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Jack Scott

Jack Scott (Giovanni Sacfone Jr) was born January 24, 1936 in Windsor Ontario, Canada, and raised in Detroit, an Italian hillbilly who worshipped Hank Williams, and became a rock and roll star. His first album, entitled Jack Scott. One of the first album recorded in stereo, it contained a mixture of rockabilly and ballads of which 10 were Scott's own compositions. Recording for Carlton he came up with a rocking song about a friend in prison titled Leroy. The other side of the record was a sad ballad called My True Love.

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Jenny Wilson

Swedish Jenny Wilson makes elegant and sophisticated pop music with hints of synthpop. Her self-produced solo debut, Love & Youth, on which she also plays every instrument, was released to much critical acclaim in 2005. Music journalists ranked it as one of the best Swedish albums of the year. As a teenager in the early 90s, Jenny Wilson - born in 1975 - originally wanted to become a writer. At that time she discovered PJ Harvey's Rid of Me, an album that inspired her so much that she decided to give up on her writing career and focus on music.

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Natalie Cole

Born February 6, 1950, Natalie Cole is the daughter of celebrated crooner Nat King Cole, she was exposed to the greats of , and at an early age and began performing at the age of 11. Her debut album in 1975, Inseparable, won her immediate praise, with the smash single This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) (#1 R&B, #6 Pop) winning her a Grammy for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female, a category that had been monopolized by Aretha Franklin. She also was named the Grammys' Best New Artist of 1975. She attended the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, MA.

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Zapa

Zapa (Miguel Zapata), was born in A Coruña (Spain) in 1989. He started a Bob Dylan tribute band with two friends and toured until late 2006 as The Highlights. He started writing his own music right after leaving the band, recording in 2007 his first demo, "Five Songs Left". His songs, delicate and introspective, are highly influenced by the psychedelic sounds of the 60s offering "a lovely delivery of lyrics, and a softly psychedelic style that is perfect chill-out soundtrack." (Marilyn Roxie, 'A Future in Noise')

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Thom Lyons

Singer/songwriter Thom Lyons hails from London, England, and first picked up the guitar in 1995, when The Brit-Pop movement had officially swept the nation. Simultaneously he found himself drawn to American bands such as Dave Matthews Band, Counting Crows and REM. In 1998 he began working in a record store in Waterloo Station to help pay for college and university, expanding his exposure to a variety of musical styles.

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anthony.love

anthony.love is a 21yr old solo musician from London. After playing bass in the usual spate of teenage bands, he decided to start writing, recording and performing his own songs. All of this armed only with an acoustic bass guitar and a not-very-good microphone. That was 4 years ago. Since then, he’s played around 200 shows in cities all over the UK, toured Germany twice, Ireland once and played 8 shows in Russia.

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Katalepsy

KATALEPSY was born in 2004 in Moscow then forefathers played death metal in the other bands and decided to do something new. The first demo FEMICIDE brought the first victims to the altar of brutality. KATALEPSY became stronger and began to foray outside Moscow.
In 2007 they gave birth to their debut full-length MUSICK BRINGS INJURIES and the blood was spilled in the circle pits and mosh-battles all over Russia.

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