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P.F. Sloan

A seminal shape in the evolution of Western Coastline pop, singer/songwriter P.F. Sloan made up and produced a few of the most long lasting records from the 1960s. While his single efforts stay folk-rock cult classics, these were hardly advertised by longtime label Dunhill, and his following exit from the …

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Maurice el Medioni

b. 18 Sept 1928, Oran, Algeria. A Jewish pianist, Un Medioni first used the piano aged nine. Following a Allied invasion of Algeria in 1942, he performed the strikes of your day in pubs frequented by American troops from whom who he learnt jazz, boogie woogie and Cuban rumba. Following …

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Orenda Fink

Although Orenda Fink made her 1st splash because the songwriting partner of Maria Taylor, she also became a respectable bandleader and solo musician in her personal correct, drawing upon from Haitian folk music to pop/rock along the way. Fink and Taylor 1st launched their collaboration as students in the Alabama …

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Michael Franks

Michael Franks occupied a uniquely popular market in the wonderful world of soft jazz and pop music in the 1970s; he was one particular crossover performers who defied easy category on the air (which produced him perfect for Radio of the time), and discovered an audience mainly among university students. …

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Najma

Najma (given birth to: Najma Akhtar) offers quickly increased to top of the echelon of Indian music. Although blessed in Britain, Najma has continued to be rooted within the pop and film music of her ancestral house. Music from her 1987 debut record, Qareeb, were highlighted in Hanif Quereishi’s film, …

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Jimi Hendrix

In his brief four-year reign being a superstar, Jimi Hendrix extended the vocabulary from the electric rock and roll guitar a lot more than anyone before or since. Hendrix was a get good at at coaxing all types of unexpected sonics from his device, frequently with innovative amplification tests that …

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Roy Milton

As in-the-pocket drummer of his personal leap blues combo, the Sound Senders, Roy Milton is at a perfect placement to operate a vehicle his outfit just like hard or soft as he thus desired. Along with his stellar feeling of golf swing, Milton did that; his constant backbeat on his …

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Maxwell Davis

Like a prolific all-purpose maker/songwriter/sideman, tenor saxman Maxwell Davis filled a number of the same pivotal functions within the 1950s LA R&B picture that Willie Dixon handled thus skillfully in Chicago. Davis organized and produced an array of Western world Coast periods for Contemporary, Aladdin, as well as other postwar …

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Mark Olson

In 1995, Tag Olson remaining the Jayhawks following a stormy decade of installation success and ventured from his own to keep going after his vision of honest, earthy Americana music. The Jayhawks forced on without Olson and, helmed by fresh main songwriter Gary Louris, the music group going off into …

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Rocío Jurado

Nicknamed La Más Grande, Spanish singer and actress Rocío Jurado started carrying out flamenco at an extremely early age, debuting in the silver screen in 1962 with Los Guerrilleros, performing alongside Manolo Escobar. She performed her first primary function in 1966’s Proceso a una Estrella, and in addition starred in …

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