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Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox is an Oscar, Brit and Grammy award-winning pop musician and vocalist. She was born on December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Scotland. After three years as lead singer of The Tourists, Lennox achieved her most notable fame as the alto, soul-tinged lead singer of the 1980s rock duo Eurythmics with British musician David A. Stewart. Early in the Eurythmics' career, she was known for her androgyny, wearing suits and once impersonating Elvis. Journalists often referred to her as "the white Grace Jones".

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Ross

1) In 1992 Ross worked in several samples that later on recollect the fruit of the seed. Many people inside the independent movement of Spain were very interesting and soon Ross start to be recognize in Spain and also in USA, Japan and some countries of Europe...
In 95 it´s came out the first album of Ross called “Sugar” (Munster Records'95) a collection of beautiful songs produced by Ken Stringfellow (Posies – Big Start – REM).

Read more about Ross on Last.fm.

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Git

GIT era un grupo de soft rock originario de Argentina, surgido en la década de los ochenta y parte de los noventa. El nombre del grupo proviene de las iniciales de los apellidos de sus integrantes: Guyot, Iturri y Toth (ex bajista de Los Gatos y de Sacramento, entre otros). El grupo se formó al separarse de la banda de Charly García, que fue el productor de su primer disco. Los temas Acaba de nacer y La calle es su lugar (Ana), de la primera placa, los llevó al reconocimiento del público. Es por amor, tema destacado de su tercer álbum, los llevó al éxito.

Kirlian Camera

Kirlian Camera was founded by the keyboardist/vocalist Angelo Bergamini in Parma, Italy in Spring 1980. The band really was born in 1979, called Suicide Commando, but this name was dropped for the existence of a namesake band. So, when Bergamini started to interest to paranormal phenomena, he knew about a special device invented by Semion Kirlian to take photos of the aura of the human body and from this took the name of the group, suggested by Mauro Montacchini.

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Negative Approach

Negative Approach is an American band. They are considered one of the pioneers of hardcore punk, along with bands like Minor Threat, Bad Brains and Black Flag. Formed in Detroit, Michigan, Negative Approach existed from 1981-1984, and now again from 2006-present. Like most hardcore bands, they were little known in their day outside of their hometown. They are now idolized in the Detroit underground and the punk subculture, considered to be one of the elite bands of the

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Bleak

There exist five acts with this name: 1. A side project of Lycia members Mike Vanportfleet and fellow member David Galas
2. An atmospheric/ambient/raw dark/black metal with vocals reminiscent of early Burzum.
3. A Finnish rock band
4. A death.blues London, UK band
5. A techno act from sweden. -----
1) In the midst of an incredibly prolific time for the band Lycia during the mid-'90s, bandleader Mike Vanportfleet and fellow member David Galas found time to create a side project...

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John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp (born 7 October 1951 in Seymour, Indiana) is an American singer-songwriter, known for a long and successful recording and performing career highlighted by a series of 1980s hits, including "Jack and Diane", and by his role in the Farm Aid charity event. Mellencamp currently lives in Bloomington, Indiana. John's first record released was under the stage name "Johnny Cougar" at the behest of Tony DeFries, his first manager.

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg (born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955),[1] is an American actress, comedian and radio DJ.
She made her performing debut at age eight with the Helena Rubinstein Children's Theatre at the Hudson Guild. After dropping out of high school, she found work as a summer camp counselor, and in the choruses of the Broadway shows Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar and Pippin.
In 1983 the legendary director Mike Nichols saw her perform and, the following year, presented her on Broadway in a one-woman show of her own creation.

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chemikill

There are at least two bands by the name of Chemikill. 1. Baltimore, Maryland based thrash metal group. They released three demos: Impending Doom (1989); Consumed By Hate (1990); Of Mind And Body (1992) Later changing their name to "CLICK." By adding a period at the end of their name " Click." 2. Cleveland, Ohio based heavy/speed metal group. They released two demos: Guilty As Charged (1989); Untitled (1990). The band reformed on December 2nd, 2006, after many years of inactivity.

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