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Gimmel

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Gimmel was a Finnish girl group.

In the Spring of 2002, a Popstars competition was held in Finland to find members to form a pop band. 454 young women participated in the singing tests. 25 girls made it to the final selection round. Members of the first Popstars band in Finland were Jenni Vartiainen, Susanna Korvala, Ushma Karnani, and Jonna Pirinen. After a few weeks arguments between the girls increased, and Jonna decided to leave the band. Ushma, Susanna, and Jenni continued. They decided to adopt the name Gimmel.

The word Gimmel means a renaissance wedding ring that contains three parts. Once these parts joined together a groom, a bride, and a witness. They also symbolised an endless and firm relationship. Gimmel is the third letter in the Hebrew alphabet, and it also means the number three. Other than these meanings, "gimmel" also is a slang term for slapping man's face with one's penis [source: UrbanDictionary.com (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Gimmel)]

The first single they published was Etsit muijaa seuraavaa, which was released on October 25, 2002. It sold gold in a few days and platinum in 1½ weeks. In its first week on the charts, the single rose to first in the Finnish single's chart and held that position for four weeks. Gimmel's first album Lentoon came out November 22, 2002 and just after it was published, it shot up to the number one spot in the official Finnish album chart and remained there for three weeks. In 2002, almost 85 000 copies of the album were sold, and it was the most sold album of the year.

Gimmel's second single Roviolla was released on January 27, 2003, and it got the third position in its first week in the charts. This single features a previously unpublished piece called Tatuointi. Gimmel won in three categories in Emma-gaala 2003: best pop/rock-newcomers, the début album of the year, and the most sold album of the year.

In summer 2003, they released their second album called Kaksi kertaa enemmän, and in the end of the year a music video Harmaata lunta.

The band broke up October 16th 2004.


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The band broke up October 16th 2004. II. In summer 2003, they released their second album called Kaksi kertaa enemmän, and in the end of the year a music video Harmaata lunta. After researching the lyrics at the Woody Guthrie Archive in New York City, Bragg worked with the band Wilco to record 40 tracks, a number of which were released on the album Mermaid Avenue, followed by Mermaid Avenue Vol. Gimmel won in three categories in Emma-gaala 2003: best pop/rock-newcomers, the début album of the year, and the most sold album of the year. In 1998, Woody's daughter Nora approached the British singer Billy Bragg about recording lyrics her father had composed in the later years of his life. This single features a previously unpublished piece called Tatuointi. In 1964, Phil Ochs's debut album included the song "Bound for Glory", a tribute to Guthrie and a criticism of revisionism and ignorance among modern audiences who preferred to forget some of Guthrie's more controversial (especially socialist) lyrics.

Gimmel's second single Roviolla was released on January 27, 2003, and it got the third position in its first week in the charts. By that time his work had been discovered by a new audience, introduced to him in part through Bob Dylan, who visited Guthrie in the last years of his life and described him as "my last hero.". In 2002, almost 85 000 copies of the album were sold, and it was the most sold album of the year. He was hospitalized until his death on October 3, 1967. In its first week on the charts, the single rose to first in the Finnish single's chart and held that position for four weeks. Gimmel's first album Lentoon came out November 22, 2002 and just after it was published, it shot up to the number one spot in the official Finnish album chart and remained there for three weeks. He received various diagnoses (including alcoholism and schizophrenia), before he was finally discovered to be suffering from the degenerative nervous disorder Huntington's chorea, which had killed his mother. It sold gold in a few days and platinum in 1½ weeks. He left his family, traveling with Ramblin' Jack Elliott to California, where he married for a third time and had another child, before eventually returning to New York.

