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William Robinson, Jr was born in 1940 in Detroit. He grew up in a poor neighborhood, and was brought up by his elder sister after his mother died when William was young.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:12

A Short Biog of Herman's Hermits on ZANI

The Heartbeats formed in Manchester (UK) in 1963 and the original line-up was Keith Hopwood (guitar and vocals), Derek “Lek” Leckenby (guitar and vocals), Karl Green (bass and vocals), and Jan Barry Whitwam (drums).
Monday, 07 March 2016 14:38

A Brief History of Manfred Mann


The band formed in 1963, after Manfred Mann met Mike Hugg at a Bultin’s Holiday Camp in Clacton (UK).
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 12:56

Rocket 88: The first Rock'n'Roll record?

Rock’n’Roll, the genre, did not acquire its name until the mid 50s.
Roberta Joan Anderson was born in 1943 in Fort McLeod, Alberta. Aged 11 onwards she was raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Monday, 08 February 2016 19:25

The Complete History of Blue Suede Shoes

The most famous shoes of the rock and roll era were Carl Perkins's Blue Suede shoes.
Iain Stewart Macmillan was born in 1938 in Dundee, Scotland. He attended the Dundee High School, graduated in 1954
Leonard (1917-1969) and Phil Chess (1921- ) were two young Jewish immigrants from Poland. In the late 20s they started in the liquor business and soon owned a night club and several bars in Chicago's Southside.
Monday, 14 December 2015 15:35

A  Brief Biography of Georgie Fame on ZANI

Clive Powel was born in 1943 in Leigh, Lancashire. His interests in music grew from entertaining the family then participating in musical evenings across the street in the church hall.
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 18:42

A Short Biog of Andrew Loog Oldham on ZANI

Andrew Loog Oldham was born in 1944 in Paddington, West London.
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