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Lil' Louis

Lil Louis is the stage name used by Chicago-born house music producer and DJ Louis Burns. He scored a number of hits on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the eighties and nineties, three of which hit #1.
His best known song, "French Kiss," featured vocals by Shawn Christopher and spent two weeks at #1 on the dance chart in 1989. The house track (now considered a classic) features a several-minutes-long breakdown in which the music gradually slowed down in tempo to a complete stop and left nothing but orgasmic moaning from Ms.

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Xentrix

There are atleast 3 artists with this name;
(1) Formed in 1985 in Preston, Lancashire, British thrashers Xentrix (pronounced Zen-tricks) began their careers by playing metal covers before focusing all of their efforts on coming up with original material. Initially known as Sweet Vengeance, guitarist/vocalist Chris Astley, guitarist Kristian Havard, drummer Dennis Gasser and bassist Paul Mackenzie created enough of a stir through their live performances that the English branch of Roadrunner Records took notice and signed the group in January 1989.

Read more about Xentrix on Last.fm.

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Rebecca

1. REBECCA (???????) was a Japanese popular pop/rock band active mostly in the late 80's, fronted by NOKKO. They released 7 albums from 1984 to 1989. The band's name comes from the novel "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm". 2. Rebecca, was an noise punk rock band from Pazin/

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Donny Osmond

Donald Clark Osmond, born December 9, 1957 is a pop icon. One of the biggest teen idols of the 1970s, he's continued to reinvent himself over the course of his 40 plus year career. Donny Osmond's biggest hit came from the 1998 Walt Disney Pictures movie "Mulan." Osmond sang the hugely inspirational song "I'll Make A Man Out Of You." The song is loved by people young and old. At the age of five, he stepped out onto the Andy Williams Show soundstage, and instantly won the hearts of viewers.

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Jocelyn Brown

Jocelyn Brown (born Jocelyn Lorette Brown, November 25, 1950, Kinston, North Carolina) — sometimes credited as Jocelyn Shaw — is an R&B and dance music singer. Although she has only one Billboard Hot 100 chart entry in her name, she has an extensive background in the music industry and is well-known in the world of dance music.

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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston (born on August 9, 1963) is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning American R&B/pop singer, actress, former fashion model, record and movie producer. She is known for her soulful coloratura soprano voice, vocal power, range and melismatic skill. Houston is one of pop music's highest selling artists, having sold over 145 million albums and 85 million singles (as of 2007) making her record sales over 230 million worldwide.

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BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite, later known as Big Audio Dynamite II and Big Audio, and often abbreviated Bad or B.A.D. was a British band formed in 1984 by the ex-guitarist and singer of The Clash, Mick Jones. The band blended elements of punk rock, reggae, hip-hop, electronica and rock into their own style of music. Mick Jones - guitars & vocals, Don Letts - sound effects & vocals, Dan Donovan - keyboards, Greg Roberts - drums & background vocals, Leo Williams - bass.

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