Berry Gordy was an American record producer and songwriter. His claim to fame was the establishment of the renowned Motown record label and its affiliates. Motown became one of the most eminent music companies in the history of the U.S. Berry Gordy was born on 28th November 1929 in Detroit, Michigan and was the seventh child in a middle class family of Berry Gordy Sr. Berry’s siblings were all educated citizens however Berry wanted to become very rich very quickly so decided to drop out of school and become a professional boxer. He got interested in music by writing songs and soon opened the 3D Record Mart which was a store that featured jazz music. Unfortunately this venture was not successful.
Case Study: Immigrant Issues Case Study: Immigrant Issues As a social worker, your are expected to look at situations in three different prospective individual, systems and structural. In the case study of immigrant issues, a family in hopes of a bright new further in Canada gets hit with a stressful reality. Each individual in the family , all experienced their own difficulties of the life in Canad a.Mr. and Mrs Balbir Singh immigrated to Canada from their home land of northern India. They lived in Canada for six months and was able to move to Canada because Balbir's brother sponsored them.
Aaliyah was raised by her father, mother and brother Rashad Haughton in Detroit. At age 9 she appeared on "Star Search" (1983), the TV program and sang "My Funny Valentine", a song which her mother had sung years earlier. At age 11, she sang with Gladys Knight in a five-night stint in Las Vegas. In 1992, she began to work on her debut album with the help of singer R. Kelly. The album, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number" was released in 1994 and received heavy praise.
Better remembered as Hannah Montana, Miley continued her acting and singing career away from The Disney Channel. Although Miley Cyrus maintains the same singing and acting abilities; her image has dramatically changed over the years influencing today’s society. Hannah Montana was a popular show in which a normal teenager girl, Miley, would transform into world renown pop-sensation Hannah Montana by night. Miley played Hannah Montana on and off the air, traveling across the globe wearing a blonde wig, performing in front of millions of young girls who were crazy for her. Miley sang songs which related to girls ages 12 and younger.
Melissa Welsch 5 In the biography Down at the End of Lonely Street was about Elvis Aaron Presley. Elvis was the first true rock and roll star. Elvis Presley’s life started when he was born January 6, 1935 in Tupelo Mississippi. Elvis was supposed to have a twin brother named Jessie but he died at birth. Elvis’s parents Gladys and Vernon thought that Elvis was a miracle baby.
I think they are more in love with each other today than when they first married. They have had their rough patches, but over all they do very well together. My dad has given my mom 110 per cent of his strength, love and life. He truly is my hero. Nieces and Nephews and Lizzy I never had children so my nephews, nieces and great nephew and nieces are also a big part of my life.
Catherine Terry App 200; Introduction to Appalachia Catherine Herdman September 6, 2015 Loretta Lynn was born and raised in rural Eastern Kentucky in Butcher Holler, Van Lear, Kentucky. Being a coal miner’s daughter, she was married at 15, and began writing and singing her own music in her early 20’s. She went from signing in local honky-tonks, receiving small-time record deals, on to national tours and hit singles with the help of her husband, Oliver Lynn. By this time the couple had 4 children, yet the struggles, her husband pushed her to prevail. Her first single became a hit in 1960, “I’m a Honky Tonk Girl”.
She’s known at her shows for her impromptu style; she’ll perform a brand new song at random, or do a call-and-response section in the middle of her song unbeknownst to her band and/or back-up singers. What I like about her is her resistance to the status quo, her sounds has been to her original style for over ten years. Badu’s fifth studio album, New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) will be released on March 30, 2010. While it is important to know all about my favorite singer, I cannot say she is the first to have such a diverse style. She was heavily influenced by no other than the late, great, “Lady of Song,” Ms. Ella Fitzgerald.
When you think of the moonwalk, which is the person that first comes to mind? Hmm well possibly the famous Michael Jackson by chance? He made a huge difference on this world and still today people look back to the achievements he achieved. Michael Jackson was very well known for performing at such a young age, he became one of the best performers of all time. He showed remarkable range and depth for such a young performer, impressing audiences with his ability to convey complex emotions (A+E Television Networks, LLC).
When he got his first guitar he had a taste of musical success by winning his high school talent show (Bio.com). In 1958 Presley went into the U.S. army he spent two years in Germany (Rubel). When he came back he married Priscilla Beavlieu in 1967 and the had a daughter named Lisa Marie in 1968 but they divorced in 1973 (Rubel). Presley stared in thirty-three sucsseful fims and made history with his telivison apperences (Elvis.com). His sales earned him gold, platuim, and multi platuim awards (Elvis.com).