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John Dee Holeman

Followers of Piedmont blues while performed by famous brands the late John Jackson and John “Bowling Green” Cephas should your guitar and vocal stylings of John Dee Holeman, that has several recordings which are easily available. Holeman continues to be located in Durham, NEW YORK since 1954. Over time, tobacco …

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John D. Loudermilk

Although his music isn’t exactly weird, John D. Loudermilk was among the weirdest statistics of early rock and roll & roll. A lot more famous being a songwriter when compared to a performer (although he produced plenty of information), his materials was extremely erratic. He could add the most mindless, …

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Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra

b. 17 Feb 1907, Kiev, Ukraine, d. 1 March 1982, Greenville, NEW YORK, USA. Spivak discovered to try out trumpet as a little child we were young in america. In his mid-teens he became a member of Paul Specht’s orchestra where he continued to be until 1930, shifting towards the …

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Janis Martin

Janis Martin was a distinctive figure in the annals of rockabilly — there have been other women employed in that male-dominated field (Lorrie Collins for just one), but Martin was the main one dubbed “the feminine Elvis Presley” by RCA, reportedly using the authorization of Colonel Tom Parker. This is …

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Wilbert Harrison

Perceived by casual oldies devotees being a two-hit question (for his 1959 chart-topper “Kansas City” along with a heartwarming “Let’s INTERACT” a complete decade later on), Wilbert Harrison actually left out a varied body system of function that combined an interesting melange of musical idioms into something quite distinctive. Nation …

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Etta Baker

Guitarist Etta Baker quietly enjoyed among the blues’ most enduring professions, employed in almost total obscurity and saving only on the rarest of events even though honing her build through the entire greater area of the 20th hundred years. Blessed in Caldwell State, NC, on March 31, 1913, she was …

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DuBose Heyward

Porgy & Bess writer Dubose Heyward wrote fiction and brief stories through the 1920s and 1930s that centered on the lives of dark Americans living around the waterfront of Charleston, SC. Heyward and his wife, Dorothy, dramatized his most effective novels, leading to main Broadway successes, specifically Porgy & Bess, …

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Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes is really a generation-spanning acoustic guitar hero; he wasn’t from grade college when a few of his best-known collaborators had been in the peak of the popularity, but he’s gained a powerful status for his fiery acoustic guitar function, steeped in blues and Southern rock and roll traditions, …

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Floyd “Dipper Boy” Council

b. 2 Sept 1911, Chapel Hill, NEW YORK, USA, d. June 1976, Sanford, NEW YORK, USA. Sometimes referred to as Dipper Boy or The Devil’s Daddy-In-Law, Council discovered to try out blues acoustic guitar (and in addition mandolin) in his youngsters and played within the roads of his city in …

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Lee Andrews

Among the finest R&B vocal sets of the ’50s, the Philadelphia-based Lee Andrews & the Hearts specialized in even ballads and were influenced by similar vocal serves just like the Moonglows, the Orioles, the Drifters, the 5 Royales, the Five Tips, the Midnighters, as well as the Ravens, even though …

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