26/06/2022 · He was one of those crooners prevalent in the late 40s/early 50s, influenced by Billy Eckstine and Al Hibbler, and regarded as a song stylist, covering standards, but delving into jazz on occasion. The four albums in question are Just You, Just Me, All Of Me: The Debonair Mr Hartman, Songs From The Heart and And I Thought About You.
Berry Gordy Sr. and wife Bertha are photographed with their children: four boys, four girls. One of them, Berry Jr., was born November 28, 1929, in the Motor City. Pictured in Color at the piano, he is said to provide “the music for frequent family song sessions in the Gordy home.”
On September 5, 1944, at the age of 19, he made his first recording with Billy Eckstine and his Orchestra. The Eckstein band was truly legendary, with Dexter Gordon on tenor sax, Leo Parker on baritone, Dizzy Gillespie in the trumpet section, Art Blakey on drums, Tommy Potter on bass, Sarah Vaughan singing with the band, and Tadd Dameron as one of the arrangers.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor.Designated the "Godfather of Punk", he was the vocalist and lyricist of proto-punk band The Stooges, who were formed in 1967 and have disbanded and reunited many times since.
Early life. Frankie Laine was born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio on March 30, 1913, to Giovanni and Cresenzia LoVecchio (née Salerno). His Cook County, Illinois, birth Certificate, No. 14436, was already Americanized at the time of his birth, with his name written as "Frank Lovecchio," his mother as "Anna Salerno," and his father as "John Lovecchio," with the "V" lower case in each instance ...
Music is indeed boundless and transcends all lingual and cultural borders. Anyone who loves music wants not just to hear it, but to experience it: authentically, naturally
In 1945, Billy Eckstine put out a version with Duke Ellington on the piano; a year later, Perry Como put out one of his own that charted in March 1946 and hit #1 that year. Como was given the ...