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  boston band
Nowadays, the Boston music scene is a strange thing because there are a large number of bands and it is rare that one band rises to the top.
One of the biggest boston band staples in the Boston music scene disappeared off the map in the mid 90's when the Rathskeller closed it's doors.
Boston bands were sad to learn that the place was closing it's doors in 1999.
www.typhoonferri.com /thebostonband   (725 words)

  Boston (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston is an American rock band that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
Boston formed in 1969 when Tom Scholz, an MIT engineering graduate, joined as keyboardist a band founded by guitarist Barry Goudreau, along with singer Brad Delp on vocals and Jim Masdea on drums.
Boston's subsequent tour, on which the new album was played, in sequence, in its entirety, sold out across the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boston_(band)   (1261 words)

 Boston (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston (band) is a rock band and the title of their best-selling debut album, Boston (album).
The A-20 Boston was a light bomber and attack aircraft used in World War II by Commonwealth airforces.
Boston (Hasidic dynasty), a Hasidic dynasty founded in Boston in the early 20th century.
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 Boston (band) -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The music of Boston is often cited as having been influential in the music industry's move from hard rock in the 1970s to the power ballads that would dominate the 1980s.
The history of Boston began around 1969 when Donald Thomas "Tom" Scholz (born March 10, 1947), an MIT engineering graduate, joined a band founded by guitarist Barry Goudreau as a keyboardist, along with singer Brad Delp (born June 12, 1951) on vocals and Jim Masdea on drums.
Although the band (which did not have a formal name, but is frequently referred to by the name "Mother's Milk", one of the names used on the band's demos) did not last, it laid the foundation for the band that would become known as BOSTON.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Boston_(band)   (1535 words)

 RATW: Boston Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With 'Boston, it wasn't as much a matter of the material being imitative (the bulk of it being 5-7 years old anyway) as it was the arrangements.
Boston found, as they toured, that they were, in fact, very well known, but as a band, not unique personalities.
Boston has ignored both these rules, but with the sound reasoning faculties of the M.I.T. graduate (complete with slide rule) he is, Tom Scholz points out the illogic of the current system, as he sees it.
www.ratw.com /issues/9/boston.htm   (1862 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts Wedding Bands - FAQ
A band should also be flexible enough to be able to perform at different volume levels appropriate for different times during the course of a wedding reception.
Nowadays, most wedding bands are equipped with their own DJ equipment, which enables them to accommodate your special requests to play original recordings of certain songs.
The band will then oversee the affair to ensure a smooth transition from one event to another, allowing the bride and groom to relax and enjoy their special day.
www.newenglandmusic.com /faq.htm   (1673 words)

 Wedding Band Boston, MA - Suffolk, Massachusetts Wedding Music, Boston Wedding Bands
Boston music for weddings is plentiful on Gigmasters, and most of our Boston wedding bands have multiple audio and video samples available on their online press kits.
We are a very versatile 6-8 piece band featuring strong male and female vocals,the fabulous 'Horns on the Side', and a repertoire delivered with an infectious energy that will have all ages on the dance floor.
His bands will create exactly the right musical atmosphere for your special event, whether you want just an hour or two of jazz for your cocktail party or all the excitement and energy of a live jazz show.
www.gigmasters.com /Weddings/Wedding_Boston_MA.asp   (1110 words)

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The band, with which she sang and played bass (as well as some guitar and piano), was signed to North Carolina's Mammoth Records and received a fair amount of airplay on college radio through the...
The band was formed in 1986 in Boston, MassachusettsBoston, Massachusetts by Joey Santiago and Black Francis (born Charles Thompson IV).
The band was peaking musically, taking their performances into uncharted territory both in terms of intensity and musical interaction between band members.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/B/Boston-(band).htm   (1380 words)

 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Duane Allman (1946-1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After stints in several bands and as a session musician, Allman became the leader of the Allman Brothers Band, a rock group based in Macon.
The band's manager, Phil Walden, convinced the band members to relocate to his home base in Macon, where he was trying to launch a new record label, Capricorn Records.
The band, which was in the midst of recording Eat a Peach (1972), played at his funeral.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2701   (563 words)

