The Flying Pickets is a British a cappella vocal group, that had a surprise number one hit in 1983 in the UK singles chart, with their cover of Yazoo's track Only You. The name 'Flying Pickets' refers to mobile strikers who travel in order to join a picket. The group of six was founded by Brian Hibbard in 1982 by a group of actors , the "7:84 Theatre group", a fringe theatre group who had sung a capella in their production of One Big Blow, based on the 1984 UK miners' strike.
Leon Ware (born February 6, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan) is a soul music singer, songwriter and producer. During the 1970s and 1980 he released six albums with moderate success. To date, Ware has ten full-length solo albums to his credit, according to his website www.leonware.com Ware, disputably, found his biggest success crafting the hit album, I Want You, for his friend and Motown icon Marvin Gaye in 1976.
WILLET is a Rock Band out of Westminster, MD made up of brothers, Jeremy, Justin, and Jordan Willet. Willet tours nationally full time, performing over 250 dates per year. Jeremy, Justin and Jordan grew up in a Christian home taking piano lessons from their father, which resulted in expanding to other instruments such as bass, drums and guitar. Being that the Willet brothers have always shared a close relationship both musically, and relationally, they pursued a vision to help kids all over the world.
The Buffalo Gals, fronted by Maryland native, Kate Lissauer is fast becoming the UK's favourite old-time country string band. Firmly rooted in traditional American music, with an authentic sound driven by fiddle, banjo, percussive step dance, and great harmonies, they produce an irresistible sound packed with all the excitement, passion and fun of Appalachia.
'Won't You Come Out Tonight' is The Buffalo Gals' first release and is a fantastic demonstration of the band's charm and skill. "a marvelous album... easily capable of creating new fans for old time country music" Bath Chronicle
Eiserkyt are an indie band with substance from South East London, drawing on both indie and pop-punk influences from Kings of Leon to Blink 182. In summer 2010 the band recorded their debut E.P. - "The Journey" with Dan Abela at Escape Route Studios in Romford, the CD is due for release in early 2011.
Lisa Gerrard (born April 12, 1961) is an Irish-Australian musician, singer and composer who gained international renown as part of the music group Dead Can Dance together with Brendan Perry. Her career spans from 1981 to the present, and she has been involved in a wide range of projects. Gerrard received a Golden Globe award and her score for the 2000 film Gladiator received an Academy Award nomination. She both sings and is instrumentalist for much of her work, most prolifically using the yangqin (a Chinese hammered dulcimer).
Thomas Denver Jonsson is a swedish singer/songwriter. He released his first full full-length album "Hope to her" in 2004, his second album "Barely
Touching It" was released 2005. He has also record three EP:s and made, besides Sweden, 200 shows in both Europe and US. Thomas Denver Jonsson has also recorded songs with such talented artists as Rosie Thomas, Damien Jurado, Ned Oldham and Nina Kinert.
Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942), born in Liverpool, UK formerly of The Beatles and Wings, is the most successful songwriter in the history of popular music. McCartney is a multiple Grammy Award- and Academy Award-winning English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record producer, film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. He gained worldwide fame as a member of The Beatles, alongside John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
Daniel 'Dan' Kelly is the second oldest of six children, the nephew of Paul Kelly. He grew up in Queensland and learnt the guitar at thirteen, studying Environmental Science at University, in Brisbane, in 1990. He formed his first band, Nord, in Brisbane before moving to Melbourne in 1996, where in 2000 he started playing solo shows, under the name Dank Alley, not wanting to trade on his famous uncle’s name. In May, 2003 he released his first solo EP, Man O Mercy, which spawned the radio hit "Countermeal Kim".
Emily Wells creates music by blending her many influences. She is a classically trained violinist with a penchant for hip hop production. Live, Wells creates a lush layer of "symphonies" by looping and live sampling everything from her violin and voice, to her many toys and electronics. She performs both solo, and as a trio with drummer Sam Halterman and bassist Joey Reina, who also appear on her records.
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