Music

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    Billy Murray

    William Thomas A.K.A "Billy" Murray (Born on 25 May 1877 – 17 August 1954) was one of the most popular singers in the United States in the early decades of the 20th century.While he received star billings in Vaudeville, he was best known for his prolific work in the recording studio, making records for almost every record label of the era.
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    Peerless Quartet

    The Peerless Quarte also known as the Columbia Quartet prior to 1906, was a vocal group in the acoutic era. It was organised in 1904 as the Columbia Quartet. It remained active until 1928 and had many changes of personnel during that time, the one constant being Henry Burr the lead singer. The group made hundreds of recordings between 1904–1922.
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    Al Johnson

    Al Jolson lived from May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950. He was an American singer, comedian, and actor. In his day, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer"
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    Bing Crosby

    Harry Lillis A.K.A Bing Crosby Born on May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977 was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark bass-baritone voice made him a best selling recording artist of the 20th century, with over half a billion records in circulation.
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    Duke Ellington

    Edward Kennedy A.K.A Duke Ellington Born on April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974 was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington.A major figure in the history of jazz,
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    Elvis Presley

    Elvis Aaron Presleya Born on January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977 was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is commonly known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".
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    The Beatles

    The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became perhaps the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of popular music. The band's best-known lineup consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
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    The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted the Rolling Stone's, noting that critical acclaim and popular consensus has accorded them the title of the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band. Rolling Stone magazine ranked them 4th on their 100 Greatest Artists of All Time
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    Micheal Jackson

    Michael Joseph Jackson Born on August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009 was an American recording artist, entertainer and businessman. Often referred to as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, Micheal is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records. His contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with a much-publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture
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    Madonna

    Madonna born Madonna Louise Ciccone August 16, 1958 is an American singer, songwriter, actress, director and dancer. She has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the world's best-selling female recording artist in history by Guinness World Records. Considered to be one of the 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century