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Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...job in 1965. But in a decision that likely cost him a fortune, he gave the songwriting credits to two Esquires bandmates, bassist Calvin Lewis and organist Andrew Wright, who helped him with it.While identified with Muscle Shoals, Sledge lived for most...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/percy-sledge-who-sang-when-man-loves-
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Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...While short, the performance marked the beginning of a long relationship with the festival for Boario herself.The local bassist has played on the main stage or at dances at nearly every Folk Fest since: with the Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band (2000-2006...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-11/musician-honors-uncle-folk-festival-set
Local | Art
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...band, based in Washington, D.C., consists of lead vocalist/mandolinist/fiddler Solivan, banjoist Mike Munford, bassist Dan Booth and guitarist Chris Luquette. Booth is also from Alaska and has known Solivan since they were 14 and 18 respectively...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-05/frank-solivan-and-dirty-kitchen-nominated
Art
10 hands, one family never too many instruments

...instrument," said Paul, "is to lay it on the couch and then tell him not to touch it." Quinn chose bass the way most bassists do: the band needed one. At 10, he was too short to play the upright, so he began on an electric. Abby started playing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122610/nei_761824920.shtml
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Composer, bassist and guitarist Ford James

...professionally a year later." He picked up the bass initially for practical reasons. In college, guitar players outnumbered bassists 10 to 1, and he knew he'd get more gigs as a bass player. Music and computers: After a few years working as a musician...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Ent_James.html
Entertainment
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...guitar players outnumbered bassists 10 to 1, and he knew he'd...One Moment." Composer, bassist and guitarist Ford James 020801...Home>Archives> Composer, bassist and guitarist Ford James Composer, bassist and guitarist Ford James ...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Ent_James.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...includes keyboardist Steve Nelson and drummer Vern Fowler, who also sing, and Adrian Minne and Ford James will alternate as bassists. The band plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight and Saturday at the Alaskan. For dancing of the square and contra variety...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052199/Com_bets.shtml
Best Bets

...includes keyboardist Steve Nelson and drummer Vern Fowler, who also sing, and Adrian Minne and Ford James will alternate as bassists. The band plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight and Saturday at the Alaskan. For dancing of the square and contra variety...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052199/Com_bets.html
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Photo: Riders in the Sky

Members of Riders in the Sky, accordionist Joey, left, fiddler Woody Paul, guitarist Ranger Doug and bassist Too Slim, play for area school students at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium Monday morning. Riders In The Sky carry...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-25/photo-riders-sky
Local
So long, Albert

...resident Friday, when he performs with Collette Costa and the Whiskeysippers before the Whipsaws concert at Centennial Hall. The bassist, songwriter, arranger and producer plans to relocate to Portland, Ore. later this month, but his influence on the capital's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091709/art_494018481.shtml

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