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Tag Archives: 1950s – 1960s

Simon St. Pierre

An ex-lumberjack, this burly citizen of Maine learned to try out the fiddle, as well as the French-American repertoire that went combined with the device, in the lumbering camps of North Canada. The initial recordings of Acadian music created by artists like the great fiddler Isidore Soucy had been the …

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Val Paganelli

Folks searching for music instruments or device products in the LA area may have got perfectly been waited on by Val Paganelli, not realizing that she actually is an exceptionally talented multi-instrumentalist who have reserve possible profession glories to be able to increase kids and help offer an encouraging music …

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Mike Nichols & Elaine May

In the wake of Shelly Berman’s successful sit-down-on-a-stool vignettes, it had been inevitable a male/feminine duo would emerge in the pack mining similar turf, as well as the team of Nichols & May embodied it perfectly. Ultimately breaking up by the first ’60s, Elaine May became associated with the Broadway …

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Billy Jim Layton

Composer Billy Jim Layton was the avatar of the college of music he dubbed “fresh liberalism” and thought as “a fresh, wealthy, meaningful, varied, understandable and vital music which maintains connection with the fantastic cultural custom of humanism in the Western.” Given birth to in Corsicana, TX, on November 14, …

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Marv Welch

The Detroit-born Welch was originally a kiddie-show web host for an area place (Wixie’s Wonderland), while working the Metropole in Windsor being a raunchy standup comic in the ’60s. A vintage throwback towards the vaudeville times of executing, Welch continues to be active, and greatest experienced live.

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Johnny Pace

A ballad and blues singer with small recordings, Speed was overshadowed by Sinatra, but rivaled Johnny Desmond, Chet Baker, and Bobby Darin.

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Marvels

The Marvels emerged through the fertile Washington, D.C. doo wop picture from the 1950s. Relating to Marv Goldberg’s profile in the Dec 1976 problem of Yesterday’s Recollections, business lead Sam Gilbert, second tenor Wayne “Junior” Isom, baritone Ronald Boyd and bass Wayne Mitchell co-founded the group in 1954 — after …

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Nolan Strong

The Diablos using their 1954 classic “The Blowing wind” are revered among R&B and doo wop lovers. The group acquired a distinctive sound, centered throughout the high ethereal lead tenor tone of voice of Nolan Solid. Besides “The Blowing wind,” the Diablos had been known for most songs, such as …

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The Alley Cats

Famed for his or her lone strike, “Puddin’ n’ Tain,” the Alley Pet cats were among the many studio teams utilized by the legendary pop producer and Svengali Phil Spector. The origins from the Alley Pet cats lay in the Untouchables, a LA doo wop combo previously referred to as …

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Bob Grossman

Bob Grossman enjoyed a short career being a folksinger from the finish from the 1950s — when he started executing in coffeehouses around his local LA — through the first ’60s, throughout which he surely got to record two albums, the next a single for Elektra Information. Born in LA, …

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