Ray Gilbert

Through the 1940s with the 1960s, lyricist Ray Gilbert wrote songs produced famous by pop vocalists and Disney features, and translated a lot of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s songs into English. A number of the many Jobim tracks Gilbert translated consist of “Dindi,” “Amor em Paz” (“Once I Loved”), “Samba Torto” …

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Los Fugitivos

Making use of their keyboard-driven Cumbias and airy pop sound, los Fugitivos dominated the onda grupera scene from the ’90s. Brothers Jaime and Edi Espinoza shaped the music group in 1985 as Grupo Kariño. However in 1991, using the addition vocalist/keyboardist Roberto Nieto, the music group became los Fugitivos. The …

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Jim Marshall

b. 29 July 1923, Kensington, London, Britain. The famous amplifier manufacturer started his career like a vocalist and became an effective drummer within the 50s. Additionally, he founded his personal drum college, teaching as much as 65 pupils weekly. In 1960, taking advantage of the rock and roll ‘n’ roll …

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Rebecca

Formed in the first ’80s by guitarist Kogure Takehiko, and later on became a member of by vocalist Nokko (real name Yamada Nobuko) , Rebecca had been probably one of the most influential Japanese functions from the ’80s, having a string of strike singles and albums, and a lasting effect …

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Jetscreamer

In the later ‘90s and 2000s, Jetscreamer’s forceful, Texas-fried mixture of alternative rock and roll and blues-rock has inspired some unlikely, highly intriguing descriptions, things such as Sonic Youth-meets-John Lee Hooker, My Bloody Valentine-meets-Stevie Ray Vaughan-and-Canned Heat, and Nirvana-by way of-Led Zeppelin-and-Lightnin’ Hopkins. And all those comparisons are, actually, valid …

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Realm

Milwaukee-based thrash outfit Realm released two vicious collections of rock with hook intensifying bent before calling it quits within the middle-’90s. Endless Battle premiered in 1990, accompanied by Suiciety in 1991, both for Roadrunner Information. The pair had been reissued in 2006 with reward tracks over the Metal Brain label.

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Report Suspicious Activity

Pointedly leftist post-hardcore band Report Suspicious Activity was initiated simply by Vic Bondi (Articles of Faith, Jones Extremely, Alloy) in response towards the 2004 re-election of USA President George W. Bush. The songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist wanted bassist and engineer J. Robbins, who brought along Stations bandmate Darren Zentek to …

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Melting Euphoria

Soon after England-native Anthony moved to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, he formed Melting Euphoria with synthesizer wizard Don Falcone and drummer Mychael Merrill. With the Strands of your time was the spacey psych-rockers’ debut, but Falcone remaining immediately after. Upon the Solar Winds included two extra keyboardists, a guitarist along …

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Pleasure

Best known because of its 1979 strike “Glide,” Pleasure was a risk-taking, horn-driven music group that often brought jazz overtones to it is funk/soul basis. Pleasure, which must not be puzzled with the ’90s rock-band Pleasure, wasn’t large but enjoyed a little cult pursuing. The music group was created in …

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Ronnie & the Hi-Lites

Formed in Shirt City, NJ, USA in the first 60s, Ronnie as well as the Hi-Lites had been a doo-wop group top remembered for just one documenting, the 1962 US Best 20 ballad ‘I Want That We Had been Wedded’. The group, originally known as the Cascades, primarily contains tenors …

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