The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter (1968)
Closer to Fine (1989)
Strange Fire (1987)
Indigo Girls (1989)
Nomads Indians Saints (1990)
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Indigo Girls Live in Kansas City at Harrahs’ Voodoo Lounge: July 19, 2012 (7/20/12)
Somewhere Out There (with Linda Ronstadt, 1986)
One of the most popular vocal groups of the 1940s.
Active: 1939-48 Members: Bill Kenny (lead tenor), Orville “Hoppy” Jones (bass, died 11/44), Herb Kenny (bass, 44-), Charlie Fuqua, Ivory “Deek” Watson, and Billy Bowen (replaced Watson).
If I Didn't Care (1939)
The Gypsy (1946)
Bless You for Being an Angel (1947)
Country-rock band featuring Gram Parsons.
Safe at Home (1968)
Australian rock band with elements of new wave, ska, pop, and alternative. One of the groups at the forefront of the college-rock movement of the early 1980s.
Active: 1977-2012 Members: Michael Hutchence (v: 77-97), Tim Farriss (g: 77-12), Andrew Farriss (k/g: 77-12), Jon Farriss (d: 77-12), Garry Gary Beers (b: 77-12), Kirk Pengilly (g/sax: 77-12), Jon Stevens (v: 00-03), J.D. Fortune (v: 05-11), Ciaran Gribbin (v: 11-12).
Don’t Change (1982)
Need You Tonight/Mediate (1988)
Very Best of (compilation, 2014)
Turn on the Bright Lights (2002)
Rock guitarist with Black Sabbath (68-99, 06-10).
Record executive with Interscope. Worked with Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, and U2.
Iron & Wine
Our Endless Numbered Days (2004)
Heavy metal group formed in London.
Active: 1977- Members: Paul Di’anno (v: 77-82), Dave Murray (g), Adrian Smith (g), Steve Harris (b), Clive Burr (d: 77-83), Bruce Dickinson (v: 82-93), Nicko McBrain (d: 83-)
Run to the Hills (1982)
The Number of the Beast (1982)
Hallowed Be Thy Name (1982)
The Trooper (1983)
Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1984)
Fear of the Dark (1992)
Iron Maiden (1980)
The Number of the Beast (1982)
Piece of Mind (1983)
Wicked Game (1991)
Highly influential R&B/rock/funk trio of brothers from Cincinnati, OH: Formed own T-Neck label in 1969. Ernie, Marvin, and Chris began recording as the trio Isley, Jasper, Isley in 1984. Ronald married Angela Winbush on 6/26/1993.
Active: 1957- Members: O’Kelly (died of a heart attack on 3/31/1986), Rudolph (57-90) and Ronald (aka “Mr. Biggs”) Isley. Moved to New York in 1957 and first recorded for Teenage Records. Trio added their younger brothers Ernie (g/d: 69-84, 91-) and Marvin (b/percussion: 69-84, 91-) Isley and brother-in-law Chris Jasper (k: 69-84)
Shout (Parts 1 and 2) (1959)
Twist and Shout (1962)
This Old Heart of Mine (1966)
It’s Your Thing (1969)
It’s a Beautiful Day
It’s a Beautiful Day (1968)
Funny Way of Laughin’ (1962)
Born: 10/20/1874 Died: 5/19/1954
American classical composer.
Piano Sonata No. 2 “Concord” (1948)
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