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!!!

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Coalescing around all-night dance parties in Sacramento, California, USA,!!! was spawned in 1996 from the remnants of three bands, California art-punks Yah-Mos, the Popesmashers, and disco...

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112

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The first R&B vocal group to be promoted by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs ’ Bad Boy stable, 112 was formed in the mid-90s by Quinnes ‘Q’ Parker (b. 24 March 1976 ...

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15-16-17

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15-16-17 was a female vocal trio formed in 1974 in the UK, although they came from Jamaica. The line-up consisted of Sonia Williams, Christine McNabb and her sister Wraydette McNabb. ...

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1651

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This one-off project was conceived in 2001 by violinist Mark Emerson (b. 15 August 1958, Ruislip, Middlesex, England) to mark the 350th anniversary of John Playford’s The English Dancing...

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1776

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

America’s obsession with its own history had already resulted in at least two Broadway musicals based on momentous national events before this show opened at the 46th Street Theatre on ...

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1812

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Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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1994

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This US melodic rock quartet was formed in 1977 by ex-L.A. Jets duo Karen Lawrence (vocals) and John Desautels (drums). With the addition of Steve Schiff (guitar) and Bill Rhodes ...

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20/20

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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo...

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213

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The origins of this US rap supergroup can be traced back to the early 90s, although it was not until 2004 that the trio actually got round to recording an ...

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311

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Formed at high school in Omaha, Nebraska, USA in 1990, hip-hop/rock crossover band 311 recorded three independent albums before relocating to Los Angeles in 1992. Named after the local...

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4′ 33″

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Piece (1952) by Cage consisting of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence for any instrument or instruments.

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411

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This UK R&B quartet comprises vocalists Carolyn Owlett (b. England), Suzie Furlonger (b. Dumfries, Scotland), Tisha Martin (b. Jamaica), and Tanya Boniface (b. Surrey, England). The 411 can...

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+44

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This US pop punk supergroup were formed in 2005 by former Blink-182 members Travis Barker (b. 14 November 1975, Fontana, California, USA; drums) and Mark Hoppus (b. Markus Allan Hoppus ...

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702

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A vocal R&B trio named after its Las Vegas, Nevada, USA home area code, 702 made their long-playing debut for Michael Bivins’ Biv 10 Records label in 1996. Bivins first ...

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707

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

US melodic pomp-rock band formed at the end of the 70s by Kevin Russell (guitar/vocals), Jim McClarty (drums), Duke McFadden (b. John McFadden, USA, d. 5 April 2005; keyboards/vocals), and...

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7669

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Four New York ‘new jill swingers’ (they prefer the term ‘new ghetto revolutionary music’) with the hardcore attitude of rap, 7669 arrived on the scene in 1994 amid a swirl ...

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801

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Formed by Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera (b. Philip Targett-Adams, 31 January 1951, London, England) in 1976, 801 also featured Manzanera’s former colleague Brian Eno in addition to...

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911

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One of the most popular of the post- Take That boy bands, this UK trio comprises Jimmy Constable (b. 21 September 1973, Liverpool, England), Simon ‘Spike’ Dawbarn (b. 15 August ...

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98°

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This Ohio, USA-based soul outfit was formed by brothers Drew Lachey (b. 8 August 1976, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) and Nick Lachey (b. Nicholas Scott Lachey, 9 November 1973, Harlan, Kentucky ...

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999

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This London, England-based punk band was formed in May 1977. Dispensing with earlier names such as the Dials, the Fanatics and 48 Hours, Nick Cash (b. Keith Lucas, 6 May ...

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