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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. William Lee Perryman, 19 October 1911, Hampton, Georgia, USA, d. 8 January 1985. The younger brother of blues artist Rufus Perryman, this powerful keyboard player enjoyed several R&B...

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Piano C. Red

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B. James Wheeler, 14 September 1933, Montevallo, Alabama, USA. By day a cab driver, in the evenings James Wheeler transforms himself into Chicago boogie-woogie legend, Piano C. Red. His...

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Piano Red

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. William Lee Perryman, 19 October 1911, Hampton, Georgia, USA, d. 8 January 1985. The younger brother of blues artist Rufus Perryman, this powerful keyboard player enjoyed several R&B...

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Piano Red

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 243 words.

b. William Lee Perryman, 19 October 1911, Hampton, Georgia, USA, d. 8 January 1985. The younger brother of blues artist

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Piano C. Red

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 232 words.

b. James Wheeler, 14 September 1933, Montevallo, Alabama, USA. By day a cab driver, in the evenings James Wheeler transforms

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Perryman William

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

(see Piano Red)See also Piano Red.

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Densmore, Frances Theresa

Elaine Keillor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 1278 words.

Densmore, Frances Theresa (21 May 1867–05 June 1957), ethnomusicologist, was born in Red Wing, Minnesota, the daughter of Benjamin Densmore, a civil engineer and cofounder of Red Wing Iron...

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Migil Five

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 130 words.

Red Lambert (guitar/vocals), Alan Watson (saxophone), Gil Lucas (piano), Lenny Blanche (bass) and Mike Felix (drums/lead vocals) achieved momentary fame

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Saloons

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Swinging doors, player pianos, gunfights, and the Wild West are some of the images that the word “saloon” conjures up. Others think of skid row, red-light districts, drunkenness, and wasted...

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Silver Metre

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Silver Metre evolved out of the recording sessions for Leigh Stephens ’ solo debut Red Weather. ex-Jeff Beck drummer Mickey Waller and Pete Sears (piano) were among those supporting...

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Migil Five

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Red Lambert (guitar/vocals), Alan Watson (saxophone), Gil Lucas (piano), Lenny Blanche (bass) and Mike Felix (drums/lead vocals) achieved momentary fame when their ‘Mockingbird Hill’ single...

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Densmore, Frances (1867 - 1957), ethnomusicologist

Willard Rhodes.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 483 words.

(b Red Wing, MN, 21 May 1867; d Red Wing, 5 June 1957). American ethnomusicologist. She received her early musical education at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Ohio, where she studied...

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feel-good

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Causing a feeling of happiness and well-being, especially in material contexts.

Feel-good in its current sense is recorded from the early 1970s, but prior to that Dr Feelgood had...

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Redding, Otis

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Blues; Jazz. 828 words.

Redding, Otis (09 September 1941–10 December 1967), singer and songwriter, was born Otis Redding, Jr., in Dawson, Georgia, the son of Otis Redding, Sr., a maintenance worker and minister,...

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Basie, Count

Burton W. Peretti.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Conducting; Composition; Keyboard. 2014 words.

Basie, Count (21 August 1904–26 April 1984), jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader, was born William Basie in Red Bank, New Jersey, the son of African-American parents Harvey Lee Basie, an...

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Gray & Davison

Nicholas Thistlethwaite.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 623 words.

English firm of organ builders. Robert Gray (d 1796) was in business at Leigh Street, Red Lion Square, London, in 1774. By 1787 he had been joined by William Gray (d c1820), and a trade...

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Mole, Miff (1898 - 1961), jazz trombonist

James Dapogny.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 224 words.

(b Roosevelt, NY, 11 March 1898; d New York, 29 April 1961). American jazz trombonist. He played the violin, alto horn and piano before learning the trombone. Based in New York, he made...

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Lang, K.D. (<i>born</i> 1961), singer-songwriter

Liz Thomson.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 476 words.

(b Edmonton, AL, 2 Nov 1961). Canadian singer-songwriter. Her professional name is k d lang. She learnt the piano and the guitar as a child, and began songwriting in her early teens. Having...

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Bargy, Roy F. (1894 - 1974), composer, pianist

David Thomas Roberts.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 362 words.

(b Newaygo, MI, 31 July 1894; d Vista, CA, 16 Jan 1974). American composer and pianist. He began to study piano at the age of five in Toledo, Ohio. By the time he was 17 he had discarded...

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Needham, Alicia Adélaïde (1872 - 1945), composer

Sophie Fuller and John R. Gardner.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online April 1904 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 253 words.

(b Old Castle, Co. Meath, 1872; d London, 24 Dec 1945 ). Irish composer. She studied first at Victoria College, Londonderry, and then at the RAM with Ebenezer Prout and F.W. Davenport...

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Sang Tong (<i>born</i> 1923), composer

Frank Kouwenhoven.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 238 words.

(b Songjiang, Jiangsu, 17 Jan 1923). Chinese composer. In the 1940s he was a Red Army officer and an activist in underground Communist Party circles. In Shanghai he became a music student...

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