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An American jazz and country guitarist and inventor. He is credited with having invented the 8-track tape recorder together with the techniques of ‘over dubbing’ and ‘multi-tracking’. His designs were taken up by the Gibson guitar comapny and the Gibson ‘Les Paul’ is recognised as one of the great guitar designs. It has since become a firm ..

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1947 – Benjamin Orzechowski, born on the 8th of September in Lakewood, Cleveland, Ohio. He was the bass guitar player and one of the vocalists for New Wave band The Cars. 1976 – He and Ocasek recruited left-handed lead guitarist Elliott Easton for their band Cap’n Swing. Multi-instrumentalist Greg Hawkes, whom Orr and Ocasek had ..

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1943 – Joni Mitchell, Roberta Joan Anderson, was born on the 7th of November. A noted Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. The child of a grocer and a teacher, Mitchell was born and raised in Fort Macleod, Alberta until the age of nine, when the family moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, which Mitchell considers her hometown. ..

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1943 – Born on January 16th in Robbinsville, North Carolina. An American blind country singer, guitarist and pianist and was raised by his father and grandparents following his parents’ divorce. He was born blind from congenital glaucoma. 1948 – When he was 5, he began attending the Governor Moorhead School for the Blind. 1950 – ..

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