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Tag Archives: 1960s – 1980s

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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Archie Fisher

Although Archie Fisher is a legendary amount in the Scottish folk music globe — everybody’s beloved singer and an enormously influential existence both musically and philosophically — he has remained largely unknown to the higher pop music mainstream. As the mainstream’s a poorer place for this, one gets the theory …

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Adalberto Santiago

b. Ciales, Puerto Rico. Santiago’s calm and flawless business lead vocals are one of the better in salsa, as well as for over 2 decades he provides sessioned being a coro (chorus) vocalist on countless NY recordings. His early affects included the fantastic Cuban vocalists Beny Moré and Miguelito Cuní …

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The Versatiles

The Versatiles vocal trio was formed in 1967 by Keith Byles, Louis Davis and Earl Dudley. The three vocalists embarked on documenting classes with Joe Gibbs, who experienced just setup his Amalgamated label. Their debut, “CANNOT Get’, was the 3rd launch through the producer’s UK wall plug and launched the …

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A440

Houston psych-punks A440 formed in 1966 but didn’t release their 1st album until 12 years later on. Roster information for the band’s first incarnation is thin — the turn part of their 1967 Soma label debut solitary “It’s Just YOUR BRAIN,” the excellent “Torture” (later on featured around the Acidity …

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Jake Thackray

With regards to a musical career, Jake Thackray was a past due starter. Blessed in 1938, he was informed on the Roman Catholic St. Michael’s University before graduating from Durham School as an British teacher. He proved helpful for nearly four years in France, teaching British in Lille, Brittany, as …

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Fabulous Five Inc.

The Fabulous Five Inc. had been in the beginning a showband assisting various performers in Jamaica. Lloyd Lovindeer and Glen Ricks both started their careers carrying out in the Fabulous Flames before enlisting in the group’s line-up. The music group created in the past due 60s and in the ensuing …

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The Smothers Brothers

Ironically plenty of for an act built round the tensions of sibling rivalry, the Smothers Brothers were the longest-lived comedy team ever sold; originally a folk duo, the brothers tempered their childlike, irreverent musical laughter with plenty of sly satire and delicate politics commentary to generate both an ardent pursuing …

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Mitch Leigh

b. Irwin Mitchnick, 30 January 1928, Brooklyn, NY, USA. A composer, manufacturer and movie director for the musical theater and tv, Leigh researched music at Yale, graduating using a BA and MA. In the past due 50s he shaped Music Makers, an organization which ultimately became the excellent source of …

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The Paragons

If you’re acquainted with the tune “The Tide Is High” you almost certainly know it as a big success for Blondie, but before Deborah Harry and firm got a your hands on it, it had been a 1960s hit for the Paragons. Produced in Kingston, Jamaica, the Paragons had been …

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