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See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1949 in music, other events of 1950, 1951 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Malcolm Sargent becomes chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pierre Schaeffer publishes his A la recherche dune musique concrète (The Search for a Concrete Music), an explanation of his experimental approach to composing. ... 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

John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... 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. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Alan Freed (December 15, 1922 – January 20, 1965) was an American disc-jockey (DJ), who became internationally known for promoting African-American Rhythm and Blues (R&B) music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of Rock and Roll. ... Rhythm and blues (or R&B) was coined as a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Jerry Wexler at Billboard magazine, used to designate upbeat popular music performed by African American artists that combined jazz and blues. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: www. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... The Rakes Progress is an English opera in three acts and an epilogue by Igor Stravinsky. ... Igor Stravinsky in his middle ages. ... Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, 1907 – September 29, 1973) was an English poet and critic, widely regarded as among the most influential and important writers of the 20th century. ... Chester Kallman (7 January 1921 – 18 January 1975) was an American poet, librettist, and translator, best known for his collaborations with Igor Stravinsky Kallman was born in Brooklyn. ... Location within Italy Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) 45°26′N 12°19′E, the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice in Italy. ... Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... Alan Freed (December 15, 1922 – January 20, 1965) was an American disc-jockey (DJ), who became internationally known for promoting African-American Rhythm and Blues (R&B) music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of Rock and Roll. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... The original members of Bill Haley and His Comets, c. ... Rocket 88, a rhythm and blues song from 1951. ... Rhythm and blues (or R&B) was coined as a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Jerry Wexler at Billboard magazine, used to designate upbeat popular music performed by African American artists that combined jazz and blues. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Charlie Rich ( December 14, 1932 - July 25, 1995) was an American country, jazz, and blues musician. ... Big Mama Thornton album cover Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton (December 11, 1926 - July 25, 1984) was an American blues singer. ... Bobby Blue Bland (born January 27, 1930) is an American singer and was an original member of The Beale Streeters. ...

Albums

Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... 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. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... 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. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ...

No. 1 hit singles

These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1951. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

First week Number of weeks Title Artist
February 23, 1951 6 "If" Perry Como
March 2, 1951 1 "Be My Love" Mario Lanza
April 13, 1951 9 "How High the Moon" Les Paul & Mary Ford
June 15, 1951 5 "Too Young" Nat King Cole
July 20, 1951 6 "Come On-a My House" Rosemary Clooney
August 31, 1951 8 "Because of You (1940 song)/pBecause of You" Tony Bennett
October 26, 1951 6 "Cold, Cold Heart" Tony Bennett
December 7, 1951 2 "(It's No) Sin" Eddy Howard
December 21, 1951 11 "Cry" Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads

February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... If (They Made Me a King) is a popular song. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Be My Love is a popular song. ... 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. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... How High the Moon is a song, now a jazz standard, by Nancy Hamilton (lyrics), Morgan Lewis (music). ... Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric instruments and recording techniques. ... Mary Ford (born on July 7, 1928 with her original name Iris Colleen Summers) was one-half of a husband-wife musical duo; the other half being Les Paul. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Too Young is a popular song. ... For other uses, see King Cole (disambiguation). ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Come On-a My House is a popular song. ... Rosemary Clooney on the cover of her 2000 collection 16 Biggest Hits Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretive singers in these genres. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 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. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretive singers in these genres. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... (It’s No) Sin is a popular song. ... Born September 12, 1914, in Woodland, California, Eddy Howard attended medical school at Stanford University before dropping out to become a singer of romantic ballads. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Cry is a popular song. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ...

