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 Live — The Pretenders Pretenders* Live Warner Bros. Records WBMS 114 US 1980 Sell This Version
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M5S 6083 Pretenders — The Pretenders Pretenders* Pretenders (Album, Comp) Real Records (2) M5S 6083 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
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CN 3504/S In Concert-222 — The Pretenders The Pretenders / The Specials The Pretenders / The Specials - In Concert-222(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 3504/S UK 1980 Sell This Version
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25PP-23 Pretenders II — The Pretenders Pretenders* Pretenders II (Album, Comp) Real Records (2) 25PP-23 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
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365 The Best Of The Biscuit — The Pretenders 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
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354 The King Biscuit Flower Hour — The Pretenders 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
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NBC 81-11 The Pretenders Concert — The Pretenders The Pretenders The Pretenders Concert(2xLP, Transcription) The Source (8) NBC 81-11 US 1981 Sell This Version
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CN 3958/S In Concert-273 — The Pretenders The Pretenders In Concert-273 BBC Transcription Services CN 3958/S UK 1982 Sell This Version
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WBMS 121 Live At The Santa Monica Civic — The Pretenders Pretenders* Live At The Santa Monica Civic(LP, Promo, Transcription) Warner Bros. Records WBMS 121 US 1982 Sell This Version
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none Supergroups — The Pretenders REO Speedwagon / The Pretenders REO Speedwagon / The Pretenders - Supergroups(3xLP, Transcription) ABC Rock Radio Network none US 1983 Sell This Version
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9 23980-4, 23980-4 Learning To Crawl — The Pretenders 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
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RR-84-19, RR-84-20 Untitled — The Pretenders The Pretenders Untitled(2xLP, Transcription) Clayton Webster Corporation, Clayton Webster Corporation RR-84-19, RR-84-20 US 1984 Sell This Version
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SS84-7 Superstar Concert Series — The Pretenders The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One SS84-7 US 1984 Sell This Version
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OTR 84-22 Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner — The Pretenders 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
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PAN 84-1 Superstar Concert Series — The Pretenders The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One PAN 84-1 US 1984 Sell This Version
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240 976-4, WX64C Get Close — The Pretenders The Pretenders Get Close (Album, Comp) WEA, Real Records (2) 240 976-4, WX64C UK 1986 Sell This Version
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P.I.M 47 Pioneers In Music: Hard Rock Women — The Pretenders 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
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047 Rock Of The World — The Pretenders Kansas (2), Peter Gabriel, The Pretenders Kansas (2), Peter Gabriel, The Pretenders - Rock Of The World(LP, Transcription) Barnett-Robbins Enterprises 047 US 1986 Sell This Version
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WBMS 142 The Get Close Interview With Chrissie Hynde — The Pretenders The Pretenders The Get Close Interview With Chrissie Hynde(LP, Promo, Transcription) Sire WBMS 142 US 1987 Sell This Version
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CO 88-A Superstar Concert Series — The Pretenders The Pretenders Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One CO 88-A US 1988 Sell This Version
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none King Biscuit Flower Hour — The Pretenders Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders Chrissie Hynde & The Pretenders - King Biscuit Flower Hour DIR Broadcasting none US 1990 Sell This Version
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92 62194 Packed! — The Pretenders Pretenders* Packed! (Album) WEA, WEA, WEA, WEA 92 62194 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
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none King Biscuit Flower Hour — The Pretenders The Pretenders King Biscuit Flower Hour(CD, Transcription) DIR Radio Network none US 1990 Sell This Version
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RU 26-2 The Dr. Demento Show #92-16 / King Biscuit Flower Hour #730 — The Pretenders 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
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TCDC 0010 Classic In Concert - 10 — The Pretenders The Pretenders Classic In Concert - 10(CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription TCDC 0010 UK 1993 Sell This Version

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