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  The History of Rock Music. Manfred Mann: biography, discography, reviews, links
La Manfred Mann Band era stata formata nel 1962 dal pianista jazz sudafricano Mike Lubowitz (ribattezzato Manfred Mann) e dal batterista Mike Hugg (inizialmente si facevano chiamare Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers) e suonava blues nei club di Londra come i giovani Rolling Stones e tanti altri.
Mann scopri` preso un'inclinazione naturale per l'arrangiamento di canzoni pop e, dopo il successo dei Beatles, cambio` drasticamente il sound del gruppo.
Manfred Mann was the least characteristic among the bands born out of the "British Invasion", the one that best preserved its ties with the models of the preceding decade.
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  Manfred Mann
Manfred Mann was a British R&B band of the 1960s, named after the keyboard player.
Manfred Mann himself (real name Manfred Lubowitz, born October 21, 1940 in South Africa), went on to write advertising jingles after the group's demise, and later formed other bands such as Manfred Mann's Earth Band[?] (who had a number 1 hit with Bruce Springsteen's Blinded By The Light).
Mann originally formed Manfred Mann (the band) in 1962, with his friend Mike Hugg[?], but both took a background role in live performances.
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 Dinosaurdays - Manfred Mann's Earthband
Manfred Mann, born Manfred Lubowitz inJ ohannesburg, South Africa on 21 October 1940, settled in the UK in the early sixties, having left the country that he still dislikes to this day.
Mann had proved himself to be one of the best keyboard p layers in the UK at the time, and he had some seriously good musicians in his band to boot.
Manfred Mann's Earthband - Spirits in the Night, from "Nightingales and Bombers" in 1975, the Earthband's 6th album.(Manfred Mann is the subject of this week's Dino Quiz, number 213, and a copy of the band's third album, "Messin' ", is the giveaway prize).
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 CMT.com : Manfred Mann : Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Manfred Mann played blues-based rock, but in contrast to most of the other British bands of the era, the guitar didn't always figure prominently in their sound.
Mann and Hugg, as the original co-founders of the band, weren't going to let it disappear, however -- with McGuinness, they still comprised the core of a group, and they surprised a lot of onlookers (and, no doubt, their former label) by forming a new lineup around singer Mike D'Abo.
Manfred Mann himself, although still heavily involved with his own current projects and never a part of "the Manfreds," participated in some radio appearances by the re-formed group.
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 Reviews
The Manfreds, on the other hand, field three of their original members (back when they were called Manfred Mann, after their then leader) including the drummer, Mike Hugg and the lead singer Paul Jones ("The one in the middle goes hey diddle diddle and stands there looking sweet") as well as his replacement, Mike d'Abo.
Manfred Mann are one of the last British groups of the last 30 years to attempt a reunion tour.
Manfred Mann’s Maximum Rhythm and Blues tour claims to have reunited five original band members, though Manfred himself- who founded the band in 1962- is not one of them.
www.themanfreds.com /reviews.htm   (4084 words)

  
 Manfred Mann - Blog rockclassics - biographies et discographies des meilleurs groupes et artistes depuis les années 60
Manfred Lubowitz naît à Johannesbourg (Afrique Du Sud) en 1940.
Manfred et Mike décident de fonder un quartet avec Mike Vickers et Dave Richmond.
Mann et Hugg veulent évoluer vers un jazz moderne, musique peu appréciée des trois autres.
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 Manfred Mann: Best Music from the 1980s
The Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers (as the band were originally called) were formed in London in December 1962 by keyboard player Manfred Mann and drummer/vibes player Mike Hugg.
Gigging constantly throughout late 1962 and early 1963, the band soon attracted attention for their distinctive sound propelled by Mann's keyboards, Jones' soulful vocals and an occasional horn section.
The group signed to HMV Records in March 1963 after a change of name to Manfred Mann (at the suggestion of their label's producer), and debuted in July of that year with the jazzy instrumental single "Why Should We Not?", which failed to chart, as did the follow up (with vocals this time), "Cock-A-Hoop"
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 Manfred Mann
The latter quickly evolved into 'Manfred Mann's Earth Band', a synth-driven rock 'n' roll band which scored a U.S. No. 1 hit in the 1970s with a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded by the Light," popularizing the then unknown singer-songwriter.
Mann himself continued to perform and embarked on a career as a producer and songwriter.
Eventually, Manfred Mann's Earth Band reunited and in 1996 their long awaited new album, "Soft Vengeance" was released.
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 Manfred Mann (History) - The Early Years
Manfred Mann was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 21, 1940.
However, Manfred's growing unhappiness with South Africa's apartheid policies and the inability to freely express his talent in that environment was coming to a head.
Manfred Mann was one of the few '60s bands that actually quit at the right time.
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 LyricsVault: Hall of fame: Manfred Mann
South African-born keyboardist Manfred Mann, born Manfred Lubowitz in Johannesburg in 1940, was originally an aspiring jazz player.