Top hits on record

` Aba Daba Honeymoon is a popular song. ... Debbie Reynolds in 1954 Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress and singer. ... Because is a song with music by Guy dHardelot and lyrics by Edward Teschemacher. ... 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. ... Because of You is a popular song. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretive singers in these genres. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Blue Tango is a popular song. ... 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. ... Charmaine is a popular song. ... Mantovani, born Annunzio Paolo Mantovani ( November 15, 1905 – March 29, 1980) was a popular conductor and entertainer in the easy listening style. ... 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. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretive singers in these genres. ... Come On-a My House is a popular song. ... Rosemary Clooney on the cover of her 2000 collection 16 Biggest Hits Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress. ... Cry is a popular song. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... Detour is a pop song, the best-known version of which was recorded by Patti Page in 1951. ... 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. ... 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. ... Del Wood was the professional pseudonym used by pianist Polly Adelaide Hendricks (February 22, 1920 - October 3, 1989). ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Heart of My Heart (sometimes referred to as The Gang that Sang Heart of My Heart) is a popular song. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... 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 Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Louis Armstrongs stage personality matched his flashy trumpet as captured in this photo by William P. Gottlieb. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... 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 Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Florian ZaBach Florian ZaBach, world-famous violinist and pops concert artist, Born August 15, 1918; Died February 25, 2006 Born in Chicago, he was the son of Florian ZaBach Sr. ... How High the Moon is a song, now a jazz standard, by Nancy Hamilton (lyrics), Morgan Lewis (music). ... This article or section should be merged with Les Paul Les Paul (b. ... Melvin Jerome Blanc (born May 30, 1908 in San Francisco, California; died July 10, 1989 in Los Angeles, California), was a famous American voice actor for both classic American radio programs and many animation studios, primarily the Warner Brothers and Hanna-Barbera studios. ... If (They Made Me a King) is a popular song. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Tommy Edwards (born February 17, 1922 - died October 22, 1969) was an American singer. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... The Fontane Sisters were a trio (Bea, Geri and Margi Rosse) from New Milford, New Jersey]. Originally they performed with their guitarist brother Frank, but he was killed in World War II. They were featured on a radio show done by Perry Como and Comos later television program. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Jezebel is a popular song. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... The Little White Cloud that Cried is a popular song. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... 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. ... Lullaby of Broadway is a popular song. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Mister and Mississippi 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. ... Mockin Bird Hill 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. ... My Heart Cries for You is a popular song, adapted by Carl Sigman and Percy Faith from an 18th century French melody. ... Vic Damone (born June 12, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American 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 successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... My Heart Cries for You is a popular song, adapted by Carl Sigman and Percy Faith from an 18th century French melody. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... My Truly, Truly Fair is a popular song. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... On Top of Old Smoky is a traditional folk song of the United States which, as recorded by The Weavers, reached the pop music charts in 1951. ... The Weavers were an immensely popular and influential folk music quartet from Greenwich Village, New York, United States. ... Postdlf 19:23, 9 Jun 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Red Sails in the Sunset is a popular song. ... For other uses, see King Cole (disambiguation). ... Rose, Rose, I Love You is a popular song with music based on a traditional Chinese song, Mei Kuei. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai is a popular song written by Bob Hilliard and Milton De Lugg. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... (It’s No) Sin is a popular song. ... Born September 12, 1914, in Woodland, California, Eddy Howard attended medical school at Stanford University before dropping out to become a singer of romantic ballads. ... Vaughn Monroe (October 7, 1911 - May 21, 1973) was a singer, trumpeter and big band leader, most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... Sparrow in the Treetop is a popular song. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an 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. ... Sweet Violets is a folk song with humorously surprising lyrics. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... The Syncopated Clock is an extremely well-known piece of American light classical music, written in 1946 by Leroy Anderson. ... 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. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Tell Me Why is a popular song. ... The Four Aces were a pop singing group. ... Al Alberts (born August 10, 1922) was a popular singer and composer. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Too Young is a popular song. ... For other uses, see King Cole (disambiguation). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... This article or section should be merged with Les Paul Les Paul (b. ... Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) is a popular song, popularized by Patti Page in 1951. ... 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 R&B hits on record

Rocket 88, a rhythm and blues song from 1951. ... Rocket 88, a rhythm and blues song from 1951 claimed by Sun Records owner and pioneer rock and roll record producer Sam Phillips as the first rock and roll song. The record was credited to Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats, but the band did not actually exist. ... A game of Dominoes Dominoes (or dominos) generally refers to the individual or collective gaming pieces making up a domino set (sometimes called a deck or pack) or to the games played with these pieces. ...

