Peter Frampton
May12

Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton Biography Guitarist, Singer (1950–) English musician Peter Frampton began his career with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. He is best known for his hit album Frampton Comes Alive!. Synopsis Born in 1950 in England, musician Peter Frampton began his career with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. He is best known for his hit albumFrampton Comes Alive! which sold more than 10 million copies and held the notable...

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Emily Remler
Jun29

Emily Remler

Emily Remler Biography Emily Remler’s death at age 32 from a heart attack (certainly not helped by her frequent use of heroin) was a shock to the jazz world, and a sad waste. She was just beginning to emerge from the Wes Montgomery influence and develop her own voice. Remler began playing guitar when she was ten, attended Berklee (1976-1979), and recorded as a leader for the first time in 1980. She played with the L.A. version...

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Cat Stevens
Jun29

Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens Biography Folk singer Cat Stevens wrote the song “The First Cut is the Deepest” in the ’60s. Since then it has become a hit for four different artists. Synopsis Cat Stevens was born in London, England on July 21, 1948. His parents ran a restaurant where he learned to play the piano as a child. At age 18, he signed with Decca Records and released his first album. The 1970 single “Wild World”...

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James Taylor
Jun29

James Taylor

James Taylor Biography Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer (1948–) Singer-songwriter James Taylor creates music that combines folk, rock and pop sensibilities. His hit songs include “Fire and Rain” and “Shower the People.” Synopsis James Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 12, 1948. He rose to fame in the 1970s, when he became known for writing and performing sensitive, affecting songs. Over the course...

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Glen Campbell
Jun29

Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell Biography Glen Campbell is best known for his country music career, and his later crossover success as an actor in films such as 1969’s True Grit. Synopsis Glen Campbell was born on April 22, 1936, in Delight, Arkansas. Campbell began his musical career as a songwriter and sideman to many of the 1960’s biggest stars. He transitioned to film with John Wayne in 1969’s True Grit, snagging a Golden Globe...

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Don Felder
Jun29

Don Felder

Don Felder Biography During the Eagles’ most commercially successful period (the late ’70s), the press seemed transfixed onDon Henley, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit, rather than the mysterious man in the background, guitarist Don Felder. But in addition to the group’s trademark vocal harmonies, it wasFelder’s guitar harmonies that proved to be an important ingredient to the Eagles’ sound...

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