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Shep & the Limelites

Shep & the Limelites’ name will forever end up being etched in rock and roll & roll background for saving the endearing “Daddy’s House,” a sensitive ballad about returning from battle that soared to number 2 over the pop graphs in-may 1961. Adam Sheppard’s career started using the Heartbeats, a …

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Nino Tempo & April Stevens

Nino Tempo & Apr Stevens’s regards to rock and roll was pretty tenuous; in the end, the majority of their early and middle-’60s strikes were improvements of popular criteria like “Deep Crimson,” “Whispering,” “Stardust,” and “Tea for just two.” They weren’t quite in the easy-listening mainstream, though, because of the …

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Istomin – Stern – Rose Trio

The Istomin — Stern — Rose Trio was a distinctive threesome of music artists whose names have been well established within the concert stage as distinguished soloists if they made a decision to unite in 1961 for the intended purpose of exploring the staples from the piano/string trio repertory. The …

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Paul Wittgenstein

Pianist Paul Wittgenstein became well-known for how he overcame a tragic incident that robbed him of his ideal arm, turning reduction into advancement and creativeness, and along the way inspiring a repertory of one-handed piano functions. Created in Vienna in 1887, Paul was the child of self-made Austrian industrialist Karl …

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Wallingford Riegger

American composer Wallingford Riegger was a proponent of non-e of the main twentieth century “schools” of composition, and before very end of his lengthy career he received bit more than cursory notice through the American musical establishment. Even so, his 75 finished compositions have demonstrated a way to obtain enrichment …

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George S. Kaufman

b. 14 November 1889, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA, d. 2 June 1961, NY, USA. For a guy who was likely to hate music and musicals with significant fervour, George S. Kaufman produced significant contributions being a librettist and movie director to a number of productions in the American musical theater in …

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Freddy Johnson

A fantastic swing-based pianist in the 1930s, Freddy Johnson’s maximum years were spent in Europe. He caused Elmer Snowden (1925) and Noble Sissle, after that first visited European countries in 1928 with Sam Wooding. In 1929, he shifted to Paris, leading his personal band, dealing with Arthur Briggs, and documenting …

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Eddie Mallory

Regarding to standard belief, anyone who all trusted Eddie Mallory do so on the foundation of his job being a musician — not because he later thought we would labor in not just one but two from the sketchiest occupations recognized to mankind, reservation agent and car salesman. He was …

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Erskine Butterfield

The professional career of the pianist and prolific recording artist began when he wandered in to the publishing offices of then-successful recording artist and composer Clarence Williams with hopes of selling and song or two. It had been the middle-’30s, and whatever tracks Erskine Butterfield experienced on tap in those …

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Sticks McGhee

He may never have been seeing that prolific or celebrated seeing that his sibling Brownie, but guitarist Stay McGhee cut some very nice boozy blues and R&B from 1947 to 1960 — like the immortal “Drinkin’ Wines Spo-Dee-O-Dee” (a melody that Jerry Lee Lewis, for just one, found on early …

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