Paul Jones was one of the best British Invasion singers, and his resonant vocals were the best feature of Manfred Mann's early RandB sides, which had a slightly jazzier and smoother touch than the early work of the Rolling Stones and Animals.
Shortly after the single was recorded, Dave Richmond exited Manfred Mann's line-up and was replaced by Tom McGuinness, who switched from guitar to bass to join the group.
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 Manfred Mann : Soul of Mann - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Soul of Mann, never issued in the U.S., is a compilation of most of these early instrumental efforts, which originally appeared on various singles, EPs, and LPs between 1963 and 1966 (though one song, "L.S.D.," and is actually a blues-rocker with a Paul Jones vocal).
No one would put Manfred Mann on the level of genuine American jazz acts like Oscar Peterson, but these cuts are executed with a surprising amount of style and wit.
And Mann and his men were nothing if not eclectic, producing downright strange instrumental takes on "Satisfaction," "I Got You Babe," and "My Generation." There are straighter (but still imaginative) versions of songs by the Yardbirds and Cannonball Adderley, as well as their own originals (the bluesy stomper "Mr.
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 Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Band Members (Manfred Mann)
If classical music moves to the beat of the conductor's baton, then Manfred Mann is the orchestrator of much memorable music in the fields of pop and rock.
Manfred arrived in Britain at the start of the 1960s with music on his mind.
The vehicle to a career in music would prove to be pop, and the 1960s output of Manfred Mann's eponymous group, from '5-4-3-2-1' to 'Ragamuffin Man' and featuring three UK chart-toppers in 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy' (also a US Number 1), 'Pretty Flamingo' and 'Mighty Quinn' has entered legend.
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 Manfred Mann : Oldies.com
The fourth incarnation of Manfred Mann (the second being only a change of singer) has been the longest, surviving for almost 30 years.
The new band, comprising Mann (Manfred Lubowitz, 21 October 1940, Johannesburg, South Africa; keyboards), Mick Rogers (vocals/guitar), Colin Pattenden (bass) and Chris Slade (drums), debuted in 1971 with the Bob Dylan song "Please Mrs Henry".
While Mann gradually won back some of the fans who had deserted him during the Chapter Three project, it was not until the Earth Band's third offering, Messin", that both success and acclaim arrived.
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 Manfred Man's Earth Band (Manfred Man's Earth Band)
As the new decade began, with the emergence of underground rock radio, Mann created a new chapter in his highly successful career with the arena rock favorites Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
At the time, along with Manfred Mann, the band consisted of Chris Slade later of AC/DC, The Firm (Drums), Colin Pattenden (Bass) and Mick Rogers (Lead Guitar/ Vocals).
The Manfred Mann's Earth Band would go on to be applauded by critics and rock music programmers alike, but more importantly, it would establish the Manfred Mann's Earth Band as one of the most enduring rock acts of all time.
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 LET IT ROCK - MANFRED MANN special
We didn't talk music with Manfred Mann - okay, there was one question posed on the way to the Jaffa Gate of Old Jerusalem, only one question.
His atheism helped Manfred notice the great city beauty beyond the shroud of its historical and religious significance, and on the way to the gig, he tried to get to the core of political situation.
Just before that, McCalla took a camera from an audience member and, on request, took snaps of Manfred; a little later, when the ensemble returned to the stage for encores, the vocalist walked into the audience where he posed for pictures and signed autographs and then reached for the microphone again.
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 Manfred Mann - Songs und Alben by Jamba Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Manfred Mann Sgt Barry Sadler The Turtles Peter, Paul And Mary...
Manfred Mann The Playboys Peter, Paul And Mary The Association...
Der Musiker Manfred Mann kann mit den damals angesagten Dixie- und Skiffle-Klängen kaum etwas anfangen.
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 Manfred Mann   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
O nome dos Manfred Mann encontra-se associado a uma das inovações técnicas da música pop/rock: o sintetizador Moog.
Mann e Hugg formaram então um grupo de jazz/rock, o Chapter Three, que não teve grande sucesso.
Os Manfred Mann constituíram uma das atracções do festival de Vilar de Mouros de 1971, tendo actuado na noite de 7 de Agosto.
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 Manfred Mann - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The MANN HUGG BLUES BROTHERS were joined in 1963 by vocalist Paul Jones, bassist Tom McGuinness (quickly replaced by Jack Bruce) and guitarist Mike Vickers, and celebrated with a name change to MANFRED MANN.
By 1973 MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND had been formed, immediately enjoying top ten successes with "Joybringer" (based on "Jupiter" from Holst's "The Planets") followed by the multi-million selling US chart-topping single "Blinded By The Light" (from the 1977 gold album "the Roaring Silence"), "Davy's On The Road Again" and "You Angel You".
