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Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Recording Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.
The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM/AFofM) is a 501(c)(5) labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada.
André George Previn, KBE (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) is a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer.
Morna Anne Murray (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 55 million copies worldwide.
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.
Art Ward (né Arthur Downs Ward; 14 June 1922 – 29 January 2002) was a music industry entrepreneur who, among other things was a co-owner of A & R Recording, Inc., where he had served a president.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
Blauvelt is a hamlet and census-designated place, formerly known as Greenbush and then Blauveltville, in the town of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York, United States.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert C. Ludwig (born c. 1945) is an American mastering engineer.
Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.
Brooklyn Technical High School, commonly referred to as Brooklyn Tech, and administratively designated as High School 430, is a New York City public high school that specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
"Brown Eyed Girl" is a song by Northern Irish singer and songwriter Van Morrison.
John Paul "Bucky" Pizzarelli (born January 9, 1926) is an American jazz guitarist.
Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer who has composed hundreds of popular hit songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with popular lyricist Hal David.
Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author.
Cengage is an educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, K-12, professional, and library markets worldwide.
Charles Leighton (24 June 1921 – 26 June 2009) was an American classical and jazz harmonica player who performed from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s.
Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, calling themselves the Chicago Transit Authority in 1968 before shortening the name in 1970.
Chris Stone (1935 – September 10, 2016) was an American music industry businessman and writer, and the co-founder with Gary Kellgren of the Record Plant recording studios.
Chronicle Books is a San Francisco-based American publisher of books for adults and children.
Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom, November 30, 1978) is an American singer, television personality, actor, politician, and activist.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Consolidated Edison, Inc., commonly known as Con Edison or Con Ed, is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues as of 2016, and over $47 billion in assets.
Creed Taylor (born May 13, 1929) is an American record producer, best known for his work with CTI Records, which he founded in 1968.
Diane Joan Schuur (born December 10, 1953), nicknamed "Deedles", is an American jazz singer and pianist.
Dick Charles (born Richard Charles Krieg; February 24, 1919 in Newark, New Jersey – July 17, 1998) was an American songwriter.
Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
East Village is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Elliot Ray Scheiner (born 18 March 1947) is a music producer, mixer and engineer.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Rodolfo Páez Ávalos, popularly known as Fito Páez (born 13 March 1963), is an Argentine popular rock and roll pianist, lyricist, singer-songwriter and film director.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
Frankie Valli (born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio, May 3, 1934) is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960.
Fred Weinberg (né Manfredo Weinberg; born 30 December 1942 Colombia) is an American composer, producer, sound designer, and founder of Fred Weinberg Productions, Inc.
Gary Kellgren (April 7, 1939 – July 20, 1977) was an American audio engineer and co-founder of The Record Plant recording studios, along with businessman Chris Stone.
Frederick Eugene John "Gene" Lees (February 8, 1928 – April 22, 2010) was a Canadian music critic, biographer, lyricist, and journalist.
George Warren Barnes (July 17, 1921 – September 5, 1977) was an American swing jazz guitarist who played the first electric guitar in 1931.
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was widely known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990).
Gloria Estefan (née Fajardo; born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Hachette Books, formerly Hyperion Books, is a general-interest book imprint division of the Hachette established in 1990.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
"Hang On Sloopy" is a 1964 song by Wes Farrell and Bert Berns, originally titled "My Girl Sloopy".
Harry Lookofsky (1 October 1913 – 8 June 1998) was an American jazz violinist.
Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.
JAC Recording, Inc., was a small American recording studio based in New York City at 152 West 58th Street.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink; April 7, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter who was most commercially successful in the 1960s and 1970s; her most widely recognized song, "At Seventeen", was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines which reached number 1 on the Billboard chart.
The Jazz Foundation of America (JFA) is a non-profit organization based in Manhattan, New York founded in 1989.
Jordan "Jerry" Ragovoy (September 4, 1930 – July 13, 2011) was an American songwriter and record producer.
John Gordy (July 17, 1935 – January 30, 2009) was an American football offensive guard who played for the Detroit Lions in an eleven-year career that lasted from 1957 to 1967 in the National Football League.
John Charles Julian Lennon (born 8 April 1963) is an English musician and photographer.
June Antoinette Pointer (November 30, 1953 – April 11, 2006) was an American Pop/R&B singer, best known as the youngest and one of the founding members of Grammy Award–winning vocal group The Pointer Sisters.
Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer, and part of the duo the Carpenters with her brother Richard.
Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946) is an American actress and singer.
Lou Levy (December 3, 1910 – October 31, 1995) was a music publisher during the Tin Pan Alley era of American popular music.
Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Manny's Music was an American music instrument store in New York City on Music Row (West 48th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), Midtown Manhattan, where musicians from beginner to professional could buy their instruments and meet each other.
Melissa Errico is an American actress, singer, recording artist and writer.
Michael Brown (born Michael David Lookofsky; April 25, 1949 – March 19, 2015) was an American keyboardist-songwriter.
Michael Andrew Sembello (born April 17, 1954) is an American singer, musician, songwriter, composer and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
Milton John "Milt" Hinton (June 23, 1910 – December 19, 2000), regarded as the Dean of jazz bass players, was an American double bassist and photographer.
Mix magazine is a periodical, billing itself as "the world's leading magazine for the professional recording and sound production technology industry".
"My Boyfriend's Back" was a hit song in 1963 for the Angels, an American girl group.
Natalie Maria Cole (February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015) was an American singer, voice actress, songwriter, and actress.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Friars Club is a private club in New York City, founded in 1904 that hosts risqué celebrity roasts.
New York State Route 303 (NY 303) is a north–south state highway in eastern Rockland County, New York, in the United States.
Nicole Rachel Yanofsky (born February 8, 1994) is a jazz-pop singer from Montreal, Quebec.
Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon; February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement.
Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Patricia Kaas (born 5 December 1966 in Forbach) is a French singer and actress.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
Peter Cincotti (born July 11, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter.
Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon.
Philip "Phil" Ramone (January 5, 1934March 30, 2013) was a South African-born American recording engineer, record producer, violinist and composer, who in 1958 co-founded A & R Recording, Inc., a recording studio with business partner Jack Arnold at 112 West 48th Street, New York, upstairs from the famous musicians' watering hole, Jim & Andy's, and several doors east of Manny's Music.
Power Station at Berklee, NYC, formerly known as Avatar Studios is a recording studio at 441 West 53rd Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.
The Record Plant was a series of three famous recording studios which were founded by Gary Kellgren and Chris Stone, beginning in New York City in 1968.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
"Remember (Walking in the Sand)", also known as "Remember", is a song written by George "Shadow" Morton.
Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who has sold over 30 million records.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter.
Roy Joel Cicala (March 28, 1939 – January 22, 2014) was an American producer, engineer, songwriter and musician.
Sam Ash Music Corp. was founded in 1924, and is the largest family-owned chain of musical instrument stores in the United States.
Sheena Shirley Easton (née Orr; born 27 April 1959) is a Scottish-American singer, recording artist and stage and screen actress with dual British-American nationality.
Shelby Lynne (born Shelby Lynn Moorer, October 22, 1968) is an American singer and songwriter and the older sister of Allison Moorer.
Sheldon Gershon "Shelly" Yakus (born November 1945) is a music engineer and mixer.
"Sherry" is a song written by Bob Gaudio and recorded by The Four Seasons.
Magda Davitt (born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor, 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.
"Society's Child", or "Baby I've Been Thinking", was a song written, composed, and recorded in 1965 by Janis Ian.
A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an illicit establishment that sells alcoholic beverages.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
The Angels are an American girl group, best known for their 1963 No.
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario in 1968 by Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals).
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Four Seasons is an American rock and pop band that became internationally successful in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Guess Who are a Canadian rock band, formed in Winnipeg in 1965.
The Hit Factory was a recording studio in New York City famous for its clientele.
The Left Banke is an American baroque pop band, formed in New York City in 1965.
The McCoys were a rock group formed in Union City, Indiana, in 1962.
The New York Sun was an American daily newspaper published in Manhattan from 2002 to 2008.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Shangri-Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
New York City's Theater District (sometimes spelled Theatre District, and officially zoned as the "Theater Subdistrict") is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, movie theaters, restaurants, hotels, and other places of entertainment.
Thomas John "Tom" Dowd (October 20, 1925 – October 27, 2002) was an American recording engineer and producer for Atlantic Records.
Anthony C. "Tony" Bongiovi (born September 7, 1947) is an American record producer and recording engineer.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
Vanderbilt University Press is a university press that is part of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
Verve Records, founded in 1956 by Norman Granz, is home to the world’s largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz and Billie Holiday, among others.
"Walk Away Renée" is a song written by Michael Brown, Bob Calilli, and Tony Sansone for the band the Left Banke, released as a single in July 1966.
Webster Hall is a nightclub and concert venue located at 125 East 11th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, near Astor Place, in the East Village of Manhattan, New York City.
914 Recording Sound Studios, Inc. was a recording studio in Blauvelt, New York during the 1970s.