Sharlene Hector first came to prominence when she sang backing vocals for Basement Jaxx. She sang live vocals for them on tour as well as being a vocalist on their track 'Good Luck.' Sharlene was then picked to front an advertising campaign for Coca-Cola where she walks in the street, giving people bottles of diet coke, and sings her hit song 'I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free' Since then, Sharlene has released a dance single 'Holding Me' which acheived limited success. She continues to sing with Basement Jaxx.
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EARTHSHIP surge ahead like a nuclear-powered icebreaker through the Barents Sea, laden with mighty riffs, tons of groove and home-brewn whiskey. Join the EARTHSHIP's bearded crew, led by captain Jan Oberg (former drummer of THE OCEAN) for a ride through the vast black sea of doom and prog'n'roll. Featuring The Ocean's Robin Staps on guitar. Stay tuned and check out www.myspace.com/wearetheearthship.
Crispy Ambulance were formed in Manchester (UK) in 1978 by Alan Hempsall (vocals), Keith Darbyshire (bass), Gary Madeley (drums) and Robert Davenport (guitar). Following a self-released debut single From the Cradle to the Grave (Aural Assault, 1980) the band joined Factory Records. Singles Not What I Expected (Factory, 1980) and Live on a Hot August Night (Factory Benelux, 1981, produced by Martin Hannett) preceded the album The Plateau Phase (Factory Benelux, 1981), and final single Sexus (also Factory Benelux, 1981).
Jay Farrar is an American songwriter and musician currently based in St. Louis, Missouri. A veteran of two critically-acclaimed music groups, Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt, he began his solo music career in 2001. Beyond his established talents as a songwriter, he is a well-regarded guitarist, harmonicist, and a distinctive vocalist. His music is an informed expansion of traditional American roots music.
Since 1993 artist and musician David Cunningham, of The Flying Lizards, has created a continuing series of installation works based on real time exploration of acoustics. 'The Listening Room', Biennale of Sydney (1998) was followed by 2 installation works in "Days Like These", The Tate Triennial of Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain 2003 and subsequent installations at ICC Tokyo, Ikon Birmingham and Camden Arts Centre London.
There are 2 bands called ZOOEY: Zooey is Matthieu Beck and Marie Merlet, an electronic pop duo based in Bordeaux, France. http://www.frannyandzooey.org/ ZOOEY is a 5-piece Indie/pop band from Brisbane, Australia. Currently the band consists of Nic Brassil, Mark Day , Mike Day , Daniel Hatch and Kristen Bushnell. After releasing a music video for their song, Dinos, they are about to release their new single Genevieve.
The Velvelettes were a 60's femal vocal group founded in 1961 by sisters Carolyn and Millie Gill with cousins Bertha Barbee-McNeal and Norma Barbee (both from Flint, Michigan) on the Western Michigan University campus, where they were students. The group signed to Motown Records, but weren't given top priority, as other female vocal groups were attracting audiences and recording hits. While the group awaited their chance at stardom, they recorded backing vocals for more established Motown girl groups, including The Marvelettes, Martha & The Vandellas, and The Supremes.
There are 2 different jazz musicians named George Lewis's listed here, bios of both follow: 1. A New Orleans based traditional jazz clarinetist (born 1900 - died 1968), a contemporary of Bunk Johnson and Kid Ory, the streaming audio on Last.fm is all by George Lewis 1. 2. A modern computer-interfacing trombonist and composer born 1952 in Chicago who has played with numerous current artists including on Laurie Anderson's album Big Science. Bios
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