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NAOKO YAMANO

Naoko Yamano Native name 山野直子 Born December 18, 1960 Osaka Prefecture, Japan Occupation Musician Naoko Yamano (Yamano Naoko, born December 18, 1960) is a musician and founder of the Japanese rock trio all-female band Shonen Knife. Biography Naoko formed Shonen Knife in December 1981 in Osaka, Japan with her sister Atsuko Yamano and her friend …

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CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG

  Above: From left to right: Young, Crosby, Nash, and Stills in a publicity photo in 1970 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Also known as Crosby, Stills & Nash Origin Los Angeles, California, United States Genres Folk rock country rock soft rock Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) was a vocal folk rock supergroup made up …

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CHRIS YOUNG (musician)

Chris Young (musician) Birth name Christopher Alan Young Born June 12, 1985 Origin Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States Genres Country Occupation(s) Singer songwriter Instruments Vocals guitar Chris Young | Country Music | FANDOM powered by Wikia Chris Young – Home | Facebook Christopher Alan Young (born June 12, 1985) is an American country music singer and songwriter. In 2006, he was declared the …

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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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SKIP YOUNG

Skip Young Born Ronald Plumstead March 14, 1930 San Francisco, California, U.S. Died March 17, 1993 (aged 63) Apple Valley, California Resting place Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California Skip Young (born Ronald Plumstead, March 14, 1930 – March 17, 1993) was an American actor best known for his decade-long role as Wally Plumstead in …

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THE YOUNG’NS

The Young’uns Origin Stockton-on-Tees, England Genres Folk Manchester Folk Festival presents: The Young ‘uns – HOME The Young‘uns – Home | Facebook The Young’uns are a British folk group from Stockton, County Durham, England, who won the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Best Group” award in 2015 and 2016. They specialise in singing unaccompanied, and they perform traditional shanties, …

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YUNYU

Yunyu Born Singapore Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, composer Instruments Vocals, Keyboard, Synthesizer, Theremin, Guzheng Yunyu Yunyu – Home | Facebook Yunyu is an award winning Australian musician, film composer and singer-songwriter originally from Singapore, now living in New South Wales. She won Australia’s Triple J Unearthed in 2002 with the song “You are Expendable”, followed up with “A …

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YEHUDI MENUHIN

Above: Menuhin with Stéphane Grappelli in 1976 Yehudi Menuhin Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM KBE (22 April 1916 – 12 March 1999) was an American-born violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in Britain. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century. Yehudi Menuhin was born in …

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YILIAN CANIZARES

Yilian Cañizares Origin Havana, Cuba, Genres jazz, World music, Music of Cuba Occupation(s) musician/composer Instruments violin Yilian Cañizares is a Swiss-Cuban musician who has lived in Switzerland since 2000. Yilian Cañizares was born in Havana, Cuba, and studied violin there, in the strictest Russian tradition. In 1997, she moved to Venezuela, in order to pursue …

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LEE THOMPSON YOUNG

Lee Thompson Young Born February 1, 1984 Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. Died August 19, 2013 (aged 29) Los Angeles, California Resting place Lakeview Memorial Gardens York, South Carolina Occupation Actor Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor. He was known for his teenage role as the title character …

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