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Encyclopedia > 1950 in music

See also: 1949 in music, other events of 1950, 1951 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1948 in music, other events of 1949, 1950 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Mitch Miller begins his career as one of the 20th centurys most successful record producers at Mercury Eddie Fisher signs with RCA Bob Hope suggests that Anthony Benedetto change... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Johnnie Ray has his first hit record with Cry. ... 1950 in music Music of Afghanistan The beginning of radio broadcasting leads to the beginning of Afghan popular music Music of Argentina Astor Piazzolla begins to fuse traditional tango music with jazz and classical music Music of Algeria Rai singers like Bellemou Messaoud add violin, accordion and other western influences... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (April 29, 1895 – October 3, 1967) was a British conductor, organist and composer. ... The BBC Symphony Orchestra is the principal orchestra of the British Broadcasting Corporation and one of the leading orchestras in Britain. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Mitch Miller (born July 4, 1911) is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927_July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer. ... Mitch Miller (born July 4, 1911) is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successfull in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being a international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 - January 15, 1996) studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory before moving to Los Angeles for further studies at Pepperdine College. ... Image:Albert King. ... Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964) was a popular and influential American gospel, R&B, soul, pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. ... One of the most popular and influential gospel groups of the 20th century, The Soul Stirrers were pioneers in the development of the quartet style of gospel and, without intending it, in the creation of soul music, the secular music that owed much to gospel. ... Sam Phillips, born Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), was a record producer and the man responsible for the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. ... Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat. ... Sun Records has been the name for four 20th century record labels. ...

Albums released

Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Fats Domino Antoine Dominique Fats Domino (born February 26, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter and pianist. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ...

No. 1 hit singles

These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1950. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

First week Number of weeks Title Artist
January 6, 1950 4 "I Can Dream, Can't I?" The Andrews Sisters
February 3, 1950 1 "Rag Mop" The Ames Brothers
February 10, 1950 4 "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" Red Foley
March 10, 1950 4 "Music! Music! Music!" Teresa Brewer
April 7, 1950 2 "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" Eileen Barton
April 21, 1950 11 "The Third Man Theme" Anton Karas
July 7, 1950 5 "Mona Lisa" Nat King Cole
August 11, 1950 13 "Goodnight, Irene" Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
November 10, 1950 2 "Harbor Lights" Sammy Kaye
November 24, 1950 4 "The Thing" Phil Harris
December 22, 1950 9 "The Tennessee Waltz" Patti Page

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Andrews Sisters were once confused with the Lennon sisters, and a trio of chimps. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rag Mop is a popular song. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy is a popular song. ... Clyde Julian Red Foley ( June 17, 1910 - September 19, 1968) was a country music singer. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Music! Music! Music! is a popular song. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... If I Knew You Were Comin Idve Baked a Cake is a popular song. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Anton Karas (July 7, 1906 – January 10, 1985) was a Viennese zither player, best known for his soundtrack to Carol Reeds 1949 adaptation of The Third Man. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Mona Lisa was an Academy Award-winning song written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the film . ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Goodnight Irene, or Irene, is a 20th century American folk standard. ... Gordon Jenkins Gordon Hill Jenkins (12 May 1910-1 May 1984) was an American arranger who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. ... The Weavers were an immensely popular and influential folk music quartet from Greenwich Village, New York, United States. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Harbor Lights is a popular song. ... Sammy Kaye (born Samuel Zarnocay, Jr. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Thing is a popular song. ... Phil Harris (June 24, 1904 – August 11, 1995) was a United States singer, songwriter, jazz musician and actor. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Tennessee Waltz is a popular song, popularized by Patti Page and by Les Paul and Mary Ford in 1950. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ...

