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Encyclopedia > Peabo Bryson
Peabo Bryson
Background information
Birth name Robert Peabo Bryson
Born April 13, 1951 (1951-04-13) (age 56)
Origin Flag of the United States Greenville, SC
Genre(s) Soft Rock, Quiet Storm, Adult Contemporary, Urban
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Voice type(s) Tenor
Years active 1976–present
Label(s) Various

Peabo Bryson (born Robert Peabo Bryson on April 13, 1951) is an American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing soft-rock ballads, often as a duo with female singers, and his contribution to several Disney animated feature soundtracks. is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Greenville is the third largest city in the state of South Carolina. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... Smokey Robinsons 1975 hit single provided the name for the quiet storm radio programming format and the music category. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... The term urban contemporary was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid 1970s. ... Voice type, often called Fach (pl. ... A tenor is a singer with a voice range from approximately C3 (one octave below middle C) to A4 (above middle C) in choral music, or to tenor C (C5, one octave above middle C) or higher in operatic music (see voice type). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... Greenville is the third largest city in the state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... This is a list of animated feature films produced by Walt Disney Productions/The Walt Disney Company: Official canon The following is a list of the forty-four feature films officially part of the Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) canon. ...

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Career

Bryson won a Grammy Award in 1992 for his performance of the song "Beauty and the Beast" with Céline Dion and another in 1993 for "A Whole New World" (Aladdin's Theme) with Regina Belle. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Beauty and the Beast is the main song from the soundtrack of the 1991 Disney animated film of the same name. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion Angélil, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... Music sample: A Whole New World (1992) ( file info) — 19 second sample of the Aladdin and Jasmine version of A Whole New World. Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... Regina Belle (born July 17, 1963) is Grammy award winning singer who sings Adult Contemporary, Quiet Storm, Smooth Jazz, Urban contemporary, and Contemporary R&B songs. ...


Peabo's greatest solo hits include 1978's "Feel The Fire", "Reaching For The Sky" & "I'm So Into You", 1982's "Let The Feeling Flow", 1984's "If Ever You're In My Arms Again", 1989's "Show And Tell" and the 1991 hit "Can You Stop the Rain". In 1985, he appeared on the soap opera One Life to Live to sing a lyrical version of its theme song. Bryson's vocals were added to the regular theme song in 1987 and his voice was heard daily until 1992. Feel the Fire was an album by thrash metal legends Overkill, released by Megaforce records in 1985. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Can You Stop the Rain is the title of a number-one R&B single by Peabo Bryson. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...


Among his duets:

Bryson has also performed in theater and operatic productions, most notably the tenor role of "Sportin' Life" in the Michigan Opera Theater of Detroit's version of Porgy and Bess. Minnie Julia Riperton (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979) was an American soul singer and songwriter, most noted for her abilities in the whistle register and her 1975 hit single Lovin You. Possessing a rare five-octave vocal range, she displayed the ability to imitate instrumentation and even birds. ... Natalie Maria Cole (born February 6, 1950), known professionally as Natalie Cole, is an American singer and songwriter. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion Angélil, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... Deborah Ann Debbie Gibson (born August 31, 1970), is an American singer-songwriter who was a teen pop icon. ... Roberta Flack Roberta Flack (born February 10, 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina) is an American singer. ... Regina Belle (born July 17, 1963) is Grammy award winning singer who sings Adult Contemporary, Quiet Storm, Smooth Jazz, Urban contemporary, and Contemporary R&B songs. ... Roberta Flack Roberta Flack (born February 10, 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina) is an American singer. ... Melissa Manchester (born on February 15, 1951 at New York, New York) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. ... Linda Eder Linda Eder (born February 3, 1961) is a singer and Broadway star who has released several successful albums and has starred in the Broadway show Jekyll & Hyde. ... Kenneth Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist whose fourth album, Duotones, brought him breakthrough success[1] in 1986. ... Best ~second session~ is the second Best Of album released by Japanese Pop singer Kumi Koda. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle &#8212... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ... A tenor is a singer with a voice range from approximately C3 (one octave below middle C) to A4 (above middle C) in choral music, or to tenor C (C5, one octave above middle C) or higher in operatic music (see voice type). ... The cast of Porgy and Bess during the Boston try-out prior to the Broadway opening. ...


Recent Times

His tax problems caught up with him on August 21, 2003, when the U.S. Internal Revenue Service seized property from his Atlanta, Georgia, home. He is reported to owe $1.2 million in taxes going back to 1984. The IRS auctioned much of his possessions, including both Grammy Awards, electronic equipment and grand piano. Plunkett, John. "Peabo Bryson's Grammys, other possessions, auctioned to pay $1.2 million tax debt", Jet Magazine, 2004-01-12. Retrieved on 2007-03-07.  Tax rates around the world Tax revenue as % of GDP Economic policy Monetary policy Central bank   Money supply Fiscal policy Spending   Deficit   Debt Trade policy Tariff   Trade agreement Finance Financial market Financial market participants Corporate   Personal Public   Banking   Regulation        A tax is a financial charge or other levy imposed on... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... . The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the United States government agency that collects taxes and enforces the tax laws. ... Nickname: Location in Fulton and DeKalb counties in the state of Georgia Coordinates: , Country State Counties Fulton, DeKalb Government  - Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area  - City  132. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Peabo Bryson's new CD, "Missing You," is scheduled to be released On October 2, 2007 on Peak Records, a division of Concord Music Group.


Discography

Main article: Peabo Bryson discography

This is a discography for the recordings of R&B/soul singer Peabo Bryson 1976: Peabo (Bang/Bullet) - R&B #48 1978: Reaching For The Sky (Capitol) - US #49, R&B #11 1979: Crosswinds (Capitol) - US #35, R&B #3 1980: Parardise (Capitol) - US #79, R&B #13 1980: We...

External links

  • Allmusic Entry
  • Peabo Bryson discography
  • Fan Page

  Results from FactBites:
 
Peabo Bryson - Biography - AOL Music (346 words)
Vocalist Peabo Bryson was among the premier silky-voiced soul artists who emerged as the softer, more sophisticated urban contemporary sound became dominant in the '70s and '80s.
Bryson, who was born in Greenville, SC, sang with Al Freeman & the Upsetters in 1965, and was in the group Moses Dillard & the Tex-Town Display from 1968 to 1973.
Bryson moved to Capitol in 1978, where his first album, Reaching for the Sky, went gold, and the title track was a number six R&B hit.
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