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John Murray Anderson

b. 20 Sept 1886, St. John’s, Newfoundland, d. 30 January 1954, NY, USA. A forward thinking movie director, producer, writer and lyricist for the musical theater, Anderson was informed in Glasgow, Scotland, and Lausanne, Switzerland, before portion using the American Bureau of Details during World Battle I. He produced his …

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Les Allen

b. 29 August 1902, London, Britain, d. 25 June 1996, Toronto, Canada. Vocalist Les Allen was created in London but immigrated to Canada at age three along with his family members. There he received musical education in both saxophone and clarinet, and shown enough skill to win magic medals at …

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Leighton Noble

b. Faye Leighton Jepsen, 25 Dec 1912, USA, d. 5 March 1994, Victoria, Vancouver Isle, English Columbia, USA. Created in NEW YORK, NY, USA, in 1937, Leighton Noble And His Orchestra instantly secured a exclusive engagement at Frank Dailey’s Meadowbrook location. The reason might have already been Noble’s earlier big …

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Donald Brian

b. 17 Feb 1877, St. John’s, Newfoundland, d. 22 Dec 1948, Great Throat, NY, USA. An professional, dancer, and vocalist, who is generally described by those that noticed him as ‘good-looking, with a circular, dimpled encounter and wavy locks.’ After moving to the united states, Brian played in a few …

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Marie Bottrell

b. Marie Diane Bottrell, 16 January 1961, London, Ontario, Canada. Motivated with the recordings she heard about Dolly Parton, she was performing with the family members band at age 11. After documenting her debut record for MBS, in 1978, she still left school to go after a solo performing career. …

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Kidd Baker

b. Ransford Baker, 1917, North Tilley, New Brunswick, Canada. His grandfather brought with him from Germany the aged family violin, so that it was anticipated that the young man would continue the family members custom and play the device. He also discovered to play acoustic guitar and in 1937, he …

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Ronnie Prophet

b. Ronald Lawrence Victor, 26 Dec 1937, Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada. Prophet, whose second cousin is certainly Canadian country vocalist Orval Prophet, grew up on a plantation but spent his adolescence playing night clubs in Montreal. In the past due 60s Ronnie, choosing that Prophet needed a lot more than honour …

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Hank MacDonald

b. 12 March 1926, Mulgrave, Nova Scotia, Canada. The family members had been musical and he discovered guitar being a youngster, afterwards adding piano, banjo, mandolin and fiddle. In the first 40s, greatly inspired by Hank Snow, he started performing in dancehalls and various other locations in the Maritime provinces …

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Eggy Ley

b. Derek Ley, 4 November 1928, London, Britain, d. 20 Dec 1995, Delta, Uk Columbia, Canada. Starting being a drummer and pianist when he was 13 years of age, Ley used soprano saxophone and by the first 50s was playing skillfully. Among the rings with which he performed had been …

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Mart Kenney

b. 12 March 1910, Canada, 8 Feb 2006, Mission, United kingdom Columbia, Canada. One of the most prominent Canadian music group leaders, Kenney shaped his initial professional orchestra in 1931 in Vancouver, United kingdom Columbia. Previously he previously caused Len Chamberlain and Sam Silverman being a clarinet and saxophone participant. …

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