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SPECIAL CHINESE ROCK SINGER FROM BEIJING – Tian Zhen

She is one of the most important female singers in mainland China. Unlike other singers in her country, she writes and composes her songs. TIAN ZHEN is Chinese rock singer born in Beijing in 1966. She described Tina Turner as her favorite singer. This famous singer has released 11 albums in 14 years. She premiered for the first time in ...

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IN THE LAND OF ETERNAL YOUTH – Shahid Kalandar, born and singing Shangri-lá

Shahid Qalandar is a pioneer in the use of traditional instruments and modern electrical instruments. His song “Thala Thala” has become a hymn of younger generations. His grandfather played traditional instruments, but he learned to draw before he could write. His personal interests include songs and poetry, musical composition and interior design, photography, antique collections and furniture. His passion for ...

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DON’T LEAVE ME / NE ME QUITTE PAS – Song by Jacques Brel, the bard of tenderness

He was able to make the song a theatrical representation. In his first artistic production was easily identifiable the evangelical humanitarianism, which in his artistic maturity became libertarian existentialism and antimilitarism. Jacques Brel was born in Brussels in 1929. Because of his poor results in studies, he began working at his father’s factory. In Brussels he proposed several cabaret performances ...

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WOLF HUNT – Song by Vladimir Vysotsky

Although still unknown to the public, in October 1964 Vysotsky recorded in chronological order 48 of his own songs, his first self-made compilation on hour-long reel-to-reel cassette, which boosted his popularity as a new Moscow folk underground star. Vladimir Vysockij – an actor, guitarist and Soviet poet – was born in Moscow http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/travel/article/2095390/good-bad-and-ugly-sides-being-tourist-moscow in 1938. As a little boy used ...

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ONE & ONE – Song by Edyta Górniak

Edyta Górniak http://www.edytagorniak.com/ a Polish singer of rom ethnicity, is known for her wide range of vocals. Some of her performances took place in Broadway. With Eurovision Song Contest 1994, she started her career as a pop singer. In 2016 she became the judge of the new theater talent for Polish children’ television. She moved to Los Angeles, where she ...

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MY DARLING – ByeAlex

Kisvárda is a town located in northeastern Hungary (Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg province). Here was born Alex Márta, a Hungarian singer known by the pseudonym ByeAlex in 1984. Https://twitter.com/byealexmusic He studied in Kisvárda and Fényeslitke and graduated in philosophy at the University of Miskolc. He became famous when he won the national selection competition in Hungary for the Eurovision Song Contest contest in ...

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OH YOUTH – Arsen Dedić

Arsen Dedić is a singer-songwriter, one of the most prominent from Dalmatia. He was also an award-winning poet and was one of the best-selling poets of former Yugoslavia. He wrote and performed chansons, composes ballet music as well as film music and soundtracks. He recorded dozens of albums and hundreds of songs, he attended various festivals, also abroad. His father ...

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I WANT YOU TO FEEL ME – Nikos Vertis

Born in the Netherlands in 1976, this Greek composer has already released five albums. He and his family moved to Thessaloniki (Greece), where at the age seven he began playing buzuki. NIKOS VERTIS had started singing in the small clubs of Thessaloniki and other places in Macedonia. Https://www.facebook.com/NikosVertisOfficial/ In 2003 he released his debut album (Become a Quick Night). In ...

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ON THE OUTSIDE – Tony Sly, songwriter, front man of the punk rock band No Use for a Name

TONY SLY, a singer and guitarist, was born in 1970 Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj_tC6hzETk He joined the band as a guitarist in 1987, when he was 18 years old. He later took on vocal duties full time in 1989 when previous vocalist left the band. Their first Incognito album was rich in heavy, but melodious punk sound. The band’s second album Don’t Miss ...

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TWO GUITARS, TIMBALS AND CONGAS – The long trip of Carlos Santana, between mescalina and Woodstock

He loves two different guitars: the big triangle Dunlop (which he used for many years) and the V-Pick Freakishly Large Round. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and three Latino Grammy Awards. The sound of his group is characterized by melodic lines based on Latin and African rhythms (with timbales and congas, not generally heard in rock music). This Mexican ...

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