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Life And Times Of Irving Berlin Part Two

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Life And Times Of Irving Berlin Part Two

I know you might have been waiting for Life And Times Of Irving Berlin Part Two, but I wanted to show you the many other performers that I like first before I do their biology all at once and on the same week as I have before and don’t worry, I’ll be doing my other favorites before I bring more on my website.

You may or may not like Irving Berlin, but you can’t deny that he had a 60 years career and that’s something no other performers can say specially the ones from today.

Alexand’s Ragtime Band

“Alexander’s Ragtime Band” sparked an international dance craze in places as far away as Berlin’s native Russia, which also “flung itself into the ragtime beat with an abandon bordering on mania...

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Life Times Career Bing Crosby Part Two

Life Times Career Bing Crosby Part Two

Life Times Career Bing Crosby Part Two

Life Times Career Bing Crosby Part Two

I know it’s been awhile since I did the first of Bing Crosby, but I wanted to do others just to let you know that I like other performers So here’s the Life Times Career Bing Crosby Part Two, hope you like it.

Bing Crosby influenced the development of the postwar recording industry. He became the first performer to pre-record his radio shows and master his commercial recordings onto magnetic tape. Through the medium of recording, Bing Crosby constructed his radio programs with the same directorial tools and craftsmanship (editing, retaking, rehearsal, time shifting) used in motion picture production, a practice that became an industry standard...

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What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

How do you think of my resent blogs, and how far back in the past I’m going? Well, I wasn’t going to go this far back, but I felt that I had to for three good reasons, and here they are.

Reason One, I enjoy learning about our history and how it changes our lives. John Lennon inspired me by his thinking, Elvis Presley inspired John Lennon to be in Music, but who inspired Elvis Presley and who inspired the one who inspired Elvis Presley, which Inspired John Lennon and which inspired me?

have you ever wondered about that, well I do, and I’m trying to answer that with my website. So farther I go back into the past I go, the better I can understand how it began. I might go farther into the past, but I’m not sure about that now...

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Happy Birthday Otis Redding

Happy Birthday Otis Redding

67. Otis Redding September 9,1941-December 10,1967 soul singer

Otis Redding was the 67th performer I blogged about, and even through you may not see it yet, I’ve done 112 performers now and I think that’s fantastic.

Anyone that I type about, I’ll also celebrate their birthdays, for me entertainers are more important than politicians and we celebrate them all the time, theirs a few I have no respect for, like the last democrat president we had. I’m not typing his name, because I don’t swear. I’m not typing that I’m not a democrat, but if we ever get someone like him again, I’ll never vote democrat again.

I can type anything on my website, because I don’t know if anyone is reading or visiting since I was told to get rid of my iTunes (not by iTunes but they been go...

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Steve Miller Band Part One

Steve Miller Band Part One

Steve Miller Band
The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is led by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals. It is best known today for a string of (mainly) mid-1970s hit singles that are staples of classic rock radio, as well as several earlier acid rock albums. Miller left his first band to move to San Francisco and form the Steve Miller Blues Band. Shortly after Harvey Kornspan negotiated the band’s landmark contract with Capitol Records in 1967, the band shortened its name to the Steve Miller Band. In February 1968, the band recorded its debut album, Children of the Future. It went on to produce the albums Sailor, Brave New World, Your Saving Grace, Number 5, Rock Love and more...

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The Talented Cilla Black Part One

The Talented Cilla Black Part One

Cilla Black
Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), known by her stage name Cilla Black, was an English singer, television presenter, actress, and author.
Cilla Black
OBE

Engelse zangeres Cilla Black hield persconferentie in Apollo hotel Amsterdam. Cilla Black
*16 februari 1970

Black in 1970
Born
Priscilla Maria Veronica White
27 May 1943
Vauxhall, Liverpool, England
Died
1 August 2015 (aged 72)
Estepona, Málaga, Spain
Cause of death
Stroke suffered by subarachnoid haemorrhage
Resting place
Allerton Cemetery
Occupation
* Singer
* Television presenter
* Actress
* Author
Years active
1963–2015
Spouse
Bobby Willis (m. 1969–99)
Children
4
Musical career
Genres
Pop, Merseybeat, soul, adult contemporary
Instruments
Vocals
Lab...

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Sly And The Family Stone Part Four

Sly And The Family Stone Part Four

Awards and tributes

Sly and the Family Stone were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. The original members of the Family Stone were in attendance, except Sly. Just as the band took the podium to receive their awards, Sly suddenly appeared. He accepted his award, made some very brief remarks (“See you soon”), and disappeared from public view. In December 2001, Sly and the Family Stone were awarded the R&B Foundation Pioneer Award. Two Family Stone songs, “Dance to the Music” and “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)”, are among The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked them 43rd on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
A Sly and the Family Stone tribute a...

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The Talented Mary Wells Part Two

The Talented Mary Wells Part Two

Leaving Motown

Ironically during her most successful year, Wells was having problems with Motown over her original recording contract, which she had signed at the age of 17. She was also reportedly angry that the money made from “My Guy” was being used to promote the Supremes, who had found success with “Where Did Our Love Go”. Though Gordy reportedly tried to renegotiate with Wells, the singer still asked to be freed from her contract with Motown.
A pending lawsuit kept Wells away from the studio for several months, as she and Gordy went back and forth over the contract details, Wells fighting to gain larger royalties from earnings she had made during her tenure with Motown...

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Sly And The Family Stone Part Three

Sly And The Family Stone Part Three

Fresh (1973) and Small Talk (1974)

Despite the loss of the original rhythm section and Sly’s escalating cocaine use, the band’s next album, Fresh, was released in 1973. By this time, Sly’s sound had become more stripped down, yet more syncopated and rhythmically complex. Sly obsessively overdubbed the masters, as he had done with Riot. Although the record received mixed reviews at its release and did not receive the attention that the band’s earlier work had, Fresh has become recognized as one of the most important funk albums ever made. Rose Stone sang lead on a gospel-styled cover of Doris Day’s “Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)”, and the single “If You Want Me to Stay” became a Top 20 hit in the U.S...

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The Talented Mary Wells Part One

The Talented Mary Wells Part One

Mary Esther Wells (May 13, 1943 – July 26, 1992) was an American singer who helped to define the emerging sound of Motown in the early 1960s. Along with the Supremes, the Miracles, the Temptations, and the Four Tops, Wells was said to have been part of the charge in black music onto radio stations and record shelves of mainstream America, “bridging the color lines in music at the time.”
Mary Wells

Background information
Birth name
Mary Esther Wells
Also known as
Mary Wells Womack
Born
May 13, 1943
Detroit, Michigan
Died
July 26, 1992 (aged 49)
Los Angeles, California
Genres
R&B, pop, soul, Motown, disco
Occupations
Singer-songwriter
Years active
1960–1990
Labels
Motown, 20th Century Fox, Atco, Jubilee, Reprise, Epic, Motorcity
Associated acts
Smokey Ro...

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