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(b. 1941) American singer and songwriter

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Agnes 'Sis' Cunningham

Agnes 'Sis' Cunningham  

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B. 19 February 1909, Watonga, Oklahoma, USA, d. 27 June 2004, New Paltz, New York, USA. After leaving school, Cunningham went to college, and later took up teaching. It was ...
Al Kooper

Al Kooper  

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B. 5 February 1944, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Kooper embarked upon a professional music career in 1959 as guitarist in the Royal Teens, who had enjoyed a novelty hit the ...
Al Perkins

Al Perkins  

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B. 18 January 1944, Texas, USA. Guitarist Perkins was with Don Henley, later of the Eagles, in the late 60s band Shiloh. He replaced ‘Sneaky’ Pete Kleinow in the Flying ...
Alan Pasqua

Alan Pasqua  

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B. 28 June 1952, New Jersey, USA. Pasqua began playing piano at the age of seven. Although his studies covered both classical and jazz, it was to the latter that ...
Alan Price

Alan Price  

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B. 19 April 1941, Fairfield, Co. Durham, England. From the age of eight Price taught himself the piano, guitar and bass and lost no time in playing with local bands ...
Albert Grossman

Albert Grossman  

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B. 1926, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 25 January 1986. Nicknamed ‘the floating Buddah’ or ‘the Bear’ this stout impresario's Windy City club, Gate Of Horn, was a showcase for Big ...
Alexander 'Skip' Spence

Alexander 'Skip' Spence  

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B. Alexander Lee Spence, 18 April 1946, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, d. 16 April 1999, Santa Cruz, California, USA. Alexander ‘Skip’ Spence played a pivotal role in the history of several ...
Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg  

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(1926–1997)US poet and leading figure of the Beat group of writers, who first came to prominence in the 1950s.The son of poor Jewish immigrants from Russia, Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey, ...
Alpha Band

Alpha Band  

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Formed in 1976, the Alpha Band was a trio comprising T-Bone Burnett (b. Joseph Henry Burnett, 14 January 1948, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; vocals/guitar), David Mansfield (b. 1956, USA; vocals/guitar) ...
Amos Lee

Amos Lee  

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B. 1977, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After qualifying as a schoolteacher, Lee began singing professionally. Almost at once, his thoughtful take on smooth contemporary mildly jazzy pop struck a ...
Andy Statman

Andy Statman  

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B. 1950, New York City, New York, USA. Born into a musical and religious atmosphere, Statman was influenced by Jewish cantors and klezmer music. A change came when he heard ...
Andy White

Andy White  

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B. 28 May 1962, Belfast, Northern Ireland. White was born into a household that brewed creative endeavour, with his father a journalist, his mother a voracious reader and his grandmother ...
Another Side Of Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan album)

Another Side Of Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan album)  

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On this album it was clear that the artist was becoming bored with straight folk. Although still acoustic, with a great deal more piano tinkling, his left-thinking devotees began to ...
Anthony Thistlethwaite

Anthony Thistlethwaite  

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B. 31 August 1955, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England. Part of the Waterboys ’ line-up when they recorded their three greatest albums, A Pagan Place (1984), This Is The Sea (1985) and ...
April Barrows

April Barrows  

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B. 28 April 1954, Milford, Connecticut, USA. At the age of five Barrows moved with her family to northern California where she grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. ...
Area Code 615

Area Code 615  

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After Bob Dylan’s Nashville Skyline in 1969, it became fashionable to record in Nashville. Hence, New York record producer Elliot Mazer went to Nashville and took noted session men - ...
Arthur Baker

Arthur Baker  

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B. 22 April 1955, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Baker began in music as a club DJ in Boston, Massachusetts, playing soul and R&B for the clubbers. He moved into production for ...
Association

Association  

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One of the most attractive sunshine pop harmony bands of the mid-60s, the Association was formed by Gary Alexander (b. 25 September 1943, USA; vocals/guitar), Russ Giguere (b. 18 October ...
At Budokan (Bob Dylan album)

At Budokan (Bob Dylan album)  

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This live double album, recorded in Tokyo in 1978, is practically a best-of in disguise. Dylan focuses on the older material in his repertoire, reaching back to the 60s for ...
Band

Band  

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When the Band emerged in 1968 with Music From Big Pink, they were already a seasoned and cohesive unit. Four of the band, Robbie Robertson (b. Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 ...

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