January 18, 2018

Glenne Headly

Glenne Headly

Glenne Aimee Headly (March 13, 1955 – June 8, 2017) was an American actress. She was known for her roles in movies “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus” and also TV miniseries like “Lonesome Dove”. Headly received Theatre World Awards and four Josep...
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Best Song Album of 20th Century

Best Song Album of 20th Century

In 1999, Time magazine selected a list of Best of the 20th Century. The 1977 Album Exodus by Bob Marley and the Wailers was selected as the Best Album of the 20th Century. Exodus was released in June 1977 in London. It had several tracks which became international hits, including “Jamming”,...
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World’s Best Guitarist

World’s Best Guitarist

In 2003, the Rolling Stone magazine asked a panel of guitarists and other experts to rank their best guitarist of all time. According to their voting the top guitarists of all time were ranked. The number 1 guitarist of all time was Jimi Hendrix. Interestingly, Hendrix died in 1970, without reaching his...
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First African Grammy Awards Winner

First African Grammy Awards Winner

The first African Grammy Awards winner was the South African singer and song-writer Miriam Makeba, who won the award jointly with Harry Belafonte at the 8th Grammy Awards in 1966. The 8th Grammy Awards recognized the music produced in 1965. They won the Grammy Award for the Best Folk Recording for the a...
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Best Music Album of 20th Century

Best Music Album of 20th Century

In 1999, Time magazine selected a list of Best of the 20th Century. The 1977 Album Exodus by Bob Marley and the Wailers was selected as the Best Album of the 20th Century. Exodus was released in June 1977 in London. It had several tracks which became international hits, including “Jamming”,...
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First Album to Sell Over One Million Copies

First Album to Sell Over One Million Copies

The first LP album to sell over one million copies in one year was Calypso by Harry Belafonte. This was his third studio album and was released in 1956. The album became his second consecutive number-one album on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart, where it stayed for 31 consecutive weeks. The success o...
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