Top hit records

Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... All My Love (Bolero) is a popular song. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... Are You Lonesome Tonight? is a popular song. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... Lanza in The Toast of New Orleans Mario Lanza (31 January 1921 – 7 October 1959) was an Italian-American operatic tenor and Hollywood movie star who enjoyed success in the 1950s. ... Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered is a popular song with lyrics by Lorenz Hart and music by Richard Rodgers. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 - November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... A Bushel and a Peck is a popular song. ... Perry Como, born Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Betty Hutton, (born Elizabeth June Thornburg on February 26, 1921 in Battle Creek, Michigan) is an American actress, musician and comedienne. ... Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!) is a popular song. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy is a popular song. ... Clyde Julian Red Foley ( June 17, 1910 - September 19, 1968) was a country music singer. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Buddy Clark (26 July 1911 - 1 October 1949) was a popular singer in the 1930s and 1940s. ... Enjoy Yourself is a popular song published in 1948, with music written by Carl Sigman and lyrics by Herb Magidson. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 - November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... Goodnight Irene, or Irene, is a 20th century American folk standard. ... The Weavers were an immensely popular and influential folk music quartet from Greenwich Village, New York, United States. ... Gordon Jenkins Gordon Hill Jenkins (12 May 1910-1 May 1984) was an American arranger who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. ... Harbor Lights is a popular song. ... Sammy Kaye (born Samuel Zarnocay, Jr. ... The Andrews Sisters on the cover of the reissue collection The Best of the Andrew Sisters: The Millennium Collection. ... ... Edith Piaf Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915 - October 11, 1963) was one of Frances most beloved singers, with much success shortly before and during World War II. Her music reflected her tragic life, with her specialty being the poignant ballad presented with a heartbreaking voice. ... The Andrews Sisters were once confused with the Lennon sisters, and a trio of chimps. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... The Andrews Sisters were once confused with the Lennon sisters, and a trio of chimps. ... If I Knew You Were Comin Idve Baked a Cake is a popular song. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a Hall of Fame country music singer and songwriter. ... Sammy Kaye (born Samuel Zarnocay, Jr. ... Don Cornell (April 21, 1919 in New York City - February 23, 2004 in Aventura, Florida) was a popular singer of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Mona Lisa was an Academy Award-winning song written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the film . ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Music! Music! Music! is a popular song. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... My Heart Cries for You is a popular song, adapted by Carl Sigman and Percy Faith from an 18th century French melody. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successfull in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being a international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... No Other Love is a popular song. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... The Andrews Sisters were once confused with the Lennon sisters, and a trio of chimps. ... Patricia is a popular song. ... Perry Como, born Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Gary Evan Crosby (June 27, 1933 - August 24, 1995) was an American singer and actor. ... Bing wooed fans with a sensuous voice, wit, and good looks. ... Rag Mop is a popular song. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successfull in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being a international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Sentimental Me is a popular song. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Vaughn Monroe (October 7, 1911 - May 21, 1973) was a singer, trumpeter and big band leader, most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 - November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... The Tennessee Waltz is a popular song, popularized by Patti Page and by Les Paul and Mary Ford in 1950. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... Theres No Tomorrow is one of two popular songs based on the Italian song O Sole Mio (music by Eduardo di Capua). ... Tony Martin (born December 25, 1913) is an American actor and traditional pop singer. ... The Thing is a popular song. ... Phil Harris (June 24, 1904 – August 11, 1995) was a United States singer, songwriter, jazz musician and actor. ... Anton Karas (July 7, 1906 – January 10, 1985) was a Viennese zither player, best known for his soundtrack to Carol Reeds 1949 adaptation of The Third Man. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 - November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... With My Eyes Wide Open Im Dreaming is a popular song, popularized by Patti Page in 1950 and revived by her in 1959. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ...

