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Dan Castellaneta

The voice of cartoon icon Homer Simpson, actor/singer Dan Castellaneta was created in Oak Park, IL in 1958; after learning art at North Illinois University or college, he switched his focus on acting, showing up in productions of the Midsummer Night’s Desire as well as the Taming from the Shrew …

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Charles Wilson

Charles Wilson grew up in Chicago, and started performing early; as an adolescent he sang in Chicago region nightclubs but was as well young to truly have a beverage. Despite having R&B/blues vocalist Small Milton (“We’re Gonna ENSURE IT IS”) for an uncle, his “big break” didn’t arrive until he …

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Jermaine Stewart

An Ohio singer/dancer, Jermaine Stewart was on Soul Teach as a teenager through the years it had been in Chicago. He afterwards did history vocals for Shalamar, Millie Jackson, Tavares, the Temptations, and Boy George before obtaining his own cope with Arista within the mid-’80s. He previously three TOP R&B …

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Deitra Farr

Chicago vocalist Deitra Farr is indeed versatile that it is a misnomer to contact her singing soul-blues. She’s similarly more comfortable with ballads, pop music, spirit, and blues, and she presents a wonderful combination of each one of these styles on her behalf debut record, The Search HAS ENDED. Farr …

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Cripple Clarence Lofton

Cripple Clarence Lofton is one particular colorful titles that adorned many an recording assortment of early boogie-woogie piano 78s in the first times of the ’60s folk-blues revival. An early on practitioner of the proper execution, together with his fellow contemporaries Cow Cow Davenport, Meade “Lux” Lewis, Pine Best Smith, …

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