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The Clovers Part One

The Clovers Part One

The Clovers Part One

I know that I should have done The Clovers Part One earlier, when you were eager to read it then, but I’m doing it now, so you can hear the album now, as you read.

The Clovers are an American rhythm and blues/doo-wop singing group that turned into one of the biggest selling acts of the 1950s. They had a top 30 US hit in 1959 with the Leiber as well as Stoller song Love Potion No. 9.

The Clovers

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The Clovers Part One

Background Information



Origin

Washington, D.C., USA

Genres
R&B, rock and roll, doo wop

Years Active

1946 Present

Labels

Atlantic, United Artists.

Members

Harold Winley.
King Raymond Green
Franklen Poole.
Carlos Wilson.
Tyrone Burwell.

Past Members

John Buddy Bailey.
Harold Lucas.
Charlie White.
M...

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Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

You’re probably wondering why a Girl Group like The Bobbettes, that was the very first Girl Group, that was on the R&B, would be talked about more than a footnote on some article. I never heard anything about them on Black History Month (February), nor Women History Month (March). If it wasn’t for my love of Girl Groups, even I wouldn’t know about them. Nothing much is known about them, so I’m doing a second blog to let you know that I’ll be thinking of them a lot. This blog is named Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?, and I’ll be typing about their deaths.

The first born was Laura Webb (1941–2001), so that’s who I’ll start her first...

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The Platters Part One

The Platters Part One

The Platters Part One

You may not know them now, but in the 1950’s they were the number one group, with over forty top hits, which even today’s top singers couldn’t compete with. The Platters Part One, is more of a dedication to their career than a biography, so I’m doing both.

The Platters


The Platters are an American singing group formed in 1952. They were one of the most successful singing groups of the early Rock’N’Roll age. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the expanding new genre. The act underwent a number of personnel changes, with among one of the most successful incarnations comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, as well as Zola Tay...

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Musical Films Of 1955

Musical Films Of 1955

Musical Films Of 1955

Now I’m doing my blog called Musical Films Of 1955, and it would seem that the list is getting shorted than previous years. Their in color, and story wise, their also better, but not enough to keep the movie industry to stay in business for long, with musicals. Walt Disney Lady And The Tramp was a successful film for Walt Disney, but that is what to be expect of Walt Disney’s films. Oklahoma! is another film which you can still find entertaining and people know of and enjoy watching it over and over. However, all the rest on this list are forgotten, and dated for the next generation to watch. The TV networks didn’t have much, but it was on, and you didn’t have go anywhere to see it, or pay for it...

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Mr Lee The Bobbettes

Mr Lee The Bobbettes

Mr Lee The Bobbettes

I wasn’t going to pass up a Girl Group, and with the fact they started in 1955, which I’m going to full with this blog called Mr Lee The Bobbettes, I hope you like them. I got an album with all their recordings, so if you never heard of them, then by the time you read this blog, you will.

The group in 1957.
The Bobbettes were an American R&B girl group who had a 1957 top 10 hit song called Mr. Lee. The group originally existed from 1955 to 1974 and consisted of Jannie Pought (1945 1980), Emma Pought (birthed 1942), Reather Dixon (1945 2014), Laura Webb (19412001), as well as Helen Gathers (1942 2011).




The Bobbettes History



The group, which originally formed in East Harlem, New York, in 1955, was first referred to
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1955 Birth And Death

1955 Birth And Death

1955 Birth And Death

I’m here on a new date and new blog, called 1955 Birth And Death. Now this is surprising to me, for this year, I don’t have anyone that I like. From 1909 to 1954, I have at least one bio and an album of my favorite performer and singer. I’ll have to try something different for this year. Before I post this. blog, I’m going to make sure I have an album for this year, which I do, in fact, I have two from iTunes, but I’m going to rely on my CD’s as well.

Births

  1. January 3 – Helen O’Hara, British rock violinist (Dexys Midnight Runners)
  2. January 4 – Mark Hollis, English rock singer-songwriter (Talk Talk) (d. 2019)
  3. January 8 – Mike Reno, Canadian rock drummer and lead singer (Loverboy and Moxy
  4. January 13
    • Trevor Rabin, rock guitarist and vocalist (...
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Annie Lennox Part Four

Annie Lennox Part Four

Annie Lennox Part Four

If you look on this blog, entitled Annie Lennox Part Four, I’m doing the awards and albums, so this will be the last time I’ll be doing her for awhile. You may have seen yesterday that I brought back Pete Townshend, so don’t worry I’ll bring her back very soon.

Music videos

“The video accompanying “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”, in which Annie Lennox appeared with closely cropped orange hair and wearing a man’s business suit, was both striking and surreal. Lennox’s extraordinary image was at odds with her female contemporaries”.

—Sweet Dreams: remembering the music video that broke the mould for female pop stars, (BBC).

Both as part of Eurythmics and in her solo careerLennox has actually made over sixty music promo vi...

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Pete Townshend Part Five

Pete Townshend Part Five

Pete Townshend Part Five

I know I should have done this blog called Pete Townshend Part Five, but if I did, then what would I be doing now? Answer, I’ll be doing Part Six, but I’ll do that next year (1955).

Literary Work

Pete Townshend Part Five

Although recognized for his musical compositions and musicianship, Townshend has actually been extensively associated with the literary world for more than three decades, writing newspaper as well as magazine articles, book reviews, essays, books, and also manuscripts.

An early example of Townshend‘s writing can be found in August 1970 with the first of nine installments of The Pete Townshend Page, a regular monthly column written by Townshend for the British music paper Melody Maker. The column offe...

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Annie Lennox Part Three

Annie Lennox Part Three

Annie Lennox Part Three

This is a woman who I look up to, not for just her believes, but for what she did with them. I’m doing Annie Lennox Part Three now, and do something with what I believe for my community and I hope I get the same response from my neighbors and change my neighborhood.

Public image

Charity And Political Activism

Annie Lennox Part Three

HIV advocate Lennox in Germany ahead of World AIDS Day in 2008
Lennox appeared on stage at the 1988 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Concert and commenced protestor collaborate with the Sing Foundation later on. In 1990, Lennox recorded a version of Cole Porter‘s Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye for the Cole Porter tribute album Red Hot + Blue, a benefit for AIDS awareness. A video was
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Merry Christmas Have A Wonderful Year

Merry Christmas Have A Wonderful Year

Merry Christmas Have A Wonderful Year

Merry Christmas Have A Wonderful Year, It’s new and it’s wonderful, because you and I will be there and it be wonderfully new. Merry Christmas for those who are Christians and for the store owners that want to make a profit.

I have a wonderful life, a wonderful love life, and a Blessed website that I can text anything that I want. Reading what I have in my mind and letting you know that. Of course I won’t tell in detail for you don’t know me yet, but you might start knowing, for you probably found my Facebook pages, but I’m not going to be the one who tells you where to find me.

I know you’re living in the 2019 (which is your fantasy), but for my website, I’m still in 1954 (hopefully I’ll be in 1955 before yo...

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