Music Artists of the Pacific Northwest

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					Music Artists of
  the Pacific
  Northwest
             Bing Crosby
   Born – May 3, 1903 in Tacoma
       1112 North J Street
 Moved to Spokane in 1906
 In 1910, took the name Bing
 1920 – Gonzaga Univiersity
 Joined a band in 1926, played the drums
Jimi Hendrix
        November 27, 1942
         to September 18,
         1970
        One of the most
         influential electric
         guitarist in rock
         history
        Rock Hall of Fame in
         1992
        Buried in Renton
         The Kingsmen
 1960s Garage Rock band from Portland
 1963 recording of “Louie, Louie”
     Went to #2 on the Billboard Charts
     Investigated by the FBI for obscene lyrics
            Heart
 Newport High School in Bellevue
 Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson
 Four Top 10 Hits in the 1980s
The Presidents of the United States

  Seattle Grunge Pop
  Band formed in 1993
  Songs “Lump” “Peaches” “Kitty”
  Grammy nominations in 1996 & 1997
  Broke-up in 1998
  Reunited in 2000
      Sir Mix-A-Lot
 Born August 12, 1963
 Important voice in the west coast hip-hop
  scene of the 1980s
 Did not glamorize gang violence
 “Baby Got Back” 1991
           Nirvana
 Aberdeen
 “Smells Like Teen Spirit” 1991
 Kurt Cobain – lead, died 1994
 Band gained popularity after his death
       Candlebox
 Post-grunge band from Seattle
  (considered themselves a rock band)
 Formed 1991
 “Far Behind” and “You” videos were the
  most requested videos for 1993 on MTV
    Other Seattle Rock Bands
   Alice in Chains             Pearl Jam
       Formed in Seattle,          Formed in Seattle,
        1987                         1990
   Sound Garden
       Formed in Seattle
        1984-1997
         Blaine Larson

 Feb. 20, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington
 Country Singer
 Grew up in Buckley, WA
 “How do you get that Lonely” 2004

				
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