Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth

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List of Portsmouth bands, listed by their level of fame. This Portsmouth musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Portsmouth bands are included, as well as many Portsmouth musicians of underground status. This list of Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. Her first major success came as a songwriter with childhood friend and producer ...more

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Roland Orzabal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Synthpop, New Wave, Classic rock Roland Orzabal is a British musician, songwriter and record producer. He is known mainly as a co-founding member of Tears for Fears, of which he is the main songwriter and joint vocalist, but he ...more

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Roger Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Pop rock, Progressive rock, Art rock Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson is an English musician and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman of progressive rock band Supertramp. Hodgson composed and sang the majority of the ...more

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Nicole Wray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B Nicole Monique Wray, also known as simply Nicole, is an American R&B and hip hop singer. Her 1998 debut single "Make It Hot" was certified gold.

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Julia Fordham is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Pop music, Jazz Julia Fordham is a British singer-songwriter. Her professional career started in the early 1980s, under the name "Jules Fordham", as a backing singer for Mari Wilson and Kim Wilde, ...more

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Earl Thomas Conley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Country Earl Thomas Conley is an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for the RCA Records label. In the 1980s and into the ...more

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The Queers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Pop punk, Punk rock, Surf music The Queers are an American punk rock band, formed in late 1981 by the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, native Joe King, along with Scott Gildersleeve, and Jack Hayes. The band originally broke up in ...more

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Chad Hugo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo is an American multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as one half of the music production and writing duo The Neptunes and as a member ...more

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Cranes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Industrial music Cranes are a British music group formed in 1989, whose style has been described as "gothic minimalism".

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Shae Haley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Hip hop music, Pop music, Alternative rock Sheldon Haley, better known as Shae or Shade, is an American musician. He is a member of the funk rock band, N*E*R*D, who often contributes backup vocals, while Pharrell Williams carries lead ...more

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Deborah Coleman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Rock music, Blues Deborah Coleman is an American blues guitarist, songwriter and singer. Coleman won the Orville Gibson Award for "Best Blues Guitarist, Female" in 2001, and was nominated for a W.C. ...more

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Hixxy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Hixxy Hixxy or DJ Hixxy, born Ian Hicks, is a British UK Hardcore and previously happy hardcore DJ and musician from Portsmouth, England. Hixxy is well known for his performances on the Bonkers ...more

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The Bruisers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Punk rock, Oi! The Bruisers were pioneers of the American streetpunk/oi! movement, formed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1988. The original lineup included: Al Barr, Scotty Davies, Jeff Morris and Rodger ...more

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Chonita Coleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Chonita Coleman

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Scissorfight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Crust punk, Heavy metal, Stoner rock Scissorfight is an American four-piece band from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, fronted by singer/songwriter Ironlung. The band has a strong libertarian viewpoint and defines itself as "acid ...more

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Pete Lockett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Peter Robert Lockett is an English percussionist and recording artist. Lockett is known as a versatile and prolific percussionist, collaborating with many artists. He is well-versed in ...more

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The Strange Death Of Liberal E... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
Post-rock, Indie rock The Strange Death of Liberal England also known as TSDOLE were a five member band from Portsmouth, England. Their influences range from folk to indie rock to post rock with this diversity ...more

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Cold War Spies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Portsmouth
New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music