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Tom Gray

A specialist cartographer would probably be somebody who knows wherever all of them are enough time. If, alternatively, a good example was needed of somebody who hardly ever knows where they’re, some experienced music artists indicate a bass participant. Tom Gray can be an example of both professions coming jointly, …

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Henry Burr

Within the ’20s, Henry Burr was what would ultimately become referred to as a pop sensation, although back his era people may have thought that was some type of new soda. Henry Burr was a stage name, rather than the only person utilized by Harry McClaskey. He was also called: …

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Michael Masser

Songwriter/maker Michael Masser produced his name within the ’70s and ’80s like a author of big, sweeping ballads, usually written for calm surprise and urban R&B performers. Masser’s first achievement came dealing with Diana Ross at Motown, when he had written and created her smash “Contact Me each day” in …

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Phil Upchurch

A prolific guitarist who’s comfortable using blues, spirit, R&B, and jazz, Phil Upchurch is a prominent body in Chicago music circles because the mid-’50s. He originally did freelance periods with such music artists as Jerry Butler before getting home guitarist for Chess. Upchurch’s delicate, often cool chording, riffs, and licks …

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Helen Morgan

Singer/celebrity Helen Morgan was an iconic amount from the 1920s, a nightclub performer known on her behalf heart-rending interpretations of torch music describing intimate devotion to wayward guys, which she sang from her perch together with a piano. Morgan’s environment was the nightclub, specifically, the ’20s speakeasy, but she also …

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Timi Yuro

“The little young lady using the big tone of voice,” Timi Yuro was America’s finest white spirit singer from the 1960s. Her million-selling debut one, “Harm,” released a performer of such deep poignancy and depth that lots of listeners assumed she was a guy, an African-American, or both, even though …

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Willie Henderson

Manufacturer/arranger Willie Henderson’s versatile abilities could be heard through the entire Brunswick Information catalog and a myriad of edges recorded through the ’60s-’70s heydays of Chicago spirit. Delivered August 9, 1941, in Pensacola, FL, Henderson’s family members shifted to Chicago when he was a kid. Taking on the baritone sax, …

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