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Blues music has been around for generations, originating in the American Deep South in the late 19th century. African American musicians developed this distinct style of music as a form of emotive expression; it usually takes on a melancholy sounding tone and relates to themes of heartbreak or loneliness. This powerfully expressive genre of music …
Amy Jade Winehouse was born in 1983. She grew up in the northern London suburb of Southgate. Her father was a taxi driver and her mother worked as a pharmacist. Although her father left the family when she was nine, Amy had a close-knit Jewish upbringing.
The global lockdown hit many businesses hard as physical interaction and one on one contact became a thing of the past. The entertainment industry, and more specifically the music industry, has been no different.
Singer, songwriter and actress Lady Gaga – whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta – has been astounding fans for more than a decade now. Made infamous by her ‘meat dress’ which she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and beloved by many after her stellar performance next to Bradley Cooper in …
It can be tough to be a woman on top in the music industry. It’s also a struggle to stay on top each year as new artists break out, records smash the glass ceiling, and the world’s economy rolls around doing its own thing. The current top five women on this list are all no …
Musicians, especially the really famous ones, all seem to have specific things that they want to be surrounded by backstage before a performance. Sometimes it’s all about going through a routine for good luck and to improve concentration before hitting the stage. Other times… No one is really sure what reason they have for demanding …
The entire idea of a live performance is at odds with the concept of lip syncing. However, many musicians have been caught red-handed with their microphone off and the words still coming out loud and clear. Although it does seem that how you handle the situation will determine how well you recover and whether or …
Thomas Alan Waits was born on the 7th of December 1949, making the American actor, composer, musician, singer and songwriter an open, assertive, sometimes restless Sagittarius. His music is characterised by lyrics focusing on society’s underbelly and delivered in his distinctively guttural, gravelly voice.
World famous South African singer and activist Johnny Clegg has passed away at the age of 66 from pancreatic cancer. He had been diagnosed in 2015 and fought bravely, but unfortunately he succumbed to the disease.
Alternative is a very popular music genre and it actually encompasses everything from hard rock to Britpop and country, so it’s not hard to imagine that there is a lot of trivia that you could test your friends on. Take look at these fun alternative music facts and learn something new:
- The Most Influential Blues Guitarists of All Time
- The Troubled Legend Of Amy Winehouse
- The Music Industry’s Most Shocking Deaths
- 10 Of The World’s Most Famous One-Hit Wonders
- The Best Ever Concert Costumes
- Incredible Concert Venues Around The World
- How COVID-19 Has Changed The Music Industry
- All You Need To Know About Lady Gaga
- Most Massively Attended Concerts In History
- Concerts That Ended In Tragedy