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  lucky-stars.com          ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The basics of the band isn't all that hard to state, but the way to state it is. This is the biographical times of the Moffatts as told by a fan.
About the band that naturally came together at birth; the band that is naturally talented.
The CD also earned them the Youngest Country Band to be nominated at the Country Music Awards for their work on the second album which was released in 1995.
lucky-stars.com /biography.htm   (838 words)

 Metroactive Music | Stars
One could break down all the elements of the band's sound--the mix of icy electronic beats and strings (more reminiscent of New Wave than of most recent electronica), the wry, cynical sentimentality of the songwriting, the sublime hooks, the romance and urbanity--but Nightsongs is more than the sum of its parts.
Somehow, Stars pulls off this difficult feat with a shimmering, danceable electronic version that's both a tribute to the original and a fabulous piece of music in its own right (though they speculate in the press release that Morrissey would "despise it unequivocally).
Stars knows that it would be fruitless to try and imitate Marr's guitar, so it respectfully appropriates the sound, creating ties between its own digital artistry and the organic analog genius that inspired it.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/01.18.01/stars-0103.html   (1089 words)

During the 1990s, the band was known as proponents of the slick based Paris "soukous" style, which truncated the more traditional Congolese rumba by focusing solely on the sabene (guitar solo/animation finale portion of the more traditional congolese rumba).
A sampling of Soukous Stars albums, all recommended, are as follows: The band's most recent album, Freetown At Last, is an exciting homage to the music of Sierra Leone, with a rumba twist.
Another recent recruit into the Soukous Stars lineup is Chico Mawatu, who although relatively unknown in the USA is considered by Congolese music connoisseurs to be a significant contributor to the the rumba congolaise genre.
www.africasounds.com /soukous_stars_feature_2004.htm   (1047 words)

 Lucky Stars Band - Nigeria Arts.net - Home of Nigerian Arts on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The band started in the year 1989 with empty cans and motor wheels which it used in constructing a drum set.
The band is a unique one because it has been able to play all kinds of music to entertain there fans.
The band is made up of ten members amongst who are five brothers and sisters.
www.nigeria-arts.net /Music/Afrobeat/Lucky_stars_band   (165 words)

 The Belle Stars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Belle Stars were an all female British rock band, founded in London in 1980 by former members of the ska band, The Bodysnatchers.
The band's debut single, "Hiawatha"/"Big Blonde" was released in the late spring of 1981, produced by Madness producers Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.
The Belle Stars repeated this with "The Clapping Song", a remake of the 1965 Shirley Ellis hit; and the "Mockingbird", a hit for Inez and Charlie Foxx in 1969 and James Taylor and Carly Simon in 1974.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Belle_Stars   (731 words)

 Randy Ciarlante on The Band, The Woodstock All Stars & The Crowmatix
Stan Szelest was in the band, Jimmy was still in the band and myself.
It wasn't so much a bebop band as it was what they had started calling contemporary jazz at that time.
Levon and Rick, when The Band split up the first time were going out doing acoustic shows together, they play mandolin, upright basses, acoustic guitars and all that stuff.
theband.hiof.no /articles/interview_randy_ciarlante_jawbone.html   (4189 words)

 Stars (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The band's style has evolved from an electronic-pop sound as heard on Nightsongs to more rock-based instrumentation on their last two full-length albums, reflecting the permanent additions of singer-guitarist Amy Millan and bassist Evan Cranley on Heart, and eventually drummer Pat McGee on Set Yourself on Fire.
The band's breakthrough single was "Ageless Beauty", from their 2004 album Set Yourself on Fire.
Some of the band's songs, such as "The Vanishing", "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead", and "The Big Fight", have appeared on the Fox Network's The O.C. and CTV's Degrassi: The Next Generation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stars_(band)   (525 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Band Aid stars 1984 vs 2004
But Williams' boy band days are now behind him and he has gone on to be the most successful UK music star for the best part of a decade.
They were one of the biggest new rock bands around and, with The Smiths, provided a more credible alternative to the prevalent pop acts of the day.
Martin is leading the current crop of rock stars with a conscience, campaigning for fair global trade.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3957637.stm   (1227 words)

 Amazon.com: Stars & Stripes Forever: Music: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Stars and Stripes Forever, originally put out as a double LP in 1974 and re-released a few years ago on CD, is a classic NGDB concert album.
Stars and Stripes Forever is a fun, well-done live set that features the NGDB guys at their best.
This collection of songs is classic Dirt Band from the peak of their folk/country/rock period, and the dialogue between songs only enhance them.This is pure Americana at its best and you owe it to yourself to have this in your collection.
www.amazon.com /Stars-Stripes-Forever-Nitty-Gritty/dp/B00000DQQ4   (1871 words)

