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The Producers

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The Producers could refer to more than one thing or band:

1) The Producers were a / band from Atlanta, Georgia that had success in the early to mid-. Original members included Van Temple on guitar and vocals, Kyle Henderson on bass and vocals, Wayne Famous on keyboards, and Brian Holmes on drums. Their eponymous debut album, released in 1981 through Portrait Records, hit #163 on the Billboard album chart. The single “What She Does to Me” proved a hit as well, reaching #61 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Their follow-up, You Make The Heat, released in 1982 through Portrait as well, had less success. However, the single “She Sheila” hit #48 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and had a popular MTV music video. The group headlined MTV’s New Year’s Rockin Eve in 1982.

Their 1985 album, Run For Your Life, ran through an label, and it was a commercial disappointment. The band signed with MCA Records and recorded what was to be their fourth album, Coelacanth, but they were dropped in 1989 pre-release. The group folded soon afterward. That album was finally released in 2001. Today, the group has a cult following among fans.


2) The Producers are also a blues band from Poole in Dorset. Featuring Harry Skinner on guitar and lead vocals and Dave Saunders on bass, they worked extensively on the British blues circuit during the ‘90’s releasing anumber of CD’s . In 2001, they took a break, but they have recently reformed (2009) and are now active again.

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  • Endy9

    Most underrated 80s band.

    24 Nov 2012 Reply
  • AckomaChi

    The Producers are also a blues band from Poole in Dorset . Featuring Harry Skinner on guitar and lead vocals and Dave Saunders on bass, they worked extensively on the British blues circuit during the ‘90’s releasing a number of CD’s . In 2001 they took a break, but have recently reformed (2009) and are now active again. New album release 2011 ~ London Blues

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Firenote

    Freeway!

    19 Sep 2011 Reply
  • promisedeyes

    The powerpop group is freaking great!

    29 May 2011 Reply
  • dekos

    keep it gay!!!

    9 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Victoria58

    Now, Ulla dance!

    22 Sep 2008 Reply
  • Vanderdecken

    Tag your damn songs properly - for the musical The Producers (Bialystock, Bloom, $2 000 000, Rio, Jail) tag the artist as Mel Brooks.

    21 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Biyu_copy

    Keep it Gay!

    12 Jun 2008 Reply

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