InfoJo Blankenburg (born March 18, 1972) is a German composer based in Los Angeles. He writes music for film and motion picture advertising. Some of his most popular tracks have been used in the advertising campaigns of The Hunger Games, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, X-Men: First Class, and How To Train Your Dragon among many others.
InfoBaccara was a Spanish female duo, a successful representative of 70s Eurodisco music. The two singers, Mayte Mateos (February 7 or March 7, 1951) and María Mendiola (April 4 or May 4, 1952) were originally dancers. Their first single, Yes Sir, I Can Boogie (1977), is now one of the evergreens in pop music. The relationship between María and Mayte deteriorated in the early 1980s. They first tried solo, then both singers chose a new partner, but they insisted on the name Baccara equally. The original Baccara is one of the most well-known Spanish bands in the world, although her records were made in the Germany, and the two singers achieved her greatest success abroad.
InfoHer music encompasses many 20th century American genres, including Rhythm & Blues, Rock, Folk, and Funk, all layered on a strong bed of Chicago blues.
InfoLewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 - October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and poet. He was the guitarist, singer and principal songwriter for the rock band the Velvet Underground and had a solo career that spanned five decades. The Velvet Underground was not a commercial success during its existence, but became regarded as one of the most influential bands in the history of underground and alternative rock music. Reed's distinctive deadpan voice, poetic and transgressive lyrics, and experimental guitar playing were trademarks throughout his long career.
InfoThe Longest Johns are a British folk musical group from Bristol, England, consisting of Andy Yates, Dave Robinson, Jonathan "JD" Darley, and Robbie Sattin. They are known for performing folk music and sea shanties in the English tradition, and they also compose and record their own music. They gained popularity from their rendition of the 1800s folk song "Wellerman", which went viral on TikTok in early 2021.
InfoJudy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 - June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer, vaudevillian and dancer. With a career spanning 45 years, she attained international stardom as an actress in both musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on the concert stage. Renowned for her versatility, she received an Academy Juvenile Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Special Tony Award, and was the first woman to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year for her 1961 live recording Judy at Carnegie Hall.
InfoThis album goes straight to the heart. The five down-to-earth Rheinthalers present 11 gripping anthems on "Rockerherz", which are more personal and emotional than ever before.
InfoUK two CD collection from the Scottish Post-Punk band, the first ever career round up of every a and B-side released by the band. Includes the UK Top Ten smash "Into the Valley" plus the Top 20 "Masquerade" and "Working for the Yankee Dollar" - ten hit singles in total so this really is a "Best of The Skids" Also features many tracks making their debut on CD.