Published popular music

Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915-December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter. ... And So to Sleep Again is a popular song, written in 1951 by Joe Marsala and Sunny Skylar. ... A Chicago based musician who played the Clarinet. ... Anywhere I Wander is a popular song. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Be My Lifes Companion is a popular song. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Milton DeLugg (born in 1918) is an American composer and arranger. ... Alton (1908-1964) and Rabon Delmore (1916-1952), billed as The Delmore Brothers, were country music pioneers and stars of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s. ... Because of You is a popular song. ... Arthur Hammerstein, the uncle of Oscar Hammerstein II, was an opera producer and one of the writers of the song Because of You, a major hit (#1 for 10 weeks) for Tony Bennett in 1951. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Come On-a My House is a popular song. ... Ross Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972), pianist, songwriter, actor, and record producer was born in Fresno, California. ... William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 - May 18, 1981) was an Armenian-American author who wrote many plays and short stories about growing up impoverished as the son of Armenian immigrants. ... Cry is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Good Morning, Mister Echo is a popular song. ... Half as Much is a popular song. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... I Get Ideas is a popular song. ... I Have Dreamed is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... I Love Lucy is a classic and the most popular American sitcom from the 1950s, starring comedian Lucille Ball, her husband Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... I Whistle a Happy Tune is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered by many to have been the finest male popular song vocalist of all time. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening is a popular song. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899–December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Jane Wyman Jane Wyman (born on January 4, 1914, though some sources once indicated she may have been born on January 5, 1917) is an Oscar-winning American actress best known for playing disabled characters such as Belinda MacDonald in Johnny Belinda and Helen Phillips in Magnificent Obsession (opposite Rock... Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was the 30th Vice President of the United States. ... Robert Meredith Willson (18 May 1902 - 15 June 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known as the writer of The Music Man. ... Jezebel is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Kisses Sweeter than Wine is a popular song. ... The Little White Cloud that Cried is a popular song. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Mister and Mississippi is a popular song. ... Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915-December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter. ... 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. ... Mockin Bird Hill is a popular song. ... Dick Manning was a songwriter, best known for his many collaborations with Al Hoffman. ... My Truly, Truly Fair is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai is a popular song written by Bob Hilliard and Milton De Lugg. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Milton DeLugg (born in 1918) is an American composer and arranger. ... Shrimp Boats was a popular song in the 1950s. ... Paul Weston (real name Wetstein) (March 12, 1912 - September 20, 1996) was a US pianist, arranger, composer and conductor. ... (It’s No) Sin is a popular song. ... Slow Poke is a popular song. ... Pee Wee King, born Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski (February 18, 1914 – March 7, 2000), was an American country music songwriter and recording artist. ... Something Wonderful is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Sparrow in the Treetop is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Sid Tepper was an American songwriter, best known for his collaborations with Roy C. Bennett, which spanwed several hits for Elvis Presley. ... Bennett & Tepper Roy C. Bennett (born August 12, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter. ... Sweet Violets is a folk song with humorously surprising lyrics. ... Tell Me Why is a popular song. ... Al Alberts (born August 10, 1922) was a popular singer and composer. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Too Young is a popular song. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... Cover art Top Banana was a zany platform computer game with strange parallax scrolling which was important because without it, the foreground would not have stood out from the background. ... 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. ... Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915-December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... 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. ... Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902–July 21, 1960) was a songwriter. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... We Kiss in a Shadow is a popular song. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) is a popular song, popularized by Patti Page in 1951. ... Sidney Keith Russell, known as Bob Russell (born April 25, 1914) is a songwriter. ...