Published popular music

Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an Jewish-American lyricist and songwriter. ... Be My Love is a popular song. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... A Bushel and a Peck is a popular song. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy is a popular song. ... Cold, Cold Heart is a country music and popular music song, that is both a classic of honky tonk and an entry in the Great American Songbook. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Postdlf 19:23, 9 Jun 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Dearie is a popular song. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... David Mann (born David Freedman on October 3, 1916 in Philadelphia, died March 1, 2002 in New York City) was an American writer of popular songs. ... Jimmy Kennedy (born July 20, 1902, in Omagh, Northern Ireland, died April 6, 1984 in Northern Ireland) wrote over 2000 songs. ... Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880), composer and cellist, was one of the originators of the operetta form, a precursor of the modern musical comedy. ... Cole Porter Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Carmen Lombardo (July 16, 1903 - April 17, 1971) was the younger brother of bandleader Guy Lombardo. ... Guys And Dolls is a successful 1950 musical. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Milton DeLugg (born in 1918) is an American composer and arranger. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... William E. May, better known as Billy May (10 November 1916 - 22 January 2004) was a United States composer, arranger and musician. ... If I Knew You Were Comin Idve Baked a Cake is a popular song. ... Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902-July 21, 1960) was a songwriter. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Albert J. Trace (b. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Claude A. (Bennie) Benjamin was a songwriter, often teaming with George David Weiss. ... George David Weiss (born April 9, 1921) was a Jewish-American songwriter. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a Hall of Fame country music singer and songwriter. ... Carl Stuart Hamblen (1908-1989), often called Stuart Hamblen, became radios firt singing cowboy in 1926. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Joe Fingers Carr was the professional pseudonym used by pianist Louis Ferdinand Busch (July 18, 1910 - September 19, 1979). ... Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907-March 18, 1984) was a American lyricist. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Music! Music! Music! is a popular song. ... Stephen Weiss {b. ... My Heart Cries for You is a popular song, adapted by Carl Sigman and Percy Faith from an 18th century French melody. ... Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 – February 9, 1976) was a band-leader, orchestrator and composer, known for his arrangements of standard tunes with lush string sections and wordless female chorus. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... No Other Love is a popular song. ... This page refers to the British Liberal Democrat MP Bob Russell. ... Paul Weston (real name Wetstein) (March 12, 1912 - September 20, 1996) was a US pianist, arranger, composer and conductor. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Milton DeLugg (born in 1918) is an American composer and arranger. ... Carl Stuart Hamblen (1908-1989), often called Stuart Hamblen, became radios firt singing cowboy in 1926. ... Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 -October 17, 1991), better known by the stage name Tennessee Ernie Ford, was a pioneering U.S. recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country & western, pop, and gospel musical genres. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Leroy Anderson (June 29, 1908 – May 18, 1975) was best known as an American composer of short, light concert music pieces, many of which were introduced by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... The Syncopated Clock is an extremely well-known piece of American light classical music, written in 1946 by Leroy Anderson. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Leroy Anderson (June 29, 1908 – May 18, 1975) was best known as an American composer of short, light concert music pieces, many of which were introduced by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... The Thing is a popular song. ... Tzena, Tzena, Tzena is a song, originally written in Hebrew by Issachar Miron (né Stefan Michrovsky), a Polish immigrant to what was then Palestine but is now Israel, and Yechiel Chagiz. ... Hebrew is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken by more than 6 million people, mainly in Israel, the West Bank, the United States and by Jewish communities around the world. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Youre Just in Love is a popular song. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ...

Classical music

Alexander Grigori Arutiunian (b. ... Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American Jewish composer. ... Karl-Birger Blomdahl (October 19, 1916 - June 14, 1968) was a Swedish composer and conductor born in Växjö. He was educated in biochemistry, but was primarily active in music and by his experimental compositions he became one of the big names in Swedish modernism. ... John Cage John Milton Cage (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American experimental music composer and writer. ... Arnold Atkinson Cooke (November 4, 1906 - August 13, 2005), was a British composer. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Karl Amadeus Hartmann (August 2, 1905 Munich – December 5, 1963 Munich) was a German composer. ... Ernst KÅ™enek (August 23, 1900 - December 22, 1991) was an Austrian-born composer; throughout his life he insisted that his name be written Krenek rather than KÅ™enek, and that it should be pronounced as a German word. ... Jón Leifs (May 1, 1899 - July 30, 1968) was an Icelandic composer. ... Gustav Allan Pettersson (September 19, 1911 – June 20, 1980) was a Swedish composer born in Uppland. ... Walter Hamor Piston Jr. ... Sir William Walton on the set of one of his operas William Turner Walton (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and the jazz genre. ...

