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The Talented Mary Wilson Part One

The Talented Mary Wilson Part One

Mary Wilson (singer)

Mary Wilson (born March 6, 1944) is an American vocalist, best known as a founding member and longest member of the Supremes. Wilson remained with the group following the departures of other original members, Florence Ballard in 1967 and Diana Ross in 1970. Following Wilson’s own departure in 1977, the group disbanded. Wilson has since released three solo albums, five singles and two best-selling autobiographies, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, a record setter for sales in its genre, and Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together; both books later were released as an updated combination.
Mary Wilson

Wilson at Moscow’s Spaso House on February 2, 2011
Background information
Born
March 6, 1944 (age 73)
Greenville, Mississippi, U.S.
Genres

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The Talented Roger Daltrey Part One

The Talented Roger Daltrey Part One

Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer and actor. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid-1960s as the founder and lead singer of the rock band the Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including “I Can’t Explain”, “My Generation”, “Substitute”, “I’m a Boy”, “Happy Jack”, “Pictures of Lily”, “Pinball Wizard”, “Won’t Get Fooled Again”, and “You Better You Bet”. Daltrey began his solo career in 1973, while still a member of the Who. Since then, he has released eight studio albums, five compilation albums, and one live album...

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The Talented Fabian Part One

The Talented Fabian Part One

Fabian Forte
Fabiano Anthony Forte (born February 6, 1943), professionally known as Fabian, is an American singer and actor.
Fabian Forte

Fabian in 1959
Born
Fabiano Anthony Forte
February 6, 1943 (age 74)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality
American
Other names
Fabian
Occupation
Singer, actor
Years active
1959–present
Spouses
Kathleen Regan (m.1966–1979)
Kate Forte (m.1980–1990)
Andrea Patrick (m.1998)
Children
3
Website
fabianforte.net
Forte rose to national prominence after performing several times on American Bandstand. He became a teen idol of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Eleven of his songs reached the Billboard Hot 100 listing.

Early life

Fabian Forte is the son of Josephine and Dominic Forte; his father was a Philadelphia police ...

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The Talented Charlie Watts

The Talented Charlie Watts

Charles Robert “Charlie” Watts (born 2 June 1941) is an English drummer, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones. Originally trained as a graphic artist, he started playing drums in London’s rhythm and blues clubs, where he met Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards. In 1963, he joined their group, the Rolling Stones, as drummer, while doubling as designer of their record sleeves and tour stages. He has also toured with his own group, the Charlie Watts Quintet, and appeared at London’s prestigious jazz-club Ronnie Scott’s with the Charlie Watts Tentet.

Charlie Watts

Watts at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival, 2008
Background information
Birth name Charles Robert Watts
Born 2 June 1941 (age 76)
Kingsbury, London, England
Genres
Rock jaz...

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The Talented Bob Dylan Part One

The Talented Bob Dylan Part One

Bob Dylan (/ˈdɪlən/; born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American poetic songwriter, singer, painter, writer, and Nobel prize laureate. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when his songs chronicled social unrest. Early songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin'” became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. Leaving behind his initial base in the American folk music revival, his six-minute single “Like a Rolling Stone”, recorded in 1965, enlarged the range of popular music.
Bob Dylan

Dylan at Azkena Rock Festival in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, in June 2010
Born
Robert Allen Zimmerman
May 24, 1941 (a...

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