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Wallflowers

The Wallflowers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1989 by singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan and guitarist Tobi Miller. The band has gone through a number of personnel changes but has stayed centered around Dylan.

After releasing their eponymous debut album in 1992, The Wallflowers released what would become their best-known and highest-selling album, Bringing Down the Horse in 1996, which featured songs such as "One Headlight" and "6th Avenue Heartache". They went on to release an additional three albums before going on a 7-year hiatus, beginning in 2006. In 2012, The Wallflowers reunited to release their sixth studio album, Glad All Over.

They have won two Grammy awards; Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Rock Song for their song "One Headlight" in 1998. "One Headlight" is also listed at #58 in Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Pop Songs.

The Wallflowers were originally going to be called, The Apples.
The Wallflowers have opened for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
The Wallflowers opened for The Who at Madison Square Garden, after the release of Breach.
Jakob Dylan wrote "6th Avenue Heartache", a song that would appear on Bringing Down the Horse, while studying art at Parson's School of Design in 1988.
Jakob Dylan was inspired to go into rock music after seeing a Clash concert when he was 12.
The Wallflowers had a guest guitarist in Pearl Jam's Micheal McCready on Red Letter Days.
The Wallflowers original guitarist Tobias Miller helped produce Red Letter Days.
The Wallflowers recorded many of the demos for "Red Letter Days" while on tour.
The Wallflowers Current Line-Up:
Jakob Dylan- Lead Vocals and Guitar
Rami Jafee- Keyboardist
Mario Calire- Drums
Greg Richling- Bassist
The Wallflower's have worked with distinguished producers Brendan O'Brien and T-Bone Burnett.
The Wallflowers are signed to Interscope records.
The Wallflowers Rebel, Sweetheart, their fifth record, was released in 2005.
Their fourth album Red Letter Days was released in 2002.
The Wallflowers released their third album Breach in 2000. This was four years after Bringing Down the Horse was released.
The Wallflower's mega hit "One Headlight" won Grammy's for Best Rock Song and Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1998.
The Wallflower's second album Bringing Down the Horse was released in 1996.
The Wallflower's second album, Bringing Down the Horse was a multi-platinum success.
Jakob Dylan and Rami Jaffee, were the only members of The Wallflowers on the second album, the rest of the line-up was reformed.
The Wallflowers realesed their first self-titled album in 1992.
The Wallflowers were formed in 1990 by Jakob Dylan.
They have been the musical guests on Saturday Night Live.
Frontman Jakob Dylan is the son of legendary rocker Bob Dylan.

 

 

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Jayhen2
March 21, 2010 (11:34am)
Wallflowers they rock n roll like to see them in concert @.music.com.
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