Dennis Locorriere (born Dennis Michael Locorriere, 13 June 1949, Union City, New Jersey) was the lead vocalist, guitarist of the pop group Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, later Dr Hook. Locorriere, as a founding member of Dr Hook, was the recipient of more than sixty gold and platinum albums, gaining #1 chart status in more than 42 different countries. He is also a notable songwriter, his songs having been recorded by Bob Dylan, Crystal Gayle, BJ Thomas, Helen Reddy, Willie Nelson, Southside Johnny and most recently...
Ryland "Ry" Peter Cooder (born on March 15, 1947) is a guitarist, singer and composer from the United States.
He is known for his slide guitar work, his interest in the American roots music, and for his collaborations with musicians from many countries Born in Los Angeles, California, Cooder first attracted attention in the 1960s, playing with Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, after previously having worked with Taj Mahal in The Rising Sons.
Singer/Songwriter Sarabeth Tucek is from New York. She can be heard duetting with Bill Callahan on Smog's "Supper", providing background vocals on EZT's "Goodbye Little Doll" and on Brian Jonestown Massacre's "We Are The Radio" for which she cowrote one song with Anton Newcombe. Her song, Something For You (a.k.a. Seer) is also covered by BJM on "We Are the Radio". Recently, Sarabeth was guest vocalist on the debut album of The Relationship, fronted by Brian Bell from Weezer.
Musik ist die Leere zwischen den Tönen. Lässt man in diese Leere Wörter fallen, so entstehen Songs. Ein Paar Beats, eine Gitarre und eine Stimme reichen völlig aus. Nebensachen beiseite, Konzentration auf das Wesentliche. Das ist MiNIMUM.
Curumin is a Brazilian musician. His style is sometimes called samba-funk, and it incorporates many jazz, bossa nova, and hip hop elements as well. Both his albums, Achados e Perdidos and Japanpopshow were released by ybmusic.
I am going to personally state on the record that this is one of the finest albums on my roster, something so fully formed and beautiful, it will continue to resonate and unravel its wonder long after you and I are long gone and forgotten. Like the best of Al Green or Marvin Gaye, this CD is perfect from beginning to end; a smooth and subtle sexual menage a trois of reggae, country and soul.
— Ralph Alfonso, owner, Bongo Beat Records. BIO:
Kaya Burgess is a British singer-songwriter whose brushstroke lyricism combines with a folk-rock-n-roll sound to create a compelling image of life, literature and London town. "A lovely voice." ----- Guy Garvey, lead-singer of Elbow "I can't put my finger on it, but i like it a lot and it's very personal and unique. It's got this old, worn feel to it, like a historic city after the lights go out and only a few dim pubs are still open, a handful of patrons inside drinking up the last dregs of the day. In other words, it's brilliant." ----- Tortoise Crossing
Richmond Fontaine is a four-piece alt country band based in Portland, OR. The band was formed in 1994 by guitarist / lead vocalist willy vlautin and bass player Dave Harding at the Portland Meadows horse race track. Known for Vlautin's incredibly rich and evocative lyrics, several of Richmond Fontaine's songs relate to horse racing specifically and gambling generally. This is largely an artifact of Vlautin's upbringing in Reno, Nevada, a place that is heavily referenced in his lyrics, along with Portland, the U.
John Illsley was the founding bass player with the legendary 120 million album selling Dire Straits and contributing vocalist to their Communiqu
Self-described as "a mod for the hip-hop generation," Jai grew up in the same British village as PJ Harvey and played in a trio whose other two members later formed her first backing band. Born Jason Rowe in Yeovil, England, he was inspired by a variety of musical sources both modern (Kraftwerk, Massive Attack, Public Enemy) and classic (Marvin Gaye, Burt Bacharach). Rowe began playing with a pop band, but when his mates left him to play with PJ Harvey, he moved to London and met up with guitarist/producer Joel Bogen while at a club.