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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER was originally formed in 1969 and then re-formed in 1972, including Tim HAUSER, Janis SIEGEL, Alan PAUL and Laurel MASSE, who left in 1979 for a solo career and was replaced by Cheryl BENTYNE. Riding a wave of nostalgia in the '70s, the quartet resurrected JAZZ trends and recorded several albums of JAZZ standards as well as much material closer to R&B/POP. The group became popular featuring […]

today24 Maggio 2022

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The SOS Band

The SOS Band, was started in 1977, when keyboardist / vocalist Jason Bryant, saxophonists Billy Ellis and Willie "Sonny" Killebrew, guitarist Bruno Speight, bassist John Alexander Simpson, drummer James Earl Jones III and lead vocalist Mary Davis formed a group called “Sounds of Santa Monica”, because they had an enjoyable concert in Santa Monica (CA); sooner the group came up with a new name, “The S.O.S. Band”, with “S.O.S.” standing […]

today24 Maggio 2022

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Narada Michael Walden

  Drummer, Songwriter, Producer, Vocalist, Narada Michael Walden's career spans over three decades and is threaded with gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards. Born April 23, in Kalamazoo (Michigan, USA), Walden was given the name NARADA by guru Sri Chinmoy. In 1977, Atlantic released his first album “Garden of Love Light”, followed by “I Cry I Smile”, “The Awakening”, “The Dance of Life”, “Victory”, “Confidence” and many others. The singles "“I SHOULDA […]

today17 Settembre 2021

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Sade “Hang On To Your Love”

Helen Folasade Adu - known professionally as SADE Adu or simply SADE - is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress, widely considered a musical influence and credited as one of the most successful British female artists in history. Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, but brought up in Essex, England, SADE Adu gained modest recognition as a fashion designer and part-time model, prior to form – in 1983 - the band of […]

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Lipps Inc “Funky Town”

LIPPS INC. was an American Disco & Funk group from Minneapolis, Minnesota.🎹🥁🎷🎺🎸🎻 The name " LIPPS INC." is a play on the words "Lip Sync". Cynthia Johnson was the group´s lead vocalist and saxophonist, who co-wrote also some of the band´s songs.The group originally consisted of Cynthia Johnson and a changing lineup of session musicians, including Steven Greenberg, the creator of the act, who wrote and produced most of the […]

today5 Aprile 2020

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The Trammps “Disco Inferno”

The Trammps were an American Disco & Soul band, who were based in Philadelphia. From early 1970, the band membership included gospel-influenced lead singer Jimmy Ellis, drummer and singer (bass voice) Earl Young, with brothers Stanley and Harold 'Doc' Wade. The first Disco track they released was "Love Epidemic" in 1973 and then “Hold Back The Night" (1975). However, they are best known for their Grammy winning song, "Disco Inferno", […]

today4 Aprile 2020 2

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Marvin Gaye “Sexual Healing”

MARVIN GAYE (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. in Washington, U.S.) was an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, who helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, earning him the nicknames "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul". Gaye's Motown hits include "Ain't That Peculiar" (1965), "I Heard It Through the […]

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KANO “Can’t Hold Back Your Loving”

ITALO DISCO is a melodic and synthesizer-oriented style of Dance Music, inspired by U.S. and European Disco, from Chic and Giorgio Moroder, which originated in Italy and was mainly produced from the late 1970s to the late 1980s. KANO was an ITALO DISCO Music Project formed in Milan, Italy, in 1979, by producers, songwriters and musicians Luciano Ninzatti (guitars), Stefano Pulga (keyboards) and Matteo Bonsanto (producer), often with deep R&B […]

today3 Aprile 2020

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A Taste Of Honey “Boogie Oogie Oogie”

A TASTE OF HONEY was an American recording act, formed in 1971 by associates Janice Marie Johnson and Perry Kibble, from Los Angeles, California. They billed themselves after Herb Alpert's song “A Taste of Honey” and - in summer 1978 – released the debut single "Boogie Oogie Oogie". The song topped the American Pop, Soul and Disco charts, and has become one of the most recognizable songs from the DISCO […]

today3 Aprile 2020

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