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Mickey Hart

Mickey Hart (born Michael Steven Hartman) is an American percussionist and musicologist. He is best known as one of the two drummers of the Grateful Dead. He was a member of the Dead from September 1967 to February 1971, and from October 1974 to August 1995. He and fellow Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann earned the nickname "the rhythm devils".

Earl Palmer

Earl Cyril Palmer was an American rock & roll and rhythm and blues drummer. Palmer played on many recording sessions (the musicians union tracked Earl Palmer playing on 450 dates in 1967 alone), including Little Richard's first several albums and Tom Waits' 1978 album Blue Valentine.

The Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers are an American musical group consisting of brothers Ron and Ernie Isley. The founding members of the band were Ronald Isley, older brothers Rudy and Kelly and younger brother Vernon. Originally formed as a gospel quartet, following the death of brother Vernon, the remaining trio launched a career into doo-wop scoring with their first million-selling hit single, "Shout", in 1959. Follow-up successes came with the 1962 single, "Twist and Shout" and the 1966 Motown single, "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)".

Little Willie John

William Edward John, better known by his stage name Little Willie John, was born in Cullendale, but moved with his family to Detroit when he was four so that his father could pursue factory work. In the late 1940s, the eldest children, including Willie, formed a gospel singing group, and Willie also performed in talent shows, which brought him to the notice of Johnny Otis and, later, musician and producer Henry Glover. After seeing him sing with the Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams orchestra, Glover signed him to a recording contract with King Records in 1955.

Frankie Lymon

Franklin Joseph Lymon was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of a New York City-based early rock and roll group, The Teenagers.

Garland Jeffreys

Garland Jeffreys is an American singer and songwriter, transversing the musical genres of rock and roll, reggae, blues and soul.

Tommy Shaw

Tommy Roland Shaw is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer best known for his work with the rock band Styx. In between his stints with Styx, he has played with other groups including the Damn Yankees and Shaw Blades and has released several solo albums.

Missouri

Missouri was a rock band from Kansas City known primarily for the song "Movin' On".

Heartsfield

Heartsfield is an American vocal rock group that was formed in 1970 by guitarists J.C. Hartsfield and Perry Jordan. They toured throughout the United States during the 1970s and early 1980s. They reunited in 1999, and have released ten albums, with their latest album released in 2010.

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