 FREEwilliamsburg: Stars Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Montreal pop rockers Stars came down to NYC this week to play a few shows including a benefit concert at NorthSix for Save Darfur Coalition, Human Rights Watch, and Doctors w/out Borders.
Stars is Torquil Campbell (vocals), Chris Seligman (keys), Amy Millan (guitars, vocals), Evan Cranley (bass), with Pat McGee (drums).
I think that if we have a mandate as a band it's to make people see that their lives are beautiful dramas: everyone is the star of their own incredibly dramatic, complex, and moving story.
www.freewilliamsburg.com /archives/2005/05/stars_interview.html   (1514 words)

 Chick Corea - Official Website
Corea’s musical journey, (To the Stars, Concord Records), portrays scenes, events and characters in the novel with a brilliant interweaving of melodies, rhythms and arrangements that has already been heralded as one of the most technically and creatively triumphant achievements in the group’s storied history.
The Elektric Band had just come back together after 10 years and the wide breadth of color and virtuosity that the band could achieve became the ideal palette to realize this musical dream.
But most importantly, the high spirits of the band became infectious and inspirational, enabling me to write this music in a very special way, knowing that it would be so well cared for by them.
www.chickcorea.com /to_the_stars_the_music.html   (311 words)

 Overview Page: Stars and stripes forever: Patriotic Melodies (Library of Congress)
Sousa attended band rehearsals with his father and, after his parents disapproved of his joining a circus band, was pressed into service as an apprentice musician with the Marine Band.
Sousa was the greatest musical star of his era, combining the charisma and popularity of Leonard Bernstein and the Beatles.
Pacing the deck of the ship, the music of "The Stars and Stripes Forever" began to come to him, its first stirring notes being those of the "Dies Irae." As he wrote in his autobiography, "...absorbed in thoughts of my manager's death and the many duties and decisions which awaited me in New York.
lcweb2.loc.gov /cocoon/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200000018/default.html   (711 words)

He joined the Stars when he was still in high school and eventually took over management of the group.
Dennis is the guitar player for the band and is a self taught musician, has been in the band for probably about 6 years now.
Marcus is the newest member of the band and plays bass, he has been with the Stars about a year and a half.
www.myspace.com /starsband1   (748 words)

 ICQ Music Stars - Music - ICQ.com
With three part harmonies the band recreates the surf sounds of the 60's, classic rock from the 70's and blends five decades of rock to produce original music.
Band members are Dan Molson (bass, vocals), Jeff Countryman(guitar, vocals), Greg Molson (guitar, vocals) and Bryan Molson (drums).
The offering of these Recordings does not imply endorsement of any such Recordings by ICQ Inc. You are solely responsible for complying with the ICQ Music Stars Terms of Service.
www.icq.com /channels/music/stars/show_band_tinderbox.html   (369 words)

 Jazz pianist Billy Taylor and band sparkle - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Taylor and the band, which consisted of three members beyond his normal trio, opened the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild's celebration of its 20th season as a concert venue.
Taylor might not be as facile as he once was, but he still is a wonderful improvisor with a keen sense of melodic statements and variations.
He was surrounded by talents of the same level, ranging from the saxophone of Frank Wess, a Count Basie alumnus, to the trumpet of Ingrid Jensen, an up-and-coming star.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_472852.html   (483 words)

For Stars has been on the verge of going supernova since its self-titled first record came out in 1998 on the San Francisco label Future Farmer Recordings.
Band manager Paul Dalen, who became a For Stars fan when he picked up its second album, 1999's "Windows for Stars," asked the band to be his first client when he started his management company -- which went on to consult for David Bowie and Air and manage David Byrne, Luna and Helmet.
On the eve of the band's record-release party at the Swedish American Hall, the future of For Stars is still in limbo: Guitarist Young skipped town, and Forster is writing songs with drummer Mike Funk for their unnamed electronic pop group and working on other projects.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/06/27/PKGS178KUF1.DTL   (903 words)

 Stars: Heart - PopMatters Music Review
Such a move is seen as a symbol of a band's lack of creativity, or desperate commercialism, or both.
Synthy but not snotty, Stars (Amy Milan, Chris Seligman, Torquil Campbell, and Evan Cranley) then and now set out to write tunes that are warm and catchy, with melty male/female vocal exchanges and gliding, embraceable melodic lines.
All kinds of stars pull bodies into their orbits, and one listen to Heart and you'll be forever enraptured in theirs.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/s/stars-heart.shtml   (575 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Pop stars sample Band Aid reality
But by the end, the young stars were won over and Busted were saying they wanted to show the Band Aid logo and video on tour.
Among the artists, there were inevitable friendships between those who already knew each other or shared a style, but all knew they were in it together and were happy to do their bit.
There were as many big stars as 1984, but the number of TV crews, radio reporters, security men and PR people was a sign of the times.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/4011903.stm   (966 words)

