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Nino Tempo (born Antonino LoTempio on January 6, 1935 in Niagara Falls, New York) is an American musician, singer, and actor. Jump to: navigation, search January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... American Falls, one of the three falls that make up Niagara Falls, is located in the city. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert For other senses of this word, see singer (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


A musical prodigy, Nino Tempo learned to play the clarinet and the tenor saxophone as a child. He was a talent show winner at four years of age and appeared on television with Benny Goodman at seven. When his family moved to California, he appeared on the Horace Heidt radio show, performing a Benny Goodman clarinet solo. A child actor, he worked in motion pictures in such films as 1949's The Red Pony and in 1953's The Glenn Miller Story starring Jimmy Stewart. He was also a sought after session musician and a member of The Wrecking Crew for Phil Spector. Through a Bobby Darin recording session, he made connections with Atlantic Records and signed with its Atco Records subsidiary. Jump to: navigation, search A bass clarinet, which sounds an octave lower than the more common Bâ™­ soprano clarinet. ... The tenor saxophone is one of the larger members of the saxophone family invented by Adolphe Sax. ... Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was a famous Jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, and Swings Senior Statesman. // Childhood and early years Goodman was born in Chicago, the son of poor Jewish immigrants who lived on Chicago... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... Band Leader of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s based in California ... Jump to: navigation, search The term child actor is generally applied to a child acting in motion pictures or television, but also to an adult who began his or her acting career as a child; to avoid confusion the latter is also called a former child actor. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... Jump to: navigation, search The Red Pony is a short 100 page, 4 chapter story written by John Steinbeck in 1933. ... The Glenn Miller Story is a rather boring 1953 movie about a guy who always appeared as boring himself, except for the swinging music he arranged and conducted. ... Jimmy Stewart, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film actor beloved for his persona as an average guy who faces adversity and tries to do the right thing, an image which was largely reflected in his own personality. ... The Wrecking Crew is the name of a 1969 motion picture, the fourth film adventure of secret agent Matt Helm and also the name of a 1999 motion picture staring Ice-T and Snoop Dogg. ... Jump to: navigation, search Phil Spector Harvey Phillip Phil Spector (born December 26, 1940) is a highly influential record producer who turned out some of the best-known popular music of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Bobby Darin in concert. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a record label founded in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson, principally as a R&B label. ... Jump to: navigation, search Atco Records was a United States based subsidary label of Atlantic Records. ...


However, Nino Tempo is best known for his 1963 duet "Deep Purple" on Atco with his sister Carol (singing under the stage name April Stevens) that went to No.1 on the Billboard charts. The song won the 1964 Grammy Award for Best Rock and Roll Recording. Jump to: navigation, search A stage name, or a screen name for movie stars, is a pseudonym used by performers and actors. ... Jump to: navigation, search April Stevens (born Carol LoTempio on April 29, 1936 in Niagara Falls, New York) is an American singer. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1963: See also: 1963 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... The 6th Grammy Awards were held in 1964. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Song was awarded between 1960 and 1971. ...


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NINO TEMPO AND APRIL STEVENS (559 words)
Nino was a winner on the popular Major Bowes talent show at 4 years old.
In 1960, Nino released an unsuccessful single on United Artists ("Lipstick On Your Lips/What Is Love To A Teenager?") that was vocally reminiscent of Frankie Avalon's "Venus." Then, "in 1961 he met Don Costa, the well-known arranger and band leader, with whom he developed a close friendship.
With Spector, Nino filled in playing whichever instrument was called for, and thus was instrumental in helping to flesh out some of the finest and most memorable pop music ever heard.
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