Chrissie Hynde (Rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders)

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Legal name: Christine Ellen Hynde


Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.

Inspired by hippie counter-culture, Hynde worked in London with Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at their punk-themed clothing store, SEX. In 1978, she formed her own band, The Pretenders, with the late Pete Farndon, the late James Honeyman-Scott and Martin Chambers. As singer, songwriter and guitarist, she has been the only constant member of the band throughout its history. She has also released a number of hits with other musicians including Frank Sinatra and UB40. Hynde and The Pretenders were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Fidelity! JP Jones, Chrissie Hynde & The Fairground Boys 2
2014 Stockholm Chrissie Hynde 4


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Breakfast in Bed UB40 with Chrissie Hynde 1
1995 Love Can Build a Bridge Cher, Chrissie Hynde & Neneh Cherry with Eric Clapton 1
2000 Kid 2000 Hybrid feat. Chrissie Hynde 2
2003 Straight Ahead Tube & Berger feat. Chrissie Hynde 2
2014 2000 Miles (Stockholm 2014 Version) Chrissie Hynde 1

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