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Sniff ‘n’ the Tears

Best remembered because of their 1978 hit “Driver’s Chair,” London-based brand-new influx combo Sniff ‘n’ the Tears emerged in the remnants from the little-known Ashes of Moon, which disbanded in 1974 after failing woefully to stir up very much label interest. The average person members from the music group scattered …

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Ray Noble

Ray Noble had an unusual career. Perhaps most obviously as the author of “THE Considered You,” “I Hadn’t Anyone Right up until You,” “The Contact of Your Lip area,” “Goodnight Sweetheart” and “Cherokee” (in addition to leader from the orchestra which supported the favorite radio display of Edgar Bergen), Noble …

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Turner Layton

Early American vaudeville and show tunes pianist/composer Turner Layton is best-known for his use lyricist Henry Creamer. Their most well-known songs consist of “AFTER YOU HAVE Eliminated” (1918), “Dear Aged Southland” (1921), and “Method Down Yonder in New Orleans” (1922). The duo performed vaudeville over the U.S. and in European …

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Tarik O’Regan

Tarik O’Regan began the 21st hundred years as a digital unknown and continued to become probably one of the most played, commissioned, and recorded Uk composers of his generation. He offers written music generally in most styles, but his choral functions have been specifically effective, as evidenced by Threshold of …

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Paris Connection

Another of Alec R. Costandinos’ one-off albums in the past due ’70s, Paris Connection discovers the superstar Euro-disco manufacturer going for a rather hands-off function as sometimes-collaborator Raymond Knehnetsky grips the arrangements and far from the composing. This record is notable because of its Euro-disco variations of “You’ve Shed That …

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Greedy Bastards

By 1977, Slim Lizzy were on the move. Johnny the Fox, their last record, got consolidated their introduction through the cult confines where that they had hitherto spent their period; focus on their following record, established to emerge as Poor Reputation, had been underway; as well as the band’s last …

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The Passions

The Passions were a post-punk music group formed by guitarist/vocalist Barbara Gogan, bassist Claire Bidwell, drummer Richard Williams, vocalist Mitch Barker, and guitarist Clive Temperley. Ahead of developing in 1978, a lot of the associates acquired spent amount of time in various other groups. Especially, Temperley was an ex girlfriend …

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London Baroque

London Baroque is among the most highly respected and widely admired ensembles specialized in the performance of Baroque chamber music. The group’s wide repertory provides included familiar aswell as virtually unidentified functions from the time including the past due 16th towards the middle 18th generations. London Baroque includes four players …

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The Merton Parkas

The Merton Parkas, taking their name from their house in South London (Merton) as well as the classic mod-wear (the parka), are another footnote in the Uk mod revival from the past due ’70s (which itself was only a footnote in music history). Shaped by brothers Mick Talbot (keyboards) and …

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Scritti Politti

Scritti Politti may be the principal automobile for Welsh singer/songwriter Green Gartside. Few statistics in pop music can state Gartside’s distinctive qualifications: an musician who started in London’s subcutaneous underground in the past due ’70s but eventually rose to the very best from the U.K. pop graphs, a significant devotee …

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