Opera

The foyer of Charles Garniers Op̩ra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental as it is through the lyrics. ... Luigi Dallapiccola (February 3, 1904 РFebruary 19, 1975) was an Italian composer known for his lyrical twelve-tone compositions. ... Vittorio Giannini (October 19, 1903 РNovember 28, 1966) was an neoromantic American composer of operas, songs, symphonies, and band works. ... Gian Carlo Menotti, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Gian Carlo Menotti (born July 7, 1911, Cadegliano, Italy) is an Italian-born American composer and librettist. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Jerry Springer – The Opera at the Cambridge Theatre The Cambridge Theatre in London is a modern theatre, facing Seven Dials, built using steel and concrete and is notable for its elegant and clean lines of design. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Richard Rodgers Theatre was built by Irwin Chanin in 1925. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Mark Hellinger Theatre, at 1655 Broadway and 237 West 51st Street in New York City, was built in 1930 and operated as a theatre (under various names) until 1989. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Italian Opera House, Haymarket, in the late 1820s The 1867 fire Her Majesty’s Theatre in the Haymarket, home to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Call Me Madam is one of Irving Berlins last musical comedies. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Howard Lindsay (March 29, 1888 - February 11, 1968) was a Broadway producer, playwright, librettist, director and actor, best known for his writing work as part of the collaboration of Lindsay and Crouse, and for his performance, with his wife Dorothy Stickney, in the long-running play Life with Father. ... Russel Crouse (1893 - 1966) was a U.S. dramatist and journalist. ... The Imperial Theater can also refer to the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan The Imperial Theater was the Schubert brothers fiftieth theater in New York City. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... A carousel in a summer festival in London, with traditional animal mounts, barley twist poles and fairy lights. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American born Jewish writer and producer of musicals for almost forty years. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ... This article is about a street in London called Drury Lane. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Guys And Dolls is a successful 1950 musical. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Abe Burrows (1910- 1985) noted author and director for the stage, particularly Broadway. ... The Richard Rodgers Theatre was built by Irwin Chanin in 1925. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Highwayman is a poem by Alfred Noyes published in 1906. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... Out of This World can refer to: Out of This World, the American title for the video game Another World the television series Out of This World a fantasy novel by Lawrence Watt-Evans a 1950 musical by Cole Porter a 2004 Japanese film This is a disambiguation page — a... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Statue of Peter Pan in St. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. ... The Imperial Theater can also refer to the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan The Imperial Theater was the Schubert brothers fiftieth theater in New York City. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... An American in Paris is a 1951 musical film based on the classical composition by George Gershwin. ... Annie Get Your Gun is a stage musical loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. ... Walt Disneys 1950 adaptation of Cinderella. ... The Merry Widow is a musical comedy or operetta of 1905, by the Austro-Hungarian composer, Franz Lehár. ... No, No, Nanette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Three Little Words (MGM) is a 1950 Hollywood musical film biography of the Tin Pan Alley songwriting partnership of Kalmar and Ruby and stars Fred Astaire as lyricist Bert Kalmar, Red Skelton as composer Harry Ruby, along with Vera-Ellen, Debbie Reynolds and Arlene Dahl. ... Lanza in The Toast of New Orleans The Toast of New Orleans is a 1950 film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Mario Lanza, Kathryn Grayson, David Niven, and Rita Moreno. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Mott the Hoople were a popular 1970s British rock and roll band that maintained a large audience without ever achieving mainstream success. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Steve Ripley out in woods. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Stein (born January 5, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York) is co-founder and guitar player in the popular group Blondie [1]. He was diagnosed with a rare and usually fatal genetics disease called Pemphigus in 1983. ... Cover of the 1976 album Blondie Blondie is a rock band that first gained fame in the 1970s and early 1980s. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Johansen (born January 9, 1950) is an American rock, blues and pop singer, songwriter and actor. ... New York Dolls, 1973 The New York Dolls were a rock music group formed in New York City in 1971. