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Dennis Richardson

Keyboardist/songwriter Dennis Richardson wrote Quick Funk’s seminal classics “Zero Stoppin’ That Rockin’,” “Everybody,” (co-wrote), “Slap Slap Lickedy Lap,” the skaters’ beloved “Gotta LIKE THIS” (co-wrote), and “It’s Your Like on My Brain.” For the band’s coach singer/songwriter/manufacturer Bunny Sigler, he co-wrote “Incidentally You Dance,” aswell as “I’ll Preserve You Warm” …

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Paul Mazursky

Although actor-director Paul Mazursky enjoyed an extended and effective career spanning many decades, he increased to his ideal prominence through the 1970s, a time which his movies probed with unusual insight and depth. Blessed Irwin Mazursky on Apr 25, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, he examined literature on the close by …

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Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler’s profession spans four years; he recorded a lot more than 50 albums and his tone of voice is among the most recognized voices in every of music. As soulful as ever, however smooth as glaciers, his nickname “the Glaciers Guy” epitomizes his demeanor — and audio. Regardless of …

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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin rose to prominence in the first ’80s through the 1st many years of the dancehall period. As opposed to the ’70s origins reggae period, using its decidedly religious and social world look at, dancehall music shown the secular globe of night clubs and audio system dances — the …

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Downchild Blues Band

Led by guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh, the Downchild Blues Band may be the leading blues music group in Canada. Their saxophone-driven leap blues provided a significant motivation for Dan Aykroyd as well as the past due John Belushi’s Blues Brothers, who included Walsh’s music, “Everything I WANT (Nearly)” and …

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Gene Hackman

An amazingly prolific and versatile skill, Gene Hackman was an effective personality actor whose unusual abilities and smart profession choices ultimately produced him a most unlikely main character; in the custom of Spencer Tracy, he excelled as an Everyman, regularly delivering intelligent, organic performances which founded him being among the …

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Christine Kittrell

b. 11 August 1929, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, d. 19 Dec 2001. Kittrell produced several attractive and reasonably successful information for local brands through the 50s. A choir member as a kid, her tone of voice lacked the exclusive nuance that may have got brought her stronger success. Her initial record, …

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Eve Arden

b. Eunice Quedens, 30 Apr 1908, Mill Valley, California, USA, d. 12 November 1990, LA, California, USA. Being a dancer Arden made an appearance on NY stages but produced her tag in movies. As Eunice Quedens she produced Song Of Appreciate (1929) and Dance Lady (1933, with a Fred Astaire …

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The Impressions

The quintessential Chicago soul group, the Impressions’ put in place R&B history will be secure if they’d completed nothing but release the careers of soul legends Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield. But a lot more than that, the Impressions documented a few of the most special vocal-group R&B from the …

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Instant Funk

Quick Funk burst in the ’70s disco picture using the million-selling one “I ACQUIRED My Mind COMPOSED (YOU MAY GET It Lady)” as well as the platinum recording Quick Funk. The Trenton, NJ, music group started out using the primary lineup of bassist Raymond Earl, drummer Scotty Miller, and guitarist …

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