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One String Sam

Not much is well known approximately One String Sam, an eccentric road musician who walked into Joe’s Record Store on Hastings Road in Detroit in 1956 and recorded two odd and unforgettable monitors, “I WANT one hundred dollars” and “My Baby Ooo,” on the fretless, one- string instrument which was …

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Anita Ward

Vocalist Anita Ward is most famous for her 1979 disco one “Band My Bell,” lots one pop strike within the U.S. as well as the U.K. Delivered on Dec 20, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee, Ward created a pastime in music — especially gospel — young. She continued to sing using …

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A Tribe Called Quest

Without question probably the most smart, artistic rap group through the 1990s, A Tribe Called Quest jump-started and perfected the hip-hop option to hardcore and gangsta rap. Essentially, they deserted the macho posturing rap music have been built upon, and concentrated rather on abstract beliefs and message paths. The “sucka …

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The Tymes

The Tymes began because the Latineers in 1956. This Philadelphia ensemble’s founding users were Donald Banking institutions, Albert Berry, Norman Burnett, and George Hilliard. Following a four-year apprenticeship within the city’s golf club circuit, they transformed their name towards the Tymes in 1960 and added business lead vocalist George Williams. …

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Marsha Ambrosius

Shortly after the finish of her gold-selling R&B act Floetry, singer, songwriter, and producer Marsha Ambrosius — whose biggest claim to fame like a writer is Michael Jackson’s Top 20 hit “Butterflies” — signed with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath label. Nothing at all originated from the short-lived alliance. During innovative limbo, …

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The New Pornographers

The Vancouver indie rock supergroup the brand new Pornographers feature the talents of Zumpano’s Carl Newman, the Evaporators’ John Collins, Destroyer’s Dan Bejar, cartoonist/filmmaker Blaine Thurier, drummer Fisher Rose, and guest vocalist Neko Case. Newman began the music group in 1996 like a lark after liberating Zumpano’s Goin’ Through Adjustments; …

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MIDIval PunditZ

Based in Fresh Dehli, India, the MIDIval PunditZ are one of the contemporary Indian outfits that combine high-tech electronica with a solid raga impact. The MIDIval PunditZ aren’t traditional Indian traditional music ? la Ravi Shankar, Bikram Ghosh or Ali Akbar Khan. Nevertheless, their club-friendly digital experimentation is seriously affected …

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The Mission UK

Explained by critics as melodramatic and bombastic, the Objective, as they had been known within their native U.K. (their name needed to be transformed in America due to a Philadelphia R&B music group using the same moniker), non-etheless attracted a primary target audience of goth rock and roll fans. The …

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The Maytals

The consummate vocal group, the Maytals are inextricably linked with Jamaica’s music history, and their longer and prolific profession has seen the group in the forefront of just about any shift in music direction until the ragga period. Their influence continues to be therefore vast, both on the homeland and …

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The Suicide Machines

Although some mistake alterna-ska punkers the Suicide Machines to be from California, where a lot of the genre’s bands result from, they’re actually Detroit natives. Starting in the first ’90s, the quartet was founded by Jason Navarro (vocals) and Dan Lukacinsky (acoustic guitar/vocals), who noticed some members arrive and proceed …

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