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Linn County

An unusual later-’60s music group that combined horn-embellished soul-rock with an increase of interesting materials utilizing jazz-colored arrangements and relatively spacy songwriting. There have been few parallels because of this kind of matter at that time, other than possibly the just slightly much less obscure Insect Trust. A group, but …

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Bozo Allegro

The Minnesota jazz-pop sextet Bozo Allegro is made up of members who select to put into practice simply first names: Diane (saxophones/vocals), Clay (saxophone/vocals), Rebekka (keyboards/vocals), John (guitar/vocals), Tag (bass/vocals), and Brian (drums). The group’s root base lie inside a precursor music group, Shearman & the Sharks, a mainly “rehearsal” …

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Uncle Sammy

Through their fusion of Steely Dan-influenced pop and schooled jamming, Uncle Sammy continues the task of early jam bands like God Street Wine. Some of their materials is totally instrumental, there’s a distinctive melodic sensibility to it that comes combined with the chance for experimentation. The music group was produced …

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William S. Burroughs

The elder statesman of literature’s Defeat Generation — and, by extension, from the American underground culture — few figures beyond the music sphere exerted a larger influence over rock & roll than novelist William S. Burroughs. A provocative, questionable amount famed for his exclusive cut-up prose visual, Burroughs resided the …

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Heavy Merge

The jazz band Heavy Merge was founded in NEW YORK in 1997 by bassist Orlando Marin, Jr. and vocalist Genevieve Gazon. Their 1st gig collectively was at an area club known as The Dark Celebrity Lounge. The band’s music is usually a combination they prefer to contact Latin funk and …

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Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty was a favorite music giant by the end from the ’70s, because of the tune “Baker Road” as well as the record City to Town. His career longer predated that fixture of Best 40 radio, nevertheless; indeed, by enough time he lower “Baker Road” Rafferty got already been …

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Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren’s best-known music — the Carole Ruler pastiche “We Found the Light,” the ballads “Hi there, It’s Me personally” and “May We BE Friends,” as well as the goofy novelty “Bang for the Drum ALL DAY LONG” — claim that he’s a talented pop craftsman, but only that. Using …

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Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night time have scored a succession of 21 strike singles, including eleven Best Tens, and twelve consecutive gold albums from 1969 to 1975, because of the slick, sometimes soulful vocal harmonies of singers Danny Hutton, Chuck Negron, and Cory Wells and a fantastic ear for quality material. While …

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Jim Keltner

Jim Keltner is among several session music artists who achieved near super-stardom in the beginning of the 1970s, amid the explosion of saving work from the ex-members from the Beatles — along with Leon Russell, Klaus Voorman, Billy Preston, Jim Gordon, and Bobby Whitlock, to mention just a couple, his …

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Peter Eldridge

Peter Eldridge belongs in the celebrated custom of melodic poets, most famously represented by such disparate voices while Stevie Question, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Wayne Taylor, and Steely Dan — vocalist/songwriters who also write catchy, beautiful music with insightful lyrics that are both personal and common. These are a few …

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