*From blue-eyed soul to pop, R&B and Jazz standards, this singer/songwriter could do it all. He has the ability to entertain at any venue, for fans of all ages. Interestingly enough, he is popular in the U.S., but has superstar status in Japan and throughout Asia. Born in Manhattan, but raised in Miami, he was raised in a show business family, as both Mother and Father sang and were the host of one of the first musical variety programs on television, Suppertime. Name the artist...
*This artist was part of a great band that was a trio when he wasn't with them, but he made them a quartet during 3 different times. The band made some incredible music from 1968 to 1970 and it was during that time, he also released another album with his other band. The album sold exceptionally well due to the success he was enjoying with his exposure as a member of the 4-man group. He would go on to enjoy two other time periods with the 4-man group. Name the band the individual artist...
*This performer's sister enjoyed incredible success over numerous decades. Part of that success came with her and another sister contributing backing vocals through those years. But this lesser-known sister managed to record quite the nice musical catalog of songs and records herself...but for some reason her career was scuttled by label fiascoes. Her sporadic career throughout the 60's produced a great song, one that Janis Joplin would make her signature song with a different arrangement. Name the original artist, her famous sister and her most famous song that we will play later today...
*The many voices that come out of the ether on this artist's album in 2002 have 2 things in common. #1...they are writing from the other side, from the day after 9/11/2001, the day when life began anew, more uncertain than ever before. The other...these voices share a determination that life, however fraught with tragedy and confusion, is precious and should be lived as such. There are 15 tracks, 15 meditations if you will on this album...trying to make sense of the senseless...something we all are attempting to do even now. Name the artist and the album...
Battle Of The Bands!
Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young vs Stand By Me by John Lennon
1. Bobby Caldwell
2. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Neil Young
3. Erma Franklin, Aretha Franklin, (Take A Little) Piece Of My Heart
4. Bruce Springsteen, The Rising