Each of us has heard about costume musicians more than once. But, remembering them, the first to come to mind are the guys from the KISS group. These six guys were the first to decide to “hide” behind a thick mask of white paint. The initiators of this innovation were Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The remaining four members of the group actively advocated for this idea. It is noteworthy that each participant has his own specific image, which is unique. By the way, Kiss is also the founder of such a style of music as glam / shock / hard rock.
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The famous rock musician Brian Adams gained his fame in the mid-eighties. This blue-eyed brunette captivated many women around the world with his voice with notes of velvet baritone. The formation of his musical career can not be called easy.
Having overcome many losses and failures, Brian Adams wrote several world hits that lasted on top of the world famous radio stations for several weeks, and some for months. His songs have been exhibited more than once in the nominations for the Oscars and Golden Globes.
Already at the age of eighteen, Brian Adams together with his friend Jim Wellens signed the first musical contract in his life, according to which it was supposed to be a solo performance of songs by Adams with musical accompaniment by Jim Wellens. Continue reading
A simple American guy Richie Valens (his real name is Richard Esteban Valenzuela Reyes) was born on May 13, 1941 in the city of Pacoima, located in California. When he was three years old, his parents divorced. After this event, for a while, Richie lived with his father, who was a professional guitarist.
Richie learned to play the Spanish guitar from him. This happened when the boy was only six years old. And at the age of nine, although Richie was left-handed, he did a good job with this tool. But in 1951, his father died, and Richie went to live with his mother. It should be said that the Valenzuelan family was large, and Richie took his aunt under his care. This care had a beneficial effect on the future work of Richie, because it was the aunts who introduced him to Mexican folk music. At the same time, he began to get involved in songs in the country style, which sometimes slipped on the radio. Continue reading