 <Bar/None Records>   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
That's a familiar subject for Trembling Blue Stars: the band's 1996 debut single, the critically acclaimed "Abba on the Jukebox," commemorates the moment when a song becomes indelibly linked with a lover.
Trembling Blue Stars began in the winter of '95 as a solo project from Wratten in the aftermath of his short-lived band Northern Picture Library breaking up.
Trembling Blue Stars is a collaboration between London-based singer-songwriter Bobby Wratten (lead singer and songwriter of English cult faves the Field Mice, flagship group of the much-loved and very idiosyncratic indie label Sarah Records) and Los Angeles native Beth Arzy (from Sarah label mates Aberdeen).
www.bar-none.com /artists.php?recordID=Trembling+Blue+Stars   (817 words)

 Cats Down Under The Stars
Also, Cats Down Under the Stars is the first CD to be under the name Jerry Garcia Band; the first three were just under the name Jerry Garcia.
The bonus material on Cats Down Under the Stars is comprised of some studio sessions from November 1976, and a few outtakes and alternate tracks from the Cats Down Under the Stars album sessions, both with basically the same band.
One primary difference between the sound of the album and the bonus material is that album is much more polished, using electronic keyboards and Garcia uses a whole host of tonal effects, where as the bonus material sticks more to piano and a clean guitar attack.
www.thebestofwebsite.com /Bands/Jerry_Garcia/Cats_Down_Under_the_Stars.htm   (625 words)

 Stars (UK band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stars was a short-lived British band in 1972.
According to Twink, the band ended when Barrett approached him in the street, carrying a scathing review of their third concert.
This article on a United Kingdom rock music band is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stars_(UK_band)   (252 words)

 Inner City All-Stars Brass Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Some of the featured material was the band’s own original compositions while other songs were classics from the 70s and 80s redone with an All-Star flare.
The award-winning Inner City All-Stars Brass Band is composed of a diverse pool of talent based in the Denton area and the University of North Texas.
The All-Stars have played numerous venues and have opened for such greats as the New Orleans’ based Rebirth Brass Band, and Grammy Award nominees Brave Combo and Bowling for Soup.
www.dallasmusic.com /Inner_City_All-Stars_Brass_Band.html   (555 words)

 Hartford Advocate Grand Band Slam 1997 | Gospel Stars of Hartford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1972, Ledbetter and his late wife, Geneva, started the Gospel Stars of Hartford in a region not usually associated with traditional gospel music.
Inspiring and entertaining, the Stars' performances are spiritual experiences, something the group feels is lacking in contemporary gospel music.
In addition to performing at churches, convalescent homes and schools, Gospel Stars performances have spanned venues from New York's prestigious Lincoln Center to Boston's House of Blues, which was a particularly rewarding experience for Ledbetter.
www.grandbandslam.com /gbs97hf/gospelstars.html   (249 words)

Like any artist, the Oklahoma City based band Thirteen Stars has been through their share of styles, sounds and phases only to emerge more mature and tighter than before.
After 350 plus shows in nine states the band has more than seen their share of interesting places, seedy hotels, shady people and everything in between.
Long story short this band stole Afterglow from 13 Stars and were making money off it which resulted in a huge lawsuit where 13 Stars won and got tons of money out of it.
www.myspace.com /thirteenstars   (1154 words)

Christened after the "Chinese Star Epidemic" of the early 80's which found legions of grade school kids across America armed with "shuriken" throwing stars, the band pledge to follow in this tradition: terrorizing parents, authority figures and the psyche of the free world.
The Chinese Stars include Craig Kureck and Eric Paul formerly of Arab on Radar, already legendary for disbanding late last year at the height of their popularity - and after achieving renown as one of the most innovative bands of the last decade.
This goal will be achieved via the manufacture and distribution of audio artifacts and furthered by untamed live demonstrations of their resolve.
www.skingraftrecords.com /bandhtmlpages/chinesestars.html   (347 words)

 Stars and Strife - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
for a while there were 6 band members and 5 people watching, but then on the last song a bunch of people and it was one hell of a great time and one hell of a good show.
We started out as a 'ska' band but we really just play what ever we want because theres 6 different people in the band and we don't like the same stuff so our sound is a combination of musical styles.
Heres a list of what we are all in the band to play, because if you came to one of our shows you might not know who is supposed to play what.
www.soundclick.com /starsandstrife   (842 words)

 choking stars- home
the band is continuing to move forwards though the plans for right now include sarah and lee working on recording some tracks in lees basement to possibly make a demo so people can hear what the bands music sounds like.
as of always new songs have been being written and they are still looking for other bands to play with but they have been very careful with this because they want to make sure that they are ready before they start playing publicly.
until more news comes you may entertain yourself with some super pictures taken of the band by their friend rich.
chokingstars.tripod.com   (229 words)

 Simply Red : Stars - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
That is a good thing, too, since Stars is the first Simply Red album not to contain any cover songs.
Having absorbed his pop, soul, and reggae influences, Hucknall is now successfully writing songs in his own style, something that, with the exception of "Holding Back the Years," he hadn't managed previously.
In America, where the band had never established much audience continuity beyond its two number one hit singles, it was a different story, which, given the band's highly American-influenced sound, was a confirmation of the overall decline of English bands in the U.S. in the early '90s.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,163375,00.html   (291 words)

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