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The Skylight Crowd

There are bands out there that are on the cutting edge, breaking new ground and pushing musical boundaries. While The Skylight Crowd certainly wishes those bands luck, they definitely don’t fall into that category.

“If we’re really honest with ourselves, our sound is fundamentally based on the music we like,” smiles singer Keith Porter. “Bands like Counting Crows, Train and Hootie and the Blowfish are the reason we exist. We’ve been influenced by that genre for fifteen years, and now we’re creating music that would fit into that world.”

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Maxi Priest

Maxi Priest (born Max Alfred Elliott on June 10, 1961) is a reggae singer from England. Career Of West Indian descent, and the second youngest of nine children, he was born in Lewisham, London. He is known as the 'King of Lovers Rock'. His music is sometimes closer to R&B, and pop, than to reggae music itself. His first major album was the self-titled Maxi Priest (1988) along with his cover of Cat Stevens' Wild World established him as one of the British reggae top singers this internationally acclaimed vocalist, is the only UK reggae act to score an American Billboard Number One.

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Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American R&B/soul singer (sometimes described as a "blue-eyed soul" singer), known for his trademark husky baritone voice. McDonald played in several local bands (such as Mike and the Majestics, Jerry Jay and the Sheratons, the Reebtoors, and The Guild) while attending McCluer High School in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.

Read more about Michael McDonald on Last.fm.

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James Sant

James is an unsigned songwriter from Harrogate, UK. An active musician for 15 years, he started his career behind the keyboards in a high school band, wearing an ill-advised baseball cap and a smug self-satisfied grin. But the years were not kind, and the grin has gradually been replaced by a look of world-weary resignation and a furrowed brow, some of the outwardly visible results of a decade spent fighting to reconcile the internal cynic with the fatalist romantic, and failing spectacularly to do so. The war rages on.

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Jack Scott

Jack Scott (Giovanni Sacfone Jr) was born January 24, 1936 in Windsor Ontario, Canada, and raised in Detroit, an Italian hillbilly who worshipped Hank Williams, and became a rock and roll star. His first album, entitled Jack Scott. One of the first album recorded in stereo, it contained a mixture of rockabilly and ballads of which 10 were Scott's own compositions. Recording for Carlton he came up with a rocking song about a friend in prison titled Leroy. The other side of the record was a sad ballad called My True Love.

Read more about Jack Scott on Last.fm.

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Thirsty Merc

Thirsty Merc is an Australian band formed in 2002 in Sydney, Australia. The band consists of Rai Thistlethwayte (vocals/guitar/keyboards), Phil Stack (bass guitar), Karl Robertson (drums), and Matt Smith (guitarist). Thirsty Merc have released one EP entitled First Work, and 3 studio albums; Thirsty Merc, Slideshows, and Mousetrap Heart. The band has sold over 200,000 albums, has toured extensively around Australia, and have received heavy airplay in Australia on an impressive number of songs.

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Chris Fatouros

Chris Fatouros (born 1983) is a singer-guitarist-song writer from Melbourne, Australia. Performing and singing since childhood, Fatouros's main interest had always been classic rock & folk. He is known for his raw and soulful performance style, strong vocals and multi-instrumental skills. Fatouros's music is strongly influenced by a wide variety of artists, such as Crosby, Stills & Nash, Gillian Welch and Neil Young. Aside from solo work, Chris has performed with original band SoulHarmoniX, with cover band Mister Speaker, in a jazz duo with a pianist and in a duo with a percussionist.

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