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Title Contemporary musicians. Volume 1 [electronic resource] : profiles of the people in music / Michael L. LaBlanc, editor.

Published Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, c1989.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 253 p.) : ill.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Notes "ISSN 1044-2197."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discographies and index.
Contents Alabama -- Laurie Anderson -- Claudio Arrau -- Burt Bacharach -- Joan Baez -- The Beach Boys -- Chuck Berry -- David Bowie -- Betty Buckley -- Johnny Cash -- Ray Charles -- Cher -- Eric Clapton -- Roy Clark -- Richard Clayderman -- James Cleveland -- Natalie Cole -- Sam Cooke -- Ileana Cotrubas -- Miles Davis -- Paco De Lucia -- John Denver -- Neil Diamond -- Placido Domingo -- Billy Eckstine -- The Fabulous Thunderbirds -- Bryan Ferry -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Crystal Gayle -- Debbie Gibson -- Philip Glass -- Marvin Hamlisch -- John Hartford -- Heart -- Buddy Holly -- John Lee Hooker -- Vladimir Horowitz -- Michael Jackson -- Al Jarreau -- Keith Jarrett -- Stanley Jordan -- B.B. King -- Kitaro -- Gladys Knight -- Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- Led Zeppelin -- Little Richard -- Henry Mancini -- Dean Martin -- Meredith Monk -- Bill Monroe -- Motley Crue -- Holly Near -- Willie Nelson -- Mark O'Connor -- Luciano Pavarotti -- Iggy Pop -- Elvis Presley -- Prince -- Jean Redpath -- Lou Reed -- Smokey Robinson -- Kenny Rogers -- Diana Ross -- David Lee Roth -- David Sanborn -- Carlos Santana -- Doc Severinsen -- Paul Simon -- Frank Sinatra -- Patti Smith -- Sweet Honey in the Rock -- Talking Heads -- Pete Townshend -- Tina Turner -- Stevie Ray Vaughan -- Herbert von Karajan -- Tom Waits -- Deniece Williams -- Hank Williams, Jr. -- Dwight Yoakam -- Frank Zappa.
Summary Provides comprehensive information on musicians and groups from around the world. Entries include a detailed biographical essay, selected discographies, contact information, and a list of sources.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author LaBlanc, Michael L., editor.
Gale Group.
Subject Anderson, Laurie, 1947-
Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991.
Bacharach, Burt.
Baez, Joan.
Berry, Chuck.
Bowie, David.
Buckley, Betty.
Cash, Johnny.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Cher, 1946-
Clapton, Eric.
Clark, Roy, 1933-
Clayderman, Richard.
Cleveland, James.
Cole, Natalie, 1950-
Cooke, Sam.
Cotrubas, Ileana.
Davis, Miles.
Lucia, Paco de.
Denver, John.
Diamond, Neil.
Domingo, Placido, 1941-
Eckstine, Billy.
Ferry, Bryan.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Gayle, Crystal.
Gibson, Deborah, 1970-
Glass, Philip.
Hamlisch, Marvin.
Hartford, John.
Holly, Buddy, 1936-1959.
Hooker, John Lee.
Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989.
Jackson, Michael, 1958-
Jarreau, Al.
Jarrett, Keith.
Jordan, Stanley.
King, B. B.
Kitaro, 1953-
Knight, Gladys, 1944-
Little Richard, 1932-
Mancini, Henry.
Martin, Dean, 1917-1995.
Monk, Meredith.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996.
Near, Holly.
Nelson, Willie, 1933-
O'Connor, Mark.
Pavarotti, Luciano.
Pop, Iggy, 1947-
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
Redpath, Jean.
Reed, Lou.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Rogers, Kenny.
Ross, Diana, 1944-
Roth, David Lee, 1955-
Sanborn, David.
Santana, Carlos.
Severinsen, Doc, 1927-
Simon, Paul, 1941-
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998.
Smith, Patti.
Townshend, Pete.
Turner, Tina.
Vaughan, Stevie Ray.
Karajan, Herbert von.
Waits, Tom, 1949-
Williams, Deniece.
Williams, Hank, 1949-
Yoakam, Dwight.
Zappa, Frank.
Alabama (Musical group)
Beach Boys.
Fabulous Thunderbirds (Musical group)
Heart (Musical group)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)
Led Zeppelin (Musical group)
Motley Crue (Musical group)
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)
Talking Heads (Musical group)
Musicians -- Biography.
ISBN 9781414412849 (electronic book)
1414412843 (electronic book)