Classical music

Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... Pierre Boulez Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ.buˈlÉ›z/) (born March 26, 1925) is a conductor and composer of classical music. ... John Cage John Milton Cage (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American experimental music composer, writer and visual artist. ... Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Henri Dutilleux (born January 22, 1916) is a French composer. ... George Enescu George Enescu (pronunciation in Romanian: ; known in France as Georges Enesco) (August 19, 1881, Liveni – May 4, 1955, Paris) was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor and teacher, preeminent musician of the 20th century, one of the greatest interpreters of his time. ... Roberto Gerhard (born September 25, 1896 in Valls, Catalonia; died January 5, 1970 in Cambridge, England), was a Catalan-born composer of classical music. ... Reinhold Moritzovich Glière (Russian: ) (January 11 [O.S. 30 December 1874] 1875 – June 23, 1956) was a Russian composer of German descent. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob (July 5, 1895 – June 8, 1984) was an English composer. ... György Sándor Ligeti (born May 28, 1923) is a Hungarian composer (now living in, and a citizen of, Austria), widely seen as one of the great composers of instrumental music of the 20th century. ... Peter Mennin (born Mennini) (May 17, 1923, Erie, Pennsylvania – June 17, 1983, New York City) was an American composer and teacher. ... Vincent Persichetti (June 6, 1915 – August 14, 1987) was a composer and teacher at the Juilliard School whose students included Philip Glass and Thelonious Monk. ... Gustav Allan Pettersson (September 19, 1911 – June 20, 1980) was a Swedish composer born in Uppland. ... Joseph Guy Ropartz (1864 - 1955) was a French composer and conductor. ... Edmund Rubbra (May 23, 1901 – February 14, 1986), was a British composer. ... Mátyás Seiber (May 4, 1905 – September 24, 1960) was a Hungarian-born composer who lived in England from 1935 onward. ... Roger Sessions (28 December 1896 – 16 March 1985) was an American composer, critic and teacher of music. ... Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (help· info) (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... Eduard Tubin (June 18, 1905 - November 17, 1982) was an Estonian composer and conductor Born in Kallaste, Estonia, Tubin fled occupied Estonia for Sweden in 1944, where he lived and worked until his death in Stockholm. ... Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 - November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer. ...

Opera

This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (November 22, 1913 – December 4, 1976) was a British composer, conductor and pianist. ... Billy Budd is an English language opera by Benjamin Britten, first performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 1, 1951. ... E. M. Forster E.M. Forster should not be confused with C. S. Forester, author of the Horatio Hornblower novels. ... 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. ... Amahl and the Night Visitors is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti on an original English libretto by the composer. ... Igor Stravinsky in his middle ages. ... The Rakes Progress is an English opera in three acts and an epilogue by Igor Stravinsky. ... Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, 1907 – September 29, 1973) was an English poet and critic, widely regarded as among the most influential and important writers of the 20th century. ... Chester Kallman (7 January 1921 – 18 January 1975) was an American poet, librettist, and translator, best known for his collaborations with Igor Stravinsky Kallman was born in Brooklyn. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Its About Time was an American fantasy-based comedy TV series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966-1967. ... Movie dang gum ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 28, 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 a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Kiss Me, Kate is a stage musical by Samuel and Bella Spewack (book) and Cole Porter (music and lyrics) that ran for 1,077 performances and was first performed in New York on December 30, 1948. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Paint Your Wagon is a 1951 Broadway musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... See You Later is a 1980 album by the Greek artist Vangelis. ... South Pacific is a musical play, written with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II that opened on Broadway on April 7, 1949, and ran for more than five years. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... A Tree Grows in Brooklyn book cover A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is an American novel by Betty Smith first published in 1943. ... 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. ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... Alice In Wonderland is the thirteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... There is also the compilation album The Great Caruso The Great Caruso is a 1951 film starring Mario Lanza and Ann Blyth. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Jane Wyman Jane Wyman (born on January 4, 1914, though some sources once indicated she may have been born on January 5, 1917) is an Oscar-winning American actress best known for playing disabled characters such as Belinda MacDonald in Johnny Belinda and Helen Phillips in Magnificent Obsession (opposite Rock... The Lemon Drop Kid is a 1951 comedy film based on the short story by writer Damon Runyon. ... Bob Hope receiving an (honorary) Oscar For other uses, see Bob Hope (disambiguation). ... Kirk Douglas with Maxwell in Champion (1949) Marilyn Maxwell (August 3, 1921 - March 20, 1972), born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, was a platinum blonde, curvatious movie actress and entertainer who, in addition to appearing in many films, also entertained the troops during World War II and the Korean war on USO... Lullaby of Broadway can refer to: Lullaby of Broadway, a popular song woth music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, published in 1935. ... On Moonlight Bay is a 1951 musical film directed by Roy Del Ruth which tells the story of the Winfield family at the turn of the century. ... Royal Wedding (MGM) is a 1951 Hollywood musical comedy film set in London in 1947 at the time of the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, and stars Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill and Keenan Wynn, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay... Show Boat is a musical with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (with the notable exception of Bill, the lyrics of which were written by P. G. Wodehouse). ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Janet Leigh Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) born Jeanette Helen Morrison was an American actress. ... There are several notable people named Tony Martin: There is an English farmer named Tony Martin who was imprisoned for fatally shooting a burglar. ... Gloria DeHaven (born July 23, 1925 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress. ... Ann Miller was born on April 12, 1923 (some sources still indicate 1919) and died on January 22, 2004. ... Bob Crosby (August 23, 1913 - March 9, 1993) was an American bandleader and singer. ...

