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Billy Zoom

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Billy Zoom (born Tyson Kindell on February 20, 1948, in Savanna, Illinois) is an American guitarist, best known as one of the founders of the punk rock band X. He is an Orange, CA, resident and owns the Billy Zoom Custom Shop near Old Towne Orange. [1]

28 relations: Accordion, Banjo, Big band, Big Joe Turner, Clarinet, Country rock, Etta James, Flute, Folk music, Gene Vincent, Guitar, Guitar amplifier, Guitarist, Los Angeles, Mike Ness, Musician, Piano, Punk rock, Record producer, Rockabilly, RocknRollDating, Savanna, Illinois, Saxophone, The Blasters, United States, Violin, Woodwind instrument, X (American band).


Accordions (from 19th-century German Akkordeon, from Akkord—"musical chord, concord of sounds") are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.

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The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.

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Big band

A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.

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Big Joe Turner

Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri.

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The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.

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Country rock

Country rock is a subgenre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock and country.

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Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.

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The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Gene Vincent

Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly.

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The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Guitar amplifier

A guitar amplifier (or amp) is an electronic device or system that strengthens the weak electrical signal from a pickup on an electric guitar, bass guitar, or acoustic guitar so that it can produce sound through one or more loudspeakers, which are typically housed in a wooden cabinet.

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A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Mike Ness

Michael James Ness (born April 3, 1962) is an American guitarist, vocalist, producer and chief songwriter for the punk rock band Social Distortion, which was formed in 1978.

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A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Record producer

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.

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Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.

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RocknRollDating is a free online dating website in the United States and Canada focused around the idea that musical compatibility is important to relationship matches.

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Savanna, Illinois

Savanna is a city in Carroll County, Illinois, United States.

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The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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The Blasters

The Blasters are a rock and roll band formed in 1978 in Downey, California, by brothers Phil Alvin (vocals and guitar) and Dave Alvin (guitar), with bass guitarist John Bazz and drummer Bill Bateman.

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United States

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.

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The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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X (American band)

X is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977, among the first wave of American punk.

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