On 30 April 1983 the original MANFRED MANN line-up reunited for a 25th anniversary gig at the Marquee Club and during the eighties a series of concept albums, including "Somewhere In Afrika", "Criminal Tango" and "Masque" met with considerable critical acclaim and continued to maintain a chart presence for the band.
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 Latest News
Recorded by The Manfreds in 1967, this instrumental version of the Tommy Roe vocal hit limped into the lower reaches of the charts and was promptly forgotten until now.
Paul Jones had only just left Manfred Mann when he joined a tour with The Hollies, The Small Faces and Paul and Barry Ryan and he is one of 20 pop stars who is interviewed.
The Manfreds are looking forward to being a part of the Jasper Carrott 'Rock With Laughter' Show at the NEC, Birmingham, on 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th December 2007.
www.themanfreds.com /latest_news.htm   (2782 words)

  
 Manfred Mann
"Manfred Mann" was a United KingdomBritish R&B and popular musicpop band of the 1960s, named after the keyboard player.
Manfred Mann went on to write advertising jingles after the group's demise, and later formed "Manfred Mann's Earth Band" (who had a number 1 hit with Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded By The Light").
While the Springsteen version from 1973's ''Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.'' album has a folky, acoustic sound, the Manfred Mann's Earth Band version is driving rock with the electronic keyboards of the '70s.
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 Amazon.de: The Very Best of Manfred Mann: Musik: Manfred Mann   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Manfred Mann's line-up included a saxophonist, a rarity in the sixties pop music scene.
The Exciters, an American group, were first to record Do wah diddy diddy, but their version was only a minor American hit, yet Manfred Mann were able to take it to the very top of the American charts, matching the success they had with the song in Britain.
There is a compilation (Ages of Mann - Greatest hits) that includes the hits from the first two phases of their career, but some people don't like it as it's not in chronological order.
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 Manfred Mann: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
He also found a friend and collaborator in one Mike Hugg, a drummer with whom he formed a band that--against his wishes--was ultimately christened Manfred Mann.
The various incarnations of Manfred Mann, playing jazz and RandB-based rock and later pop/rock and progressive rock, lasted until 1971, when the man took back his name.
Future group names, mostly designated Manfred Mann's Earth Band, would have an apostrophe attached to his name, as Mann also embarked on a career as a producer and songwriter.
www.music.com /person/manfred_mann/1/biography   (546 words)

  
 The Manfreds Home Page
Such is the durability of The Manfreds' music that in 1992 EMI Records offered a new deal to the band to re-record all their greatest hits.
There's hardly a radio station in the world that doesn't play a Manfreds record at least once a day - and after over three decades since their glittering chart topping days this is an achievement in itself.
The band disbanded in 1969 but after not having played their hits together for nearly a quarter of a century, an enjoyable reunion in 1991 found everything falling back into place and with a dynamic new freshness that enhances their many chart successes.
www.themanfreds.com   (438 words)

  
 Manfred Mann on Rhapsody Online
Home > Oldies > British Invasion > Manfred Mann
Hear Manfred Mann and similar artists on this channel.
Take Rhapsody with you on a portable player
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The DVD features Manfred Mann on keyboards and vocals, Mick Rogers on guitar and vocals, Noel McCalla on vocals and percussion and Richard Marcangelo on drums.
Manfred Mann's Earth Band-Best Of Manfred Mann's Earth Band Vol.
Manfred Mann ; Mick Rogers ; Noel McCalla ; Richard Marcangalo
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 Collins' Oldies Website: Manfred Mann
It was their first #1, in 1964, and it's one of only two Manfreds songs I ever hear on the radio.
It's the other Manfreds song that gets radio play nowadays, and in 1968 it was the group's third and final #1 hit.
Just before the final singing of the chorus, the key changes from C to D. Now that the indigent narrator has been dumped by his blonde girlfriend, he searches for a place to hide from misery just as a fox runs from the hunting dogs that pursue it.
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 Manfred Mann
ormed in 1963, Manfred Mann (born Michael Lubowitz) had sixteen British hit singles, many which were American successes as well, including their #1 hit, Do Wah Diddy Diddy.
Manfred Mann formed Manfred Mann Chapter Three in 1969.
anfred Mann Chapter Three was a jazz fusion group which featured Manfred Mann drummer Mike Hugg on keyboards and lead vocals.
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 Manfred Mann + Manfred Mann's Earth Band
See bottom of page for "Complete Greatest Hits," which has 3 of the 4 Dylan covers from both phases of Manfred Mann, plus 3 from Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
Note: No Dylan covers were released by the interim group Manfred Mann Chapter III.
They released two albums during the years between the end of Manfred Mann and the beginning of Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
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 The Exclusive Manfred Mann-Interview for classicrock-startpage.com!
Manfred gives me his left (!) hand to shake, and plumps down in a chair.
They got the Manfred Mann-sound, and that's what I'm still doing these days.
CS:...Well, people want to say: Classic Rock is music from the 70's, for example Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Uriah Heep, Deep Purple...
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