Births

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kim Wilson is a blues singer and harmonica player. ... The Fabulous Thunderbirds are a blues-rock band, formed in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Crystal Gayle on the cover of her concert DVD Crystal Gayle in Concert, showing her trademark long hair Crystal Gayle (born January 9, 1951) is an American country music singer. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Motels were a New Wave music band from the Los Angeles area. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... America is a light rock and roll band, most popular in the early and mid 1970s and now best known for their #1 hits A Horse With No Name and Sister Golden Hair. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Downey (born January 27, 1951) was the drummer for the band Thin Lizzy, who, along with bassist-vocalist Phil Lynott, made up the core of the bands success as a pioneering hard rock group. ... Thin Lizzy in 1975 Thin Lizzy was an Irish Heavy Metal band, formed in Dublin in 1969. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The J. Geils Band was a glam rock band that played to large arena crowds in the United States in the 1970s before moving towards a more pop-influenced sound in the 1980s. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in London), better known as Phil Collins, is a British rock/pop musician. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Phil Manzanera (born 31 January 1951 in London, England, UK as Philip Targett-Adams, educated at Dulwich College), played guitar with Quiet Sun, then Roxy Music. ... Roxy Music is a British art rock group founded in the early 1970s as a collaborative project between art school graduates Bryan Ferry (vocals, keyboards) and Brian Eno (electronic music specialist). ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Wayne Casey (KC) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. ... KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kool & The Gang Kool & the Gang was a massively successful rhythm and blues and disco group. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Triumph was a Canadian rock band popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Melissa Manchester (born on February 15, 1951 at New York, New York) is a talented American singer-songwriter and actress. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Christopher Anton Rea (4 March 1951) is a successful British singer-songwriter, from Middlesbrough. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... Scott Gorham was the co-lead guitarist in the rock band Thin Lizzy from Eric Bells departure and Gary Moores temporary stint in 1974 until its breakup in 1983. ... Thin Lizzy in 1975 Thin Lizzy was an Irish Heavy Metal band, formed in Dublin in 1969. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... The Fabulous Thunderbirds are a blues-rock band, formed in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... The Stylistics are one of the most well-known Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Conrad Lozano (born March 21, 1951 in Los Angeles, California) is the bass player for Los Lobos. ... Los Lobos Los Lobos is an American rock band, heavily influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country music, folk, R&B, blues, and traditional Spanish and Mexican music such as boleros and norteños. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Phil Keaggy, born March 23, 1951, is a guitarist and vocalist. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... Other languages FAQs | Table free Welcome to Wikipedia, a free-content encyclopedia that anyone can edit. ... Grand Funk Railroad is an American power trio band. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Image:JanisIan. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Alexander Briley (Alex) performed in the role of Village People. ... Village People were a disco band of the late 1970s. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Peabo Bryson (born April 13, 1951) is an African-American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951 in Newark, New Jersey) is a Jewish-American drummer and television personality. ... Late Night with Conan OBrien is an American late night television talk show on NBC featuring varied comedic material and celebrity interviews. ... The E Street Band is a backing band that has toured and recorded with rock musician Bruce Springsteen since 1972. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Luther Vandross Luther Vandross (born Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Paul Carrack, 2003 Paul Carrack (born April 22, 1951 in Sheffield, England) is a British keyboardist, singer and songwriter. ... Ace were a British rock music band who enjoyed moderate success in the 1970s. ... Squeeze was a British rock music band that came to prominence in the New Wave period of the late 1970s. ... Mike and the Mechanics is a British rock/pop band formed in 1985 as a side-project of Mike Rutherford, a founding member of Genesis. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Ace Frehley Paul Daniel Frehley (born April 27, 1951 in The Bronx, New York) aka Ace Frehley, is best known as the lead guitarist for the rock band KISS. // Biography Frehley joined Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and Peter Criss in January 1973 as lead guitarist for their new band. ... KISS is an American glam rock/hard rock band formed in New York City in 1973. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American singer and songwriter. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Image:Sejackson. ... The cover to the Jackson 5s first LP, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5, released on Motown Records in 1969. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Philip Bailey (born 1952 in Denver, Colorado) is an American R&B, soul and funk singer, best known as one of the founding members of Earth, Wind & Fire. ... Earth, Wind & Fire was a legendary American funk band, formed in Chicago in 1969. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... The Dramatics was a soul music vocal group, formed in the late 1960s. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Jonathan Richman (born May 15, 1951) is an American proto-punk icon and one of the progenitors of indie rock. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Deniece Williams Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler on June 3, 1950 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and songwriter who achieved success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Ed McTaggart is a drummer, best known for his work with the rock band Daniel Amos. ... 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 Road Home was the name of Bill Sprouses band before and after his conversion to Christianity. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Bradley E. Brad Delp (born June 12, 1951) is the lead vocalist of the rock band Boston. ... Bostons first, self-titled album cover Boston is a best-selling American rock band that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Cheap Trick is an American rock and roll band from Rockford, Illinois that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... Cheap Trick -- early picture of the band. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... Steve Walsh (born June 15, 1951 in St. ... Kansas is a 1970s American rock and roll band, specializing in progressive rock with a distinctly American flavor. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Fred Schneider, solo album, 1996. ... The B-52s, often called Americas Favorite Party Band. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Huey Lewis, whose real name is Hugh Anthony Cregg III, (born July 5, 1950 in New York City) is a musician and singer. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... The Pointer Sisters was an American vocal group and recording act that achieved great success during the 1970s and 1980s. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... Andrew Gold (born August 2, 1951, in Burbank, California) is an American singer, musician and songwriter, best known for his 1976 Top 5 single Lonely Boy and the 1978 single Thank You For Being A Friend. Andrews parents were singer Marni Nixon (who provided the singing voice for numerous... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... John Graham can refer to: John Jack Gilbert Graham, the bomber of United Airlines Flight 629 John Graham, a member of the United States Secretary of State Johnny Graham, member of the band Earth, Wind and Fire John Graham, 1st Viscount Dundee The Reverend John Galbraith Graham MBE, British crossword... Earth, Wind & Fire was a legendary American funk band, formed in Chicago in 1969. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Lois V Vierk (born August 4, 1951, Hammond, Indiana) is a post-minimalist or totalist composer who lives in New York City. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... The cover of the album The Essential Dan Fogelberg Daniel Grayling Fogelberg (born in Peoria, Illinois on August 13, 1951) is an American singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, whose music has been informed by sources as diverse as folk, pop, classical, jazz, and bluegrass music. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Richard Deacon was the bassist for the rock band Queen. ... Queen is a British rock band that came to popularity during the mid-1970s, amassing an enormous worldwide fanbase that continues to exist to this day. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Phil Lynott Philip Parris Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was the front man of the band Thin Lizzy. ... Thin Lizzy in 1975 Thin Lizzy was an Irish Heavy Metal band, formed in Dublin in 1969. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Mark Hudson (born August 23, 1951) is a record producer, musician and songwriter living in Los Angeles, California. ... The Hudson Brothers are an American music group from the 1970s, consisting of Bill Hudson, Brett Hudson and Mark Hudson. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Halford on stage, Birmingham NEC, England, March 19th 2005 Robert John Arthur Rob Halford (born August 25, 1951 in Birmingham, England), is the lead vocalist for the British heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Wayne Osmond (1951 - present) is the second oldest of the original Osmond Brothers singers. ... The Osmonds are an American family pop group who achieved enormous worldwide success as teenybopper idols in the 1970s. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... Mik Kaminski played violin for the Electric Light Orchestra (1973-1979). ... The ELO Logo as seen on numerous music covers Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) was a successful Birmingham rock music group of the 1970s and 1980s. