By All Means
|By All Means|
|Labels||Fourth And Broadway
|Associated acts||Elle Varner|
|Past members||James Varner, Lynn Roderick, Billy Sheppard|
|bass guitar, keyboards|
By All Means was an American male/female vocal group, consisting of James Varner, Lynn Roderick, and Billy Sheppard.
Their self-titled album was also released on the Fourth And Broadway label, and it entered the UK Albums Chart on 16 July 1988, and reached #80; it was only in the chart for 1 week. They released another album in 1989 called Beyond A Dream and their final album on Motown Records It's Real in 1992 before splitting up.
Two of the members of By All Means- Lynn Roderick and James Varner- have a famous daughter in music named Elle Varner. They both made appearances on her debut album Perfectly Imperfect as background singers, songwriters, and producers on a few songs.
|1988||By All Means||Island Records|
|1989||Beyond A Dream||Island Records|