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Tag Archives: 1930s – 1990s

Jimmy Shand

Sir Jimmy Shand was Scotland’s response to America’s “ruler from the polka,” Lawrence Welk. Probably one of the most effective entertainers in britain through the post-World Battle II period, Shand was granted a MBE (Medal from the English Empire) in 1962 and knighted in 1999. Although his maximum arrived in …

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Ramblin’ Tommy Scott

b. Tommy Lee Scott, 24 June 1917, Stephens State, Georgia, USA. Scott discovered to play electric guitar (and later on piano) like a son and first done radio in 1930. In 1931, he shaped the Georgia Peanut Music group and do ‘blackface’ humor as Peanut. He worked well single on …

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Rafael Hernández

An early on émigré to East Harlem from his indigenous Puerto Rico, Rafael Hernández did very much to build up the Latin music community in the us through the 1920s and ’30s, both through his well-known songwriting and his leading of the renowned string quartet. His compositions, including “Lamento Borincano,” …

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Evelyn Künneke

Evelyn Künneke was a singer, dancer, and celebrity who saw some considerable success in Germany from the first ’40s through the finish from the 1950s. Created Eve-Susanne Kunneke, she was the child of opera and operetta composer Eduard Künneke. She spent her youngsters very much within the darkness of her …

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Rudy Cipolla

Italian-born mandolinist Rudy Cipolla plays continentally motivated folk and bluegrass that encompasses American, Western, and Eastern elements. The San Fransisco citizen has earned prominent close friends in bluegrass circles, including David Grisman, who made an appearance on two of Cipolla’s finest functions, 1997’s Portrait of the American First and 1999’s …

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Roy Rogers

When Cincinnati-born Leonard Franklin Slye headed western within the spring of 1931, it had been like a would-be musician, working jobs which range from driving a gravel truck to picking fruit in California’s Central Valley. In under 2 yrs, he’d co-founded the best Western performing band of all period, the …

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Rosy McHargue

Although he’s relatively obscure, Rosy McHargue was the next oldest active jazz musician ever sold, behind Eubie Blake (who managed to get to 100). Generally connected with Dixieland and 1920s jazz, McHargue in his old age progressed into a vocalist with an encyclopediac understanding of lyrics (including verses and alternative …

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Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé was a jazz-oriented pop singer who worked in his art steadily from your ’40s towards the ’90s, primarily in nightclubs and concert halls. In his 1988 autobiography, It Wasn’t All Velvet (its name a mention of his nickname, “The Velvet Fog,” bestowed upon him by way of a …

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Luderin Darbone

Fiddler Luderin Darbone is really a seminal character within the development of Cajun music in the bayous of southwest Louisiana towards the international stage. The founder and head from the Hackberry Ramblers, Darbone provides enlivened dances along with his full of energy fiddling for a lot more than six years. …

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Howard Armstrong

Nation bluesman Howard Armstrong was created March 4, 1909 in Dayton, TN; among 11 kids. As a young child he designed his initial fiddle away from a goods container strung with horsehair. Honing his musical abilities in his family members band, he started performing as a teenager alongside Knoxville performers …

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