1960s. The band did not have commercial success in the U.K, releasing nine singles that all failed to chart, but they did find ...more

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Fabulous Poodles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave The Fabulous Poodles were a British pre-new wave band formed in 1975. Known for quirky stage antics, such as exploding ukuleles, as well as songs with funny lyrics. The Fabulous Poodles toured ...more

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Frankie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening Frankie Vaughan, CBE, DL was an English singer of Easy Listening and traditional pop music, who issued more than 80 singles in his lifetime. He was known as "Mr. Moonlight" after one ...more

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Ged Peck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz Ged Peck is a musician who played in several bands - mainly backing work with Billy Fury, Vince Eager, Tommy Quickly when he was managed by Brian Epstein, Americans Bob & Earl who had a hit ...more

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Geno Washington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Geno Washington is an American R&B singer who released five albums with The Ram Jam Band between 1966 and 1969, and eight solo albums beginning in 1976.

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Geno Washington & The Ram Jam ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Soul music Geno Washington & the Ram Jam Band were an English based soul band, active from 1965 to 1968.

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Glen Daly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Glen Daly Music hall Glen Daly was a Scottish singer and entertainer.

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Ian Dury is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock and roll revival, Pop music Ian Robins Dury was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter, bandleader, artist, and actor who first rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He was ...more

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Idlewild is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock Idlewild are a Scottish indie rock band that formed in Edinburgh in 1995. The band's line-up consists of Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Andrew Mitchell and Luciano Rossi. To date, ...more

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Imagination is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Electro Imagination were a three piece band, who came to prominence in the early 1980s. They had chart hits in 28 countries, earning four platinum discs, nine gold discs and more than a dozen silver ...more

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Jackie Trent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music Jackie Trent was an English singer-songwriter, and actress.

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Joan Regan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Popular music, Traditional pop music Joan Regan was an English traditional pop music singer, popular during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Joe Meek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music Robert George "Joe" Meek was a pioneering English record producer and songwriter. His best-remembered hit is the Tornados' "Telstar", which became the first record by a ...more

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John Gosling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Classical music John Gosling, is an English classically trained organist and pianist. Gosling joined The Kinks in 1970. He later formed a production company with Dave Davies at Konk Records, for which they ...more

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Johnny Pearson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Easy listening, Jazz John Valmore Pearson, known as Johnny Pearson, was a British composer, orchestra leader and pianist. He led the Top of the Pops orchestra for sixteen years, wrote a catalogue of library music, ...more

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Johnny Wakelin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Reggae Johnny Wakelin is an English recording artist with the Pye Records label.

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Julie Rogers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional pop music, Easy listening Julie Rogers is an English pop singer. She is best known for her multi-million selling song, "The Wedding".

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Justin Hayward is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock Justin Hayward is an English musician, best known as singer, songwriter and lead singer and guitarist in the rock band The Moody Blues. Hayward was born in Dean Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, ...more

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Labi Siffre is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Adult contemporary music, Folk music, Rhythm and blues Labi Siffre is a British poet, songwriter, musician, and singer.

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Martin Lee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Martin Lee Pop music Martin Lee is a singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the British pop group Brotherhood of Man.

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Lonnie Donegan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Skiffle, Folk music, Traditional pop music Anthony James Donegan, better known as Lonnie Donegan, was a British singer, songwriter and musician, referred to as the King of Skiffle, who influenced 1960s British pop musicians. The Guinness ...more

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Maxine Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Maxine Nightingale is a British R&B and soul music singer. She is best known for her hits in the 1970s, with the million seller "Right Back Where We Started From", "Love Hit

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McKendree Spring is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock McKendree Spring is a progressive folk-rock band, active mainly in the early 1970s. The band consisted of Fran McKendree, their first bass player was Larry Tucker then Fred Holman took over ...more

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Meri Wilson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Novelty song Meri Wilson Edgmon known professionally as Meri Wilson was a model, songwriter, and an American popular music singer, best known for singing double entendre novelty songs.

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Michael Cox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Michael Cox Michael James Cox is a British-born former pop singer and actor. As Michael Cox, he had a top ten hit on the UK singles chart in 1960 with "Angela Jones", produced by Joe Meek. He ...more

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Mick Avory is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
British Invasion, Rock music, Rock and roll Michael Charles "Mick" Avory is an English musician, best known as the longtime drummer and percussionist for the British rock band, The Kinks, joining them shortly after their ...more

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Mike Elliott is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Mike Elliott Pop music, Jazz, Soul music Mike Elliott is a saxophonist who was born in Jamaica on 6 August 1929. He played on Ska recordings in the early 1960s as well as some Pop / Soul hits in the late 1960s.

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Mike Patto is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Progressive rock Mike Patto was an English musician, who was primarily notable as lead singer for Spooky Tooth and Boxer.

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Mike Pender is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Mike Pender Mike Pender is an original founding member of Merseybeat group the Searchers. He is best known as the lead vocalist on many hit singles by the Searchers, including the song "Needles and

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Mike Smith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Merseybeat Michael George Smith was an English singer, songwriter and music producer. In the 1960s, Smith was the lead vocalist and keyboard player for the Dave Clark Five. The band was a leading unit in ...more

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Nicky Stevens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music Nicky Stevens is a singer, famous as a member of pop group Brotherhood of Man. She is the only Welsh person to have won the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Olivia Newton-John is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE is an English-born Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot ...more

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Ottilie Patterson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Pye Records Complete Artist Roster
Trad jazz, Blues Ottilie Patterson was a Northern Irish blues singer best known for her performances and recordings with the Chris Barber Jazz Band in the late 1950s and early 1960s.