Music (130)

Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:50

A Short Biog of Wilson Pickett on ZANI

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Wilson Pickett was born in 1941, in Prattville, Alabama and the fourth of 11 children. The family moved to Detroit in his mid-teens and he sang in several Baptist church choirs. His forceful, passionate style of singing was developed between the sacred and the secular whilst singing on the streets with the other kids.
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 18:36

Wot's Wot in Bovver Rock

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I was waiting at a chemist with a brick in my hand
I needed some pills to make me feel grand
I was about to give this window my lot when ..
The cops are coming
The cops are coming
You'd better lock your door if you don't dig jail.”
Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:40

A Short Biog of King Curtis (1934 - 1971)

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Curtis Ousley was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1934. He learned to play the saxophone and was influenced by alto sax players; Earl Bostic and Louis Jordan; and tenor sax players; Illinois Jacquet, and Arnett Cobb. He started his professional career playing sax with Lionel Hampton before moving to New York City in 1953. Curtis worked under his own name and played tenor sax with Horace Silver’s jazz group.
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 19:32

A Short Biog of Steve Harley- Cockney Rebel

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Stephen Malcolm Ronald Nice was born in 1951 in Lewisham, London. He grew up in London’s New Cross area and as a child learned to play the violin, when he was 10 his parent gave him his first guitar and Stephen played in the school orchestra. By the age of 12 years, he contracted polio and spent the next four years in hospital.
Thursday, 11 January 2018 14:20

Darron J Connett Loyalty Lies Reviewed

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Loyalty Lies is an album that is on a mission, to show the world of pop that the craft of songwriting, catchy arrangements and strong production is alive and well in the year 2018. Furthermore, Darron J Connett is certainly part of the creative revolution that is challenging the mainstream music industry that it needs a huge shake up.
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