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  • Aretha Franklin, with her inimitable fusion of grace and grit, was the definition of soul music. Her father C.L....

  • Chris Rea is a British singer and guitarist that enjoyed a run of popularity during the late ‘80s to early ‘90s,...

  • Considered as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, David Bowie's sonic and visual work had an...

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Spandau Ballet

Widely regarded as one the pioneers and most successful New Romantic bands to date, Spandau Ballet characterised the British New Wave 80s era with their synth-pop hits which span chart toppers such as “To Cut A Long Story Short”, “Gold” and their top 10 American hit “True”. The band formed in London in the late 70’s and saw a line-up constituting of the Kemp Brothers, Gary and Martin who played Guitar and bass respectively, vocalist Tony Hadley, drummer John Keeble and Steve Norman who played rhythm and percussion.

The band where sonically inspired by synthesised dance-pop but later into 1983

Frankie Valli

Pop singer Frankie Valli was permanently associated with the group for which he served as lead singer, the Four Seasons. But he also maintained a separate solo career during much of the band's tenure that included several major hits beginning with "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and including "Grease".

He also found work as a film and television actor. Frankie Valli is without a doubt one of the most recognisable voices in pop.

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell's gift for writing extremely personal lyrics about the love and loss in her life is what made her the leader in singer/songwriter movement of the '70s. Mitchell introduced jazz and world music elements into her 1974 'Court & Spark' album long before it was fashionable in American pop music. Joni Mitchell’s body of work was and continues to be a huge influence on musicians around the world.

She was a key inspiration to many women as a talent who refused to be hemmed in by boundaries of genre or gender.

Joy Division

Formed in early 1977 in Manchester, Joy Division became one of the first punk bands to emphasise mood and expression, as oppose to anger.

Ian Curtis' haunting lyrics and tortured melodies helped Joy Division transition from '70s punk band into melancholic alternative '80s group. Joy Division were in existence between 1978 and the early '80s.

Otis Redding

Otis Redding is arguably not only one of the most influential soul singers of the 1960s, but, perhaps, of all time.

His bold arrangements and emotional honest lyrics grabbed the attention of music lovers al over the world. Redding wrote and raanged most of his own material. He was also often assisted by Steve Cropper (Booked T. & the MG's guitarist). In late 1967, Redding sadly passed away in a plane crash in Wisconsin that also took the lives of four of his backup band, the Bar-Kays.

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