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Tag Archives: 1940s – 1960s

Mercy Dee Walton

Mose Allison certainly recognized the unusual brilliance of pianist Mercy Dee Walton. The youthful, jazz-based Allison faithfully protected Walton’s downtrodden “One Area Nation Shack” in 1957, four years after Walton acquired waxed the initial for Los Angeles-based Area of expertise Records (his first was an enormous R&B smash). Walton was …

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Mercy Dee

Along with his barrelhouse-style piano playing, deeply expressive vocals, and well-crafted lyrics, Mercy Dee (delivered Mercy Walton) produced his presence felt within the blues joints of California’s San Joaquin Valley through the 1950s. His most widely known melody, “One Room Nation Shack,” has truly gone on to turn into a …

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Norman Newell

Norman Newell was, for quite some time after Globe Battle II, the golden guy from the EMI firm. As the mind of EMI’s esteemed Columbia label, so when a top personnel producer, he previously the self-confidence of the business’s management and the largest budgets, and the best presence of any …

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Red Foley

Crimson Foley was one of the primary famous actors in country through the post-war era, a silky-voiced singer who marketed some 25 million records between 1944 and 1965 and whose popularity went much to make country music a practical mainstream commodity. Blessed Clyde Julian Foley on June 17, 1910, in …

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Mary Ann McCall

Mary Ann McCall was an excellent singer who began singing middle-of-the-road pop, yet grew like a well-respected jazz singer during her episodic profession. She began like a vocalist and dancer with Friend Morrow’s Orchestra in her indigenous Philadelphia and was with Tommy Dorsey briefly in 1938. McCall experienced her 1st …

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Monte Hale

b. 8 June 1921, San Angelo, Tx, USA. Hale discovered to trip, rope, play electric guitar and sing being a youngster and interested at local locations in the first 40s. In 1944, he performed electric guitar and sang with Jimmy Wakely, which resulted in a agreement with Republic. Between 1944 …

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Richard Maltby

Richard Maltby played out the cornet in his school band, after that studied briefly on the music school of Northwestern College or university while playing in dance bands. After departing college, he performed trumpet using the big rings of Little Jack port Small, Roger Pryor, Bob Solid, and Henry Busse …

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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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Jimmie Logsdon

Through the 1950s, Jimmie Logsdon was an exceptionally popular singer and a high country deejay. He was created in Panther, Kentucky to some Methodist minister, and started performing at age group 12 within the chapel choir along with his sister Martha Jean. He later on performed clarinet in his senior …

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Márkos Vamvakáris

A self-taught bouzouki participant from the isle of Syros, Markos Vamvakaris recorded within the rounder-like Rembetica design for a number of big brands (Columbia, Parlophon, Odeon) within the 1930s and early 1940s. He frequently sang aswell, and used accompanists on acoustic guitar, the toumbeleki hands drum, as well as the …

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