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OCTAGON – VENUE

The Octagon during the sixties. The Octagon Fist built during the  sixties in Elizabeth, South Australia. The Octagon theatre if referred to the early sixties days and on were a modern venue for up and coming artist such as myself and band :The Harts” and so many bands around that period. The Octagon also had …

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JACK OWENS

Jack Owens Birth name L. F. Nelson Born November 17, 1904 Bentonia, Mississippi, United States Died February 9, 1997 (aged 92) Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States Genres Delta blues, Bentonia School, rhythm and blues roots, gospel Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, farmer Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, fife, fiddle Jack Owens (November 17, 1904–February 9, 1997) was an …

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CUBBY O”BRIEN

Cubby O’Brien Born Carl Patrick O’Brien July 14, 1946 Burbank, California Carl Patrick O’Brien (born July 14, 1946), better known by the nickname of “Cubby”, is an American drummer and former child actor, best known as one of the original Mouseketeers on the weekday ABC television program, The Mickey Mouse Club from 1955–1958. O’Brien was …

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MARK OLSON (musician)

Mark Olson (musician) Born September 18, 1961 Minneapolis, Minnesota US Genres Folk, Americana, alternative country Mark Olson (born September 18, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He was a founding member of alternative country bands the Jayhawks and the Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers. Olson formed the Jayhawks in 1985 with singer …

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DOLORES O’RIORDAN

Dolores O’Riordan Born 6 September 1971 Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland Died 15 January 2018 (aged 46) Mayfair, London, England Residence Buckhorn, Ontario, Canada Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan (/oʊˈrɪərdən/; 6 September 1971 – 15 January 2018) was an Irish musician and singer-songwriter. She led the rock band The Cranberries for 13 years before …

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ONZY MATHEWS

Onzy Matthews Birth name Onzy Durrett Matthews, Jr. Born January 15, 1930 Fort Worth, Texas, US Died November 13, 1997 (aged 67) Dallas, Texas Genres Jazz, bebop, soul, R&B, hard bop, jazz fusion Occupation(s) Musician, composer, arranger, actor Instruments Piano, singer Onzy Durrett Matthews, Jr. (January 15, 1930 – November 13, 1997) was an American …

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JAMIE OLDAKER

Jamie Oldaker Birth name James Oldaker Born 5 September 1951 Origin Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Genres Alternative country, Rock, Blues Instruments Drums, Percussion James Oldaker (born September 5, 1951 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American rock music, blues rock and country music drummer and percussionist. He is an exponent of the shuffle style. He is …

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

TSO are known for their elaborate live shows which employ lights, lasers and fog machines. Trans-Siberian Orchestra Also known as TSO Origin Tampa, Florida, United States Genres Symphonic metal progressive rock heavy metal Christmas hard rock. Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American rock band founded around 1993 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O’Neill, who …

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INSIDE LOOKING OUT (band)

Inside looking out Formed in Adelaide. South Australia The band became popular during the mid sixties. The group still performes today at most of Adelaide’s hotels and clubs. Further details of the band will be entered ASP.

ORRIN KEEPNEWS

Orrin Keepnews Born March 2, 1923 The Bronx, New York, U.S. Died March 1, 2015 (aged 91) El Cerrito, California, U.S. Genres Jazz Occupation(s) Record producer, writer Orrin Keepnews (March 2, 1923 – March 1, 2015) was an American jazz writer and record producer known for his work for Riverside Records and other labels. Keepnews …

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