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Willie Alexander

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Willie "Loco" Alexander (born January 13, 1943) is an American singer and keyboardist based in Gloucester, Massachusetts. [1]

37 relations: Alternative rock, Art rock, Doug Yule, Dramarama, England, Experimental rock, Final V.U. 1971–1973, France, Gloucester, Massachusetts, Groningen (province), Henry Ferrini, Keyboardist, Loaded (The Velvet Underground album), Luna (1990s American band), MCA Records, Netherlands, New wave music, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Power pop, Proto-punk, Punk rock, Record label, Scotland, Singing, Squeeze (The Velvet Underground album), Sterling Morrison, Steve Sesnick, Talent manager, The Lost (band), The Velvet Underground, Tim Presley, Underground press, United States, Vincent Ferrini, Walter Powers (musician), Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band.

Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Art rock

Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.

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Doug Yule

Douglas Alan Yule (born February 25, 1947) is an American musician and singer, most notable for being a member of the Velvet Underground from 1968 to 1973.

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Dramarama is a New Jersey Shore-based alternative rock/power pop band who later moved to Los Angeles.

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

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Experimental rock

Experimental rock (or avant-rock) is a subgenre of rock music which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique or which experiments with the basic elements of the genre.

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Final V.U. 1971–1973

Final V.U. 1971–1973 is a box set by the Velvet Underground, comprising live recordings from after founding members Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison had left the group.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts

Gloucester is a city on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States.

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Groningen (province)

Groningen (Gronings: Grunn; Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands.

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Henry Ferrini

Henry Ferrini (born 1953, Boston, Massachusetts, United States) is an American non-fiction filmmaker best known for his portraits of Jack Kerouac and Charles Olson.

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A keyboardist is a musician who plays keyboard instruments.

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Loaded (The Velvet Underground album)

Loaded is the fourth studio album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in November 1970 by Atlantic Records' subsidiary label Cotillion.

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Luna (1990s American band)

Luna are an American dream pop/indie pop band formed in 1991 by singer/guitarist Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie 500.

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MCA Records

MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.

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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 wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Power pop

Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.

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Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.

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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 label

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

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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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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Squeeze (The Velvet Underground album)

Squeeze is the fifth and final studio album released by the Velvet Underground.

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Sterling Morrison

Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. (August 29, 1942 – August 30, 1995) was an American guitarist, best known as one of the founding members of the rock group the Velvet Underground, usually playing electric guitar, occasionally bass guitar, and singing backing vocals.

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Steve Sesnick

Stephen Sesnick was a club owner who served as manager of the Velvet Underground after the band ended their association with Andy Warhol in 1967.

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Talent manager

A talent manager (also known as an artist manager, band manager or music manager) is an individual or company who guides the professional career of artists in the entertainment industry.

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The Lost (band)

The Lost was an American garage rock and psychedelic band from Plainfield, Vermont who were active in the Boston rock scene 1960s.

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The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).

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Tim Presley

Tim Presley is an American musician, singer and songwriter.

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Underground press

The terms underground press or clandestine press refer to periodicals and publications that are produced without official approval, illegally or against the wishes of a dominant (governmental, religious, or institutional) group.

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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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Vincent Ferrini

Venanzio Ugo "Vincent" Ferrini (June 24, 1913 – December 24, 2007), age 94, was an American writer and poet from Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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Walter Powers (musician)

Walter Powers III is an American bass guitarist.

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Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band

Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band is a 1978 New Wave album by Boston singer Willie Alexander and the Boom Boom Band, produced by Craig Leon for MCA Records.

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

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