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Billy Ocean (born Leslie Charles January 21, 1950) is a UK-based popular music performer who had a string of rhythm and blues tinged international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Patrick Simmons Vocals/Guitar Patrick Simmons was born in the rainy western coastal town of Aberdeen, Washington on October 19, 1948. ... Doobie Brothers — 2nd incarnation with Michael McDonald as leader, late 70s. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Danny Federici (born January 23, 1950) is the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. ... The E Street Band is a backing band that has toured and recorded with rock musician Bruce Springsteen since 1972. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Paul Pena on the cover of his album New Train Paul Pena (born January 26, 1950 in Hyannis, Massachusetts, died October 1, 2005, in San Francisco) is a multi-genre singer, pianist, and guitarist, performing Mississippi Delta blues, jazz, flamenco, folk, rock and roll and Tuvan throat-singing. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ross Valory is Journeys noted bass player. ... Carlos Santana in concert, Barcelona 2003 Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born 20 July 1947 in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico) is a Mexican–American Grammy Award-winning musician and Latin-rock guitarist. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Natalie Cole (born February 6, 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer and songwriter. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Steve Hackett (born February 12, 1950) is a musician and virtuoso guitar player. ... Genesis is a British progressive rock group that was formed in 1967 when founding members Peter Gabriel and Tony Banks were still students at Charterhouse School. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... So, Gabriels biggest commercial success Peter Brian Gabriel (born February 13, 1950, in Cobham, Surrey, England) is an English musician. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Andy Powell (b. ... Wishbone Ash are a British classic rock band, formed in Devon, 1969, forming out of the ashes of the groups as The Empty Vessels, then Tanglewood. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Walter Carl Becker (born February 20, 1950 in New York, New York) is the guitarist (and sometimes electric bassist) half of the rock duo Steely Dan. ... Walter Becker (left) and Donald Fagen accepting the Grammy Award for the album Two Against Nature (2000) Steely Dan is an American jazz rock band based around musicians and songwriters Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sweet, on the cover of their 1974 Desolation Boulevard LP. From left to right: Andy Scott, Steve Priest, Brian Connolly, & Mick Tucker. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jonathan Leonard Cain (b. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Image:The Carpenters. ... Image:The Carpenters. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Billy Gibbons (born 16 December 1949), nicknamed the Reverend Willie G, is best known as the guitarist for that Little Ol Band from Texas, ZZ Top. ... ZZ Top on the cover of the March 1991 issue of the Guitar World magazine. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Danny Kirwan (born May 13, 1950) is a musician best known for his role as guitarist, singer and songwriter with the rock band Fleetwood Mac. ... Fleetwood Mac during their 1970s commercial heyday. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Roger Hodgson was one of the two lead vocalists of the rock group Supertramp until 1983. ... Supertramp Supertramp is an English progressive rock and pop band that had a series of top-selling albums in the 1970s. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Theodore DeReese (Teddy) Pendergrass, Sr. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... Tony Banks (born March 27, 1950) is a classically-trained songwriter, pianist and keyboard player who is best known as one of the founding members of — and many say the driving musical force behind — Genesis, one of Englands most famous and successful progressive rock/pop groups. ... Genesis is a British progressive rock group that was formed in 1967 when founding members Peter Gabriel and Tony Banks were still students at Charterhouse School. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Agnetha Åse Fältskog (born April 5, 1950 in Jönköping, Sweden) is best known as the blonde singer in ABBA, one of the four members of the pop group ABBA, along with Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ... ABBA (clockwise from top left: Anni-Frid (Frida), Benny, Agnetha, Björn) on the cover of their single Summer Night City. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... David Cassidy, in a still from The Partridge Family. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Steve Krikorian (April 15, 1949 - ) aka Tonio K was born in Palm Desert, California. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Peter Framptons solo career skyrocketed after the release of Frampton Comes Alive!, one of the most successful live albums. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Steve Ferrone is a drummer, who has worked with such high-profile names as Eric Clapton, Anita Baker, Duran Duran, Jeffrey Osborne, George Benson and Chaka Khan. ... The Average White Band (also AWB) is a Scottish funk and R&B band. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Ready or Not album cover Lou Gramm (born Lou Grammatico May 2, 1950 in Rochester, New York) is an American rock music vocalist and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for the rock band Foreigner, but who also had a successful solo career. ... Urgent album cover with a picture of all the band members Foreigner is a rock and roll band formed in New York in 1976 by experienced musicians Mick Jones and Ian McDonald. