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Orleans
Formed: 1972 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: John Hall, Lance Hoppen, Larry Hoppen, Wells Kelly, Bob Leinbach, Rob Leon, Jerry Marotta, R.A. Martin, Peter O'Brien
Biography: Best known for their hits "Still the One" and "Dance with Me," Orleans were founded in New York in 1972 by John Hall, Larry Hoppen, and Wells Kelly. Hoppen's brother Lance joined before the group signed with ABC Records in 1973; working with producers Barry Beckett and Roger Hawkins at Muscle Shoals ...Read full biography
Let There Be Music
Released: 1975
Label: Elektra
Critics' Rating:
The first Asylum release by Orleans is an earnestly engaging, though diffuse collection of pop tunes in many flavors. Both the title track and "You've Given Me Something" are pure power-pop numbers; the ...Read full review
Orleans Live, Vol. 2
Released: 1993
Label: Major Musik
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This outstanding live album from Orleans was recorded at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, NY, on October 6 and 7, 1990. Though Orleans Live, Vol. 1 contains their three big hits and Jon Hall's popular ...Read full review