Coach K at last led Duke to victory in 1991, winning their first national championship. Once again in the year 1992, Duke won the national title, and maintained the national number one ranking throughout the season, this time by 20 points. Mike Krzyzewski is the only coach since John Wooden to win two consecutive NCAA championships. Once again the Duke team made it to the championship in 1994, losing by only 4 points to Arkansas. Shortly after the tournament, Coach K. was forced to take a ten-month break from coaching because he underwent back surgery, but he returned to lead the Blue Devils into three more NCAA tournaments in 1996, '97 and '99.
It became a modest hit in the U.S however topped the music charts in the U.K. More songs followed which included ‘Lonely Teardrops’ that also topped the charts and ‘All I Could Do Was Cry’. Berry decided to use all his profits from his the success of his songs into producing. He found out about ‘The Miracles’ in 1957 and after that he started making a portfolio of popular artists. He borrowed a loan from his family and founded R&B label Tamla Records. Soon Motown became a successful independent company that recorded some of the most successful groups and songs such as ‘The Supremes’, ‘Stevie Wonder’, ‘Four Tops’, ‘Martha and Vandellas’, ‘Marvin Gaye’, Jr. Walker & the All-Stars’, ‘Michael Jackson’ and ‘Smokey Robinson’.
Lauryn Hill was born in South Orange, New Jersey, on May 26, 1975. In 1998, Lauryn Hill released her solo debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, and became the first woman or hip-hop artist to win five Grammy Awards—for album of the year, best new artist, best female R&B performance, best R&B song ("Doo Wop (That Thing)") and best R&B album. A natural performer, Lauryn Hill was singing at Harlem's Apollo Theater by the age of 13. Soon after, she met Prakazrel "Pras" Michel and his cousin, Wyclef Jean, and the three formed a band focusing on hip-hop, soul and R&B. First called Tranzlator Crew (later becoming the Fugees), the group began performing in area clubs, with Hill singing lead vocals.
In 1977 she released Blue Lights in the Basement, which was one of the top selling albums of the year. This album featured a duet with Donny Hathaway, “The Closer I Get to You”, which reached number two on the pop charts. She followed that up with the album Roberta Flack featuring Donny Hathaway. Hathaway died before the album was released in 1980. Soon after he died she found a new partner in Peabo Bryson.
MARIAN ANDERSON AS A CONTRALTO SINGER Start of presentation: Hello everyone, I’ll be talking about a well known American contralto singer, one of the best, she is none other than Marian Anderson..Hope u’ve heard about her and if not, im gonna share some important events that happened in her life and of course her singing career. • First of all, let me tell u a bit about the early life of Marian Anderson: she was born on 27th of February 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father was an ice and coal salesman, and her mother was a former teacher. Anderson’s father died when she was only 12 and five years later on her mother too died of a serious flu, leaving the young Marian to take over the support of her family. • Marian
Everybody’s Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure Who could have ever imagined that on Wednesday, October 14, 1987, Jessica McClure would become the most famous child in the country? Known by many as “Baby Jessica”, her ordeal captured the hearts of many. Jessica McClure, just 18 months old, fell into an 8-inch-wide abandoned well in her aunt’s yard; where she became trapped, 22 feet underground. Rescue efforts unfolded live for 58 hours while America watched on CNN. (Jessica, 2015) Jessica McClure Morales was born March 26, 1986, in the oil city of Midland, Texas.
“We learn of another pair of brothers” (Goldman pg232) the uncle being like Sonny and their father being like Sonny’s bother the narrator. This is important because it reflects that people are different and do not react the same way to life even when brought up the same way. Sonny’s uncle much like Sonny clung to music and culture. The narrator may be linking their uncle’s accidental death to his life style when it could not be related in any way. While living with Sonny’s brother’s family Sonny’s brother doesn’t understand Sonny’s drug use or his musical escapes while playing nightclubs friends homes or within the walls of his home.
His mother, however, wasn’t interested in this idea at all, and discouraged him from enlisting. When he finally did, she didn’t have a sweet, loving speech for him. She just says that if he is ever in a situation where he will be killed or do something wrong, he should go with his feelings. With that, Henry left his home and entered his army duty. He hadn’t seen his enemies yet,
Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, 1917 – July 16, 2008) was an American traditional pop music singer and occasional actress, whose career spanned five decades from the late 1930s to the early 1980s. Admired for the purity of her voice, she originally underwent classical training to become an opera singer before following a career in popular music, and by 1955 had achieved more worldwide record sales than any other female artist. Her 1952 song "You Belong to Me" topped the charts in the United States and United Kingdom, the record becoming the first by a female artist to reach number one on the U.K. Singles Chart. Born in Coalinga, California, Stafford made her first musical appearance at age twelve. While still at high school she joined her two older sisters to form a vocal trio named The Stafford
Selena was born on 16 April 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas, USA to Abraham Quintanilla jr and Marcella quintanilla.Selena's father opened a Mexican restaurant in lake jackson.Selena was 9 years old when her father notice her gift of singing. He formed a band using only Selena’s vocals, her brother AB on bass, and her sister Suzette on drums. The group was called LOS DINOS [the damage] frequently performed at the restaurant. In 1981 the family moved to Corpus Christi where Abraham started setting his band up for weddings and parties. Selena and Los Dino's biggest surprise came in 1987, when the then 15 year old Selena won the Tejano Music Award for Female Entertainer of the Year.