Category Archive: Entertainers P

PARAGON (band)

Paragon (band) Formed in Adelaide in the latter half of 1971. The original line-up consisted of: Paul Cowie vocal, Doug (Nobby) Clarke sax, Bill O’Grady guitar vocals, Billy Ross drums Geoff Kluke bass. Paul was working in another band (can’t remember the name) working for Ivan Dayman (remember him?). Bill O’Grady was working with the …

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LAURA PAUSINI

Laura Pausini Born 16 May 1974 Faenza, Emilia–Romagna, Italy Residence Solarolo, Province of Ravenna, Emilia–Romagna, Italy Nationality Italian Occupation Singer-songwriter record producer television personality Laura Pausini, omri (Italian: born 16 May 1974) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, record producer and television personality. As a child, she was encouraged by her father to join him during …

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PINK FINKS (band)

The Pink Finks Origin Melbourne, Australia Genres Pop, R&B Years active 1965–1967 The Pink Finks was an Australian pop/R&B band of the mid-1960s. Based in Melbourne, the group is most notable for being the first in the series of bands that featured Ross Wilson and Ross Hannaford, which culminated in the hugely successful Daddy Cool. …

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PAT CROWLEY

Pat Crowley Born Patricia Crowley September 17, 1933 (age 84) Olyphant, Pennsylvania, U.S. Occupation Actress Patricia Crowley (born September 17, 1933) is an American actress. Crowley was born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Helen (née Swartz) and coal mining foreman Vincent Crowley. Her sister Ann was also an actress. Crowley played Sally Carver in …

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EARL ROBINSON

Above: Robinson (left) and Paul Robeson at rehearsal for the first “Ballad for Americans” performance in 1939. Earl Robinson Earl Hawley Robinson (July 2, 1910 – July 20, 1991) was a composer, arranger and folk music singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Robinson is remembered for his music, including the cantata “Ballad for Americans” and songs such …

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WLILLIE PICKENS

Willie Pickens Born April 18, 1931 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. Died December 13, 2017 (aged 86) New York Genres Jazz Occupation(s) Musician, composer, arranger, educator Instruments Piano Willie Pickens (April 18, 1931 – December 13, 2017) was an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and educator. Pickens was born in Milwaukee on April 18, 1931. He studied …

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PAUL WAYNE

Paul Wayne Born: Sydney, Australia Paul Wayne was a successful pop star during the mid sixties. A prominent singer appearing regularly on Australia’s Bandstand and a personality and charisma to be along stars of the time such as Johnny O’Keefe, Dig Richards and Johnny Devlin. “Don’t Do That”, Movin’ Day”, “I like It Like That”, …

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PITCH PERFECT

Pitch Perfect Directed by Jason Moore Produced by Paul Brooks Max Handelman Elizabeth Banks Screenplay by Kay Cannon Based on Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate a Cappella Glory by Mickey Rapkin Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film written by Kay Cannon and directed by Jason Moore. It features an ensemble cast, …

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PAPER DOLLS (band)

Paper Dolls (band) Origin Northampton, England Genres Pop music The Paper Dolls were a late 1960s British female vocal trio, from Northampton, comprising lead vocalist Susie ‘Tiger’ Mathis, Pauline ‘Spyder’ Bennett and Sue ‘Copper’ Marshall. They appeared some years before similar recording acts such as Bananarama and Atomic Kitten became commonplace. Pre-dating the Spice Girls, …

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PENTATONIX

Above: performing in 2015. From left to right: Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, and Kevin Olusola Pentatonix Also known as PTX Origin Arlington, Texas, U.S. Genres A cappella pop R&B soul Years active 2011–present   PTX Village | Official Site PTXofficial – YouTube Pentatonix – Wikipedia   Pentatonix – Home | Facebook Pentatonix (abbreviated …

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