The McGuire Sisters
The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music. They consisted of Christine McGuire (born July 30, 1926), Dorothy McGuire (born February 13, 1928), and Phyllis McGuire (born February 14, 1931).
They were born and grew up in Middletown, Ohio, where their mother was an ordained minister and let them sing in the church as young girls. They sang at weddings, funerals, and church revivals. When they started in 1935, Phyllis was only four years old. Eventually, they sang on other occasions than church-related ones; by 1949, they were singing at military bases and veterans' hospitals. They incorporated a more diverse repertoire for these, extending themselves to more than the hymns they had sung at church.
In 1952, they appeared on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts, and as a result, Godfrey hired them for his other shows, where they remained for seven years. They performed for five Presidents of the United States (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush), and for Queen Elizabeth II, as well as appearing on many top television shows. The Coca-Cola company signed them to a contract with the highest fee in advertising history up to that date.
In 1968, they retired from public performance. Phyllis went to a solo act; Dorothy and Christine became totally devoted to their families. Seventeen years later, however, they joined as an act again in response to fans' entreaties.
In 1994, they were inducted into the National Broadcasting Hall of Fame. In 2001, they were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. They have also been inducted into the Coca-Cola Hall of Fame and the Headliners' Hall of Fame.
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were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
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They performed for five Presidents of the United States (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. In 2001 Moby also earned the ire of Eminem after calling his music misogynist and homophobic; Eminem later satirized Moby in "Without Me," calling him a "fag" and questioning his relevance with the claim, "Nobody listens to techno!" The two were in a confrontation at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, though Moby expresses respect for Eminem's musical talents. In 1952, they appeared on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts, and as a result, Godfrey hired them for his other shows, where they remained for seven years. A second tour was organized for the following year. They incorporated a more diverse repertoire for these, extending themselves to more than the hymns they had sung at church. It was a popular touring rock festival that featured an eclectic range of musical genres . When they started in 1935, Phyllis was only four years old. Eventually, they sang on other occasions than church-related ones; by 1949, they were singing at military bases and veterans' hospitals. In 2001, Moby founded the Area:One Festival.
They sang at weddings, funerals, and church revivals. In a 2005 posting on his web site, Moby theorized that his eagerness to license his music is a result of "growing up in poverty."  (http://www.moby.com/cms/viewdiary.asp?Diary_ID=2186&ViewType=Current). They were born and grew up in Middletown, Ohio, where their mother was an ordained minister and let them sing in the church as young girls. In addition to fame garnered through its licensing, Play is also notable for its extensive sampling of old blues recordings conducted by Alan Lomax. They consisted of Christine McGuire (born July 30, 1926), Dorothy McGuire (born February 13, 1928), and Phyllis McGuire (born February 14, 1931). The album's tracks eventually were accepted in various radio formats, but because of Play's extensive licensing, the album could have been financially successful even without radio play. The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music. Mainstream reviewers raved about his talents on the album (released on the much smaller V2 Records) though some early fans were let down. The album has 18 tracks on it and was the first album in history to have all of its tracks commercially licensed: "Porcelain," for instance, appeared on a TV commercial for Bailey's Irish Cream and Nordstrom; "Find My Baby" was on a commercial for American Express featuring golfer Tiger Woods.
Cincinnati Enquirer article on the sisters' home (http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2003/07/27/loc_mcguires27.html). After a decade's worth of music, Moby's breakthrough album was 1999's Play. McGuire Sisters' page on the Vocal Group Hall of Fame (http://www.vghf.com/Inductees/mcguire_sisters.htm) site. However, both Animal Rights and I Like to Score were commercially unsuccessful and Moby and Elektra parted company. McGuire Sisters' page on the Primarily A Cappella (http://www.singers.com/jazz/vintage/mcguire.html) site. Among those tracks was an updated version of the James Bond theme. McGuire Sisters' page on the National Broadcasting Hall of Fame (http://www.infoage.org/NBHF-mcguire-sisters.html) site. In 1997, he released I Like to Score, a collection of music included in movies.
He followed that up with a hard rock/electronic album called Animal Rights in 1996. His first album for Elektra Records was Everything Is Wrong, which earned early critical praise and minor notoriety. He used to be in a punk band the Vatican Commandos, but abandoned punk in 1989 for electronic music. Moby plays keyboard, guitar, and bass guitar, and expresses mild irritation at the assumption that everything on his newer albums is a sample.
Several of his songs have also found their way into major motion pictures, most notably the ambient piece "God Moving Over the Face of the Waters," which was featured in the 1995 motion picture Heat. Most recently, his song "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" was used in the climax of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom. Indeed, in 1997 Moby released a compilation of tracks used in and inspired by the cinema called I Like to Score. Arguably most famous among his peers for the track "Go," a progressive track using the string line from "Laura Palmer's Theme" from the TV show Twin Peaks, Moby is also well known for the singles "Next is the E," "South Side" with Gwen Stefani, and "We Are All Made of Stars." Moby has released singles under the names Voodoo Child, Barracuda, UHF, The Brotherhood, DJ Cake, Lopez, and Brainstorm/Mindstorm. Moby's real name is Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965 in Harlem, New York City) - he takes his performing name from his relative Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick. Moby is an American electronic musician.
2005 "Lift Me Up" #18 UK. 2002 "In This World" #35 UK. 2002 "Extreme Ways" #39 UK. 2002 "We Are All Made of Stars" #11 UK.
2000 "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad (re-issue) / Honey (remix)" #17 UK. 2000 "South Side" #14 US. 2000 "Porcelain" #5 UK. 2000 "Natural Blues" #11 UK.
1999 "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad" #16 UK. 1999 "Bodyrock" #38 UK. 1999 "Run On" #33 UK. 1998 "Honey" #33 UK.
1997 "James Bond Theme (Moby's Re-Version)" #8 UK. 1995 "Into the Blue" #34 UK. 1995 "Everytime You Touch Me" #28 UK. 1994 "Feeling So Real" #30 UK.
1994 "Hymn" #31 UK. 1993 "Move" #21 UK. 1993 "I Feel It / Thousand" #38 UK. 1991 "Go" #10 UK.
Instinct Dance. The Story So Far. Ambient (1993). Early Underground.
Everything is Wrong (DJ mix). Animal Rights (1996). The End of Everything (as Voodoo Child). Rare: The Collected B-Sides 1989-1993.
I Like to Score (1997). Mobysongs. Play: Limited Edition 2 CD Box Set. Play (1999).
18 (2002). 18 B Sides + DVD (2003). Baby Monkey (as Voodoo Child, 2004). Hotel (2005).
is the spawn of Satan"  (http://www.moby-online.com/cms/viewdiary.asp?Diary_ID=85&ViewType=Next). "George W. they've opened their doors to UN inspectors, they're being bombed by british and american troops, american forces are massing at their borders, american diplomats are actively looking to assinate saddam hussein, etc."  (http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=30345). "i'm actually kind of impressed by iraq's patience right now...i mean, look at it objectively.
"why can't a democrat get fired up about protecting the environment and enacting gun control legislation just as right wing republicans get fired up about making sure that children have access to assault weapons and banning 'the catcher in the rye' and 'harry potter'?"  (http://www.moby.com/cms/emaildiary.asp?Diary_ID=1137).