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Category "Music"

Where to buy Now CDs

Where to buy Now CDs

Now That's What I Call Music! is a long-running compilation collection. It was first published in 1983 with Now 1. The collections are usually released annually and feature music from the latest artists. The Now CD collections were the first to release music in the double disc format starting with LPs, the branching into cassette tapes and CDs upon launch. Read this article to know where to buy Now CDs.
Where to find free music downloads sites

Where to find free music downloads sites

There are various different ways of downloading websites with free music legally and without running the risk of downloading any viruses or getting in trouble for file sharing. These sites have a mix of genres and selections from both new and old artists, so there is usually something for everyone if they search long enough. This article will look at three websites for music downloads.
How to play the piano?

How to play the piano?

The piano is one of the most versatile musical instruments, used in all forms of music from classical to jazz, the basic tool of song writers and composers, but even a complete beginner can sit down and pick out a simple tune . This article explains the basics of how to learn piano.
The five sexiest music videos

The five sexiest music videos

Following the launch of MTV in 1981, music lovers were introduced to a whole new world of the industry and the birth of the music video. And, as the years have passed, songs have become accompanied with some of the sexiest videos known. However, what are the sexiest music videos out there?
A guide to Lazy Susan turntables

A guide to Lazy Susan turntables

The Lazy Susan is rumoured to have been named by illustrious people such as Thomas Edison and Thomas Jefferson, even though neither claim has been established. The alleged premise of a girl named Susan, complaining that she was always served last at the table may be considered as a stronger option when the reason for such a name is discussed. Nonetheless, this convenient revolving tabletop accessory has been popular since the 17th century.
Radiohead: biography

Radiohead: biography

Radiohead are undoubtedly one of the most influential bands of the last twenty years, straddling genres to create a sound that is all their own. With the release of their latest album 'The King of Limbs', it's worth looking back on the career of this remarkable feat.
Aceyalone: biography

Aceyalone: biography

This article will explore the career of Aceyalone, a Californian rapper who was a key member of the group Freestyle Fellowship. It will detail his albums, his impact on both the statewide and nationwide scene, his unusual collaborations and his achievements in his career.
New Christian Music: The facts

New Christian Music: The facts

New Christian Music is a venture which aims to provide a platform for wider publicity for Christians artists making gospel music. Founded by Christian author, journalist and broadcaster Paul Davis, who was also a pastor, its primary focus being the pressing of CDs of Christians' songs.
A biography of World Class Wreckin' Cru

A biography of World Class Wreckin' Cru

The World Class Wrecking Crew were an American electro hop group from Compton, California. They were active in the mid 80s and went through a number of different members before disbanding in 1987. The band was the big break for the now world-famous rapper Dr. Dre. This article provides a biography of World Class Wreckin' Cru.
Where to find concert tour dates

Where to find concert tour dates

Finding information about concert tour dates is a simple task. There are many options that make it easy to find out about concerts that are taking place in your local area. This information is easily accessible online because there are many web pages that are regularly updated with concert and tour date information. This makes it easier and faster to find out about gigs and tours.
Review: Styx - 'Mr. Roboto'

Review: Styx - 'Mr. Roboto'

'Mr. Roboto' by Styx is a song from the 1983 album 'Kilroy Was Here'. Styx is an American band that achieved a degree of fame, particularly in Canada, with the tune 'Mr. Roboto'. The band never achieved any real fame in the UK, but the album sold over three million copies in the USA. A review of Styx's 'Mr. Roboto' follows.
A biography of Con Funk Shun

A biography of Con Funk Shun

Con Funk Shun is an American funk and R&B band that were mainly active in the 1970s and 1980s and were essential to the evolution of funk. Having produced numerous hit records and eleven albums with Mercury Records, Con Funk Shun have a rich, sometimes poignant, yet unquestionably entertaining history. This brief article will trace them from their roots in California to their establishment as a leading band in the funk movement.
The top five wedding video songs

The top five wedding video songs

Many couples use a video to record the events of their wedding. One difficulty that couples have is deciding which songs they want on their video. This article presents a list of the top five songs chosen for wedding videos in the UK.
The story of "All Things Bright and Beautiful"

The story of "All Things Bright and Beautiful"

The hymn ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’ was written by Irish poet Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander and was part of her book ‘Hymns for Little Children.’ She was born in 1818 in Dublin and was famous as a hymn writer when she was in her early twenties. Her hymns were part of the official hymn books of the Church of Ireland.
All about: Shane Claiborne

All about: Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne is one of the founders of The Simple Way. This 36 year old ‘Ordinary Radical’ is a lay preacher for the simple way of Jesus Christ. An educated theologian, he is constantly poking fun at the government and getting arrested to highlight arcane laws and to get them repealed. The Simple Way is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.