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WE THE PEOPLE

There is more than one artist with this name. 1) We The People were a mid 1960s garage group from Florida, releasing several singles (compiled on a double CD by the Sundazed label) and composing the track "In The Past", later covered by the Chocolate Watch Band. Guitarist/Songwriter Tom Talton went on to play with the Allman Brothers in the 1970's. 2) We the People formed in the winter/spring of 2003 in Syracuse, New York.

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Magpie

There are three artists with this name. 1. Magpie is the personal project of italian musician Daniele Carretti, who plays guitar in the postpunk/electronic/spokenword italian band Offlaga Disco Pax.
Magpie music is more quiet and shoegaze/postrock-oriented. The band has been irregularly active live since 1998 with various lineup changes, finally stabilizing as a duo with Daniele and bassist Valentina.

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Geno Washington

Geno Washington (Born William Francis Washington, December 1943) is a British R&B musician born in Evansville, Indiana, released five albums with The Ram Jam Band between 1966 and 1969 (see Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band), and eight solo albums beginning in 1976. He is also the man who in 1984 met Ian Brown at a birthday party in Manchester, telling young Brown that he was a star who should begin singing. Brown went on to form The Stone Roses, the legendary British guitar band, and have a successful, critically acclaimed solo career.

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Chris Farlowe

Chris Farlowe was born John Deighton in North London, 1940. In 1966 he signed with Andrew Loog Oldham, releasing an Immediate label EP featuring the tracks - In the Midnight Hour, Mr Pitiful, Satisfaction and Who Can I Turn To. Followed by the his first Album, 14 Things to Think About. The summer of 1966 saw the release of his biggest hit - Out of Time. In the later part of the sixties he did the classic - Handbags and Gladrags, written by his friend Mike d' Abo of Manfred Man and recently covered by the Stereophonics. This was to be his last chart success.

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Des O'Connor

There are more than one artist with this name... (1)Des O'Connor (born Desmond Bernard O'Connor, 12 January 1932, Stepney, East End, London) is a well-known veteran English television personality.Des O'Connor has had a successful career as a singer, recording 34 albums and selling over 15 million records. His singing ability has been mocked frequently, most notably by legendary British comedians Morecambe and Wise. O'Connor however has always taken criticism in good-humour, even appearing with Morecambe and Wise on their show in a sketch that mocked him...

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The Outsiders

There are several artists named The Outsiders (11 are mentioned here): (1) The Outsiders were a sixties beat band from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Formed in 1960 as a neighbourhood band from Amsterdam East, The Outsiders became one of the most succesful Dutch groups of the 1960s. They made some lastingly great records and never recorded anyone else's material, with singer Wally Tax writing the lyrics and guitarist Ron Splinter the music for nearly all of the twelve 45s and three LPs they made.

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