We had been in and out of several bands, but always stuck together. My dad came home one day and told us about a friend of his whose step-son played guitar. We called him up and had him come over to audition. He was amazing especially considering his age, 15, so there was no way we could pass him up. A week later, the three of us a played a county fair Battle of the Bands and lost.
Elvis had a twin brother that died at birth leaving elvis as the only child. I will talk about the life of the King, Elvis Presley in this essay [http://elvisfanclubindia.tripod.com/id8.htm]. Elvis is entered in the music contest at the Alabama Fair and Dairy Show in Tupelo. Elvis, aged 10, sings country classic “Old Shep” and wins second prize. This is his first known public performance.
After high school, Allan continued performing music in the local clubs with his band, the Honky Tonk Wranglers. In 1993, talent scout, Jim Seal, to producer/songwriter, Byron Hill, who brought in an A&R person from a major label to see Gary Allan perform. Everyone was knocked out by his performance, so Hill encouraged and helped Allan create some demo recordings that could be circulated through the industry. Immediately after signing with Decca Records in 1996, Gary Allan went into the studio to begin work on his debut album, Used Heart for Sale. Hill... ... middle of paper ... ...ad” (No.
Paramore Bio Paramore’s mix of emo-pop and alternative rock & roll eventually made them stars on both sides of the Atlantic ocean, they began their career in Franklin, Tennessee, where Hayley Williams met brothers Josh and Zac Farro after moving to town from Mississippi with her family in 2004. Already a powerful vocalist at the age of 13, Williams signed with Atlantic Records as a solo artist, but conflicted with the label over the direction of her career and genre of music she was supposed to play. Seeking to form her own band, Hayley convinced Atlantic Records to let her piece together a full lineup. Lead guitarist and backing vocalist Josh and drummer Zac Farro were called in for the job, as were rhythm guitarist Jason Bynum and bassist Jeremy Davis. John Janick, CEO and co-founder of the “Fueled by Ramen”, a Florida-based recording label with a strong emo-pop and alternative rock acts, was amazed by their sound and decided to go to one of their live performances in Orlando, Florida, to see them playing live.
During the audition, the boys were eliminated as individuals, but Simon Cowell saw great potential in these young men as a group. He decided to make it happen by giving them another chance to perform together, and indeed they became famous ever since the formation of the English-Irish boy band One Direction. On the 13th of September last year, I attended their Where We Are tour. It took place in Rose Bowl, Pasadena. The concert started a few minutes after the given starting time which was 7:00pm.
The boys agreed and continued in the X-Factor. Harry came up with the name “One Direction” (Niall’s idea was “Niall and the Potatoes”). After preforming their first song together, Viva la Vida (Coldplay), the response was fantastic! One Direction continued performing until the final 3, they didn’t get enough votes and went home, but they stayed together, releasing their first single, “What Makes You Beautiful”, just 1 year after being fo... ... middle of paper ... ... different, like Georg was a solo artist and One Direction is a band. One Direction is also a pop band and Georg wrote classical.
His Beliebers. In a n example of his industriousness, Justin started posting videos of himself singing on YouTube so family members who couldn’t be at his singing competitions could see him. After a few hundred views, he started to post himself singing covers, with his most popular video, “With You,” by Chris Brown. Later, his video received a few million views, an agent, Scooter Braun, contacted him, offering him a record deal. Pattie, Justin’s mom, was a little bit skeptical about what would happen, so she decided to call him.
When Elvis’ mother Gladys acquired enough money, she bought him his first guitar, he then taught himself to play and in October 1945, he had his first taste of success in music by placing in the town fair talent contest (“Famous Quotes”. After graduating high school in 1953, he worked various jobs while still pursuing his musical career. Later in 1953, he walked into Sun Studios where he paid four dollars to record his first record. Upon hearing Elvis’ recording, Sam Philips decided to take him under his wing and then became his record label owner (“Elvis Presley”). In 1954, he produced his first single “That’s all Right.” From then until his death he became the biggest phenomenon ever in the world of entertainment (Morrison 1).
He produced two self-titled CD demo’s which were sold at his shows. As he was getting ready to confront any musical producer that would accept him, a huge opportunity came. A former classmate of his introduced him to a cousin who was a new and upcoming artist/producer, Kanye West. John assisted Kanye West on his debut album, and has also worked with Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas, and Janet Jackson. He was signed under Kanye West’s G.O.O.D.
There were several suggestions for the band's new name, including Clear (the band's favorite), Probing Lagers, Ten P.M. Stocker (because they would record every night at 10 P.M. at a place on Stocker Street) and Platinum Lotus Foundation. Chester Bennington eventually suggested the use of Lincoln Park because he would drive by Lincoln Park on his way to the recording studio every day when the band was recording demos for its debut album. He thought that it would be a good name... ... middle of paper ... ... album itself debuted at number one on the charts. In December 2005, Mike Shinoda was confirmed as the co-producer for the next Linkin Park album. Mike Shinoda said recently in an interview that the band is looking to release their new album towards the beginning of 2007.