Sometimes a lead singer gets kicked out of a band, or leaves when their head gets too big for them. How well did they do on their own?
Comments & Submittor Name
|F.M.||Ben Mink||F.M. had moderate success in Canada during the late 1970s and early 1980s. After their split, Ben Mink went on to work with k. d. lang as her cowriter, penning numerous hits, as well as performing on other people's records such as Rush ("Losing It", from 1982's "Signals") and playing guitar on Geddy Lee's solo album from 2000, "My Favourite Headache". - P Smith|
|F.M.||Nash The Slash||These Canuk's scattered, and went back to their day jobs long ago, but the most talented and persistent of the trio is still making his voice heard. Nash never takes himself too seriously, but STILL goes full-bore with artsy-fartsy concepts that "kick ass"! - princejellyfish|
|Faces||Rod Stewart||Faces had one big American hit with "Stay With Me" before Stewart's solo career. - oldrock|
|Fairport Convention||Richard Thompson||Thompson was shy and quiet within the band, but was a certifiable genius on guitar and as a songwriter, with a breadth of knowledge of styles that gave the band a rich texture that made them unique among folk acts (i.e. they were interesting). The band eventually broke up, and for a while Thompson recorded with his wife Linda, including the classic album, "Shoot Out The Lights". After their split, Thompson became a frontman on his own since the mid-1990s recording a series of folk/rock records of brilliant songwriting, performing and humour. - P Smith|
|First Edition||Kenny Rogers||Rogers became a hit singer after the 70's. - Paul Warren|
|Fleetwood Mac||Bob Welch||He was a founding member of the Mac until he embarked on a solo career that included the hits "Sentimental Lady" and "Ebony Eyes". - rocky|
|Fleetwood Mac||Lindsey Buckingham||His was a hit making singer and songwriter. - rocky|
|Fleetwood Mac||Stevie Nicks||Her records sales speaks for themselves. - rocky|
|Foo Fighters||Dave Grohl||Outside of the Foos, Dave Grohl is the studio drummer for Tenacious D, the full-time drummer for Them Crooked Vultures and he also played drums on Joan Jett's "Unvarnished" album. Dave also had a hand in the making of albums by Slash, Ghost BC and the Zac Brown Band... - GlamRockNinjaLord|
|Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers||Frankie Lymon||Frankie Lymon was a boy wonder with the Teenagers during the early days of Rock & Roll, with such hits as "Why Do Fools Fall In Love","I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent" , etc. Then he decided to go solo and virtually disappeared from the music scene. So did the Teenagers. - Dan|
|Free||Paul Rodgers||Yes, did have a solo career among his fronting for Free, Bad Co., The Firm , and The Law. - Richard Head|
|From First to Last||Sonny Moore||Sonny Moore, now better known as Skrillex... - Danny Hates Dubstep|
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