The first single they published was Etsit muijaa seuraavaa, which was released on October 25, 2002. By the late 1940s, Guthrie's health was worsening and his behavior becoming extremely erratic. Other than these meanings, "gimmel" also is a slang term for slapping man's face with one's penis [source: UrbanDictionary.com (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Gimmel)]. It was during this period that he wrote and recorded Songs to Grow on for Mother and Child, a collection of children's music. Gimmel is the third letter in the Hebrew alphabet, and it also means the number three. They moved into a house on Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island, and together had four children, including Cathy, who died at age four in a house fire, sending him into serious depression, and Arlo, who became a famous singer-songwriter in his own right. They also symbolised an endless and firm relationship. He began courting Marjorie Mazza in 1942 and married her in 1945 while on furlough from the Army.

Once these parts joined together a groom, a bride, and a witness. In 1944, Woody met Moses "Moe" Asch of Folkways Records, for whom he first recorded "This Land is Your Land," along with hundreds of others over the next few years. The word Gimmel means a renaissance wedding ring that contains three parts. He joined the Merchant Marine, where he served with fellow folk singer Cisco Houston, and then the Army. They decided to adopt the name Gimmel. Guthrie originally wrote and sang anti-war songs with the Almanac Singers, but eventually he and they, along with the Communist milieu with which they were associated, joined the anti-fascist cause -- Guthrie famously wrote the slogan "This Machine Kills Fascists" on his guitar. Ushma, Susanna, and Jenni continued. In May 1941, he was commissioned by the Department of the Interior and its Bonneville Power Authority to write songs about the Columbia River and the building of the federal dams; the best known of these are "Roll On, Columbia" and "Grand Coulee Dam." Around the same time, he met Pete Seeger and joined the legendary Almanac Singers, with whom he toured the country and moved into the cooperative Almanac House in Greenwich Village.

After a few weeks arguments between the girls increased, and Jonna decided to leave the band. This song is probably best known as recorded by the country/bluegrass legends, The Carter Family around 1930. Members of the first Popstars band in Finland were Jenni Vartiainen, Susanna Korvala, Ushma Karnani, and Jonna Pirinen. The melody Guthrie used for "This Land is Your Land" is the melody for the old gospel song, "When the World's on Fire". 25 girls made it to the final selection round. In another version, the sign reads "Private Property." These verses were left out of subsequent recordings (even by Guthrie himself), rendering what was a protest song more patriotic. 454 young women participated in the singing tests. and protested the institution of private ownership of land with the verse,.

In the Spring of 2002, a Popstars competition was held in Finland to find members to form a pop band. In the original version of "This Land is Your Land" Guthrie protested class inequality with the verse,. Gimmel was a Finnish girl group. In 1940, Guthrie wrote his most famous song, "This Land is Your Land", which was inspired in part by his experiences during a cross-country trip, and in part by his distaste for the Irving Berlin anthem "God Bless America", which he considered unrealistic and complacent (he was tired of hearing Kate Smith sing it on the radio). He began writing his autobiography, Bound for Glory, which was completed and published in 1943. He also made perhaps his first real recordings: several hours of conversation and songs, recorded by folklorist Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress, as well as an album, Dust Bowl Ballads, for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey.

In 1939 or 1940, Guthrie moved to New York City and was embraced by its leftist and folk music community. In 1935 or 1937 he achieved fame in California as a radio performer of both traditional folk music and his protest songs. A lifelong socialist and trade unionist, he also contributed a regular article, "Woody Sez," to the Daily Worker. The poverty he saw on these early trips affected him greatly, and many of his songs are concerned with the inequities faced by America's working men and women.

At age 19 he left home for Texas, where he met and married his first wife, Mary Jennings, with whom he had three children. He left Texas (and his family) with the Dust Bowl, following the Okies to California. Guthrie was born in Okemah, Oklahoma, in 1912, the year his namesake Woodrow Wilson was elected President. He is best known for "This Land is Your Land" (MP3 clip (http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/exhibits/music/audio/mp3/this_land.mp3)). Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967), known almost universally as "Woody", was a folk singer and raconteur who wrote some of America's best-loved songs.

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