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Where are the Pretenders from?

Where are the Pretenders from?

Hereford, United KingdomThe Pretenders / OriginHereford is a cathedral city, civil parish and the county town of Herefordshire, England. It lies on the River Wye, approximately 16 miles east of the border with Wales, 24 miles south-west of Worcester and 23 miles north-west of Gloucester. Wikipedia

Are the Pretenders still alive?

Pretenders are an English–American rock band formed in March 1978….The Pretenders.

Years active 1978–present
Labels Sire, Warner Bros.
Members Chrissie Hynde Martin Chambers Nick Wilkinson James Walbourne Eric Heywood Carwyn Ellis

What happened to the original Pretenders?

Sadly, over the years, the Pretenders have had their share of drug-related tragedies… Chrissie Hynde fired Pete Farndon on June 14, 1982. Two days later, James Honeyman-Scott died of heart failure as a result of cocaine use. Farndon was found dead April 14, 1983.

How old is Chrissy Hines?

70 years (September 7, 1951)Chrissie Hynde / Age

What’s the meaning of Pretenders?

one that pretends
Definition of pretender : one that pretends: such as. a : one who lays claim to something specifically : a claimant to a throne who is held to have no just title. b : one who makes a false or hypocritical show.

Who founded the Pretenders?

In 1978, Hynde formed the Pretenders, which eventually consisted of Honeyman-Scott, bassist Pete Farndon, and drummer Martin Chambers. Later in the year, they recorded a version of Ray Davies’ “Stop Your Sobbing,” produced by Nick Lowe. The single made it into the British Top 40 in early 1979.

Who is in the Pretenders now?


Name Years active Instruments
Chrissie Hynde 1978–present lead and backing vocals rhythm guitar harmonica
Martin Chambers 1978–1986 1993–present drums percussion backing vocals
Nick Wilkinson 2005–present bass backing vocals
James Walbourne 2008–present lead guitar keyboards backing vocals

Why did Martin Chambers leave Pretenders?

Martin Chambers did not perform on the Pretenders’ latest album, but he’s not upset about it. “A couple of years ago, I told [Chrissie Hynde] you don’t have to use me,” Chambers says. “I didn’t want to play on the album. I couldn’t be bothered with all the aggro Chrissie gives me.

Are the Pretenders American?

The Pretenders is an English-American rock band from Hereford. Formed in 1978, the group originally consisted of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Chrissie Hynde, lead guitarist and keyboardist James Honeyman-Scott, bassist Pete Farndon, and drummer Martin Chambers.

Where is Chrissy Hines from?

Akron, OHChrissie Hynde / Place of birth

Who is Chrissy Hines married to?

Lucho Brievam. 1997–2003
Jim Kerrm. 1984–1990
Chrissie Hynde/Spouse

What does Protandry mean?

1 : a state in hermaphroditic systems that is characterized by the development of male organs or maturation of their products before the appearance of the corresponding female product thus inhibiting self-fertilization and that is encountered commonly in mints, legumes, and composites and among diverse groups of …

What is the meaning of Barbados?

The name “Barbados” is from either the Portuguese term os barbudos or the Spanish equivalent, los barbudos, both meaning “the bearded ones”.

When did the Pretenders start?

1978The Pretenders / Active from

Formed in 1978 by Hynde (from Akron, Ohio), guitarist James Honeyman-Scott, bassist Pete Farndon and drummer Martin Chambers (all of whom hailed from Hereford), The Pretenders quickly found their metier on their first two albums, expertly blending new wave and melodic rock, all topped off by Hynde’s talent as a …

How old is Martin Chambers?

70 years (September 4, 1951)Martin Chambers / Age

Where did Chrissie Hynde go to college?

Kent State University
Firestone CLC
Chrissie Hynde/Education

Where does Stevie Nicks currently live?

Stevie Nicks has always loved Arizona, where she was born “More than Oakland or San Jose, this actually is my home,” she said, per AZ Central. “I was born here in 1948. So I lived here and I loved it and I had a house here for a long, long time and my parents, and I wrote a lot of songs here …

What is the difference between Protandry and protogyny?

The main difference between protandry and protogyny is that protandry is the changing of the sex of an organism from male to a female whereas protogyny is the changing of the sex of an organism from female to a male.

Is Barbados part of the UK?

The former Caribbean colony declared its independence from the United Kingdom on November 30, 1966, but retained Elizabeth II as its ceremonial head of state until this week.

Is Martin Chambers still in the pretenders?

Chambers stayed with the band until he was fired in 1985 during the recording of the album Get Close. He re-joined in 1994 and has been there ever since, although he hasn’t appeared on a Pretenders studio album since 2002’s Loose Screw.

Who was the Pretenders drummer?

Martin Chambers
Blair Cunningham
The Pretenders/Drummers