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Music related origins

Sting’s Story

Perhaps best known for his time with the Police, Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, better known as Sting , began his career near the Northumberland area of England. He would often play on the weekends with various jazz bands at local … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin –when giants walked the Earth

Forming in 1968 this band was comprised of the same four members for the 12 years that they produced music. Even after the death of their drummer, John Bonham, in 1980 they never replaced him and decided to dismantle the … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a comeback! –L.L. Cool J

On January 14th, 1968 an American hip hop artist was born. His name was James Todd Smith and he would later go on to change his name to a more appealing stage name; “L.L. Cool J” which translates into “Ladies … Continue reading

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Rock n’ Roll: Origins of the Phrase

It is the case that this phrase developed at different times in history within a different context. In the beginning, the phrase was used to describe the movement of ships at sea but with respect to music it really described … Continue reading

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