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UK Decay

Fusing artsy theatrics with awful thrash-punk, UK Decay produced their proper debut using the Dark EP in early 1980. At that time, their lineup contains vocalist/guitarist Abbo, drummer Steve Harle, bassist Martyn Smith, and five-string guitarist/keyboardist Steve Spon. Following a handful of self-released singles, Smith passed on and was changed …

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John Brim

John Brim could be best-known for composing and cutting the initial “Snow Cream Guy” that David Lee Roth and Vehicle Halen covered on the first album. That is clearly a pity, for the significantly under-recorded Brim produced some remarkably hard-nosed waxings. Brim found his early acoustic guitar licks through the …

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Eileen Ivers

Eileen Ivers provides transformed the Irish fiddling custom from a folk music staple into an internationally acclaimed artwork. A former person in Cherish the Females, the Green Areas of America, Chanting Home, as well as the Hall & Oates music group and a program participant on albums by Paula Cole, …

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Freddie Keppard

Among the New Orleans cornet “kings” (succeeding Pal Bolden and preceding Ruler Oliver), Freddie Keppard was mostly of the innovators from the 1910 period who had an opportunity to record down the road, offering listeners a glance of his skills. Keppard was energetic from around 1906, leading the Olympia Orchestra …

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Freddie Hughes

Freddie Hughes had the variation of being among the last successful performers on Vee Jay Information prior to the label collapsed within the mid-’60s. In 1965, he charted a set of Best 20 R&B singles with “Oo Wee Baby, I REALLY LIKE You” and “You Can’t Consider It Away.” He …

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MC Hammer

There have been hit rap singles and albums just before him, but MC Hammer was the person who really brought rap music to some mass pop audience. Equipped with a flamboyant closet (especially his brand baggy parachute slacks) along with a raft of sampled hooks raised direct from their resources, …

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Flanders & Swann

Michael Flanders (1922-1975) and Donald Swann (1923-1994) were two of the best possible British comedians of the day. Their moderate was cabaret; Swann was a gifted pianist, composer, and linguist and Flanders a talented raconteur and lyricist using a sharpened eyesight for satire. Interacting with at college, Flanders and Swann …

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Filibuster

Sacramento, CA’s Filibuster includes saxophonist/vocalist Jason Boggs, guitarists Curt Cottrell and Mike Scheftner, bassist AJ Wilhelm, drummer Jeff Evans and turntablist Rob Rossi. The six-piece debuted their ska/meta/hip-hop fusion on 1995’s New Ruler & The Ruler which they adopted two years later on with Means. 1999 noticed the discharge of …

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Rusty Kershaw

Being a soloist, Rusty (Russell) Kershaw has yet to complement the success that he previously in the first ’60s when he shared a duo with older sibling, Doug Kershaw. His albums, nevertheless, have already been well-conceived samplings of Cajun two-steps and nation ballads, and also have highlighted accompaniment by top-notch …

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Jane Pow

Mod-inspired power pop combo Jane Pow emerged from Southampton, England in 1988, teaming singer/guitarist Richard Starke, his guitarist brother Andrew, guitarist Vincent Kallett, bassist Rupert Hann, keyboardist Peter Dale and drummer Greg MacDermott. Chiefly motivated by famous brands the Jam, the group even so honed their own audio, embellishing their …

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