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SIGNE TOLY ANDERSON

Signe Toly Anderson Birth name Signe Toly Born September 15, 1941 Seattle, Washington, U.S. Died January 28, 2016 (aged 74) Beaverton, Oregon, U.S. Genres Rock folk rock blues Occupation(s) Singer Instruments Vocals Signe Toly Anderson (/ˈsɪɡ.niː/ SIG-nee; September 15, 1941 – January 28, 2016) was an American singer who was one of the founding members …

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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER

The Manhattan Transfer Origin New York City Genres Vocal jazz, a cappella, vocalese, swing, pop The Manhattan Transfer is a jazz vocal group founded in 1969 that has explored a capella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music. There have been two editions of the Manhattan Transfer, with Tim Hauser the …

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TOMMY KEENE

Tommy Keene Born June 30, 1958 Origin Bethesda, Maryland, United States Died November 22, 2017 (aged 59) Genres Power pop, new wave, pop rock Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter Instruments Guitar, vocals Tommy Keene (June 30, 1958 – November 22, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for releasing critically acclaimed new wave/power pop songs in the …

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BOBBY TUCKER

Bobby Tucker Birth name Robert Nathaniel Tucker Also known as Piano Man Born January 8, 1923 Morristown, New Jersey, U.S. Origin Harlem, New York, U.S. Died April 12, 2008 (aged 85) Morristown, New Jersey, U.S. Genres Jazz, swing Occupation(s) Pianist, composer, arranger Instruments Piano Years active 1946–2008 Bobby Tucker (born Robert Nathaniel Tucker; January 8, …

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TEN YEARS AFTER

Ten Years After Origin Nottingham, England Genres Blues rock hard rock Ten Years After are an English blues rock band, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Between 1968 and 1973, Ten Years After scored eight Top 40 albums on the UK Albums Chart. In addition they had twelve albums enter the US …

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THE TIME JUMPERS

Above: The Time Jumpers performing at the Station Inn in 2011 The Time Jumpers The Time Jumpers are a Western swing ensemble formed in 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Time Jumpers began as a garage practice session; the group started playing occasional gigs in the Nashville area until they were offered a regular slot playing …

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BOBBY TICKLE

Above: Bobby Tickle on the far right. Born: Robert Tickle 8,10. 1943  Adelaide, Souith Australia Died: 5.10. 2017. South Australia Age 74 Bobby Tickle A week ago today we joined as family and friends to celebrate the life of my “big” brother Bob. We laughed, we cried, we reminisced, we sang and clapped along with …

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TED KNIGHT

Ted Knight Born Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka December 7, 1923 Terryville, Litchfield County Connecticut, U.S. Died August 26, 1986 (aged 62) Pacific Palisades, California, U.S. Cause of death Colorectal cancer Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter …

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TOMMY DURDEN

Tommy Durden Born Thomas Russell Durden December 15, 1919 Morgan County, Georgia, United States Died October 17, 1999 (aged 79) Houghton Lake, Michigan Nationality American Occupation Guitarist, songwriter, commercial dishwasher repairman Known for Co-writing “Heartbreak Hotel” Thomas Russell “Tommy” Durden (December 15, 1919 – October 17, 1999) was an American steel guitarist and songwriter, who …

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