Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Cambridge

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List of Cambridge bands, listed by their level of fame. This Cambridge musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Cambridge bands are included, as well as many Cambridge musicians of underground status. This list of Cambridge musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Cambridge bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic ...more

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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock David Jon Gilmour, CBE, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his work as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the progressive rock band ...more

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Syd Barrett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Space rock Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead vocalist, ...more

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Passion Pit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave Passion Pit is an American indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007. The band consists solely of Michael Angelakos. He is joined live by Jeff Apruzzese and Chris Hartz. ...more

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Katrina and the Waves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Katrina and the Waves were an English rock band best known for the 1985 hit "Walking on Sunshine". They also won the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Love Shine a

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Johnny Hodges is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Ballad, Swing music John Cornelius "Johnny" Hodges was an American alto saxophonist, best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band. He played lead alto in the saxophone section for many years, ...more

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King's Singers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Pop music, Classical music The King's Singers are a British a cappella vocal ensemble founded in 1968. They are named after King's College in Cambridge, England, where the group was formed by six choral scholars. In the ...more

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The Datsuns is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock The Datsuns are a hard rock band from Cambridge, New Zealand, formed in 2000. To date they have released six albums and several singles, most of which have charted in New Zealand and/or the ...more

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Logistics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Oldschool jungle, Jazzstep, Intelligent drum and bass Logistics is the stage name of Matt Gresham, a drum and bass music producer and DJ from Cambridge, England. He is signed to Hospital Records. He creates his music using the Ableton sequencer. ...more

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Nu:Tone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Drum and bass, Liquid funk Nu:Tone is a drum and bass producer.

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Trocadero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Trocadero Experimental rock, Alternative rock Trocadero is an experimental rock band based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington. They are best recognized for performing several songs used in the popular Rooster Teeth series ...more

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Henry Cow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Avant-progressive rock, Experimental rock, Jazz fusion Henry Cow were an English avant-rock group, founded at Cambridge University in 1968 by multi-instrumentalists Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson. Henry Cow's personnel fluctuated over their decade ...more

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Pete Atkin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Pete Atkin is a British singer-songwriter and radio producer notable for his 1970s musical collaborations with Clive James and for producing the BBC Radio 4 series This Sceptred Isle.

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Dolly Mixture is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock Dolly Mixture were a British post-punk/new wave band formed in 1978 by bassist and vocalist Debsey Wykes, guitarist and vocalist Rachel Bor, and drummer Hester Smith. They had a taste of Top 40 ...more

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Galaxie 500 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Shoegazing, Dream pop, Indie rock Galaxie 500 was an American alternative rock band that formed in 1987 and split up in 1991 after releasing three albums.

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Nnenna Freelon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Cool jazz, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz Nnenna Freelon, is an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and arranger. She has been nominated for five Grammy Awards for her vocal work, and has performed and toured with such top artists ...more

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Ezio is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Folk music Ezio is a folk music band from Cambridge, England formed in 1990. Ezio have eight studio albums, one compilation album, four live albums and three videos / DVDs, built up a large fanbase without ...more

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Chester French is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop Chester French was an American indie pop band consisting of lead vocalist and songwriter David-Andrew 'D.A.' Wallach and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Maxwell Drummey. They met as college ...more

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Tom Robinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Pop music, Rock music Tom Robinson is a British singer-songwriter, bassist and radio presenter, best known for the hits "Glad to Be Gay", "2-4-6-8 Motorway", and "Don't Take No for an ...more

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The Broken Family Band is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative country The Broken Family Band was a British rock band from Cambridge and London. The band was formed in Cambridge, England by Steven Adams, Jay Williams, Micky Roman and Gavin Johnson in 2001, ...more

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27 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Rock music, Indie rock 27 is an American rock band from Cambridge, Massachusetts. 27 was formed by Maria Christopher, formerly of Dirt Merchants, and Ayal Naor in 1997. 27 is commonly categorized as a rock or indie ...more

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Mickey Finn's T-Rex is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Classic rock, Rock music, Glam rock Mickey Finn's T-Rex are a band formed in 1998 by former T. Rex member Mickey Finn. They have been regularly touring worldwide since their formation, despite the loss of Finn in 2003.

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Godfather is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Godfather Hip hop music, Funk Formed in 2002 by guitarist Real Deal, Godfather released their debut album, Money Shot, in February 2002. The majority of the songwriting is from Real Deal who is also their recording

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The Weepies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Indie, Pop music, Balkan pop The Weepies are an indie pop-folk duo of married singer-songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen. Their music has been described as "subtly intoxicating folk-pop".

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Either/Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Avant-garde jazz, Latin Language, Jazz The Either/Orchestra is a jazz group formed by Russ Gershon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, in 1985. E/O is configured as a "small big band", with three saxes, two trumpets and one ...more

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Stars is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
Folk rock, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock Stars was a short-lived British supergroup that played a small number of live concerts in Cambridge in February 1972. Its members were Syd Barrett on guitar, Twink on drums, and Jack Monck on

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The Shivers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
The Shivers

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The Shivers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cambridge
The Shivers