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Tag Archives: 1950s – 1970s

Juke Boy Bonner

One-man rings weren’t too common around the postwar blues picture. Joe Hill Louis and Dr. Ross one thinks of as greats who plied their trade simply by their lonesome — therefore do Juke Boy Bonner, a Texan whose skill never really gained him much in the form of tangible incentive. …

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Percy Faith

Percy Trust was perhaps one of the most popular easy hearing recording artists from the ’50s and ’60s. Not merely did he possess several strike albums and singles under his have name, but Beliefs was in charge of arranging strikes by Tony Bennett, Doris Time, Johnny Mathis, and Burl Ives, …

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Santo & Johnny

Best remembered for his or her instrumental guitar vintage “Sleepwalk,” brothers Santo and Johnny Farina were given birth to and raised in Brooklyn. Influenced by the united states music he noticed on the air, Santo used the steel acoustic guitar as a teenager, and at age group 14 he created …

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Jim Stewart

Born 70 mls east of Memphis, TN, Jim Stewart started his music profession as a nation fiddler within the Tx swing custom and finished up the founder and leader of 1 of the best spirit and R&B brands ever, Stax Information. At 18, Stewart relocated to Memphis from his house …

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Rose Maddox

Rose Maddox exerted much impact on honky tonk females through her recordings using the Maddox Brothers but later on considered traditional bluegrass forms aswell to inspire folk revivalists from the 1960s and ’70s. Created on August 15, 1925, Maddox relocated from Alabama to Modesto, CA, with her family members to …

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Robin Ward

Famed for the 1963 ballad “Wonderful Summer months,” pop singer Robin Ward was created Jacqueline McDonnell in Hawaii in 1941. Elevated mainly in Nebraska, she afterwards became a LA program vocalist under her wedded name, Jackie Ward; for “Great Summer months,” her single debut for Dot, she lent the name …

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Hugo & Luigi

The RCA staff production duo of Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore helmed a number of the biggest hits of the first rock era, included in this the Tokens’ “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” Small Peggy March’s “I’LL Follow” and Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Like.” Because the Hugo and Luigi …

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Ronnie Hilton

An old-style singer/crooner such as Bing Crosby, Eddie Fisher and Perry Como, Ronnie Hilton was created Adrian Hill in Hull for the 26th of January, 1926. He still left school aged just 14 to operate in an airplane factory during Globe Battle II before getting called up in to the …

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José Alfredo Jiménez

José Alfredo Jiménez was the undisputed ruler of ranchera, the melodramatic and sentimental singing design that started in the metropolitan areas of Mexico through the 1950s and ’60s. Jiménez started his musical profession at age ten when his parents’ loss of life led to his leaving college and beginning a …

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Hop Wilson

Slide electric guitar blues with an Elmore Adam flavor played with an eight-string desk (non-pedal) steel electric guitar was the trademarked sound of Houston blues legend Hop Wilson. Totally a local sensation, Wilson documented fitfully and hated touring. Though he also performed great down-home blues on typical guitar and was …

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