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Mary Hopkin (born May 3, 1950) is a British singer. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... Cheap Trick is an American rock and roll band from Rockford, Illinois that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... Cheap Trick is an American rock and roll band from Rockford, Illinois that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Sha Na Na Sha Na Na were a rock and roll/comedy group from New York City, who performed covers of doo wop hits from the 1950s and sent up 1950s New York street culture in their performances. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Billy Squier (born May 12, 1950) is a rock musician. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Stevie Wonder is a legend in rock and pop music history. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Mark Mothersbaugh (born May 18, 1950, in Akron, Ohio) is an American musician, composer, singer, and painter. ... Devo (pronounced either DEE-vo or de-VO, sometimes spelled Dev-O) is a music band originating from Akron, Ohio. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Bernie Taupin (born May 22, 1950) is a lyricist famous for his collaboration with Elton John. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Rebbie Jackson Maureen Reillette Rebbie Jackson (born May 29, 1950, Gary, Indiana) is the oldest sister of the highly successful Jackson family. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Terry Scott Taylor (born May 24, 1950) is an American songwriter, record producer, and founding member of the bands Daniel Amos and the Swirling Eddies (credited as Camarillo Eddy). Taylor is also a member of the country music supergroup, Lost Dogs. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) is (among many other tasks) primarily responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for mass production and commercial release. ... The Lost Dogs have been called a country music supergroup, but they consider themselves to be roots and alternative music group. ... Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is the American rock band formed in 1974, by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... The Swirling Eddies are a band that began as an anonymous spinoff from the band Daniel Amos, along with new drummer David Raven. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Air Supply The cover of Air Supplys Lost in Love album, 1980 Air Supply are a duo of pop musicians, Englishman Graham Russell and Australian Russell Hitchcock, who had a succession of soft-rock ballad hits throughout the English-speaking world through the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Air Supply The cover of Air Supplys Lost in Love album, 1980 Air Supply are a duo of pop musicians, consisting of English keyboardist/vocalist Graham Russell and main lead vocalist Australian Russell Hitchcock, who had a succession of soft-rock ballad hits throughout the English-speaking world through... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Suzi Quatro (born Susan Kay Quatrocchio on June 3, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Laurie Anderson on the cover of her album Strange Angels. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Michael Monarch (b. ... Steppenwolf album cover Steppenwolf is a 1960s and 1970s rock & roll band, best known for the hits Born to Be Wild and Magic Carpet Ride. They were named after the novel Steppenwolf by German author Hermann Hesse. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Alexander Arthur Van Halen (born May 8, 1953) is the brother of Edward Van Halen and is the drummer and founding member of the hard rock band Van Halen. ... Van Halen is an American rock band formed in the early-1970s and discovered by KISS bassist and co-founder Gene Simmons. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California) is the lead singer of Heart. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Heart is one of the most successful female-fronted hard rock bands. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Joey Michael Kramer (born June 21, 1950 in New York City) is a drummer and percussionist for the rock and roll group Aerosmith. ... Aerosmith is a long-running hard rock band, originally forming in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1970s. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Greg Kihn (born 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a U.S. pop musician. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Following two albums that alienated many fans with their departure in style (1979s Dynasty and 1980s Unmasked), and a falling-out with Peter Criss over his substance abuse problems and unreliability, KISS held open auditions for a new drummer. ... KISS is an American glam rock/hard rock band formed in New York City in 1973. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Gwen Guthrie (July 14 (some sources say July 9) 1950 - February 3, 1999) was an American singer and songwriter, who also sang backing vocals for Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, and Madonna among others, and wrote songs for Ben E. King and Roberta Flack. