Archive for the ‘Stories of artists’ Category

Then: hhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G4jnaznUoQ Now:

King Mob is a brand new English beat combo comprising guitar legend Chris Spedding (Roxy Music, Elton John, John Cale, Paul McCartney), Glen Matlock – bass (Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, Faces), Martin Chambers – drums (Pretenders), Stephen W Parsons aka Snips – vocals (film composer and vocalist of legendary 70’s band Sharks) and introducing hot   Read More …

Categories: News, Stories of artists

Imogen Heap has teamed-up with popular Indian composers Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani in Rajisthan. The Grammy award-winning British singer, composer and producer headed to the opulent Samode Palace in Rajasthan to meet up with the two composers and push the boundaries of music. They began working on a composition that was based on Rabindranath   Read More …

Categories: Stories of artists

Forrest’s voice-over: One time a young man was staying with us, and he had with him a guitar case. Elvis: (sings) “Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbit, and you ain’t no friend of mine.” Forrest’s legs rock back and forth to the guitar. Mrs. Gump: Forrest! I told you not to bother this nice   Read More …

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Samuel Cook (1931 – 1964) was an American gospel, R&B, soul and pop singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the pioneers and founders of soul music. He is commonly known as the King of Soul for his vocal abilities and influence on the modern world of music. His contribution in   Read More …

Categories: Stories of artists

Innate talent, enthralling voices, revolutionary tunes. However, lack of time. They all turned out to be fabulous artists, but time was not on their side. Buddy Holly (23 years old), Ritchie Valens (18), Otis Redding (26) were oldies singers that left too soon. Charles Hardin Holley (1936 – 1959), known professionally as Buddy Holly, was   Read More …

Categories: Stories of artists

’50s Teen Queens: And my special mention, Mary Weiss ( The Shangri-Las):

This video – ’50s Teen Idols – inspired me to do my own top. So, here they are: Definitely, John Lennon: Paul McCartney: Frankie Avalon: Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits): Bobby Vee: Dion