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Silver Convention “Fly, Robin, Fly”

SILVER CONVENTION were a German Euro-Disco recording act of the 1970s. The group was initiated in Munich by producers and songwriters Sylvester Levay and Michael Kunze and was named after Levay, as "Silver" being Levay's nickname. Three German girls - Ramona Wulf , Penny McLean and Jackie Carter - formed the very first line-up. "FLY ROBIN FLY" was released in September 1975, as the third single from their debut album […]

today2 Aprile 2020

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Cheryl Lynn ‎”Shake It Up Tonight”

Lynda Cheryl Smith-Sunset, known better by her professional name Cheryl Lynn, is an American Disco, R&B and Soul singer, whose singing career began when she was a young girl, with her church choir. However, her professional career started during 1976, when Cheryl taped a smashing appearance in the TV special "Gong Show": After the episode was broadcast, record industry executives were calling her and she signed the first contract with […]

today1 Aprile 2020

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Kid Creole & The Coconuts “I’m A Wonderful Thing, Baby”

Kid Creole & The Coconuts is an American musical group created in 1980 by August “Kid Creole” Darnell and Andy Hernandez aka Coati Mundi. Their music incorporates a variety of styles and influences, in particular a mix of Disco, Caribbean and Latin American. The name “Kid Creole” is adapted from the Elvis Presley film “King Creole”, while “The Coconuts” is the backup group, consisting of three glamorous female singers, with […]

today1 Aprile 2020

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Wham! “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”

WHAM! were an English pop music duo, consisting of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, met at Bushey Meads School in Bushey and formed in 1981. In June 1982, the debut single was "Wham Rap!": The record was not playlisted by BBC Radio 1 and only charted at #105. In October 1982, the second single "Young Guns (Go for It)" stalled outside the UK Top 40, but… the band got lucky […]

today27 Marzo 2020 3

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Love Unlimited “Love’s Theme”

LOVE UNLIMITED was a female vocal trio that provided backing vocals for American R&B/soul singer Barry White on his albums and concert tours. They also found success with their own recordings. Formed in 1969, the group included Barry White's future wife, Glodean James (the lady with the long nails), her sister Linda James and their cousin Diane Taylor. In 1974, LOVE UNLIMITED released “In Heat”, their most exciting album, featuring […]

today27 Marzo 2020 1

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Grace Jones “Slave To The Rhythm”

Grace Jones is an actress, model and singer, born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, the daughter of a local politician and Apostolic clergyman. She moved at 13, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York. Jones began her modelling career in New York state, then in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo, and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue and became known […]

today26 Marzo 2020

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Kc & The Sunshine Band “I’m Your Boogie Man”

KC and the Sunshine Band is an American DISCO and FUNK Band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida, by Harry Wayne Casey, a record store employee and part-timer at TK Records. The band took its name from lead vocalist Harry Wayne Casey's last name ('KC') and the 'Sunshine Band' from KC's home state of Florida, the Sunshine State. He was introduced to Richard Finch, who was engineering records for TK, […]

today26 Marzo 2020 2

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Amii Stewart “Knock On Wood”

Amy Paulette "Amii" Stewart is an American Disco-Soul singer and dancer. She was born in Washington - 9th out of 11 children – and her father signed her up for singing and dancing lessons in 1960, when she was 4: There already was an AMY Stewart registered with Actor's Equity, so she changed the spelling of her name to AMII. She began attending Howard University in Washington, but soon left […]

today24 Marzo 2020 1

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The Whispers “And The Beat Goes On”

The Whispers formed in 1963 in Watts, California, whose classic line-up consisted of founding members Wallace "Scotty" and Walter Scott (identical twin brothers), with Leaveil Degree, Marcus Hutson, and Nicholas Caldwell. The group scored many hits on the R&B, Dance and Sales charts, throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Their most successful period was with SOLAR Records (Sound Of Los Angeles Records), when – in 1979 – they released "AND THE […]

today24 Marzo 2020

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