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Raul Malo

A Floridian of Cuban descent, Raul Malo started playing bass guitar while in high school and was a member of a small band playing the high school dance circuit. That band was known alternately as The Boys, The Tom Boys, and The Basics with Malo sharing vocal duties with guitarist, Tommy Anthony. In 1990, he became the vocalist for the four-man band, The Mavericks, for whom he penned most of the songs.

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Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell (April 22, 1936 in Delight, Arkansas) is an American pop-country singer and guitarist, best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as for hosting a television variety show. Much like George Benson in the jazz world, Campbell's emerging vocal abilities eventually overshadowed his much-admired musical skills as a guitarist and changed the expected course of his career.

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Luke Brennan

Luke Brennan is a singer-songwriter who was born in the southern suburbs of Brisbane and raised in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Consequently he boasts a conclusive knowledge of shopping-centre youth culture. He enjoys travelling, primarily for the purpose of people-watching, for he had people-watched with such excellence in his home town that he had, by the age of 18, seen all of its residents. Thus he lived abroad for a while, venturing tirelessly as a voyeur.

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Dierks Bentley

Bentley's musical style is considered to be more traditional than many of his contemporaries and often contains traditional themes of lost or forbidden love, drinking and cheating. "Lot of leavin' left to do", one of his biggest singles, is also reminiscent of Waylon Jennings' style of Outlaw country with Western Swing influences. Early life
Dierks Bentley was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Then he moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he attended the Lawrenceville School, graduating in 1993.[1]

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The Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills are a 6 piece country, swampy blues band from Perth, Western Australia. Their 2004 release Heathen Songs was followed in 2006 by The Drought, an album which has been widely praised by local reviews. The multi-award-winning group spent the best part of 2009 completing their third album, ‘Man, You Should Explode’ released nationally in September 2009 through Torn and Frayed/Shock.

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Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb (born August 15, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma) is an idiosyncratic American popular music composer. Jimmy Webb is responsible for writing numerous popular and Top 10 hits sung by a disparate group of artists, including Glen Campbell ("Galveston"); Art Garfunkel ("All I Know"); Donna Summer and many others. Webb's father was a Baptist minister and a former Marine. His mother died when he was a teenager. His most popular songs were all composed when he was between 19 and 21 years of age.

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Baskery

Baskery is Greta, Stella and Sunniva Bondesson, three sisters from Stockholm, Sweden. This three part orchestra creates their sound on distorted slide banjo, slap-driven upright bass and acoustic guitar. Baskerys debut album "Fall Among Thieves", released in may 2008, was recorded live on stage at Decibel Studios together with their engineer/producer,
Lasse Mårtén (Sahara Hotnights, Pink, Lykke Li, Peter Bjorn and John etc). Baskery's members have earlier toured Sweden, Europe and the US, with their former band Slaptones (EMI/Capitol) featuring drummer & dad Jan-Åke Bondesson.

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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett (born December 25, 1946 in Pascagoula, Mississippi) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his "island escapism" lifestyle and music including hits such as "Margaritaville (Songs of the Century #234)," and "Come Monday". He has a rabid, but genial, cult following known as "Parrotheads." They call the youngest members "Parakeets." Buffett has written three No. 1 best sellers.

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The Thomas Oliver Band

Wellington 5-piece The Thomas Oliver Band have spent the past few years touring and playing live throughout New Zealand with the likes of Fat Freddy’s Drop, Gin Wigmore and Britain’s Oli Brown. Within this time the band have also written and recorded their debut full-length album ‘Baby, I’ll Play’ to be released in early 2011.

“From the sexy, dirty blues/rock of ‘Nothing Left’ and ‘In My Bones’ to the glorious, perfect-pop balladry of ‘A Letter’, Every Penny is flawless.

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