Kimberley Dahme performing with Boston on June 13, 2008 in Hinckley, MN
|Genres||Country music, Rock music|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, guitarist, bassist|
|Instruments||Vocals, bass, guitar, flute|
Kimberley Dahme (born April 22, 1966) is a rock/country music singer and songwriter who is best known as a former member of the rock band Boston. She played rhythm guitar, bass, and provided vocals.
Dahme became the first female member of Boston in 2002. She learned to play the bass and began performing with Boston at the 2002 Fiesta Bowl and toured for the Corporate America album. Her song "With You" is also featured on Corporate America. She has been featured on many Boston songs since as a vocalist, taking lead vocals on "If You Were in Love", both versions of "You Gave Up on Love", and "God Rest Ye Metal Gentleman."
In 2010, Dahme participated in a tribute album titled Mister Bolin's Late Night Revival, a compilation of 17 previously unreleased tracks written by guitar legend Tommy Bolin who died in 1976. The album includes other artists such as HiFi Superstar, Doogie White, Eric Martin, Troy Luccketta, Jeff Pilson, Randy Jackson, Rachel Barton, Rex Carroll, Derek St. Holmes, and The 77's. A percentage of the proceeds from this project will benefit the Jackson Recovery Centers.
Dahme once performed in a Boston cover band. She has produced several country solo music albums.
The Bangles are an American pop rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1981. The band recorded several singles that reached the U.S. top 10 during the 1980s, including "Manic Monday" (1986), "Walk Like an Egyptian" (1986), "Hazy Shade of Winter" (1987), "In Your Room" (1988), and "Eternal Flame" (1989).
Alan Eugene Jackson is an American singer and songwriter. He is known for blending traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country pop sounds, as well as penning many of his own songs. Jackson has recorded 16 studio albums, three greatest hits albums, two Christmas albums, and two gospel albums.
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Tal Wilkenfeld is an Australian singer, songwriter, bassist and guitarist whose career began performing alongside artists including Jeff Beck, Prince, Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock and Mick Jagger. In 2008, Wilkenfeld was voted "The Year's Most Exciting New Player" by Bass Player magazine readers' choice poll. In 2013, Wilkenfeld was awarded Bass Player Magazine's "Young Gun Award" by Don Was, where she performed "Chelsea Hotel" by Leonard Cohen.
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