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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues and R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. Raitt began playing guitar at an early age, something not a lot of her high school girlfriends did. "I had played a little at school and at camp," she later recalled in a July 2002 interview. "My parents would drag me out to perform for my family, like all parents do, but it was a hobby—nothing more...I think people must wonder how a white girl like me became a blues guitarist.

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Brian Blade

Brian Blade (born 1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American jazz drummer and composer. Brian made his first appearances as a sideman with pianist Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, and continued to work as a sideman with other musicians commonly known as "young lions." As a leader, he has released three albums - Fellowship, Perceptual, and most recently, Season of Changes, his Verve Music Group debut. Season of Changes has received rave reviews and continues to grow in popularity.

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Sleepless

There has been more than one artist to use the name Sleepless. 1.Sleepless is a Dark Progressive Metal band from Israel, they released Winds Blow Higher in 2001 and now they are split-up. 2.Sleepless is from Tucson, Arizona, formed in 2009. 3.A hungarian deathcore band from Székesfehérvár. 4.Sleepless were originally known under the German name Die Schlaflosen. Formed in 1982 when guitarist Arch Stanton met up with Singers Cloudia Wintermute & Lucretia, and bassist Roland Hammerl. They immediatly found they had an amazing chemistry together and improvasation was the key to their sound.

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Babe

There are seven groups with this name. 1* Babe (Grandmothers) is a rock band from Belgrade, Serbia.
2 * Babe is a Finnish Eurodance group.
3* Babe is a rock band from Sankt Augustin, Germany.
4* Babe is a "girl-next-door" pop act from Berlin, Germany.
5* Babe is a Dutch girl band.
6* Babe is an American pop punk band affiliated with Teenage Prayer.
7* BaBe - with both "B"s capitalized - is Tomoko Kondo (近藤 智子) and Yukari Nikaido (二階堂 ゆかり), a Japanese pop duo who notably sang the end theme for the "Project A-Ko 3". (* See also: BaBe)

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This Century

Previously known as Evident Earth, This Century is a pop band from Tempe, Arizona, signed to Action Theory records. The members are Ryan Gose (drums), Joel Kanitz (vocals), Alex Silverman (bass), and Sean Silverman (guitar). Discography: 2007 EP
Look What We Made EP
No Way Out Digital Sampler
To Love and Back EP
Hopeful Romantic Sampler
Sound of Fire single
Sound of Fire
Kiss Me Like It's Christmas (acoustic) single
Acoustics EP
Bleach Blonde single

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Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb CBE (born Robin Hugh Gibb on Isle of Man, United Kingdom on 22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the Bee Gees (1958-2003 & 2009-2012), co-founded with his twin brother Maurice Gibb (1949-2003) and older brother Barry Gibb. Their younger brother, Andy Gibb (1958-1988) was also, in his time, a popular solo singer. Born in the Isle of Man to English parents, the family later moved to Manchester before settling in Brisbane, Australia.

Read more about Robin Gibb on Last.fm.

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Dzelzs Vilks

Dzelzs Vilks (meaning 'Iron Wolf') is a four-piece band from Sigulda, Latvia formed in Mālpils in 1991. Originally, a act, they have considerably altered their sound for each album, drifting within a wide range of styles such as , , , , , and . Over years Dzelzs Vilks have claimed most of the highest chart positions and relevant awards in the Latvian music scene, as well as collaborated with a number of other local musicians, performance theatres, and even sports teams.

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Extreme

Extreme is a rock band consisting of singer/guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt, singer/lyricist Gary Cherone, bassist/singer Pat Badger and drummer Kevin Figueiredo. The band first formed in 1985 in Boston with then drummer Paul Geary (who later got replaced by drummer Mike Mangini) until the band decided to go on an indefinite hiatus that ended up lasting more than 10 years (1996 - 2006). The band's influences range from the progressive hard rock and elaborate multi-vocals parts of Queen, the energy of Aerosmith and Van Halen, as well as Beatlesque pop and a Led Zeppelin organic feeling.

Read more about Extreme on Last.fm.

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These Four Walls

These Four Walls are a Hard Rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand. The Band currently consists of four members, but has previously perfomed as a five-piece. The current line-up features Lead Vocalist Steve Gibb also taking on the Rhythm Guitar duties, with Gray Vickers on Lead Guitar, Chris Treeby playing Bass and Brad Vickers playing Drums. The band has released three singles to radio and television in New Zealand, each recieving significant airplay on the major radio stations and TV channels in the country.

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