Author: Jordan Peters

The Isley Brothers

Biography The Isley Brothers group was formed from Cincinnati, Ohio. Their father, O’Kelly Isley, Sr., a former United States Navy sailor and vaudeville performer and

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Let’s Get Funky

Funk and Its Beginnings Funk also referred to as party music emerged in the late 1960’s but didn’t become popular until the 70’s. It is

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The Isley Brothers

Origins of the Isley Brothers The Isley Brothers group was formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1954. Their career was sparked by their father who had

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Black and Blues

The Start of Blues Blues began in the black communities of the deep south with center origins in the Mississippi Delta. It was formed as

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Xscape Bibliography

“Xscape Lineup, Biography.” Last.fm, www.last.fm/music/Xscape/ wiki. Bush, John, and John Bush. “Xscape | Biography & History.” AllMusic, www.allmusic.com/artist/xscape-mn0000681956/biography. “Xscape Biography.” OLDIES.com, www.oldies.com/artist-biography/Xscape.html. “Xscape – New Songs, Playlists &

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Charlie Parker

Who is Charlie Parker? Charles Parker Jr was born on August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas. Charlie and his parents to Kansas City, Missouri

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Let’s Get Into Ragtime

Origin The musical type ragtime existed long before it was widely known as the written form of ragtime. It did not emerge widely into the

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