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Billy Satellite

Billy Satellite television was an Oakland, CA-based rock and roll group formed in 1983 and featuring Monty Byrom (electric guitar, vocals, keyboards), Danny Chauncey (electric guitar, keyboards), Ira Walker (bass), and Tom Fallettil (drums). They produced one self-titled record in 1984 that included two graph entries, “I Wanna RETURN BACK” …

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Devon Baldwin

Bay Area local Devon Baldwin is a vocalist/songwriter who all creates dreamy, sensuous pop music with forward-thinking electronic creation. The little girl of Windham Hill Information manufacturer Dawn Atkinson, Baldwin was raised singing, participating in music classes at personal college Marin Academy and documenting Kelly Clarkson-like pop/rock and roll music …

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Lewis & Clarke Expedition

The country-rock group referred to as the Lewis & Clarke Expedition evolved out of several folk bands operating around LA through the mid-’60s. Shaped by Dallas songwriter Michael Martin Murphey (beneath the guise of Travis Lewis) with Owen Castleman (executing as Boomer Clarke), the music group documented one LP in …

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Edgar Hayes & His Orchestra

b. Edgar Junius Hayes, 23 Might 1904, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, d. 28 June 1979, San Bernadino, California, USA. Hayes’ name will be connected with his tinkling, cocktail-lounge interpretation of Hoagy Carmichael’s ‘Superstar Dirt’, which emerged backed using a edition of ‘In The Disposition’, the coupling offering the piano-playing Hayes using …

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William Bergsma

Bergsma studied in Stanford College or university with the Eastman College, and in 1946 he took a posture in the Juilliard College. He participated in the curricular reforms produced at the institution through the 1940’s. He later on moved on towards the College or university of Washington, Seattle. A tonal …

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The Alley Cats

Famed for his or her lone strike, “Puddin’ n’ Tain,” the Alley Pet cats were among the many studio teams utilized by the legendary pop producer and Svengali Phil Spector. The origins from the Alley Pet cats lay in the Untouchables, a LA doo wop combo previously referred to as …

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J.D. Nicholson

b. Adam David Nicholson, 12 Apr 1917, Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 27 July 1991, LA, California, USA. Nicholson discovered to try out the piano in cathedral from age five. He afterwards emigrated towards the western coast where, inspired by the favorite black recording performers of your day, he developed a …

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Ernst Toch

The young Ernst Toch was nearly entirely self-taught like a musician; his first compositional efforts included duplicating out Mozart’s string quartets, which served as versions for his personal essays in the genre. Despite his apparent promise, nevertheless, Toch’s formal education was initially directed toward medication; soon, nevertheless, he dedicated his …

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