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Orpheus

Boston’s Orpheus made four albums in the late ’60s and early ’70s which were something of the antecedent to soft rock and roll. Although some from the associates had root base in the folk picture, and although these were lumped along with the heavier and even more psychedelic rings that …

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Rev. F.W. McGee

Expertly blending lively congregational singing with highly effective preaching, the Reverend F.W. McGee was being among the most well-known nation gospel performers from the pre-Depression period. Created Ford Washington McGee in Winchester, Tennessee on Oct 5, 1890, he grew up mainly in Hillsboro, Tx; married at age 20, within a …

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May Blitz

Might Blitz was among the 1st four rings signed by eminent progressive and large rock and roll label, Vertigo, along with long term legends Dark Sabbath, Uriah Heep, as well as the largely forgotten Juicy Lucy, whose less fortunate destiny they might unfortunately share, in the long run. Although usually …

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Secos & Molhados

Shaped in 1971 by Ney Matogrosso (vocalist), Gerson Conrad (vocalist/composer/violão) and João Ricardo (singer/composer/violão/harmonica), Secos & Molhados is certainly inscribed within a privileged group of few rings and musicians who led Brazil from bossa nova through Tropicália after that to Brazilian rock and roll, a method which just blossomed in …

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Leslie Kong

Among reggae’s earliest & most successful makers, Leslie Kong was instrumental in getting the music to a global audience. Created in Kingston, Jamaica in 1933, he later on joined along with his three brothers to possess and operate Beverley’s, a mixture snow cream parlor and record shop in the city’s …

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Derek & the Dominos

Derek & the Dominos was an organization formed simply by guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton (given birth to Eric Patrick Clapp, March 30, 1945, Ripley, Surrey, Britain) with other former users of Delaney & Bonnie & Close friends, in the springtime of 1970. All of those other lineup was Bobby Whitlock (b. …

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Wade Ward

Although Wade Ward made his living like a Virginia farmer, his long lasting legacy is that of a strongly talented banjo participant who emerged from a talented musical family in the first area of the 20th century. It had been Ward’s older sibling, Crockett, who was simply his main impact. …

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Jay & the Americans

Though that they had a couple of hits over the 1960s, Jay & the Americans were a throwback to a previous era within their doo wop-influenced vocals, neatly groomed, short-haired appearance, and mixture of pop/rock and roll with operatic schmaltz. Constructed round the neck-bulging upper-register vocals of David Blatt aka …

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Jan Dukes de Grey

Jan Dukes de Gray was a unusual progressive folk-rock clothing who were among the last works of their kind signed to England’s Decca Information — never to the Deram imprint, which had began being a progressive label before finding sidetracked and muddled, but for the Decca Nova range, a short-lived, …

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Centipede

Centipede was a 50-piece jazz-rock orchestra assembled past due in 1970 by pianist Keith Tippett (b. 1947) to be able to perform his large-scale conceptual function “Septober Energy.” Composed of a primary of musicians attracted from Tippett’s personal music group as well as the orbit from the Smooth Machine and …

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