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Glenn Hughes Born in Cannock, Staffs, on August 21, 1952, Glenn Hughes, also known as The Voice of Rock, is a bassist and vocalist who fronted the British funk rock band, Trapeze, in the early 1970s before moving on in 1973 to join forces alongside David Coverdale in the legendary... Village People were a disco band of the late 1970s. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock band that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Jim Carroll (born August 1, 1950 in New York City) is an author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Iron Butterfly was a U.S. hard rock and psychedelic band, mostly known for their sole hit In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. Their heyday was the late 1960s, but the band has reincarnated several times with various members. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kid Creole & the Coconuts is an American band created and led by August Darnell a. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Black Oak Arkansas, a southern rock-band formed 1970 in Black Oak, Arkansas. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Urgent album cover with a picture of all the band members Foreigner is a rock and roll band formed in New York in 1976 by experienced musicians Mick Jones and Ian McDonald. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Willy DeVille, singer and songwriter, was born William Borsay in New York on August 25, 1953. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... The Commodores was a highly successful soul/funk band in the 1970s. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Joe Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts), is the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for the longstanding rock and roll band Aerosmith. ... Aerosmith is a long-running hard rock band, originally forming in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1970s. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Paul Kossoff (September 14, 1950 - March 19, 1976) was a British rock guitarist well-known and respected for his restrained yet intensely emotive playing style. ... Simon Kirke, Paul Kossoff, Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers (photo: Lucy Piller) Free was a R&B-style rock band which formed in London in 1968 best known for their popular song All Right Now. Lead singer Paul Rodgers, went on to become lead singer of the rock band Bad Company... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... A tube is hollow cylindrical shape. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Genesis is a British progressive rock group that was formed in 1967 when founding members Peter Gabriel and Tony Banks were still students at Charterhouse School. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Robert Kool Bell (born 8 October 1950) is a singer who was a member in the band Kool & the Gang. ... Kool & The Gang Kool & the Gang was a massively successful rhythm and blues and disco group. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in Leap years). ... Earth, Wind & Fire was a legendary American funk band, formed in Chicago in 1969. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... America is a light rock band, most popular in the early 1970s and now best known for their #1 hits A Horse With No Name and Sister Golden Hair. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Ides of March is an American rock band. ... Survivor is a rock band formed in 1978 by Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... Graham Parker playing at Brits Pub in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Livingston Taylor (born November 21, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter, originally from Boston, Massachusetts. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tina Weymouth A founding member of the influential New Wave group Talking Heads, was born Martina Michéle Weymouth on November 22, 1950 in Coronado, California. ... Talking Heads. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Steven van Zandt (born November 22, 1950 as Steven Lento in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American musician, actor, and radio disk jockey. ... The E Street Band is a backing band that has toured and recorded with rock musician Bruce Springsteen since 1972. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Keith Thibodeaux (born December 1, 1950) is a former child actor and musician, best known for playing Little Ricky in the popular I Love Lucy and Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour television shows. ... I Love Lucy is a classic and the most popular American sitcom from the 1950s, starring comedienne Lucille Ball, her husband Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Camarón de la Isla (born December 5, 1950, Cádiz, Spain; Died July 2, 1992, Barcelona, Spain), stage name of flamenco singer José Monge Cruz. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading (born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts on December 9, 1950) and brought up in Birmingham, England is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Alex Chilton, circa 1999 Photo: Aimeé Toledano Alex Chilton (born on December 28, 1950, in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American songwriter, guitarist, singer and producer best known for his work with the pop-music bands the Box Tops and Big Star. ... The Box Tops were a United States pop music group of the late 1960s. ... Big Star was an American rock and roll band of the early 1970s whose work is often cited as a prime example of power pop. ...

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