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Jorgen Ingmann - 35% match to Bill Black

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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Lee Allen - 35% match to Bill Black

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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2 July 1926, Pittsburg, Kansas, USA, d. 18 October 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the great tenor saxophonist session men of the classic R&B era, Allen played with a verve and excitement equalled by few musicians. He is best known for his notable instrumental hit from 1958, ‘Walkin’ With Mr. Lee’ (number 54 pop). Allen began his professional ca Read more

Bob Moore - 21% match to Bill Black

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Instrumental
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30 November 1932, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A popular studio musician who progressed from bass player to musical director for country star Red Foley and pop artists Brenda Lee and Connie Francis, and toured with Elvis Presley. His accompaniments for Roy Orbison earned him a solo contract with Monument Records (London Records in the UK) for his own combo, which made an impr Read more

Ralph Marterie - 13% match to Bill Black

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Martin, 24 December 1914, Accerra, near Naples, Italy, d. 10 October 1978, Dayton, Ohio, USA. While Marterie was still a child his parents emigrated to the USA, where his father joined the orchestra of the Chicago Civic Opera. Ralph was still a teenager when he started playing trumpet with Danny Russo’s Oriole Orchestra. He went on to play in local theatres and wi Read more

Dick & Dee Dee - 12% match to Bill Black

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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This American boy/girl vocal duo was formed in 1961 by Dick St. John Gostine (Richard Gostine, 1944, Santa Monica, California, USA, d. 27 December 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dee Dee Sperling (b. Mary Sperling, 1945, Santa Monica, California, USA) while they were at a local high school. The Gostine-written ‘The Mountain’s High’ was originally relea Read more


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