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David Jay Weiss, known as David Was, is an American musician. [1]

46 relations: Album, All Things Considered, American Broadcasting Company, Bob Dylan, Boo! (album), California, CBS, Composer, Day to Day, Detroit, Don Was, Fox Entertainment Group, Funk, Funkadelic, Hearst Communications, Holly Cole, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Jazz, K.d. lang, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Marcus Belgrave, MC5, Mel Tormé, Miles Davis, Music journalism, NPR, Ozzy Osbourne, Queen Latifah, Record producer, Richard Dreyfuss, Rickie Lee Jones, Roy Orbison, Singing, Single (music), Sonny Rollins, The Education of Max Bickford, The New York Times, The Walt Disney Company, The X-Files, Top 40, Trumpet, University of Michigan, Walk the Dinosaur, Was (Not Was), Wayne Kramer (guitarist), What Up, Dog?.


An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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All Things Considered

All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the American network National Public Radio (NPR).

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Bob Dylan

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.

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Boo! (album)

Boo! is the fifth studio album by the band Was (Not Was).

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.

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Day to Day

Day to Day (D2D) was a one-hour weekday American radio newsmagazine distributed by National Public Radio (NPR), and produced by NPR in collaboration with Slate.

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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Don Was

Don Edward Fagenson (born September 13, 1952), known as Don Was, is an American musician, record producer and record executive.

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Fox Entertainment Group

The Fox Entertainment Group is an American entertainment company that operates through four segments, mainly filmed entertainment, television stations, television broadcast networks, and cable network programming.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Funkadelic was an American band that was most prominent during the 1970s.

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Hearst Communications

Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.

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Holly Cole

Holly Cole (born November 25, 1963) is a Canadian jazz singer, particularly popular in Canada and Japan for both her versatile and distinctive voice, along with her adventurous repertoire, which spans such divergent genres as show tunes, rock, and country music.

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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K.d. lang

Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress.

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner

The Los Angeles Herald Examiner was a major Los Angeles daily newspaper, published Monday through Friday in the afternoon and in the morning on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Marcus Belgrave

Marcus Batista Belgrave (June 12, 1936 – May 24, 2015) was an American jazz trumpet player from Detroit, born in Chester, Pennsylvania.

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MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964.

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Mel Tormé

Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards.

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Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.

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Music journalism

Music journalism (or "music criticism") is media criticism and reporting about popular music topics, including pop music, rock music, and related styles.

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National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.

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Queen Latifah

Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), known professionally as Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and producer.

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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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Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in popular films during the 1970s through 1990s, including American Graffiti, Jaws, Stand by Me, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Goodbye Girl, Always, and Mr. Holland's Opus.

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Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones (born November 8, 1954) is an American vocalist, musician, songwriter, producer, actress and narrator.

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Roy Orbison

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Single (music)

In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.

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Sonny Rollins

Walter Theodore "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist who is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.

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The Education of Max Bickford

The Education of Max Bickford is an American drama series that aired Sundays at 8:00 pm (EST) on CBS during the 2001–02 television season.

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The New York Times

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.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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The X-Files

The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter.

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Top 40

In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.

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A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Walk the Dinosaur

"Walk the Dinosaur" is a song by Was (Not Was), released in 1987, from their 1988 album, What Up, Dog?.

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Was (Not Was)

Was (Not Was) is an American pop group founded by David Weiss and Don Fagenson, who adopted the stage names David Was and Don Was.

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Wayne Kramer (guitarist)

Wayne Kramer (born April 30, 1948) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and film and television composer.

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What Up, Dog?

What Up, Dog? is a 1988 album by Was (Not Was).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Was

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