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Rodgers & Hammerstein

Composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, II (1895-1960) both had extensive professions in Broadway theatre music before they scored their initial hit as well as Oklahoma! in 1943. Rodgers, 1st teamed with Lorenz Hart (1895-1943), with whom he obtained some Broadway successes that started once the team’s music …

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Leon Redbone

While his gravelly baritone and omnipresent fedora, dark glasses, and Groucho Marx mustache produced him one of the most distinct and recognizable characters in popular music, little is well known concerning the neo-vaudeville crooner Leon Redbone. Throughout his profession, he steadfastly refused to divulge any information regarding his history or …

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Lena Martell

British isles cabaret singer, composer, and BBC television host Lena Martell released many renditions of standards and country-tinged pop confections over the Pye label through the entire 1970s. Blessed in Glasgow, Scotland, Martell started singing at age 11 with her eldest brother’s music group. After his untimely loss of life, …

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Salvatore Adamo

A enthusiasm for music and an emotion-tinged vocal quality has produced Salvatore Adamo probably one of the most commercially effective singers in European countries and one of the very most popular Italian immigrants surviving in Belgium. Since his debut recording, Vous Permettez Monsieur, changed him into an internationally acknowledged celebrity, …

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Hugh Shannon

b. 1921, De Soto, Missouri, USA, d. 1982, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Of Irish descent, Shannon grew up by his grandparents after his mom passed away in childbirth and his teenage dad was struggling to deal. He took performing and piano lessons from early child years. While going to the …

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Jean Sablon

France crooner Jean Sablon was often in comparison to such big brands seeing that Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin. During his music profession, he documented with a number of the world’s best music artists, including Django Reinhardt, André Ekyan, Stéphane Grappelli, and Michel Warlop, amongst others. Sablon initial …

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Jeff Clyne

b. Jeffrey Ovid Clyne, 29 January 1937, London, Britain. An admirer of Scott La Faro, Eddie Gomez, Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke, Clyne is really a versatile performer for the electrical and regular basses and was very much in demand through the entire 60s and 70s for his capability to …

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Jane Olivor

Jane Cohen from Brooklyn, NY, remade herself into French-style cabaret vocalist Jane Olivor within the downtown Manhattan golf club scene of the first ’70s. Utilizing an emphatic design that reminded some listeners of People from france chanteuse Edith Piaf among others of fellow Brooklynite Barbra Streisand, Olivor constructed a pursuing …

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Jane Birkin

The heavy-breathing vocalist using one of the very most infamous chart-toppers in Uk history, Jane Birkin enjoyed an extended film and recording career. Delivered in London in 1946, she implemented in her mother’s footsteps and started acting on the Kensington Academy in London. While still an adolescent, she produced her …

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Janie Jones

b. Marion Mitchell, Seaham, Co. Durham, Britain. A previous Windmill Theatre gal and sister of vocalist Valerie Mitchell, Janie Jones is normally even more renowned for scandal than her short recording profession. Her many 60s singles included ‘Witches Brew’ (1965), a UK Best 50 strike popularized by pirate radio, but …

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