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Y Blew

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Y Blew (The Hairs) was a Welsh rock band founded in 1967. [1]

38 relations: Aberavon, Aberystwyth University, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Bala, Gwynedd, Band (rock and pop), BBC Radio 1, Billboard charts, Brân the Blessed, Cèilidh, Corris, Cream (band), Curtis Mayfield, Datblygu, Fanzine, Gig (music), Hey Joe, Jimi Hendrix, Llyn Celyn, MDMA, Motown, National Eisteddfod of Wales, National Library of Wales, People Get Ready (The Impressions album), Pontardawe, Qualiton Records, Rick Lloyd, S4C, Scott McKenzie, Swansea, Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion, The Flying Pickets, The Impressions, The Second Album (The Spencer Davis Group), Wales, Welsh language, Welsh Language Society, Y Lolfa, Yazoo (band).


Aberavon (Aberafan) is a settlement in Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales.

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Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales.

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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, formerly the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, is a Welsh Government sponsored body that comprises seven museums in Wales.

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Bala, Gwynedd

Bala (Welsh: Y Bala) is a market town and community in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Band (rock and pop)

A rock band or pop band is a small musical ensemble which performs rock music, pop music or a related genre.

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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. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

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Billboard charts

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.

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Brân the Blessed

Brân the Blessed (Bendigeidfran or Brân Fendigaidd, literally "Blessed Crow") is a giant and king of Britain in Welsh mythology.

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A cèilidh or céilí is a traditional Scottish or Irish social gathering.

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Corris is a village and community in the south of Snowdonia in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Cream (band)

Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.

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Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music.

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Datblygu (meaning "develop" or "developing") are an experimental Welsh rock group formed in 1982.

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A fanzine (blend of fan and magazine or -zine) is a non-professional and non-official publication produced by enthusiasts of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.

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Gig (music)

Gig is slang for a live musical performance.

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Hey Joe

"Hey Joe" is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Llyn Celyn

Llyn Celyn is a large reservoir constructed between 1960 and 1965 in the valley of the River Tryweryn in Gwynedd, Wales.

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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.

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Motown is an American record company.

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National Eisteddfod of Wales

The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau that are held annually, mostly in Wales.

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National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies.

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People Get Ready (The Impressions album)

People Get Ready is a studio album by the Impressions, released on ABC-Paramount in 1965.

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Pontardawe (– "bridge on the Tawe") is a town that houses some 5,000 inhabitants in the Swansea Valley (Welsh: Cwmtawe) in Wales.

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Qualiton Records

Qualiton is a frequently used record-label name in different countries.

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Rick Lloyd

Rick Lloyd is a British composer and musical director best known as a member of the original Flying Pickets who had a Christmas number 1 hit in 1983 with a cover of Yazoo's "Only You".

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S4C (from the Welsh Sianel Pedwar Cymru, meaning "Channel 4 Wales") is a Welsh-language British public-service TV channel broadcast throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim III; January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.

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Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion

Tal-y-bont is a village in north Ceredigion, Wales (also known as Talybont).

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The Flying Pickets

The Flying Pickets are a British a cappella vocal group, who had a Christmas number one hit in 1983 in the UK Singles Chart with their cover version of Yazoo's track "Only You".

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The Impressions

The Impressions are an American music group originally formed in 1958.

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The Second Album (The Spencer Davis Group)

The Second Album is the second album by the British band the Spencer Davis Group, released in 1966.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Welsh Language Society

The Welsh Language Society (Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, often abbreviated to Cymdeithas or Cymdeithas yr Iaith) is a direct action pressure group in Wales campaigning for the right of Welsh people to use the Welsh language in every aspect of their lives.

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Y Lolfa

Y Lolfa (Welsh for The Lounge) is a Welsh printing and publishing company based in Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion, in Mid-Wales.

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Yazoo (band)

Yazoo (known as Yaz in North America for legal reasons involving Yazoo Records) were a British synthpop duo from Basildon, Essex, England, consisting of former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke (keyboards) and Alison Moyet (vocals).

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

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