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Ronnie Spector Biography

Produced in New York in 1943, vocalist Ronnie Spector formed The Ronettes in 1961. Ronnie wed Phil in 1968, but the tumultuous marriage ended six years after. Vocalist Ronnie Spector was born Veronica Bennett in Nyc on August 10, 1943. She grew up in Spanish Harlem with her mom, dad ...

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Ronnie Milsap Biography

Ronnie Milsap was born on January 16, 1943, in Robbinsville, North Carolina. Milsap’s debut record was released by Warner Brothers in 1971. During his career, he is had 40 number one country hits, won six Grammys and eight Country Music Association Awards. Blind since birth, Milsap spent his early childhood ...

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Robin Gibb Biography

Produced on the Isle of Man, Uk, to Barbara and Hugh Gibb, vocalist Robin Gibb moved to Australia in 1958 along with his family. From the late 1970s, the Bee Gees became among the best pop acts on the planet, riding the disco craze. Gibb has pursued a solo career ...

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Rita Marley Biography

She’s six kids, three from her union to Marley. After his passing in 1981, Rita created a charitable organization, the Bob Marley Foundation, to fight poverty and hunger in developing countries. Left by her mom when she was only 5 years old, Rita and her brother, Wesley, were raised by ...

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Ricky Martin Biography

Produced December 24, 1971, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ricky Martin started appearing in commercials at age six. He was a part of teen singing group Menudo until he turned 18. His debut English album and single were extremely successful. He continues to make music in both Spanish and English ...

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Peter Yarrow Biography

Peter Yarrow was created in New York in 1938. Following a hiatus, the trio reunited and toured constantly. In 2000, Yarrow formed the nonprofit organization Operation Respect. He also continues to sing. Peter Yarrow was created on May 31, 1938 in Nyc. He learned to play both guitar and violin ...

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Pete Townshend Biography

British musician Pete Townshend was the guitarist and songwriter for the Who, broadly regarded as among the very powerful groups of the 1960s and ’70s. His solo career started in 1972 with all the record Who Came First. Townshend’s dad was a saxophonist and his mom was a vocalist, and ...

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Patty Loveless Biography

Produced in Kentucky in 1957, vocalist Patty Loveless started out at a young age along with her family group. She went to become renowned in her own right, combining traditional country styles using the sounds of honky tonk and bluegrass. After vocal chord operation in the early 1990s, Loveless bounced ...

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Patsy Cline Biography

Patsy Cline – Crazy (TV14; 2:23) In 1962, County Music star Patsy Cline recorded Willie Nelson’s song, “Crazy,” a tune he had composed while driving. She helped break down the sex barrier in this musical genre. Known for her smooth-sounding, emotive voice, she began performing at a youthful age. Her ...

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Norah Jones Biography

Norah Jones was born in Nyc on March 30, 1979, to the Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Jones grew up in Texas and studied jazz piano in the University of North Texas. In 1999, she moved to Nyc, where she performed in nightclubs and waited tables. Produced in Nyc on March ...

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