John Adam Belushi (born January 24, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, † March 5, 1982 in West Hollywood) was an American singer and film actor and the brother of the blues musician and actor James Belushi.
yesterday was his 65 birthday , Happy Birthday
Together with Dan Akroyd and the band he was the main actor in the John Landis film “Blues Brothers” from 1980. many celebrities could be seen in guest appearances, including Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, Chaka Khan, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, Twiggy, Steven Spielberg, Joe Walsh, John Candy and Charles Napier.
Here is their song “Rawhide ” and “Everybody needs somebody ” both clips from the movie
Phillip Phillips is an US-american singer-songwriter. He was born in 1990 and performs rock, pop and folk rock music. Listen to his song “Gone, Gone, Gone”:
Dirtwire is an electro-acoustic duo born of David Satori of Beats Antique and Evan Fraser of Hamsa Lila. They describe their music as Back Porch Electro-cana including some world music elements. Think their music is really interesting! Listen to their song “Taiga” featuring Kongar-ol Ondar, who was himself a master Tuvan singer from Russia.
AYMAN is a Tunisian-American composer, performing & recording artist. Listen to his wonderful song “Embers of Time”:
Since 2005, Maine based wife and husband Avant Folk duo Shanti and Buck Curran have released 5 albums, curated two various artist compilations (‘Leaves of Life’ and ‘We Are All One, In the Sun’: a tribute to Robbie Basho), and performed throughout the US, UK, and Europe…including sessions on the BBC, NPR, WNYC, and WXPN. Arborea’s 4th album ‘Red Planet’ was released in 2011 and received critical praise; making Rolling Stone ‘Best Under-the-Radar Albums of 2011”, ‘Editors Top Pick’ Guitar Player Magazine, ‘Top Vinyl Pick’ Mojo Magazine, Uncut Magazine ‘Top 100 Albums of 2011′, and Portland Phoenix ‘Top Ten Albums of 2011′. Arborea’s 5th album ‘Fortress of the Sun’ was released April 29th, 2013 on Esp-Disk’ coinciding with the label’s 50th Anniversary and made AllMusic’s ‘Favorite Singer/Songwriter Albums of 2013′, Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s ‘Best Acoustic Albums of 2013′, textura’s ‘Top Ten Albums of 2013′, and Best Of Echoes 2013 Listener Poll. (youtube)
Here is their song ” After the Flood only Love remains “
Taylor Davis is an American violinist, arranger, and composer best known for her covers of music from video games featured on her YouTube channel ViolinTay. She also features performances of her own arrangements of music from films and musicals and has begun releasing original music.
Here is her newest video with pieces from the video game WOW “World of Warcraft ” AWESOME
Eddie Palmieri (* December 15, 1936 in New York City) is an American pianist and orchestra leader. He is considered one of the pioneers of Latin American, Cuban and Afro-Cuban jazz, and also plays the salsa.
Here is his song “Cafe”
The Taalbi Brothers (ages 17&15 ) story begins with long winters in the basement of their midwest home, and having access to enough musical instruments to spare. Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Bronson and Preston Taalbi (ages 17 & 15 respectively) are the youngest of a family in love with music.
The Taalbi Brothers adore hardcore punk, Mediterranean guitar, & classic rock. This is apparent in the extreme tempos they reach at live performances and their rock-driven riffs and song structures. As a result, the Taalbi Brothers produce fast-paced and rhythmic acoustic instrumentals. (Taalbi Brothers Bio Homepage )
Here is their song ” freestyle ” has been in the soundtrack of the Breaking Bad season 4 final episode
American Authors are an US-american indie rock band from New York. Listen to their nice song “Best Day Of My Life”:
Ty Segall (born June 8, 1987 in Laguna Beach, California) is an American musician and songwriter. He sings and plays guitar and drums. He´s a real one man band !
He has released eight solo albums and is a member of the bands Fuzz, The Traditional Fools, Epsilons, Party Fowl, Sic Alps, The Perverts and Ty Segall band.
Here is a clip with his band
and a live clip , playing guitar and drums alone on the stage