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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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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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Olivia Newton-John Part Four

Olivia Newton-John Part Four

Olivia Newton-John Part Four

I can’t believe it, but it’s true, I’m doing Olivia Newton-John Part Four, and it’s better than before. She’s my favorite Australian singer, which says a lot, seeing that there’s so many out there.

Motherhood, Cancer, And Advocacy


In September 1989, Newton-John released her self-described album Tender, which reunited her with producer John Farrar, absent from her previous LP, as well as marked a return to a more wholesome image of herself. Influenced by her daughter, who appeared on the cover, the album featured lullabies and love songs for parents and their children. This album, the last one produced by Farrar, also fell short to revive her recording career, as the disc just reached No. 124 Pop.
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Barbara Mandrell Part One

Barbara Mandrell Part One

Barbara Mandrell Part One

I forgot to do Barbara Mandrell Part One, until now, so please read up and listen to her album.

Barbara Mandrell


Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singermusician, and actress. She is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s as well as her own prime-time variety TV show on NBC that helped her become one of country‘s most successful female vocalists of that period. She gave her last concert at the Grand Ole Opry House on October 23, 1997, and subsequently retired from performing music. Mandrell was inducted into the Country Music Hallof Fame in 2009. Although retired, Mandrell is still a member of the Grand Ole Opry; an honor she has held since 1972.
Barbara Mandrell

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To Lulu with Love Part Three

To Lulu with Love Part Three

To Lulu with Love Part Three

I recently found some more about her to make To Lulu with Love Part Three, more interesting for you to read and read again.

The 1970’s



Lulu began 1970 by appearing on the BBC‘s highly rated review of the 1960s music scene Pop Go the Sixties, performing Boom Bang-A-Bang live on BBC1, 31 December 1969. She recorded another Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin album in the USMelody Fair, and scored a US Top 30 hit, Oh Me Oh My (I‘m a Fool for You Baby), (later covered by Aretha Franklin, Tina Arena, Buster Poindexter, and John Holt) and collaborated with the Dixie Flyers on Hum a Song (From Your Heart).

Four more German language tracks, (Ich brauche deine Liebe, Wach ich oderträum ich, Warum tu st du m...

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Donna Summer Part Six

Donna Summer Part Six

Donna Summer Part Six

Donna Summer Part Six, is the last for now, but I’m searching for more information about her, and upload it to my blog as soon as I can.

Summer’s Death


Summer died on May 17, 2012 at her home in Naples, Florida, aged 63, from lung cancer. Generally a nonsmoker, Summer theorized that her cancer was caused by inhaling toxic fumes and dust from the September 11 attacks in New YorkCity. Summer was survived by her husband, Bruce Sudano, and her daughters Mimi (with ex-husband Helmut Sommer), Brooklyn Sudano, and Amanda Sudano.
Summer‘s funeral service was held in Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville,Tennessee, on the afternoon of May 23, 2012. The exact location and time of the service were kept secret. Several hundred of Su...

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Donna Summer Part Five

Donna Summer Part Five

Donna Summer Part Five

I’m going to have my tuxedo and bow, so I can hit a bee hive, and type about someone we all know, in Donna Summer Part Five.

2000–2009: Later Recordings And Crayons

Summer in 2005

In 2000, Summer participated in VH1’s third annual Divas special, dedicated to Diana Ross, she sang the Supreme’s hit Reflections, and her own material for the show. “The Power of One” is a theme song for the movie Pokémon: The Movie 2000. The dramatic ballad was produced by David Foster and dance remixes were also issued to DJs and became another dance floor success for Summer, peaking at No. 2 on the same chart in 2000...

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Donna Summer Part Four

Donna Summer Part Four

Donna Summer Part Four

I could look at her photo for days, and still couldn’t get enough of her, and this is the forth blog in four days to have Donna Summer Part Four on it.

1986 1989

In 1986, Harold Faltermeyer wrote the title song for a German ski movie called Fire and Ice, and thought Summer would be ideal to sing the song. He decided to reach out to Summer and, although she was not interested in singing the song, she was very much interested in working with Faltermeyer again. After a meeting with David Geffen he was on board with the project. Summer‘s main objective for the album was that it have stronger R&B influences; Faltermeyer who had just finished doing the soundtracks to Top Gun and Fletch, was after a tough FM-oriented soundOn co...

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Donna Summer Part Three

Donna Summer Part Three

Donna Summer Part Three

Whenever I think of the 1970’s, I only think of the good memories I had, and she made it possible to live through it, so I’m honored to to Donna Summer Part Three.

1980 1985

Summer received four nominations for 1980 American Music Awards, and took home awards for Female Pop/Rock and Female Soul/R & B Artist; and well as Pop/Rock single for Bad Girls. Just over a week after the awards, Summer had her own nationally televised special, The Donna Summer Special, which aired on ABC network on January 27, 1980. After the release of the On the Radio album, Summer wanted to branch out into other musical styles, which led to tensions between her and Casablanca Records. Casablanca wanted her to continue to record disco onlySummer wa...

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Donna Summer Part Two

Donna Summer Part Two

Donna Summer Part Two

Disco would not be disco, without her, so it makes great pleaser to give you, Donna Summer Part Two, I hope you like it.

Music Career



1974 1979: Initial Success


Donna Summer Part Two

Summer in recording studio in September 1977

While working as a model part-time and back up singer in Munich, Summer met German-based producers Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte during a recording session for Three Dog Night at Musicland Studios. The trio forged a working partnership, and Donna was signed to their Oasis label in 1974. A demo tape of Summer‘s work with Moroder and Bellotte led to a deal with the European-distributed label Groovy Records. Due to an error on the record cover, Donna Sommer became Donna Summer; the name stuck. Summer‘s f...

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