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Tag Archives: 1940s – 1950s

Kenny Graham

There have been many sad reasons for having the death of Kenny Graham in 1997, among the minor tragedies being it ended his reports, previously issued at a clip of 1 per decade, in what “the millionaire Beatles” were up to. Graham’s caustic, alternately amusing and reactionary brief essays were …

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Buster Pack

Early bluegrass player Buster Pack, whose name appears like a garbled order to mutilate a knapsack, was created Stuard Lesley Pack in the hills of Russell Region, VA, where he began selecting guitar in the ripe later years of 4. By six, he previously already received a fiddler’s competition kept …

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Domingos Correia

Domingos Correia (who had a road named after him in the Copacabana community, Rio de Janeiro RJ) was immortalized from the lyrics written for the Santos Coelho structure “Saudade Eterna,” renamed by Correia while “Flores carry out Mal.” Correia utilized to sing in pubs with his effective voice. He fell …

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Wayne Busby

The night time clerk at a shift of mountain cottages in Predeal, Romania, isn’t used to numerous international calls past due at night. The tiny hunchback using the hairy friend in the dual suite is bringing in interest, though. Yesterday evening it had been a French scholar who initially was …

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Horace Palm

If the Chicago music picture from the ’40s and ’50s is at the hand of anyone’s hand, it could as well have already been Horace Hand, a pianist and vocalist who appeared to be everywhere, from studio to bandstand and again. Many listeners associate the Windy Town just with Muddy …

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Cecil Surratt

Western Virginian Cecil Surratt was nearly as crazy about his football bat seeing that his electric guitar when he was developing up. He performed semi-professional ball until getting into the provider, about ten years of electric guitar pickers on his father’s aspect searching on in disappointment. But, with the past …

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Roy Ross

The trail of the traditional bluegrass mandolinist is a bit obscure, predictably due to the existence of a jazz trumpeter and bandleader with not merely the same name, but additional points of intersection which can lead an informal observer to trust there was only 1 Roy Ross in the music …

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Harold Smith

Trombonist Harold Smith is mainly known in bebop circles when planning on taking component in the top ensembles trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie fronted in the ’40s and ’50s.

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Marylanders

Baltimore-based R&B group the Marylanders shaped in 1945 — in accordance to Marv Goldberg’s profile in the Sept 1977 problem of Yesterday’s Memories — founders Lewis “Buster” Banking institutions (lead tenor), Johnny Paige (second tenor), David Jones (baritone), and Henry Abrams (bass) initially pursued a profession in gospel, but crossed …

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Artie Shaw & His Gramercy Five

The currently popular quintet formation appears keen on naming itself like a “Five” of 1 sort or another — notes, chambers, People in america, men named Moe, fakers, gravediggers, primaries, after hours plus much more than five even more. With all that there is certainly nonetheless only 1 distinct usage …

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