Dana Gillespie
British actor and musician
Dana Gillespie
Dana Gillespie is an English actress, singer and songwriter. Originally performing and recording in her teens, over the years Gillespie has been involved in the recording of over 45 albums, and appeared in stage productions and several films. Her musical output has progressed from teen pop and folk in the early part of her career, to rock in the 1970s and, more latterly, the blues.
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Tok æresprisen helt piano - Trønder-Avisa
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I likhet med de første som ble tildelt Blues In Hell Award, Eddie Bo, Louisiana Red og Dana Gillespie, tilhører Henry beitet av bluesartister som har alle kvaliteter som skal til for å bli en verdensstjerner, men som av ytre omstendigheter ikke når
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Kingsland cross-country in 'rebuilding mode' Team strong on lettermen, work ... - Spring Valley Tribune
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On the boys' side of things, senior Lawson Campbell will be joined by junior Ondieki, junior John Engesser, junior Tyler Kaster and freshmen Thomas Engesser, Clayton Friemuth, Dana Gillespie and Mettler. "2010 was very much a rebuilding year," Hoff
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Dana Gillespie & Joachim Palden Trio - Kurier
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Vor rund 30 Jahren kam die herrliche Alleskönnerin Dana Gillespie als Schauspielerin ins "English Theatre" und wurde bald als Bluessängerin zum Star der Szene. In ihrem Programm zeigt sich, wie immens vielfältig der Blues und Boogie ist - von einem
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... la vincitrice del prestigioso Thelonius Monk International Vocal Competition Cécile McLorin (23 - 26 giugno), la nota cantante blues inglese Dana Gillespie (1 – 2 luglio), la spettacolare Pepe Lienhard Big Band (domenica 26 giugno)
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NYTimes - about 8 years
LONDON Ian Fleming's desk and chair from Goldeneye, his former home in Jamaica where he wrote his James Bond novels, are among the rarely seen items on view in ''For Your Eyes Only,'' an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London through March 1. Celebrating the centenary of the birth of Mr. Fleming, the exhibition explores his early life,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dana Gillespie
  • 2005
    Age 55
    In 2005, Mick Jagger appeared as a guest and sang songs such as: "Honky Tonk Women", "Dust My Broom" and "Goin' Down" but also many other Blues artists have appeared there through the years, such as Big Joe Louis, Joe Louis Walker, Billy Branch, Shemekia Copeland, Ronnie Wood, Donald Fagen, Rolf Harris, Ian Siegal, Larry Garner, Eugene Bridges, Big Jay McNeeley, Earl Green, and Zach Prather.
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  • 1972
    Age 22
    She is also notable for being the original Mary Magdalene in the first London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, which opened at the Palace Theatre in 1972.
    More Details Hide Details She also appeared on the Original London Cast album. During the 1980s Gillespie was a member of the Austrian Mojo Blues Band. She is a follower of the Indian spiritual guru Sri Sathya Sai Baba. She performed at his Indian ashram on various occasions, and has also recorded thirteen bhajan-based albums in Sanskrit. Gillespie is the organiser of the annual Blues festival at Basil's Bar on Mustique in the Caribbean, for fifteen days at the end of January and it is now in its eighteenth year. The house band is the London Blues Band, which consists of Dino Baptiste (piano), Jake Zaitz (guitar), Mike Paice (saxophone), Jeff Walker (bass), and Evan Jenkins (drums) but there are also many other acts.
  • 1965
    Age 15
    Some of her recordings as a teenager fell into the teen pop category, such as her 1965 single "Thank You Boy", written by John Carter and Ken Lewis and produced by Jimmy Page.
    More Details Hide Details Her acting career got under way shortly afterwards, and it overshadowed her musical career in the late 1960s and 1970s. After performing backing vocals on the track "It Ain't Easy" from David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, she recorded an album produced by Bowie and Mick Ronson in 1973, Weren't Born a Man. Subsequent recordings have been in the blues genre, appearing with the London Blues Band.
  • 1962
    Age 12
    Gillespie was born in Woking, Surrey. She was the British Junior Water Skiing Champion for four years, in 1962.
    More Details Hide Details She recorded initially in the folk genre in the mid-1960s.
  • 1949
    Born on March 30, 1949.
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