“Greatest Hits” by Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen was born in Freehold, New Jersey on September 23rd, 1949. Having a fond interest in the music world, Springsteen, began learning how to play the guitar in his high school years. He developed his skill as a guitarist and eventually became what he is today. Bruce was a quick learner and because of this success he joined quite a few bands in his early days. First, he joined semi-professional bands such as “The Castiles” and “Steel Mill,” but he wanted to start his own band and write his own songs.
Have you ever heard the singing story of David Cook? That epic story on how David Cook played at the seventh season of the American Idol amazed not just American viewers but also viewers across the globe. David Cook went to AI auditions in Omaha, Nebraska not for the sole purpose of being an American Idol but to support his younger brother who did not make it to fly to Hollywood. Sooner, a random show producer noticed him while his mother and brother convinced him to audition. David Cook’s first audition: www.youtube.com/watch?v=toQydhGCw7c That audition of David Cook was the start of his singing-song writing career.
They achieved great things as an R&B musical group and they are still successful today. Boyz II Men started out as a quintet when they first formed in 1988. Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman, Michael McCary, Marc Nelson all met at Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. They were originally known as Unique Attraction. When they first started, they rehearsed in places with great acoustics, like their school bathroom.
Special Purpose: To inform my audience about the history of the Rolling Stones INTRODUCTION ATTENTION DEVICE: Back when I was a child, my dad would play his CDs during our car lone rides, but one songs always caught my attention “I can’t get no satisfaction.” I asked my dad who was behind this catchy song, he told me it was a famous band from Britain, the Rolling Stones. I discovered more songs and I quickly I had fallen in love with the music of Rock n’ Roll. TOPIC REVELATION:In a few minutes I will inform you about the Rolling Stones. SIGNIFICANCE STATEMENT: The British invasion had taken over the U.S., in which British bands rose to popularity and gained fame this included the Beatles, the Who, the Kinks, and none other than
Todd grew up in St. Albans, Queens, where hip-hop music was a huge influence on the community. He soon fell in love with what hip hop had to offer. At around the age of nine he was just listening to the music and by age 11 he was writing his own lyrics and producing his own beats with DJ equipment that was given to him by his grandfather. A little bit after the time he turned 15, he and one of his closest friends came up with the name that he wanted to hear being chanted by millions of adoring fans, L.L. Cool J, which means "Ladies Love Cool
His friends noticed his vocal talent and urged him to perform in public and Trey began performing at his school talent shows. After winning numerous talent shows in his native Petersburg, VA, the 15-year-old singer met Troy Taylor, who had worked behind the scenes with such artists as Patti LaBelle, SWV, and B2K. Taylor encouraged Trey to finish high school first, and then they could talk about a possible music career (Jeffries). After finishing high school, Songz began seriously mentoring under Taylor, and became his production assistant. Songz soon after signed with Atlantic Records.
When Ed was in high school he carried a case full of jokes around and told them to his classmates. Eddie then later graduated from Roosevelt High in New York City (Eddie Murphy-Biography). After high school he went on to attend Nassau Community College (Eddie Murphy IMDB). Eddie had many successful movies and acting awards through out his life. His acting career started when he was 19 years old and premiered on Saturday Night Live (Erickson, Rovi).
 To impress DeLonge, Hoppus climbed to the top of a streetlight outside of DeLonge's home – however, he cracked both heels on the landing, resulting in being in crutches for the next few weeks.  After deciding they needed to officially start a band, DeLonge recruited friend Scott Raynor, whom he had met at a party.  (However,
Jackson M. Franks Mr. Bob Music Appreciation 26 November 2013 Alan Parsons Alan Parsons, born December 20, 1948, is a very interesting member of Rock history. Alan studied piano and flute as a child and was always very interested in gadgets. In his early teens, he picked up the guitar and played in several bands at school, and as a solo act. Alan was born into an entertaining family, literally. His Great grand dad was actor and manager, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Frank was eventually expelled from high school after 47 days for inappropriate behavior and rowdy conduct. After being kicked out of school in the early 1930’s Frank worked for some time as a delivery boy for the local Jersey Newspaper. This is when Frank began to sing in public (Biography of Frank Sinatra). Frank’s Mother eventually convinced a local singing group to let him join. Frank’s first break was in 1935 when “The Three Flashes” took him in, and they renamed themselves, “The Hoboken Four”.