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Five Red Caps

R&B combo the Five Crimson Hats formed in NEW YORK in 1943. Based on Marv Goldberg’s profile within the November 1991 problem of Discoveries, the group once was referred to as the Four Toppers, whose Los Angeles-based initial lineup — tenor/drummer Jimmy Springs, second tenor David Patillo, baritone/bass participant Richard …

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Fire

The origins of Open fire could be traced back again to their formation in 1966, in Hounslow, Middlesex, close to the Heathrow Airport. The trio — David Lambert (vocals/keyboards/acoustic guitar), Dick Dufall (bass/vocals), and Bob Tone of voice (drums/vocals) — originally had been known as Friday’s Chyld, and released a …

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Elf

The early-’70s rock outfit Elf is best-known because the group that gave singer Ronnie Adam Dio his start and he’d eventually set his sights on the tougher, metallic sound, fronting famous brands Rainbow, Dark Sabbath, and his own solo music group, Dio. The group experienced several name adjustments in the …

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Frankie “Half-Pint” Jaxon

Frankie “Fifty percent Pint” Jaxon was an eccentric vocalist along with a mysterious shape who disappeared following the mid-’40s. Known as “Fifty percent Pint” because of becoming 5’2″, Jaxon (who was simply an orphan) was raised in Kansas Town. At 15 he started singing in range shows with night clubs. …

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The Flower Pot Men

This British group was an outgrowth of mid-’60s pop group the Ivy League. Songwriting companions John Carter and Ken Lewis published, created and performed “Let’s Head to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA” and certified it out to Deram, who experienced an international strike with it because the Summer time of Like …

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Elmer Schoebel

Even though name of Elmer Schoebel is little-known in jazz history, he composed several songs that became hallmarks including “Bugle Call Rag,” “Farewell Blues,” “Nobody’s Sweetheart,” “Copenhagen,” and “Prince of Wails.” Schoebel began his professional profession playing piano for silent films in Champaign, Illinois. He followed a number of works …

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The Easybeats

The Easybeats occupy a distinctive put in place the pantheon of 1960s Uk rock and roll acts. To begin with, these were Australian, except that they actually weren’t — they fulfilled in Sydney alright, and becoming located in Australia using the talent that they had gave them a leg-up over …

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Fever Tree

A, if reasonably interesting, past due-’60s psychedelic group, Houston’s Fever Tree is most well-known for their solitary “SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Girls,” using its dramatic melody, utopian lyrics, and searing fuzz guitar. The majority of their best materials, ironically, was compiled by their over-30 husband-wife creation group, Scott and Vivian …

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Curved Air

Probably one of the most dramatically accomplished of all rings lumped into Britain’s past due-’60s prog explosion, Curved Atmosphere was formed in early 1970 by violinist Darryl Method, a graduate from the Royal University of Music, and two past people of Sisyphus, key pad participant Francis Monkman and drummer Florian …

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