 Boston Musicians Classifieds Everybody
Email: band@jo234.com The name of our band is: JO and the MFers We're working on a bunch of new songs for the full length and need a new and reliable bassist ASAP.
Mar 28, 06 Boston band (acoustic rock) seeks bass sub We're an experienced, acoustic-based rock band, and we've been asked to play a charity gig in front of about 300-500 people on May 20.
Mar 22, 06 Rock Band Looking for a Singer We are looking for a singer in their twenties with a strong voice and stage presence.
www.musolist.com /MA/Boston-Musicians-Classifieds   (1743 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Boston (band)
The group currently holds the record for the biggest selling debut by a group, ahead of Guns N' Roses and Hootie and the Blowfish.
The band followed the phenom with Don't Look Back (1978), Third Stage (1986), Walk On (1994), and a "reunion" release entitled Corporate America (2002).
His autocratic nature and unwillingness to complete albums in a timely manner led to a series of conflicts which culminated in lawsuits filed by fellow-bandmembers and the label, Epic Records.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Boston_(band)   (439 words)

 Boston - Best Boston-based National Band Poll 2000 - AOL CityGuide
If your favorite national band isn't on this list, keep scrolling down to the graffiti board and tell us the name of your favorite national band and why they should be in the poll instead of one of the current choices (we're limited to 20 spots in the poll).
Or, if you don't see your favorite band on this list, scroll down to the graffiti board and tell us the name of your favorite, and why it should be included in the poll.
The band continued to work hard touring and promote the CD and it paid off when the CD went platinum and eventually triple platinum in a short period.
cityguide.aol.com /boston/bestnationalband/main.adp?page=bestnationalband2000&ngb_start=10   (882 words)

 Boston Wedding Bands, Band for Boston Weddings, Boston Wedding Bands
Avoid bands just starting out, made up of music students or led by a contractor who hires different players for different “gigs.” If you don’t, chances are by the time your date rolls around, the people in your band haven’t even met each other before.
Seriously, though, it is rare to catch a band performing at just the right date, time and location—then to have a fair performing and viewing situation.
A large majority of live bands who specialize in weddings don’t play publicly in nightclubs very often because of the scarcity of places that hire five or six piece bands that can offer a wide range of material.
www.shineband.com /choosingaweddingband.htm   (2026 words)

 Boston band for live wedding entertainment - NYC dance music for Manhattan and Long Island events
We looked at three other bands before we met Kahootz, but once we heard Rachel and Leon sing, we knew you were the band for us.
Chris Cole was a pleasure to work with as we planned the wedding and the band was very attentive to the requests we submitted beforehand.
In retrospect, we wish that we had kept the band for another half and hour for those still partying which was actually just about everyone there.
www.bostonsbestband.com /reviews.html   (3938 words)

 Boston Wedding Bands, Boston Wedding Music, Boston Wedding Entertainment
Boston Common is the most exciting wedding, private function and club band in New England.
Do not hire this Boston wedding band unless you love music, appreciate musicianship and professionalism, want to have fun and are not afraid to expose your good taste and receive raves from your guests.
Boston's most popular wedding band and show band captures the rich, vibrant sound that made Detroit one the musical capitals of the world.
www.bestbands.com /wedding/boston/boston.html   (1741 words)

 Discord rends Boston band community after Delp suicide - International Herald Tribune
Current members of the band, including the chief songwriter and founder, Tom Scholz, were not told about or invited to Delp's funeral, which was attended by early band members who opposed Scholz in a 1980s legal battle.
Boston has canceled its summer engagements, and Scholz said he still hopes the rift can be mended and the band can be part of a public memorial service that Delp's children, their mother Micki, and Delp's fiancee, Pamela Sullivan, said last week was in the works.
The band's first album was wildly successful and remains one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, according to Billboard, selling more than 16 million copies.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2007/03/24/america/NA-GEN-US-Delp-Discord.php   (799 words)

 Boston College Band ::
Over the years, the Eagles Band and the Superfans have created one of the most dynamic and engaging college football atmospheres in the country.
One of the favorite venues for the Pep Band is the annual "Beanpot" Tournament held in the Boston Garden.
After each football contest, the Boston College Band stays in the stands, victorious or not, and plays "Alma Mater" while the football players stand in front of them with their gold helmets raised high.
bceagles.cstv.com /genrel/071000aai.html   (773 words)

 Boston University Athletic Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Boston University Terrier Marching Band is open to anyone that wishes to participate.
The “Sound of the Pound” Terrier Pep Band is the powerful driving force behind the spirit and fan ritual at all home hockey, and men’s and women’s basketball games.
Because the teams are perennial contenders, the band has much opportunity for travel to conference and NCAA tournaments.
www.bu.edu /bumo/athletic   (196 words)

 The Rock Band Boston!!
I started listening to Boston about 10 years ago when I was in junior high.
Strangely enough, it was all of those guitar rock commercials which was my only gateway to classic rock and roll at the time, and eventually "More Than a Feeling", one of the bands biggest hits, grew on me to the point where I had to own the tape.
I have many images of the band and the album cover art below, and I also have the lyrics to the 4 studio albums below.
www.unm.edu /~theboy/Boston.htm   (271 words)

