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To Lulu with Love Part One

To Lulu with Love Part One

To Lulu with Love Part One

It’s one of those songs that you know what day you heard it, so let’s hear it again, on To Lulu with Love Part One.

Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, actress, TV personality and businesswoman.

Lulu
OBE
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Lulu on stage in Glasgow
as part of Here Come the Girls 2010


Background information

Birth name

Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie
Also known as
Lulu Kennedy-Cairns


Born
3 November 1948( age 70).
Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Origin
Glasgow, Scotland.
Genres.
Pop.
pop rock.
blue-eyed soul.

Occupations
Singer.
songwriter.
actress.
television personality.
businesswoman.

Instruments
Vocals.

Years Active
1964 present.

Labels
Decca.
Atco
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Olivia Newton-John Part One

Olivia Newton-John Part One

Today, I’m doing Olivia Newton-John Part One, and tomorrow I’m doing Part Two.

Olivia Newton-John, AC, OBE (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, dancer, and activist. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one and ten other top ten Billboard Hot 100 singles, and two number-one Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (including two platinum and four double platinum) have been certified gold by the RIAA. She has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the world‘s best-selling artists of all time. She starred in the musical film Grease, and its soundtrack is one of the most successf...

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Brown Eyed Soul John Oates

Brown Eyed Soul John Oates

Brown Eyed Soul John Oates

I enjoyed him in the 1970’s and 1980’s as part of a duo band of Hall&Oates who played blue eye soul, and that’s why I call this blog Brown Eyed Soul John Oates, because his eyes are brown.

John William Oates (born April 7, 1948) is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates (with Daryl Hall).

John Oates

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Brown Eyed Soul John Oates

John Oates in 2016



Background Information



Birth name John William Oates

Born April 7, 1948 ( age 71).

New York City, New York, U.S.
Origin North Wales, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Genres
Blue-eyed soul.
pop rock.
R&B.
soul.
Philly soul.
soft rock.
bluegrass.


Occupations
Guitarist.
musician.
songwriter.

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Leo Sayer Part Two

Leo Sayer Part Two

Leo Sayer Part Two, has the personal information about him, so let us read further (not me, I already read it for spelling and adding), then listen to his album.

Sayer’s Financial Difficulties With Money

After a decade of success, Sayer‘s career suffered repeated setbacks due to aseries of financial and legal problems. When Sayer and his first wife Janice divorced in 1985, subsequent financial disclosure revealed Adam Faith had badly mishandled his business affairs and that much of the millions of pounds he had earned over the previous decade had been lost through Faith‘s questionable investments and business expenses.
Sayer sued Faith for mismanagement; and the case was eventually settled out of court in 1992, with Sayer receiving a reported payout of 65...

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Rick James Part Three

Rick James Part Three

Rick James Part Three

This is Rick James Part Three, but it’s not the final, I’ll be back with more soon.

James Friendships

James became close friends with Eddie Murphy after the two met in 1981. Following his exit from the United States Navy in 1984, Murphy‘s older brother Charlie Murphy, whose first post-Navy job was working as security for his famous brotherbegan spending time with James, and he bonded with the singer. Murphy would later recall on Chappelle‘s Show his sometimes strained relationship with James, which helped to revive James‘s name in the public eye after years of seclusionfollowing his mild stroke in 1998. James also appeared in the episode recounting his memory of the experiences shared with Murphy, such as starting impromptu fights wit...

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Leo Sayer Part One

Leo Sayer Part One

Leo Sayer Part One

Even today, when I hear that song “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing”, I start dancing, so I’m going to do Leo Sayer Part One

Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948) is an English-Australian singer-songwriter musician and entertainer whose singing career has spanned four decades.He is now an Australian citizen and resident.

Leo Sayer

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Sayer in 2009



Background Information

Birth Name

Gerard Hugh Sayer

Born

21 May 1948 ( age 71).
Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England.

Genres

Soft rock.
disco Occupations.

Musician
singer-songwriter.
entertainer.
Instruments.

Vocals
guitar.
harmonica.


Years Active

1973 present.

Labels

Chrysalis ( United Kingdom).
Warner Bros. and Rhino( United States).
Universal ( Aus).

Associated Acts

Roger Dal...

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Rick James Part Two

Rick James Part Two

Rick James Part Two

Now it’s here, Rick James Part Two, and I spend a lot of time, searching the truth about someone who everybody likes, so that’s why I’m doing Part Three.

Solo Career

In April 1978, James released his debut solo album, Come Get It!, which included the Stone City Band. The album launched the top 20 hit, You and I, which became his first number-one R&B hit. The album also included the hit single, Mary Jane.It eventually sold two million copies, launching James‘s musical career to stardom, and helping out Motown Records at a time when label fortunes had dwindled. In early 1979, James‘s second album, Bustin Out of L Seven, followed the previous album‘s success, eventually selling a million copies. A third albumFire It Up, was released in la...

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Rupert Holmes Part Two

Rupert Holmes Part Two

Rupert Holmes Part Two

I’m looking forward to know what you think of my blog Rupert Holmes Part Two, because this may not be my last, blog of “Him”.

Holmes Playwright

Holmes made his professional debut as a playwright with the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood, later known as Drood, in 1985. He was encouraged to write a musical by Joseph Papp and his wife after they attended one of Holmes‘s cabarets in 1983The result, loosely based on the Charles Dickens unfinished novel, and inspired by Holmes‘s memories of English pantomime shows he attended as a child, was a hit in New York‘s Central Park and on Broadway. Because Dickens left the novel unfinished at his death, Holmes employed the unusual device of providing alternate endings for each character wh...

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Bette Midler Part Three

Bette Midler Part Three

Bette Midler Part Three

I’m doing Bette Midler Part Three, and I hope you like it, because I know that I already like it.

2000 2005: Bette sitcom, tribute albums, and Kiss My Brass tour


Midler starred in her own sitcom in 2000, Bette, which featured Midler playing herself, a divine celebrity who is adored by her fans. Airing on CBS, initial ratings were high, marking the best sitcom debut for the network in more than five years, but viewers percentage soon declined, resulting in the show‘s cancellation in early 2001. Midler openly griped about the show‘s demanding shooting schedule, while the show itself was also reportedly rocked by backstage turmoilinvolving the replacement of co-star Kevin Dunn whose departure was attributed to his behind-the scen...

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Rick James Part One

Rick James Part One

Rick James Part One

I betcha you didn’t think I was going to do Rick James Part One, or at least that’s what my best friend’s cat would say after she beat me in strip poker. Which reminds me, I got to get my clothes back from my best friend cat who’s name is Betcha. That’s a story I’ll tell later, when I think of the story.

Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948 August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Born and raisedin Buffalo, New York, James began his musical career in his teen years. He was in a number of various bands and groups before entering the U.S. Navy to avoid being drafted in the early 1960s. In 1965, James deserted to Toronto, Canada, where he formed the rock band the Mynah Birds, wh...

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