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Ram Jam

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Ram Jam was an American rock band formed in New York City in 1977, predominantly known for their hit single "Black Betty" in 1977. [1]

52 relations: Album, Australia, Banjo, Ben Liebrand, Billy Joel, Black Betty, Boogie-woogie, Boston Bruins, Bubblegum pop, Compact disc, Concert tour, Congress of Racial Equality, Cover version, Dickey Betts, Epic Records, Germany, Guitarist, Hard rock, Harmonica, Hit single, John Zacherle, Lead Belly, Long Island, Music industry, Myke Scavone, NAACP, Netherlands, New York City, Omnibus Press, Phonograph record, Piano, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram, Ram Jam (album), Record chart, Remix, Rock music, Slide guitar, Spiderbait, The Allman Brothers Band, The Doughboys (band), The Hassles, The Kings of Christmas, The Lemon Pipers, The Nashville Teens, The Very Best of Ram Jam, The Yardbirds, Tom Jones (singer), Top 40, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, UK Singles Chart, ..., United Kingdom, United States. Expand index (2 more) »

Album

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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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Banjo

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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Ben Liebrand

Ben Liebrand (born 27 September 1960 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands) is a dance music DJ.

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Billy Joel

William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.

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Black Betty

"Black Betty" (Roud 11668) is a 20th-century African-American work song often credited to Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter as the author, though the earliest recordings are not by him.

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Boogie-woogie

Boogie-woogie is a musical genre that became popular during the late 1920s, but developed in African-American communities in the 1870s.

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Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston.

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Bubblegum pop

Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Concert tour

A concert tour (or simply tour) is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations.

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Congress of Racial Equality

The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States that played a pivotal role for African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Cover version

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

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Dickey Betts

Forrest Richard Betts (born December 12, 1943) known as Dickey Betts, is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and composer best known as a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band.

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Epic Records

Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Guitarist

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

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Harmonica

The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.

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Hit single

A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.

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John Zacherle

John Zacherle (sometimes credited as John Zacherley; September 26, 1918 – October 27, 2016) was an American television host, radio personality, singer, and voice actor.

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Lead Belly

Huddie William Ledbetter (January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949) was an American folk and blues musician notable for his strong vocals, virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, and the folk standards he introduced.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Music industry

The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.

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Myke Scavone

Myke Scavone is an American harmonica player and vocalist best known for his work with the bands The Doughboys and Ram Jam.

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Omnibus Press

Omnibus Press is the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Piano

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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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram is the second and final studio album by American rock band Ram Jam in 1978.

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Ram Jam (album)

Ram Jam is the debut studio album by American rock band Ram Jam in 1977.

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Record chart

A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.

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Remix

A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.

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Rock music

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

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Slide guitar

Slide guitar is a particular technique for playing the guitar that is often used in blues-style music.

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Spiderbait

Spiderbait are an Australian alternative rock band formed in Finley, a small town in rural New South Wales, in 1991 by bass guitarist Janet English, singer-drummer Mark Maher (better known as Kram), and guitarist Damian Whitty.

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The Allman Brothers Band

The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, keyboards, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums).

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The Doughboys (band)

The Doughboys are an American rock band from Plainfield, New Jersey, who were active in the mid-60s, and re-formed in 2000.

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The Hassles

The Hassles were a rock group in the 1960s, most notable for recording the first releases to feature Billy Joel.

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The Kings of Christmas

The Kings of Christmas are a holiday music band that was formed in 2011, when three former Trans-Siberian Orchestra vocalists (Tommy Farese, Guy LeMonnier, and Maxx Mann) along with former TSO narrator Tony Gaynor formed a spin-off of the TSO.

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The Lemon Pipers

The Lemon Pipers were a 1960s psychedelic pop band from Oxford, Ohio, known chiefly for their song "Green Tambourine", which reached No. 1 in the United States in 1968.

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The Nashville Teens

The Nashville Teens are an English rock band, formed in Surrey in 1962.

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The Very Best of Ram Jam

The Very Best of Ram Jam is a compilation album by the American rock band Ram Jam.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.

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Tom Jones (singer)

Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.

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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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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American rock band founded around 1993 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill, who brought together Jon Oliva and Al Pitrelli (both members of Savatage) and keyboardist and co-producer Robert Kinkel to form the core of the creative team.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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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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References

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

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