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Cover of a Pretenders collection Greatest Hits showing Chrissie Hynde Chrissie Hynde is an American rock musician, best known as the leader of the band The Pretenders. ... Pretenders album cover, 1980 The Pretenders are a British rock band known for innovative songwriting and charismatic performances. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Daniel Lanois Daniel Lanois (born September 19, 1951, Hull, Québec) is a French Canadian producer and musician. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... David Coverdale on the cover of his 2000 solo album Into the Light David Coverdale (born September 22, 1951 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Cleveland, England) is a rock vocalist most famous for his work with the British hard rock band Deep Purple, and his later band Whitesnake. ... This article is about the rock group. ... Whitesnake is a British hard rock band, active primarily in the 1980s. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... REO Speedwagon is a rock band which grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... John Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana) is an American singer and songwriter, known for a long and successful recording and performing career highlighted by a series of 1980s hits, including Jack and Diane, and by his role in the Farm Aid charity event. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... John Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), better known as Johnny Ramone, was the guitarist for the punk rock group The Ramones. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... John Ford Colley (born October 13, 1951 in Texas) was a classically trained pianist who partnered with upright bass player Dan Seals to form the late 1960s singing duo known as England Dan & John Ford Coley. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Foreigner is a rock and roll band formed in Rochester, New York, USA in 1976 by Lou Gramm ( Louis Grammatico ), along with veteran musicians Mick Jones and Ian McDonald (see 1976 in music). ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... The Roches are a female vocal group made up of three songwriting sisters, Maggie, Terre, and Suzzy Roche, from New York. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... K.K. Downing of Judas Priest K.K. Downing was born as Kenneth Downing on October 27, 1951 in Walsall, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Sir Ronald McMillan Bell, (April 14, 1914 - February 27, 1982), QC (1966), Knight Bachelor (1980), was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament representing Buckinghamshire South 1950-1974 and Beaconsfield 1974-1982. ... Kool & The Gang Kool & the Gang was a massively successful rhythm and blues and disco group. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... Huey Lewis & the News formerly known as Huey Lewis & the American Express are a popular American rock band whose greatest success was in the 1980s. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Southside Johnny (real name John Lyon, born December 4, 1948 in Neptune, New Jersey) is an American singer, harmonica player, and songwriter, who usually fronts his band The Asbury Jukes. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Barry Goudreau (Nov 29, 1951 —) is the original guitarist for the rock band Boston. ... Bostons first, self-titled album cover Boston is a best-selling American rock band that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gary Rossington (born December 4, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida) is a founding member and guitarist of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... Photoshoot for 1973 debut album Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American Southern rock band, described by All Music Guides Stephen Thomas Erlewine as the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard rock swagger. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johnny Rodriguez born December 10, 1951 in Sabinal, Texas, is a country music singer. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robben Ford (born December 16, 1951) is a blues, jazz and rock guitarist. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Gilder (born December 21, 1951) first came to prominence as frontman for the Canadian glam rock band Sweeney Todd. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Sha Na Na Sha Na Na was a rock and roll/comedy group from New York City, who performed covers of doo wop hits from the 1950s, simultaneously reviving and sending up the music, as well as 1950s New York street culture, in their performances. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Saxon is a British heavy metal band, formed in 1976 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... John Scofield (born December 26, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio) is a jazz guitarist and composer, who played and eventually collaborated with Miles Davis. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Yvonne Elliman album cover photo c. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tom Hamilton may refer to any one of the following: Bass Player Tom Hamilton (born on December 31, 1951) is the bass player and founding member of the rock and roll group Aerosmith. ... Aerosmith is a preeminent American rock band. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Thorogood George Thorogood (born December 31, 1951) is a blues-rock and rock and roll performer from Delaware. ... John Mark Heard (1951-1992) was a record producer, singer, and songwriter originally from Macon, Georgia. ...

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