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Q-Tips were an English blue-eyed soul and new wave rock band, first formed in 1979 from the remnants of the 1970s rock outfit Streetband. [1]

51 relations: A-side and B-side, Adam Ant, After the Fire, Airplay, AllMusic, Alto saxophone, Average White Band, Baritone saxophone, BBC Radio 1, BBC Television, Blue-eyed soul, Bob Marley, Brass section, Capital London, Chipping Barnet, Concert, Cotton swab, Cover version, Drum kit, Electric organ, England, Essex, Friend or Foe (album), Guitar, Harrow, London, Hertfordshire, Kenny Everett, Mickie Most, Montreux Jazz Festival, New wave music, NME, North London, Novelty song, Paul Young, Rak Records, Record label, Recording contract, Rock Goes to College, Rock music, Sony Music Entertainment, Soul music, St Albans, Strip (Adam Ant album), Tenor saxophone, The J. Geils Band, The Knack, The Old Grey Whistle Test, The Who, Thin Lizzy, Trumpet, ..., United States. Expand index (1 more) »

A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78 and 45 rpm Phonograph Records, whether singles or extended plays (EPs).

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Adam Ant

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard, on 3 November 1954, in Marylebone, London) is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three No.

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After the Fire

After the Fire (or ATF) are a British rock band that transitioned from playing progressive rock to new wave over their initial twelve-year career, while having only one hit in the United States ("Der Kommissar") and one hit in the United Kingdom ("One Rule For You").

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Airplay

In radio broadcasting, airplay is how frequently a song is being played on radio stations.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Alto saxophone

The alto saxophone is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.

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Average White Band

Average White Band (also AWB) are a Scottish funk and R&B band that had a series of soul and disco hits between 1974 and 1980.

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Baritone saxophone

The baritone saxophone or "bari sax" (commonly abbreviated bs or bars to distinguish it from the less frequently used bass saxophone) is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, only being smaller than the bass, contrabass and subcontrabass saxophones.

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BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day.

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BBC Television

BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Blue-eyed soul

Blue-eyed soul (also known as white soul) is a term sometimes used for rhythm and blues and soul music performed by white artists.

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Bob Marley

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

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Brass section

The brass section of the orchestra, concert band, and jazz ensemble consist of brass instruments, and is one of the main sections in all three ensembles.

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Capital London

Capital London is regional radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Capital radio network.

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Chipping Barnet

Chipping Barnet or High Barnet is an area in the London Borough of Barnet, England.

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Concert

A concert is a live performance of music in front of an audience.

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Cotton swab

Cotton swabs (American) or cotton buds (British) consist of a small wad of cotton wrapped around one or both ends of a short rod, usually made of either wood, rolled paper, or plastic.

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Cover version

In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a previously recorded, commercially released song by someone other than the original artist or composer.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Electric organ

In biology, the electric organ is an organ common to all electric fish used for the purposes of creating an electric field.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Essex

Essex is a county in England, immediately north-east of London.

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Friend or Foe (album)

Friend or Foe is the debut solo album by Adam Ant, released in October 1982 by record label CBS following the disbandment of Adam and the Ants earlier in the year.

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Guitar

The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.

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Harrow, London

Harrow is a large suburban town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, England.

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Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire (abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.

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Kenny Everett

Maurice James Christopher Cole (25 December 1944 – 4 April 1995), known professionally as Kenny Everett, was a British comedian, radio DJ and television entertainer.

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Mickie Most

Mickie Most (20 June 1938 – 30 May 2003) was an English record producer, with a string of hit singles with acts such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, The Nashville Teens, Donovan, Lulu, Suzi Quatro, Hot Chocolate, Arrows, Racey, and the Jeff Beck Group, often issued on his own RAK Records label.

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Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.

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New wave music

New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock.

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NME

New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism magazine published since March 1952.

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North London

North London is the northern part of London, England.

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Novelty song

A novelty song is a comical or nonsensical song, performed principally for its comical effect.

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Paul Young

Paul Anthony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer and musician.

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Rak Records

Rak Records is a British record label, founded by record producer Mickie Most in 1969.

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Record label

A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Recording contract

A recording contract (commonly called a record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.

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Rock Goes to College

Rock Goes To College (RGTC) was a BBC series that ran between 1978 and 1981 on British television.

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Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment (sometimes known plainly as Sony Music or by the initials, SME) is an American music corporation managed and operated by Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Soul music

Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.

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St Albans

St Albans (Lat.: Villa Sancti Albani or Villa Albani) is a city and unparished area in southern Hertfordshire, England, approximately 20 miles north of London.

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Strip (Adam Ant album)

Strip is the second solo album by Adam Ant, released in 1983.

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Tenor saxophone

The tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.

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The J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, under the leadership of guitarist J. Geils.

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The Knack

The Knack was an American rock quartet based in Los Angeles that rose to fame with their first single, "My Sharona", an international number-one hit in 1979.

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The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Old Grey Whistle Test (usually abbreviated to Whistle Test or OGWT) was a British television music show.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964.

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Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969.

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Trumpet

A trumpet is a musical instrument.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q-Tips_(band)

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