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Grace Jones Part Two

Grace Jones Part Two

Grace Jones Part Two

I’m so excited to be able to do Grace Jones Part Two, and I hope I keep you entertain for you to continue coming back for the next Part.

Grace Jones Part Two

1974 79: Transition To Music, And Early Releases

Jones was signed by Island Recordsthat put her in the studio with disco record producer, Tom Moulton. Moulton worked at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia, and Portfolio, was released in 1977. The album included three songs from Broadway musicals, Send in the Clowns by Stephen Sondheim from A Little Night Music, What I Did for Love from A Chorus Line as well as Tomorrow” from Annie. The second side of the album opens up with a seven-minute reinterpretation of Édith Piaf‘s La Vie en rose follows  by th...

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Don McLean Part Three

Don McLean Part Three

Don McLean Part Three

Here’s one biography that I never finished until now, and I don’t know why, I took so long to complete Don McLean Part Three. I guess that is something that I have to type about in another blog, but not in this one.

Concerts

Don McLean Part Three

McLean at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury in July 2013

McLean‘s albums did not match the commercial success of American Piehowever he came to be a major concert attraction in the USA and overseas. His repertoire consisted of old concert hall numbers as well as the catalogues of singers such as Buddy Holly and also Frank Sinatra. The years spent playing gigs in small clubs and coffee houses in the 1960s transformed right into well-paced performances. McLean‘s first concerts a...

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Grace Jones Part One

Grace Jones Part One

Grace Jones Part One

She always fascinated me, not by her modeling, because I’m not into fashion, besides, other than looking at the motels, who wants to buy dresses that only models can wear and buy over priced rags. I would like to type about her films, which I enjoy, but this is a musical website, and I much prefer to do her singing career, so here’s Grace Jones Part One, please enjoy.
Grace Beverly Jones OJ (birthed 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican model, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Born in Jamaica, she moved when she was 13, together with her siblings, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York. Jones started her modeling career in New York state, after that in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent...
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Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens

Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens

Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens


Your probably wondering why I have the title in “pink”, well if you don’t know why, then maybe this blog Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens, will.

Dodie Stevens (birthed Geraldine Ann Pasquale, February 17, 1946) is an American rock and pop singer. She is best known for her 1959 song Pink Shoe Laces. It debuted at # 96 on the Billboard Hot 100 when Stevens was one day short of 13 years old as well as eventually peaked at # 3.

Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens


Birth Name
Geraldine Ann Pasquale

Birthed
February 17, 1946 (age 74).
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Genres
Traditional pop music, Rock and roll.

Years Active
1954-Present.

Labels
Crystalette, Dot, London.

Website
Dodie Stevens website.



Early Life

Stevens was born

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Legendary Jeffrey Osborne

Legendary Jeffrey Osborne

Legendary Jeffrey Osborne

I can’t believe it, I’m doing Legendary Jeffrey Osborne. All I can text, as I’m choking up, is how wonderful this is going to be.

Jeffrey Linton Osborne (birthed March 9, 1948) is an American Grammy nominated singer songwriter, musician and lyricist. Osborne is the former drummer as well as lead singer of the American R&B/ Soul band L.T.D.; with whom he started his music career in 1970.

Jeffrey Osborne

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Osborne in 2008



Background Information



Birth Name

Jeffrey Linton Osborne

Birthed

March 9, 1948 ( age 71).
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.

Genres

R&B.,soul, quiet storm, adult contemporary, disco.


Occupations

Singer-songwriter., musician, drummer.


Instruments

Vocals, drums.


Years Active

1970 P

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Midnight Cowboy Ferrante And Teicher

Midnight Cowboy Ferrante And Teicher

Midnight Cowboy Ferrante And Teicher

You might not have heard of them, but I have, so that’s why Midnight Cowboy Ferrante And Teicher is on my website. I care for who I like, besides, I have enough of different artists that I can indulge on my blogs. Skip if you like, but I’m doing this one today, and I hope you read up on them.

Ferrante & Teicher were a duo of American piano players, recognized for their light arrhttp://mckennamusicaljubilee.com/wp-admin/profile.phpangements of familiar classical pieces, film soundtracks, and show tunes, in addition to their trademark style of florid, intricate as well as fast-paced piano playing performances.


Ferrante & Teicher

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Ferrante & Teicher in 1969



Background Information


Origin

USA

G...

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Elton John Part Two

Elton John Part Two

Elton John Part Two

I been trying to finish this blog for quite a few years. I kept pushing it off since My parents was deciding on a name for my birth certificate. I had it done, except for the title then it hit me (OW, that hurt), why don’t I call it Elton John Part Two, so everyone will think there’s two blogs and this is the second, which it is. I hope you read this one, so you can find the first one, before I upload the third one, (or is it “before I upload the third “three”).

Career

Bar Pianist To Staff songwriter (1962 1969)

At age 15, with his mom‘s and stepfather‘s assistance, John was hired as a pianist at a neighboring bar, the Northwood Hills Hotel, playing Thursday to Sunday nights. Recognized simply as Reggie, he played a variety of popular sta...

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Bob Seger Part Five

Bob Seger Part Five

Bob Seger Part Five

It’s been awhile since I done one of his, but in this blog, Bob Seger Part Five, I will complete this series and move on with him on another, in the near future. So I might as well start, to finish, so you can finish reading, what I started.

Later years: 1988 Present

Bob Seger‘s next record was 1991‘s The Fire Inside, at a time when glam metal, grunge and alternative rock were taking the center. His new music found little exposure on radio or elsewhere. The very same was true of 1995‘s It‘s a Mystery, although the album was certified gold (500,000 copies sold). Nevertheless, in 1994, Seger released Greatest Hits; the compilation album was his biggest-ever record in terms of sales, selling almost ten million cop...

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Elton John Part One

Elton John Part One

Elton John Part One

Today, I’m doing Elton John Part One, however, I don’t know why I haven’t done him before. For all you, who search my website, I’ll try to do some more blogs of him this week, so please come often.

Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. He has collaborated with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967; they have worked together on more than 30 albums. John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the world‘s best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, in addition to seven consecutive number-one albums in the USA, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10 singles, four of which peaked at number

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To Lulu with Love Part Four

To Lulu with Love Part Four

To Lulu with Love Part Four

I’m doing To Lulu with Love Part Four, who is just about the best British singer of all times. That one hit “To Sir With Love” has been played on the radio, moire times in my childhood, than most oft the songs today.

1990s

In 1993, Lulu made a recordingreturn with the single Independence which reached # 11 in the UK Singles Chart. This was the title track from the Independence album; all four singles released from this album reached the UK charts, as did two later singles released in 1994. Her second single after Independence was I‘m Back for More, aduet with soul singer Bobby Womack, which charted at # 27. Also in 1993, the song I Don’t Wanna Fight, co-written by Lulu with her brother Billy Lawrie and...

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