They were formed in 1977 as Flowers by Iva Davies (born Ivor Arthur Davies, on 22 May 1955, in Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia), who was the main creative force, and a classically trained musician; and bass player, Keith Welsh. For a number of years they also obtained the services of Bob Kretschmer, until he was replaced by young guitarist Paul Gildea. Since 1980 Icehouse has released seven albums, several compilations, and music from collaborations with other artists including dance companies.
Robin Gibb CBE (born Robin Hugh Gibb on Isle of Man, United Kingdom on 22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the Bee Gees (1958-2003 & 2009-2012), co-founded with his twin brother Maurice Gibb (1949-2003) and older brother Barry Gibb. Their younger brother, Andy Gibb (1958-1988) was also, in his time, a popular solo singer. Born in the Isle of Man to English parents, the family later moved to Manchester before settling in Brisbane, Australia.
From their first hit in 1974 through their heyday in the '80s, Daryl Hall and John Oates' smooth, catchy take on philly soul brought them commercial success — including six number one singles and six platinum albums. Hall & Oates' music was well-constructed and produced; at their best, their songs were filled with strong hooks and melodies that adhered to soul traditions without being a slave to them by incorporating elements of new wave and hard rock.
There are 3 bands known by the name Bloodsport. 1) A Chicago punk band in the mid-80s.
2) A Christian hardcore band from Adelaide, Australia.
3) An ambiant and downtempo electronic artist.
4) A band from Sheffield, UK who play afrobeat mixed with post punk/noise rock, and who actually have a space in their name but last.fm hates them. 1)
Bloodsport was an important, albeit lesser known, Chicago punk band in the mid-80s.
Milton Nascimento (born 26 October, 1942) is a singer-songwriter who is considered one of the icons of Brazilian Music. Nascimento was born in Rio de Janeiro, and grew up in Três Pontas, Minas Gerais. His mother was the maid Maria do Carmo Nascimento. When he was just a few months old, the boy was adopted by the family for whom his mother had previously worked: the couple Josino Brito Campos (a banker, mathematics teacher and electronic technician) and Lília Silva Campos (a music teacher). He lived in the boroughs of Laranjeiras and Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.
Lita Ford (born Carmelita Rossanna Ford on September 19, 1958 in London, U.K.) is a hard rock singer and guitarist who achieved popularity during the 1980s. Ford was born in London but is of Italian heritage. She moved with her family to the United States while still very young. She began playing the guitar at age 11. In 1976 at the age of 17 she became one of the founding members of the legendary teenage all-female proto-punk-metal band The Runaways. There she played lead guitar.
There are two artists named Emmanuel Emmanuel (born Jesús Emmanuel Acha Martinez, April 16, 1955, in México City, Distrito Federal, México) is a very famous Mexican singer, debuting during the 1970s. Emmanuel sings in Spanish. His songs are usually love songs known as ballads, which became popular during the 1960s. The bulk of his hit ballads is comprised of compositions by the prestigious Spaniard Manuel Alejandro. A ballad differs from a bolero, which was a popular style of love song in Spanish-speaking nations during the 1940s and 1950s.
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She started her career in 1970s, but achieved a chart success in the 1980s working with the famous Stock Aitken Waterman team. Dean was elected three times as the 'Best Live Performer' by the Federation of American Dance Clubs (U.S.), and twice as a 'Best British Performer' by Club Mirror awards (UK). Her biggest hits, were "Whatever I Do" (A track originally recorded by Michael Prince called Dance Your Love Away, re-written by Stock Aitken Waterman because Hazell disliked the chorus) and "Who's Leaving Who" (a remake of the Anne Murray hit)...
Catharina Hagen (born on March 11, 1955) is a singer from East Berlin, Germany. She's a daughter of well-known East German actress Eva-Maria Hagen and writer Hans Oliva-Hagen. They divorced 5 years later due to the rising success of Eva-Maria (called "East Germany's Brigitte Bardot") as an actress on stage and in films. When Catharina (Nina) was 10 years old Eva-Maria had a partnership with dissident song-writer Wolf Biermann (see links at the end).