Category 1958

The Talented Otis Redding Part One

The Talented Otis Redding Part One

Otis Redding
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records, based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Otis Redding

Otis Redding in January 1967
Background information
Birth name
Otis Ray Redding, Jr.
Also known as
* The Big O
* The Mad Man from Macon
* Rockhouse Redding
* The King of Soul
Born
September 9, 1941
Dawson, Georgia, U.S.
Died
December 10, 1967 (aged 26)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Genres
*...

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The Talented Kenny Rogers Part One

The Talented Kenny Rogers Part One

Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Kenny Rogers

Rogers, concert, Chumash Casino Resort hall, Santa Ynez, California, September 27, 2006.
Background information
Birth name
Kenneth Ray Rogers
Born
August 21, 1938 (age 78)
Origin
Houston, Texas, United States
Genres
* Country pop adult contemporary soft rock rock jazz
Occupations
* Singer songwriter actor record producer entrepreneur
Instruments
* Vocals guitar bass guitar harmonica fiddle
Years active
1958–present
Labels
* Cue Carlton Mercury United Artists Giant Reprise Atlantic Curb RCA Dreamcatcher Capitol WEA Warner Bros.
Associated acts
* The Scholars The Bobby Doyle...

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The Talented Cliff Richard Part One

The Talented Cliff Richard Part One

Cliff Richard
Sir Cliff Richard OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. Richard has sold more than 250 million records worldwide. He has total sales of over 21 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.
Sir Cliff Richard
OBE

Richard in November 2009
Background information
Birth name
Harry Rodger Webb
Born
14 October 1940 (age 76)
Lucknow, United Provinces, British India
Origin
London, England
Genres
Pop rock rock and roll pop CCM
Occupations
Musician actor philanthropist
Instruments
Vocals guitar percussion
Years active
1958–present
Labels
EMI’s Columbia EMI Epic Decca Rocket ...

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The Talented Tony Sheridan Part One

The Talented Tony Sheridan Part One

Tony Sheridan

Tony Sheridan (born Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity; 21 May 1940 – 16 February 2013) was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was best known as an early collaborator of the Beatles (though the record was labelled as being with “The Beat Brothers”), one of two non-Beatles (the other being Billy Preston) to receive label performance credit on a record with the group, and the only non-Beatle to appear as lead singer on a Beatles recording which charted as a single.
Tony Sheridan

Tony Sheridan performing live, November 2004
Background information
Birth name
Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity
Born
21 May 1940
Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Died
16 February 2013 (aged 72)
Hamburg, Germany
Genres
Rock, rock and roll
Occ...

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Glen Campbell Born: April 22,1936-Still Alive Part One

Glen Campbell Born: April 22,1936-Still Alive Part One

Glen Campbell

Campbell in 1967
Born
Glen Travis Campbell
April 22, 1936 (age 81)
Billstown, Arkansas, U.S.
Nationality
American
Occupation
* Musician singer songwriter television host actor
Years active
1958–2013
Spouses
* Diane Kirk
(m. 1955; div. 1959)
* Bille Jean Nunley
(m. 1959; div. 1976)
* Sarah Barg
(m. 1976; div. 1980)
* Kimberly Woollen
(m. 1982)
Children
8
Parents
John Wesley and Carrie Dell (Stone) Campbell
Website
www.glencampbell.com
Musical career
Genres
* Country rock folk pop gospel
Instruments
* Vocals guitar banjo bass bagpipes
Labels
* Capitol Atlantic MCA Liberty Surfdog Records New Haven
Associated acts
* The Champs The Beach Boys Bobbie Gentry Anne Murray Jimmy Webb John Hartford Jerry Reed Ki...

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