The Pretenders

Profile:
Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978, emerging from the British post punk movement. The band evolved into a mainly four-piece outfit and has experienced numerous personnel changes, with Chrissie Hynde as the only consistent member. Original member Martin Chambers returned after an absence of several years.

Current members (2017):
Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Martin Chambers (drums, percussion, backing vocals), Nick Wilkinson (bass, backing vocals), James Walbourne (lead guitar, backing vocals) and Eric Heywood (pedal steel guitar, backing vocals)

Other notable ex-members include:
Pete Farndon (bass), James Honeyman-Scott (guitar), T.M. Stevens (bass), Robbie McIntosh (guitar), Malcolm Foster (bass), Adam Seymour (lead guitar, backing vocals) and Andy Hobson (bass)

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 (Performer).
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WBMS 114 The Pretenders - Live album art Pretenders* Live Warner Bros. Records WBMS 114 US 1980 Sell This Version
M5S 6083 The Pretenders - Pretenders album art Pretenders* Pretenders (Album, Comp) Real Records (2) M5S 6083 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
CN 3504/S The Pretenders - In Concert-222 album art The Pretenders / The Specials The Pretenders / The Specials - In Concert-222(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 3504/S UK 1980 Sell This Version
SIRE K 56924, 56 924 The Pretenders - Pretenders II album art Pretenders* Pretenders II (Album, Comp) Real Records (2) SIRE K 56924, 56 924 1981 Sell This Version
365 The Pretenders - The Best Of The Biscuit album art The Pretenders / The Jim Carroll Band The Pretenders / The Jim Carroll Band - The Best Of The Biscuit(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. 365 US 1981 Sell This Version
354 The Pretenders - The King Biscuit Flower Hour album art The Pretenders / The Jim Carroll Band The Pretenders / The Jim Carroll Band - The King Biscuit Flower Hour(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) D.I.R. Broadcasting Corp. 354 US 1981 Sell This Version
NBC 81-11 The Pretenders - The Pretenders Concert album art The Pretenders The Pretenders Concert(2xLP, Transcription) The Source (8) NBC 81-11 US 1981 Sell This Version
CN 3958/S The Pretenders - In Concert-273 album art The Pretenders In Concert-273 BBC Transcription Services CN 3958/S UK 1982 Sell This Version
WBMS 121 The Pretenders - Live At The Santa Monica Civic album art Pretenders* Live At The Santa Monica Civic(LP, Promo, Transcription) Warner Bros. Records WBMS 121 US 1982 Sell This Version
none The Pretenders - Supergroups album art REO Speedwagon / The Pretenders REO Speedwagon / The Pretenders - Supergroups(3xLP, Transcription) ABC Rock Radio Network none US 1983 Sell This Version
9 23980-4, 23980-4 The Pretenders - Learning To Crawl album art The Pretenders Learning To Crawl (Album, Comp) Real Records (2), Real Records (2), Real Records (2) 9 23980-4, 23980-4 US 1983 Sell This Version
RR-84-19, RR-84-20 The Pretenders - Untitled album art The Pretenders Untitled(2xLP, Transcription) Clayton Webster Corporation, Clayton Webster Corporation RR-84-19, RR-84-20 US 1984 Sell This Version
SS84-7 The Pretenders - Superstar Concert Series album art The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One SS84-7 US 1984 Sell This Version
OTR 84-22 The Pretenders - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner album art Mary Turner (4), The Pretenders Mary Turner (4), The Pretenders - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One OTR 84-22 US 1984 Sell This Version
PAN 84-1 The Pretenders - Superstar Concert Series album art The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One PAN 84-1 US 1984 Sell This Version
240 976-4, WX64C The Pretenders - Get Close album art The Pretenders Get Close (Album, Comp) WEA, Real Records (2) 240 976-4, WX64C UK 1986 Sell This Version
P.I.M 47 The Pretenders - Pioneers In Music: Hard Rock Women album art Patti Smith Group / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / The Pretenders / Pat Benatar Patti Smith Group / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / The Pretenders / Pat Benatar - Pioneers In Music: Hard Rock Women(LP + LP, S/Sided + Transcription) Pioneers In Music P.I.M 47 US 1986 Sell This Version
WBMS 142 The Pretenders - The Get Close Interview With Chrissie Hynde album art The Pretenders The Get Close Interview With Chrissie Hynde(LP, Promo, Transcription) Sire WBMS 142 US 1987 Sell This Version
CO 88-A The Pretenders - Superstar Concert Series album art The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One CO 88-A US 1988 Sell This Version
none The Pretenders - King Biscuit Flower Hour album art Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders - King Biscuit Flower Hour DIR Broadcasting none US 1990 Sell This Version
92 62194 The Pretenders - Packed! album art Pretenders* Packed! (Album) WEA, WEA, WEA, WEA 92 62194 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
none The Pretenders - King Biscuit Flower Hour album art The Pretenders King Biscuit Flower Hour(CD, Transcription) DIR Radio Network none US 1990 Sell This Version
RU 26-2 The Pretenders - The Dr. Demento Show #92-16 / King Biscuit Flower Hour #730 album art Dr. Demento / The Pretenders Dr. Demento / The Pretenders - The Dr. Demento Show #92-16 / King Biscuit Flower Hour #730(2xLP, Transcription) AFRTS RU 26-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
TCDC 0010 The Pretenders - Classic In Concert - 10 album art The Pretenders Classic In Concert - 10(CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription TCDC 0010 UK 1993 Sell This Version
4-45572-4 The Pretenders - Last Of The Independents album art Pretenders* Last Of The Independents (Album, Comp) WEA 4-45572-4 US 1994 Sell This Version

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