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The Singing Nuns

The Performing Nuns’ music has taken them definately not their Washington state house over time, but never definately not their religious roots. They have already been documenting albums since 1980, mainly Gregorian chants and Catholic hymns. There is also recorded Irish music and several Xmas albums. The spiritual sisters participate …

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Mingus Dynasty

Started soon after bassist/leader Charles Mingus’ death in 1979, Mingus Dynasty provides featured a lot of his best alumni in spirited concerts and recordings. Not absolutely all from the records appear to the amount of Mingus’ greatest shows (the bassist is actually skipped), but many recapture his heart. The group …

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The Noise

In the mid-’90s a Puerto Rican collective of DJs, rappers, and producers called the Noise hosted a long-lasting group of club nights in San Juan which were crucial to the development and popularization of reggaeton. The metropolitan design of Latin music, which increased to industrial prominence roughly ten years afterwards, …

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New Coon Creek Girls

Shaped by John Lair in 1979, the brand new Coon Creek Girls continued the bluegrass tradition set up by Lair’s original Coon Creek Girls in the 1930s. Just like he had using the first group, Lair marketed the brand new Coon Creek Women through his radio present and concert hall, …

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Ray Smith

Ray Smith was a rockabilly and nation singer who all recorded for the legendary Sunlight Information label, and is most beneficial remembered for his 1958 strike “Rockin’ Small Angel.” Smith was created on Oct 31, 1938 in Melber, KY, where his dad supported his family members being a sharecropper and …

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Love and Kisses

Best-known for performing the theme music from your 1978 disco film Thank God It’s Fri — that was probably disco’s most well-known movie following to Sunday Night Fever — Love and Kisses was the creation of producer/songwriter Alec R. Costandinos. With Like and Kisses, Costandinos tended to prefer lush, shiny …

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Jon & Vangelis

Jon Anderson, business lead singer of progressive rock and roll titans Yes, and Greek synthesizer genius Vangelis released 4 collaborative albums of arty electronic pop as Jon & Vangelis between 1980 and 1991, rating a small number of international strike singles. Both had worked collectively before — Vangelis is at …

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Libana

Libana is a distinctive feminist executing group whose interpretations of cultural and religious woman-themed music from around the world have already been performed in educational organizations, folk/ethnic occasions, and women’s music and cultural celebrations across THE UNITED STATES. Libana was created in 1979 when 25 ladies came collectively to explore …

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Johnny Pace

b. c. 1927, USA, d. 1979, USA. Hardly any is known concerning this vocalist whose interesting vocal sound enticed the interest of trumpeter Chet Baker. Speed was brought in to the documenting studio room in the past due 50s to record with Baker’s quintet, including flautist Herbie Mann, pianist Joe …

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Devonsquare

Devonsquare has spearheaded north New England’s modern folk music for a lot more than 2 decades. Dubbed the “primary folk and move music group” by periodic songwriter/collaborator Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step, the Portland, ME-based trio is constantly on the successfully established warm, three-way harmonies to infectious, hook-laden, acoustic-based agreements. …

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