Contemporary German Pop Music

musicContemporary German Pop Music
In the 60’s and 70’s German music – or better: music in Germany – ranged from traditional German folk music (which is pretty much forgotten about today), over folk imbued “Schlager” (best compared with a mix of country, r & b-oldies and very …
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Jackie Wilson: The Singer And The Showman
Jackie Wilson was one of those: a singer’s singer … Wilson cracked the pop Top 10 just six times. But on the R&B charts, 15 of Wilson’s records were Top 10 hits. The late Michael Jackson was a fan. In 1984, when Jackson collected seven Grammy Awards …
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The TSU Toronadoes
“Tighten Up” began as an instrumental jam that local R&B group the TSU Toronadoes played at their shows … Allen Hill, frontman for Houston’s Allen Oldies Band, figures he’s played the song hundreds of times, and says that spontaneity makes capturing …
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