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Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer noted for his work in motion pictures. In over forty scores Bernard Herrmann[ enriched the work of such directors as Orson Welles (Citizen Kane), Alfred Hitchcock (North By Northwest, Vertigo, Psycho, Marnie etc.), Francois Truffaut (Fahrenheit 451), and Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver). From his first film (Citizen Kane) to his last (Taxi Driver)...

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Paul Jones

There is at least 2 artists with that name. 1. Paul Jones (born February 24, 1942 in Portsmouth, England as Paul P Pond) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player, and radio and television presenter. 2. Paul Jones is a delta blues guitarist

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The Sound Explosion

There are two bands that go by the name of The Sound Explosion. 1)The first Sound Explosion, now shortened to The Sound Ex are a band from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. They combine fast rock n roll, blues and punk to form an upbeat, raw and energetic sound. Their live shows have gained much respect in the music community for their thrashing limbs, occaisional ventures into the crowd and screeching feedback.

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Anita Harris

Anita Harris is an English actress, singer and entertainer, born 3rd June 1942 in Midsomer Norton Somerset England. Anita's musical career began as a child although her expectation was to become a dancer. Soon after leaving school she left the UK to train as a choreographed skater in Las Vegas. Even today this would be unusual, but in the 1950s it was an exceptional experience and gives some idea of the kind of expectation held by her family. However, her first significant professional engagement in the UK was as a singer- briefly as one of the few ladies to sing with the Cliff Adams Singers.

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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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The Machine

There is more than one artist named The Machine.
1. A Dutch psychedelic rock band
2. Matt Edwards also known as Radio Slave
3. An American Pink Floyd tribute band
4. A Lithuanian electronic musician 1.The Machine is a traditional heavy rock powertrio. With two releases available, Shadow of the Machine (CD, 2007) and Solar Corona (CD+2LP, 2009), the band is gaining (inter)national attention with their mixture of stoner rock riffing, retro psych and some occasional acid blues jams. The subsequent effort entitled "Drie" was released in December 2010.

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Engelbert Humperdinck

Arnold George Dorsey (born 2 May 1936 in Madras, India) is a pop singer of the 1950s-present. Of Anglo Indian ethnicity, he was raised in Leicester, England and adopted the stage name Engelbert Humperdinck, after the German composer best known for his opera, Hänsel und Gretel (1893). The son of a British engineer and the youngest boy in a family of ten children, he moved to England at the age of 10. Growing up, he wanted to be a bandleader.

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