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On Popular Singers
Author: Richard H. Williams

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I
Janis Joplin, with
the loud, raspy, bawdy voice
died from overdose

II
Frank Sinatra was
singer and movie actor
a dominant force

III
Barbra Streisand is
dynamic singer and a
talented actor


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IV
Bob Dylan composed
poetic musical works
in folk, country, rock

V
Bing Crosby possessed
quiet, intimate, baritone
made 50 movies

VI
Louis Armstrong, world
famous trumpet player and
leading “scat” singer

VII
Dean Martin---he and
Lewis were the top duo
Dean was suave crooner

VIII
An exuberant
performer---Sammy Davis,
Jr.; he was great

IX
Elvis Presley was
the true king of rock and roll
made 40 albums

X
Ella Fitzgerald
worked with band leader Chuck Webb
was top vocalist

XI
The Beatles were the
best musical group. They sold
numerous albums


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XII
The music performed
by The Rolling Stones was blues-
inspired and sexy

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* (65.136.7.189) -- Wednesday, October 13 2004, 12:39 am

Richared, awesome..a blast of the past...

this is different...but authentic..thanx on both your pieces a stroll down memory lane..
of all time greatest and classics....ya know this is really cool ..i enjoyed this....thanx for sharin'...kinda takes me back when my older siblings were still living at home..the good 'ol days...
Richard (205.188.116.200) -- Wednesday, October 13 2004, 02:18 pm

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