Acoustic Guitars is a Danish musical quintet influenced by Spanish, Arab and Indian music. It was formed by Mikkel Nordsø, Christian Ratzer, and Steen Kyed. Later Klavs Nordsø joined, and recently Ole Theill.
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million.
A quintet is a group containing five members. It is commonly associated with musical groups, such as a string quintet, or a group of five singers, but can be applied to any situation where five similar or related objects are considered a single unit.
On the 1987 album Acoustic Guitars the famous NHØP appears as a guest star.
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, often known as NHØP, was a Danish jazz upright bassist known for his technique and musical approach.
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Nanna Lüders Jensen, known by the stage name of Nanna, is a Danish songwriter and singer. She is best known for her hit single "Buster" from 1984, the theme song for Bille August's children's television series and movie Busters verden. Since then she has released several albums. In 1985 she won a competition organized by the Danish Red Cross to write a song in connection with the relief effort for 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia - that also included Eritrea. The competition was inspired by the song We Are the World. The song is called "Afrika" ("Africa") and features a number of major Danish artists from the mid-1980s and won her a Grammy award. In 2005 she also published the autobiography Stjerne for altid.
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Billy Joe "B.J." Thomas is an American popular singer. He is particularly known for his hit songs of the 1960s and 1970s, which appeared on the pop, country, and Christian music charts. His best-known recordings are the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" and the original version of the Mark James song "Hooked on a Feeling".
Blue Murder were an English hard rock band, founded by ex-Whitesnake, Tygers of Pan Tang and Thin Lizzy guitarist John Sykes.
Kid Rock is the self-titled sixth studio album by Kid Rock, his fourth Atlantic Records album. It was released in 2003. It was critically acclaimed by Rolling Stone, which named it one of the 50 Greatest Albums of 2003. "Black Bob" and "Jackson, Mississippi" were recorded for his 1996 album Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp in 1995, but were left off the album. "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Cold and Empty", "Intro", "Hillbilly Stomp" and "Run Off to LA" were recorded for the demo sessions for 2001's Cocky, but did not make the cut as well. "Feel Like Makin' Love" originally had Sheryl Crow on the song. Country singer Kenny Chesney co-wrote "Cold and Empty".
Braid is an American emo band from Champaign, Illinois, formed in 1993.
The Christians are a musical ensemble from Liverpool, England, who had the highest selling debut album of any artist at Island Records and international chart hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Trio is the first collaborative studio album by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris. It was released on March 2, 1987, by Warner Bros. Records. The album sold over 4 million copies worldwide and also received several awards, including two Grammy Awards. Parton, Ronstadt, and Harris released a second album, Trio II, in 1999 and a third, The Complete Trio Collection, in 2016.
Third Day is the reissue of the debut album from the Christian rock band of the same name. It marks the third release of the material: first as the 1994 self-funded, Contagious, then the 1995 self-titled Gray Dot version, and this 1996 release after the band signed with Reunion Records.
Lengsel is a progressive black metal band that formed in 1994 in Norway. They released one album, called Solace, on Endtime Productions in 2000, which was subsequently licensed to Solid State Records for an American release. The second album The Kiss, the Hope was released in 2007. Their name means "longing" in Norwegian; the idea of longing for home is a prominent theme on their debut release.
Mike de Albuquerque is an English musician.
The Johnny Cash Show is the 35th overall album and live album by country singer Johnny Cash, recorded at the Grand Ole Opry and released on Columbia Records in 1970 as a tie-in with Cash's then-current TV series of the same title. Though one of Cash's lesser-known live records, it spawned the highly successful single "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", which helped kickstart the career of singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson. The song and album reached No. 1 on the Country charts. The album was certified Gold on 2/16/1995 by the RIAA.
Theodor Franz Jörgensmann is a jazz and free-improvising Basset clarinet player and composer. He has been a professional musician since 1975.
Heroes & Friends is the sixth studio album by American country music artist Randy Travis, released in 1990. Except for the title track, every song on this album is a duet with another recording artist. "A Few Ole Country Boys" and the title track were both released as singles from this album, peaking at numbers 8 and 3, respectively, on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts in 1990.
The Bodil Award for Best Danish Film is one of the categories for the Bodil Awards presented annually by the Danish Film Critics Association. It was created in 1948 and is one of the oldest film prizes in Europe. The jury can decide not to give out the award if no deserving films are submitted. This has occurred once, in 1974. More than one film also can receive the award in a single year, as occurred in 1955.
Still Within the Sound of My Voice is the forty-third album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1987. This was his debut album with MCA Records.
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Tigerspring is an independent record label and publishing company based in Copenhagen. The company runs Tigerspring Records, Tigerspring Publishing, EasyTiger Records and Heartbeats Publishing.
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Hans Ulrik is a Danish jazz saxophonist, composer and has several recordings as band leader with the like of Gary Peacock, Adam Nussbaum, Niels Lan Doky, Audun Kleive, Marilyn Mazur, John Scofield and Steve Swallow.
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