Category 1947

Don Henley Part One

Don Henley Part One

Don Henley Part One

I can’t remember, how many times I heard “Hotel California”, but I still stop what I’m doing just to listen to it, and for that reason, I’m doing Don Henley Part One.


Donald Hugh Henley (born July 22, 1947) is an American musician, singersongwriter, record producer and founding member of Eagles. He was the drummer and co-lead vocalist for Eagles from 1971 until the band broke up in 1980, and he reprised those duties for the group‘s reunions since 1994. He has been the only constant member of the band since its formation. Henley sang the lead vocals on Eagles hits such as Witchy Woman, Desperado, Best of My Love, One of TheseNights, Hotel California, Life in the Fast Lane, The Long Run and Get Over It.

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Rupert Holmes Part Two

Rupert Holmes Part Two

Rupert Holmes Part Two

I’m looking forward to know what you think of my blog Rupert Holmes Part Two, because this may not be my last, blog of “Him”.

Holmes Playwright

Holmes made his professional debut as a playwright with the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood, later known as Drood, in 1985. He was encouraged to write a musical by Joseph Papp and his wife after they attended one of Holmes‘s cabarets in 1983The result, loosely based on the Charles Dickens unfinished novel, and inspired by Holmes‘s memories of English pantomime shows he attended as a child, was a hit in New York‘s Central Park and on Broadway. Because Dickens left the novel unfinished at his death, Holmes employed the unusual device of providing alternate endings for each character wh...

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liza Minnelli Part Four

liza Minnelli Part Four

liza Minnelli Part Four

This is her life in liza Minnelli Part Four, please read and then listen to her album. It’s the second disc, which is good as the first one.

Personal Life

Minnelli has long suffered from alcoholism and has been addicted to prescription drugs, originating from a Valium prescription after her mother died. Her use of recreational drugs in the 1970s was noted by Andy Warhol, who in a 1978 diary entry recalled Minnelli arriving at Halston‘s house and imploring the host toGive me every drug you‘ve got. Along with Warhol and Bianca JaggerMinnelli made frequent appearances at New York City nightclubs during the late 1970s. Minnelli left her 1984 musical The Rink to enter the Betty Ford Clinic.
Minnelli has stated that she i...

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Rupert Holmes Part One

Rupert Holmes Part One

Rupert Holmes Part One

Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-Americancomposer, singer-songwriter, musician, dramatist and author. He is widely known for the hit singles Escape (The Piña Colada Song) (1979) and Him (1980 ). He is also known for his musicals Drood, which earned him two Tony Awards, and Curtains, and for his television series Remember WENN.

Rupert Holmes

Birth Name

David Goldstein

Born

February 24, 1947( age 72).
Northwich, Cheshire, England.

Origin

Nanuet, New York, US.

Genres

Soft rock, pop rock, show tunes.

Occupations

Singer-songwriter, musician, playwright, author.

Instruments

Vocals, keyboards, saxophone.

Years Active

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Ronnie Wood Part Three

Ronnie Wood Part Three

Ronnie Wood Part Three

Here’s Ronnie Wood Part Three, and I will try to find more information about him in the future.

Personal Life

Wood with promoter Joseph Donofrio, 2006.
Wood was born in Hillingdon, 14 miles west of London, into a family of Englishwater gypsies (river/canal barge operators, sometimes also called bargees). He has said that his generation was the first in the family to be born on dry land. He grew up in Yiewsley and attended St. Stephen‘s Infant School, St.Matthew‘s Church of England Primary School and St. Martin‘s C of E Secondary Modern School West DraytonWood is a fan of English Championship football club West Bromwich Albion
Both of his older brothers, Art and Ted, were graphic artists as well asmusicians. Ted Wo...
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David Bowie Part Six

David Bowie Part Six

David Bowie Part Six

I just got a new album, from iTunes, so I’m happy to type you, David Bowie Part Six, as well as my other five blogs of David Bowie.

1980–1988: New Romantic And Pop Era

David Bowie Part Six

Serious Moonlight Tour, 1983
Scary Monsters and Super Creeps ( 1980) produced the number-one hit Ashes toAshes, featuring the textural work of guitar-synthesist Chuck Hammer and revisiting the character of Major Tom from Space Oddity. The song gave international exposure to the underground New Romantic movement when Bowie visited the London club Blitz the main New Romantic hangout to recruit several of the regulars (including Steve Strange of the band Visage) to act in the accompanying video, renowned as one of the most innovative of all time. Wh...
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Ronnie Wood Part Two

Ronnie Wood Part Two

Ronnie Wood Part Two

I’m listening to his album on vinyl, but you’ll be hearing the same one from iTunes on this blog, Ronnie Wood Part Two.

Wood In The 1980s

Throughout the 1980s, Wood played as an official member of the Rolling Stonescontinued his solo career, releasing the album 1234 in 1981; painted; and collaborated with a number of other artists, including Prince, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Ringo Starr and Aretha Franklin.

At the 1985 Live Aid Concert in Philadelphia, Wood along with Keith Richards performed in the penultimate set with Bob Dylan. During the performance ofBlowin in the Wind, one of Dylan‘s guitar strings broke. Wood gave Dylan his guitar to keep the performance seamless and played air guitar until a stag...

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David Bowie Part Five

David Bowie Part Five

David Bowie Part Five

I’m so happy to do David Bowie Part Five, that I’m now search for more on another blog his name on it.

1976 1979: Berlin era

David Bowie Part Five


Bowie moved to Switzerland in 1976, purchasing a chalet in the hills to the northof Lake Geneva. In the new environment, his cocaine use decreased and he found time for other pursuits outside his musical career. He devoted more time tohis painting, and produced a number of post-modernist pieces. When on tour, hetook to sketching in a notebook, and photographing scenes for later reference.Visiting galleries in Geneva and the Brücke Museum in Berlin, Bowie became, in thewords of biographer Christopher Sandford, a prolific producer and collector ofcontemporary art. Not only did he become a well-...

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Ronnie Wood Part One

Ronnie Wood Part One

Ronnie Wood Part One

Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwritermulti-instrumentalist, artist, author and radio personality best known as a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975, as well as a member of Faces and the Jeff Beck Group.

Ronnie Wood

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Background Information



Birth Name

Ronald David Wood

Also Known As

Ronnie Wood.

Ron Wood.

Woody.


Born

1 June 1947 ( age 72).
Hillingdon, Middlesex, England.


Genres

Rock.
blues.


Occupations

Musician, songwriter, record producer, painter, radio personality.

Instruments 
Guitar.
Bass guitar.
vocals.


Years Active

1964 present.

Labels

Warner Bros


Associated Acts


The Rolling Stones, Faces, Rod Stewart, the Birds

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David Bowie Part Four

David Bowie Part Four

David Bowie Part Four

I been a fan since “Fame” and when I got my vinyl 45, and saw John Lennon’s name on it, I started buying everything with “Bowie” on it as well. David Bowie Part Four, is just more fanatic information about one of my favorite performers, and I hope you like him also.

David Bowie Part Four

1974–1976: “Plastic soul” and the Thin White Duke

Bowie filming a video for Rebel Rebel in 1974
Bowie moved to the US in 1974, initially staying in New York City before settling in Los Angeles. Diamond Dogs (1974 ), parts of which found him heading towards soul and funk, was the product of two distinct ideas: a musical based on wild future in a post-apocalyptic city, and setting George Orwell‘s 1984 to musicThe album went to number one in the UK,
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