 Boston, Massachusetts Wedding Band - FUN!
All of the band's members have worked in a wide variety of rock, soul and wedding bands.
The band plays a wide range of fun, danceable songs to please all ages and tastes.
There are many good Boston, Massachusetts Wedding Bands, but this band is unique their ability to play different types of songs the way you know them, while adding just enough of their own styling to the music.
www.bigtimeband.com /default.htm   (306 words)

 Official Boston Website
Gary, the longest reigning member of BOSTON next to Tom, joined the band in 1985 to help complete “Third Stage,” and through his efforts, the band reemerged in 1987 for the Third Stage Tour, which set stadium records across the US.
BOSTON’s self-titled first album has sold over 17 million copies to date, and has seen a resurgence in sales after it was remastered by Scholz, along with their second album, “Don’t Look Back,” in 2006.
BOSTON will be performing many of their classics this summer, including some fan favorites that have not been on the set lists for many years.
www.bandboston.com   (554 words)

 Amazon.com: Boston: Boston: Music
Where the band's later records were hardly worthy of note, Boston pulls together classic after classic: "More Than a Feeling," "Peace of Mind," "Hitch a Ride." The pseudo-cosmic ambience invites scoffs as the year 2000 approaches, but it's really just part of the disc's charm.
Add to that Boston's debut album, which sold 16 million copies in the US and was in the album charts for two years.
Much of the success was due to the intelligent songwriting of Tom Scholz and rock vocals of Brad Delp, who by the time of their third album Third Stage, were the only two from the original lineup left.
www.amazon.com /Boston/dp/B000002572   (756 words)

 Rock band Boston finds new lead singer on MySpace | Tech news blog - CNET News.com
When Boston lead singer Brad Delp committed suicide last year, DeCarlo recorded his own karaoke versions of Boston songs and uploaded the MP3s to his MySpace page as a tribute.
DeCarlo, who had never been in a band and whose recent singing experience consisted of performing for a couple of dozen bowlers in a bowling alley, wasn't too confident.
Boston founder Tom Scholz's wife was fiddling around on her PC when something caught her husband's ear.
news.cnet.com /8301-10784_3-9957945-7.html   (1004 words)

 The Band Boston Fan Site
Tommy DeCarlo performs with the legendary rock band Boston after being plucked from obscurity to be the group's new lead singer.
The band that has been so meticulous and reticent to release albums at a breakneck pace over the years is still standing tall and preparing to write another chapter in their incredible journey.
Bands ranging from AC/DC to Lynyrd Skynyrd have found new singers in the wake of tragedy (Delp committed suicide last year), inevitably choosing road-tested replacements.
www.gonnahitcharide.com   (1183 words)

 Soul Kitchen Band - Boston party band and wedding band in Boston Massachusetts - wedding musicians for wedding ...
If you're looking for a wedding band for wedding reception music in Boston Massachusetts, we have the musicians to play in your Boston wedding band or party band in Boston or Cape Cod.
We can provide many types of party bands in Massachusetts, wedding bands in Boston and orchestras for weddings, such as Boston party band musicians, Disc Jockeys, DJs playing polka music, dixieland, ragtime music, rock and roll, country and western music.
The Bride will be very happy with her wedding band when Soul Kitchen Band plays broadway music at her parties and wedding receptions.
www.soulkitchenband.com   (300 words)

 Patrick S. Gilmore - Irish Boston
This was an era when brass bands and military band were the main source of musical entertainment, and many towns had their own band which competed to be the best around.
Gilmore spent a few years as the leader of bands in Charlestown, Suffolk County and Salem, and in 1858 was selected to head the Boston Brass Band, which quickly became known simply as Gilmore’s Band.
Gilmore and his Band enlisted in the Massachusetts 24th Regiment of Volunteers and spent several years playing around the country, playing for soldiers on the front and for their families back home.
www.psgilmore-society.org /IrishBoston.html   (767 words)

 Boston Wedding Band - Studio C
The Studio C Band is a popular Boston wedding band that has performed at hundreds of amazing wedding receptions throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island for over 18 years.
Renowned for our polished performances and professional approach, the Studio C Band is one of the most sought after wedding bands in the greater Boston area.
When you choose The Studio C Band as entertainment for your wedding reception, you are guaranteed to receive an exceptional performance that will be remembered for years to come.
www.studiocband.com   (217 words)

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