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Slim & Slam

Slim & Sam were a novelty duo that formed in 1936, comprising guitarist/singer Slim Gaillard and bassist Slam Stewart. The pair’s initial recording jointly, “Flat Feet Floogie,” would also end up being their biggest strike aswell, although other minimal hits implemented through the first ’40s (including “Tutti Frutti” and “Laughin’ …

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Stereophonics

A bright new sound in U.K. substitute rock within the ’90s and in to the brand-new millennium, Stereophonics had been made up of vocalist/guitarist Kelly Jones, bassist Richard Jones, guitarist Adam Zindani, and drummer Jamie Morrison. These were shaped in Cwmaman, South Wales, originally because the teenage cover music group …

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Slide Hampton

Slide Hampton is a okay trombonist and arranger because the mid-’50s, assisting to keep the custom of bop alive both in his using and his composing. After dealing with Pal Johnson (1955-1956) and Lionel Hampton, he became a significant drive in Maynard Ferguson’s exceptional big music group of 1957-1959. He …

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Slick Rick

Slick Rick foreshadowed and epitomized the pimpster attitude of several rappers through the past due ’80s and early ’90s, with silver chains, his brand eye-patch, and recordings which were believe it or not misogynistic — “Deal with Her Such as a Prostitute,” for instance, became an underground strike in 1988, …

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State Radio

The combination of indie rock songwriting, socially conscious lyrics, and roots reggae rhythms is definitely a staple within the jam band world, and State Radio delivers on all counts. A Boston-based trio led by vocalist and principal songwriter Chad Urmston (a previous person in Vermont jamsters Dispatch), Condition Radio largely …

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Terry Lynn

Forgoing the sunshiny melodies and positive emails typically within reggae, Terry Lynn produced a conscious decision early in her job to approach Jamaican music with an activist’s mindset, performing songs about crime and inner city poverty instead of happiness and appreciate. Growing up because the youngest of nine kids in …

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Starship

Starship was a music group developed by the negotiation of the lawsuit. Notwithstanding this wondering starting, the group continued to some hits within the mid-’80s, like the chart-toppers “We Constructed This Town,” “Sara,” and “Nothing’s Gonna End Us Today” within a refined, mainstream pop/rock and roll style before breaking up …

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Sky Saxon

Following the breakup from the seminal psychedelic garage punk band the Seeds in 1969, frontman Sky Saxon (delivered Richard Marsh) embarked on an erratic solo career among stints being a mystical guru in Hawaii. A lot of his post-Seeds function fit the mildew of the inquisitive 1960s relic, a hippie …

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Paul Chambers

Among the best bassists of 1955-1965, Paul Chambers was one of the primary in jazz to consider creative bowed solos (apart from Slam Stewart, who also hummed together with his bowing). He was raised in Detroit, where he was area of the fertile regional jazz picture. After touring with Paul …

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Tela

Hip-hopper Tela came busting from Memphis in 1996 having a agreement for the Suave Home label (Eightball & MJG). 1st album Little bit of Brain made an appearance in November of this year; Right now or Never adopted in past due 1998, and Globe Ain’t Enuff in fall 2000.

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