THEN AND NOW: The Stranglers, whose line-up now comprise - Jet Black, drums (1974-present); Jean-Jacques Burnel, bass guitar, lead vocals
(1974-present); Dave Greenfield, keyboards, vocals (1975-present) and Baz Warne, guitar, lead vocals
Alongside Brian on lead vocals
and flute, the band, which performed in Holland, Switzerland, Germany and Belgium last year, also includes Jim Faulkner in lead guitar; Andy Keegan on keyboards and vocals; Chris Watt on bass and vocals; and Neil Carter on drums, percussion and vocals.
With The Marvelettes, Gladys also sang lead vocals
on hits like Beechwood 4-5789, Playboy and Too Many Fish in the Sea, but Please Mr Postman was the group's only number one, and in 1965 Gladys lost her role as lead singer in The Marvelettes to Wanda Young, and left the group two years later.
Thinking Of You featured strong lead vocals
from Taylor, and the sing-a-long anthem was well received.
The band -made up of Gavin Skelhorn on lead vocals
, guitar and drums, Jakob Kaye on guitar and backing vocals, Danun Todd on lead guitar and Graeme Dalton on bass -are all lifelong Liverpool fans.
They are well known in the south of England and the line-up includes Rick Tarrant on lead vocals
and guitar, Hamish Gavin on bass and vocals, Mark Leggett on rhythm guitar and
The legendary TCB Band, vocalists the Sweet Inspirations and the Imperial Quartet and a 16-piece orchestra will perform live as film of Elvis' finest performances - where he takes lead vocals
, interacts with the band and even introduces them - plays around the arena.
The Auric Design is one of those hardcore bands with serious metal chops, songs such as "The Fall" and "As Life Bleeds" exploding with ferocity and technical accomplishment (and of course, growling lead vocals
, which actually bring the more conventional vocal styling that they alternate with on "The Fall" into pretty stark relief).
The new line-up featured former drummer Calum Gunn on lead vocals
and John Baillie Junior on drums and, later, additional lead vocals
STRUGGLING X Factor girlband Hope all want to sing lead vocals
next week in a bid to win more fans.
Steve Hayes on lead vocals
and guitar is a great frontman, with lead guitarist Rob Rolph, Pete Bacanin on bass and pianist Gary Davies making major contributions.
Dave Anderson plays a mean lead and peddle steel guitar and sings lead vocals
and his vocal and guitar partner is Ed Cox.