Huddie Ledbetter (23 January 1888-6 December 1949) was a leading American blues singer and guitarist. His songbook contained a large number of standard folk tunes, most adapted from previous sources. Though many of his posthumous releases list him as "Leadbelly," he himself spelled it "Lead Belly." This is also the usage on most of his original records, tombstone, as well as of the Lead Belly Foundation.
Bonnie Bishop is a singer and a Texan…and, yes, all that insinuates. Brassy, original, soulful, with a whole lot of attitude, her music and her personality are one in the same. But your stereotypical chick singer she is NOT. She sings with the confidence of a woman who understands that the power of her voice lies in her ability to make the audience want more, not want less. She wails effortlessly and with style...
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Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born country music singer, songwriter and guitarist whose commercial success has been mainly in the United States and Australia. Originally the front man for The Ranch, a three-piece group that released one album in 1997 to critical acclaim, Urban disbanded the group to pursue a solo career. In 2004 his album "Be Here" was nominated for best country album at the Grammy Awards and at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow sang in the movies "Duets" (2000), "Country Strong" (2010), and on the television episodes "The Substitute", "Sexy" and "A Night of Neqlect" of Glee (2010 and 2011). "Duets" spawned two hit singles in Australia, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis` "Cruisin'" spending two weeks at #1 on the Australian singles chart, and Paltrow's "Bette Davis Eyes" peaking at #3.
The second self-titled album by Pennsylvania indie-rock trio Good Old War is at its lush heart, an album of immense growth. A natural evolution from the band's debut Only Way to Be Alone (Sargent House), Good Old War radiates with warmth and vulnerability, both qualities undoubtedly cultivated by the band's hands-on self-production, and the environment of solitude in which the album was created.
The Deadites reign out of Worcester, MA.
Sxip Shirey is an American composer, performer, and story-teller.
He is a founding member of the band Luminescent Orchestrii.
Boston's Racketeers are the band whose name has come to mean explosive rock and roll energy. Their wild stage show has attracted loyal fans from all corners of this country, and their debut EP - released in England - brought the irresistibly rocking rhythms of the Racketeers to the dance floors and airwaves of Europe. The moment their audience has most eagerly been awaiting has now arrived with their first full-length release.