Category 1957

The Talented Denny Laine

The Talented Denny Laine

Denny Laine

Denny Laine (born Brian Frederick Hines, 29 October 1944) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He was an original member of the Moody Blues, singing the band’s first hit “Go Now” in 1964, and was a member of Wings with Paul McCartney from 1971 to 1981.
Denny Laine

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Denny Laine on stage with Wings in 1976
Background information
Birth name
Brian Frederick Hines
Also known as
Denny Laine
Born
29 October 1944 (age 72)
Origin
Birmingham, England
Genres
* Rock and roll blues-rock R&B jazz fusion
Occupations
* Singer-songwriter musician
Instruments
* Guitar keyboards bass harmonica vocals
Years active
1957–present
Labels
* Decca Wizard Reprise EMI Arista Takoma Scratch President Griffin Globa...

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The Talented Paul McCartney Part One

The Talented Paul McCartney Part One

Sir James Paul McCartney, CH, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon is the most celebrated of the post-war era. After the band’s break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine.
Sir Paul McCartney
CH, MBE

Paul McCartney in 2010
Born
James Paul McCartney
18 June 1942 (age 75)
Liverpool, England
Occupation
* Singer-songwriter music and film producer businessman
Years active
1957–present
Spouses
* Linda Eastman
(m. 1969; d...

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The Talented Paul Simon Part One

The Talented Paul Simon Part One

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor. Simon’s fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair’s songs, including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S. singles charts: “The Sound of Silence”, “Mrs. Robinson”, and “Bridge over Troubled Water”.
Paul Simon

Simon performing at the 9:30 Club on May 27, 2011
Background information
Birth name
Paul Frederic Simon
Born
October 13, 1941 (age 75)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Origin
Queens, New York City, U.S.
Genres
* Folk rock pop world
Occupations
* Musician singer-songwriter record producer arranger
Instruments
* Vocals guitar
Years active
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The Talented Ringo Starr Part One

The Talented Ringo Starr Part One

Ringo Starr

Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English drummer, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine”, “Good Night”, and their cover of “Act Naturally”. He also wrote the Beatles’ songs “Don’t Pass Me By” and “Octopus’s Garden”, and is credited as a co-writer of others, including “What Goes On” and “Flying”.
Ringo Starr
MBE

In Sydney, Australia,
February 2013
Background information
Birth name
Richard Starkey
Born
7 July 1940 (age 76)
Dingle, Liverpool, England
Genres
Rock, pop
Occupations
* Drummer songwriter singer actor
Ins...

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Roger Miller Born: January 2,1936-Died: October 25,1992 Part One

Roger Miller Born: January 2,1936-Died: October 25,1992 Part One

Roger Miller

Roger Miller in 1975
Born
Roger Dean Miller, Sr.
January 2, 1936
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Died
October 25, 1992 (aged 56)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death
Lung cancer
Nationality
American
Other names
Roger Miller, Sr.
Roger D. Miller, Sr.
“The Wild Child”
Occupation
Singer, songwriter, musician, actor
Years active
1957–1992
Spouses
Barbara (m. 19??; div. 19??)
Leah Kendrick (m. 1964; div. 1976)
Mary Arnold (m. 1977; d. 1992)
Children
7
Parents
Jean and Laudene (Holt) Miller
Website
www.rogermiller.com
Musical career
Genres
Country
Instruments
Vocals, guitar, fiddle, drums
Associated acts
Bill Anderson, George Jones, Dean Miller, Willie Nelson, Johnny Paycheck, Minnie Pearl, Ray Price, Jim Re...

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