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Allister

Chicago punk-pop combo Allister was formed in 1995 by vocalist/drummer Tim Rogner and guitarist Johnny Hamada, longtime classmates who first teamed within a cover band organized to try out their school talent display. The duo extended to some trio the next season after Hamada fulfilled bassist Eric “Skippy” Mueller on …

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Alvin Queen

A sharp, powerful, and swinging drummer, Alvin Queen hasn’t recorded normally as his abilities merit, but what he’s completed is consistently engaging and demanding. Queen caused George Benson and Stanley Turrentine, after that traveled to European countries with Charles Tolliver’s quartet. Through the ’70s, he caused the group Music Inc., …

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Franz Lehár

Probably the most prominent figure of the first twentieth century Viennese operetta revival, Franz Lehár ranks among history’s greatest composers within the genre. He was known most importantly for his worldwide achievement Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow). That function kicked off a vogue for Viennese operetta in the us. …

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Sheb Wooley

Among pop culture scholars, Sheb Wooley is most beneficial remembered for his past due-’50s rock & roll/comedy hit “Crimson People Eater,” which distributed over 3 million copies. But among nation music afficianados, specifically supporters of cowboy music, Sheb Wooley may be the true content, or as near as you reaches …

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All

When renowned (and frequently copied) LA punk rockers the Descendents were forced to be on hiatus in the later ’80s when vocalist Milo Aukerman still left the group to wait college full-time, the rest of the members made a decision to keep on under a different name: ALL (lifted in …

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Toxic Audio

Toxic Audio can be an a cappella quintet — comprising Jeremy James, Shalisa James, Michelle Mailhot-Valines, Rene Ruiz, and Paul Sperrazza — that got its start at the 1998 Orlando International Fringe Festival. The look of them in the festival resulted in employment with Disney/MGM Studios, where they performed six …

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The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band formed in 1972 when veteran vocalist Alex Harvey (February 5, 1935, Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland; passed away Feb 4, 1982, Zeebrugge, Belgium) teamed with battling Glasgow group Rip Gas. Zal Cleminson (created Might 4, 1949; acoustic guitar), Hugh McKenna (given birth to November 28, 1949; keyboards), …

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Spin Doctors

There have been many pseudo-hippie, jam-oriented blues rockers in NY through the early ’90s, but just the Spin Doctors managed to get big. Plus they managed to get big because not merely could they immerse themselves inside a groove, in addition they got concise pop abilities. “Small Miss CAN NOT …

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Tara Key

Tara Essential is primarily known on her behalf singing and stellar, barbed electric guitar heroics in the brand new York group Antietam. Essential started her music profession in Louisville, KY. A long time before producing the proceed to N.Con.C., she and sweetheart Tim Harris had been associates of early-’80s post-punk …

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Stanley Holloway

Stanley Holloway was an accomplished vocalist and acting professional, a disarmingly funny comedian, and an excellent monologist. The boy of the lawyer’s clerk, he was created Stanley Augustus Holloway in London’s East End on Oct 1, 1890. After employed in the office of the fish marketplace in Billingsgate, the lad …

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