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Tag Archives: 1970s – 1980s

New Grass Revival

New Lawn Revival, shaped in 1972 by 4 former members from the Bluegrass Alliance, flourished in ten years when numerous organizations took traditional bluegrass and changed it to different levels. The group was effective enough to really have the group’s name turn into a common label: “newgrass.” The band’s picture, …

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Alessi Brothers

Similar twins Billy and Bobby Alessi were blessed on Lengthy Island in 1954, In 1977, they hit number seven within the U.K. with “Oh Lori,” and in 1982 they strike number 71 within the U.S. with “SET ASIDE Your Appreciate,” producing them one-hit miracles on both edges from the Atlantic, …

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Newcleus

Newcleus contributed a genuine electro common in “Jam onto it,” a high Ten R&B strike that is immortalized on a huge selection of hip-hop mixtapes and frequently contained in even techno DJs’ pieces. The roots of the group place within a 1977 Brooklyn DJ collective referred to as Jam-On Productions, …

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Radio Stars

Following end of the underachieving glam supergroup Plane in 1976, the air Stars were produced by ex-John’s Children vocalist Andy Ellison,Sparks exile Martin Gordon (bass, songwriting), and Ian MacLeod (guitar) in 1977. Afterwards adding Steve Perry on drums, the group agreed upon to Chiswick Information and released its debut record, …

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Neu!

While small known and fairly unheralded during its short existence, the Krautrock duo Neu! ensemble a large darkness over later years of music artists and offered as a significant influence on performers as different as David Bowie, Sonic Youngsters, Pere Ubu, Julian Deal, and Stereolab. Neu! created in Düsseldorf, Germany, …

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Material

Probably one of the most high-profile tasks from the endlessly prolific bassist and maker Bill Laswell, Materials pioneered a groundbreaking fusion of jazz, funk, and punk that also incorporated components of hip-hop and globe music prior to either’s entrance in to the mass cultural awareness. Shaped in 1979, the very …

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The Mary Jane Girls

Just like Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6 wouldn’t have existed without Prince, the Mary Jane Women were developed by Rick Adam and were quite definitely a product from the funkster’s imagination. The group’s name was coined in the past due ’70s, when Adam employed them as history performers for his …

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Naggo Morris

Although Dolphin “Naggo” Morris is most likely best remembered because the man who replaced singer and bassist Leroy Sibbles within the Heptones in 1977, he also documented several stunning singles by himself, including the traditional “Su Su Pon Rasta” (made by the Mighty Two, Errol Thompson, and Joe Gibbs) in …

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Mass Production

A funk band located in Norfolk, Virginia, Mass Creation scored twelve charting R&B singles from 1977 through 1982 for the Cotillion label. Their early ten-member lineup contains LeCoy Bryant, Kevin Douglas, Wayne Drumgole, Agnes “Tiny” Kelly, Larry Marshall, Gregory McCoy, Rodney Phelps, Emmanuel Redding, Ricardo Williams, and Tyrone Williams. “Firecracker,” …

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Quartz

Quartz arrived of the Uk hard rock and roll hotbed of Birmingham to become listed on the New Influx of Uk Heavy Metal motion in the later ’70s. Using a lineup that included John Bonham-associate Mike Hopkins and potential Dark Sabbath keyboardist Geoff Nichols, these were in fact founded beneath …

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