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ROB FRABONI (producer)

Rob Fraboni Born 23 April 1951 Genres Rock, Blues, Reggae, Folk music, Roots reggae, Jazz, World music Occupation(s) Producer/Audio Engineer Instruments Drums/percussion Years active 1970 – present Labels Island Records, Elektra Records, Warner Bros. Records, Arista Records, RSO Records Rob Fraboni (born 23 April 1951) is a California-born record producer and audio engineer well known …

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ROSE McGOWAN

Rose McGowan Born September 5, 1973 Florence, Italy Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S. Occupation Actress, singer Rose Arianna McGowan (born September 5, 1973) is an American actress, model, and singer. She is best known to television audiences for her role as Paige Matthews in The WB supernatural drama series Charmed (2001–2006). McGowan made her film …

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THE RAYS (group)

The Rays The Rays were an American group formed in New York in 1955, and active into the early 1960s. They first recorded for Chess Records. Their biggest hit single was “Silhouettes,” a moderately-slow doo-wop piece of pop music that reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1957 on Cameo after being initially …

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RAINBOW ROCK CO. (band)

Rainbow Rock Co. Formed in Perth, Western Australia during the late seventies. R – L Nigel Van Ross, John Kellett, Heather Patterson, Tony Tyler,Zorba (Greg Terpos), Alan McCowat, Doug Allmark late 70’s

JOHN RUBINSTEIN

John Rubinstein Born John Arthur Rubinstein December 8, 1946 Los Angeles, California, U.S. Occupation Actor, composer, director John Arthur Rubinstein (born December 8, 1946) is an American film, Broadway, and television actor, a composer of film and theatre music, and a director in theatre and television. Rubinstein was born in Los Angeles, the son of …

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ROSCOE HOLCOMB

Roscoe Holcomb Birth name Roscoe Halcomb Born September 5, 1912 Origin Daisy, Kentucky, USA Died February 1, 1981 (aged 68) Genres Folk, bluegrass, country, gospel, old-time music Occupation(s) Miner, construction worker, Farmer, Musician Roscoe Holcomb, (born as Roscoe Halcomb September 5, 1912 – died February 1, 1981) was an American singer, banjo player, and guitarist …

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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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RADIO LUXEMBOURG

Above; Radio Luxembourg at Expo 58 in Brussels, Belgium. July 1958. Radio Luxembourg Radio Luxembourg was a multilingual commercial broadcaster in Luxembourg. It is known in most non-English languages as RTL (for Radio Television Luxembourg). The English-language service of Radio Luxembourg began in 1933 as one of the earliest commercial radio stations broadcasting to the UK and …

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RALPH FIENNES

Ralph Fiennes Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (/ˈreɪf ˈfaɪnz/; born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, director and producer. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. Fiennes’ portrayal of Nazi war criminal Amon Göth in Schindler’s List (1993) earned him nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor …

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ROSWELL JUDD

Roswell Rudd Roswell Hopkins Rudd Jr. (November 17, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American jazz trombonist and composer. Although skilled in a variety of genres of jazz (including Dixieland, which he performed while in college) and other genres of music, he was known primarily for his work in free and avant-garde jazz. Since …

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