Huddie Ledbetter (23 January 1888-6 December 1949) was a leading American blues singer and guitarist. His songbook contained a large number of standard folk tunes, most adapted from previous sources. Though many of his posthumous releases list him as "Leadbelly," he himself spelled it "Lead Belly." This is also the usage on most of his original records, tombstone, as well as of the Lead Belly Foundation.
Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, The Professor, and Swing's Senior Statesman. Goodman was regarded by some as a demanding taskmaster, by others an arrogant and eccentric martinet. Many musicians spoke of The Ray, Goodman's trademark glare that he bestowed on a musician who failed to perform to his demanding standards.
Faster Than Sound is a solo acoustic project started in Toronto, Canada and now based in London, England. The style is mainly in the modern folk singer/songwriter genre with roots in popular rock. A raw, self-titled demo E.P. was released in June, 2009.
Teen Top, (Korean: 틴탑) is a South Korean pop group that consists of six members: C.A.P, ChunJi, L.Joe, Niel, Ricky, ChangJo. They are under the label T.O.P. Media and were founded in 2010 by Andy Lee of Shinhwa. They released their album, Come into the World, on July 9, 2010 and started their debut on July 10, 2010 in Music Core. On January 13, 2011, TEEN TOP made their first comeback on M!Countdown with their 2nd single, Supa Luv, which was produced by the producer of Justin Bieber's hit single, One Less Lonely Girl.
Joe Lynn Turner (JLT), born Joseph Linquito August 2, 1951 in Hackensack, New Jersey, is a melodic hard rock singer best known for his work with Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and his brief stint in Deep Purple. He played the accordion as a child, grew up with an appreciation for classic R&B and became an accomplished guitarist in his early teens. He was ranked 84th in Hit Parader's "Heavy Metal's All-Time 100 Vocalists". Early Career to Present
Consisting of members from some of Australia’s finest progressive rock acts of the past two decades – (Karnivool, COG and Scarymother) F L O A T I N G M E released their debut single "Sugar" in late 2010 and their debut self-titled album April 2011 on Cross Section (The Boxer Rebellion, Foreign Objects) through Inertia. In May 2011 the video was picked up by Yahoo! Music: http://new.music.yahoo.com/videos/FloatingMe/Sugar--221556576
Bernard Butler (born on 1 May 1970, in Stamford Hill, North London), is a musician and record producer. He first achieved fame in 1992 as the guitarist with Suede, at the time an instant phenomenon in UK pop music. He co-wrote and played on every track until 1994, when he left Suede over personal tensions within the band during the recording of their second album, Dog Man Star. Butler formed the duo McAlmont & Butler with David McAlmont. They released two singles, Yes and You Do. A compilation album, The Sound Of McAlmont And Butler, was released after the split.
Jimmy Buffett (born December 25, 1946 in Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States) is a singer/songwriter, best known for his "island escapism" lifestyle and music including hits such as "Margaritaville" and "Come Monday". He has a rabid, but genial, cult following known as "Parrotheads." They call the youngest members "Parakeets." Buffett has written three No. 1 best sellers. Tales from Margaritaville and Where Is Joe Merchant? both spent over seven months on the New York Times Best Seller fiction list.
John Peter Farnham (born July 1, 1949) is an English-born Australian pop singer. Domestically he has remained one of Australia's best-known performers over a career spanning more than 30 years. He is the only Australian artist to have a number one record in five consecutive decades (echoing Sir Cliff Richard in the United Kingdom). Between 1982 and 1986 he fronted Little River Band. Born in Dagenham, East London, United Kingdom, Farnham spent the first years of his life in England before migrating to Australia in 1959.