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 (guitar), 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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145108, 145109 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops-769 album art Various Kid Various - Top Of The Pops-769(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 145108, 145109 UK 1979 Sell This Version
The Pretenders - Times Square album art Various Talk Of The Town Various - Times Square (Comp, Album) RSO Germany 1980 Sell This Version
146403, 146404 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops - 807 album art Various Talk Of The Town Various - Top Of The Pops - 807(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 146403, 146404 UK 1980 Sell This Version
146399, 146400 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops - 805 album art Various Talk Of The Town Various - Top Of The Pops - 805(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 146399, 146400 UK 1980 Sell This Version
145885, 145886 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops-794 album art Various Up The Neck and 1 more… Various - Top Of The Pops-794(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 145885, 145886 UK 1980 Sell This Version
802-3 The Pretenders - American Top 40 Program No. 802-3 album art Various #29. Brass In Pocket Various - American Top 40 Program No. 802-3(4xLP, Transcription + Box) Watermark 802-3 US 1980 Sell This Version
804-13 The Pretenders - American Top 40, The Top 100 Hits Of 1980 (part 1) album art Casey Kasem Brass In Pocket Casey Kasem - American Top 40, The Top 100 Hits Of 1980 (part 1)(4xLP, Transcription) Watermark 804-13 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
The Pretenders - Concerts For The People Of Kampuchea album art Various Tattooed Love Boys (as Pretenders) and 2 more… Various - Concerts For The People Of Kampuchea (Comp, Album) Atlantic Australia 1981 Sell This Version
203.772 The Pretenders - Torhout/Werchter 1977-1981 album art Various Precious (live) (as Pretenders) Various - Torhout/Werchter 1977-1981(LP, Album, Gat + 7", EP, Promo) Ariola 203.772 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
148071, 148072 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops - 849 album art Various Message Of Love Various - Top Of The Pops - 849(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 148071, 148072 UK 1981 Sell This Version
149516, 149517 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops-891 album art Various I Go To Sleep Various - Top Of The Pops-891(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 149516, 149517 UK 1981 Sell This Version
148278, 148279 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops - 851 album art Various Message Of Love Various - Top Of The Pops - 851(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 148278, 148279 UK 1981 Sell This Version
149238, 149239 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops-878 album art Various Day After Day Various - Top Of The Pops-878(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 149238, 149239 UK 1981 Sell This Version
#330 / #334 The Pretenders - BBC Rock Hour #333/#334 10th Anniversary Special album art Various Brass In Pocket Various - BBC Rock Hour #333/#334 10th Anniversary Special(2xLP, Transcription) London Wavelength #330 / #334 US 1982 Sell This Version
149734, 149735 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops - 896 album art Various I Go To Sleep Various - Top Of The Pops - 896(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 149734, 149735 UK 1982 Sell This Version
151186, 151187 The Pretenders - Top Of The Pops-935 album art Various Back On A Chain Gang Various - Top Of The Pops-935(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services, BBC Transcription Services 151186, 151187 UK 1982 Sell This Version
The Pretenders - The King Of Comedy album art Various Back On The Chain Gang Various - The King Of Comedy (Album, Comp) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1983 Sell This Version
RSG 83-45 / 83-46 The Pretenders - Guest D.J. album art Robby Krieger / Todd Rundgren Tattooed Love Boys Robby Krieger / Todd Rundgren - Guest D.J.(3xLP, Transcription) Rolling Stone Magazine Productions RSG 83-45 / 83-46 US 1983 Sell This Version
LC-17 The Pretenders - Live Cuts (November 7, 1983) album art Various Talk Of The Town Various - Live Cuts (November 7, 1983)(LP, Album, Promo, Transcription) DIR Broadcasting LC-17 US 1983 Sell This Version
none The Pretenders - Rock USA (Week Of May 7, 1983) album art Various Brass In Pocket Various - Rock USA (Week Of May 7, 1983)(3xLP, Transcription, Box) Mutual Broadcasting System none US 1983 Sell This Version
none The Pretenders - Rock USA (Week Of November 26, 1983) album art Various Back On The Chain Gang Various - Rock USA (Week Of November 26, 1983)(3xLP, Transcription, Box) Mutual Broadcasting System none US 1983 Sell This Version
831-8 The Pretenders - American Top 40 album art Casey Kasem Back On The Chain Gang Casey Kasem - American Top 40(4xLP, Transcription) ABC Watermark 831-8 US 1983 Sell This Version
831-5 The Pretenders - American Top 40 - 1/29/83 album art Various With Casey Kasem Back On The Chain Gang Various With Casey Kasem - American Top 40 - 1/29/83(4xLP, Transcription) Watermark 831-5 US 1983 Sell This Version
AR.3448 The Pretenders - Footloose (Original Soundtrack Of Motion Picture) album art Various Back On The Chain Gang Various - Footloose (Original Soundtrack Of Motion Picture)(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Atlantic Records (2) AR.3448 Indonesia 1984 Sell This Version
296 185 The Pretenders - Stereoplay Highlights 17 album art Various Middle Of The Road Various - Stereoplay Highlights 17(LP, S/Edition) Sonopress 296 185 Germany 1984 Sell This Version