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Soft Cell

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Eric Clapton

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...As the only three-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Eric Clapton’s importance to rock music is almost laughably obvious. Clapton was born in Surrey, England in 1945; his father was a Canadian soldier stationed in England...

Ry Cooder

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...The roots-focused approach of multi-instrumentalist Ry Cooder provided a rich aural backdrop to rock and world music through the second half of the twentieth century. Born in Los Angeles in 1947, Cooder began playing guitar at the age...
...The importance of George Gershwin to the development of a recognizably American music cannot be overstated. Born in 1898 to Russian-Jewish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, Gershwin and his brother and partner, Ira, grew up around Yiddish...

Hank Snow

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...In the mid-twentieth century, Henry Mancini composed some of the most recognizable pieces from film and television scores. Born in Cleveland in 1924, Mancini was raised in Pittsburgh, where he began piccolo lessons at eight and piano...
...The Chilean composer, author, and activist Patricio Manns continued to be an important member of his country’s creative culture through seventeen years of exile. Born in Nacimiento in 1937, Manns’s parents were musical and instilled...
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...The music of Brazilian singer Daniela Mercury brought together the regional Afro-Caribbean axé idiom with Latin pop to create a new, internationally popular sound. Born in Salvador in 1965, Mercury grew up in a middle-class household...
...The career of Emmylou Harris, which began with her work with country rock innovator Gram Parsons, developed her into one of the major voices of progressive country music in the 1970s. Born in 1947 in Alabama, Harris was raised in North...