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Eric Clapton is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist grew up believing his grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister to avoid a teenage pregnancy scandal.  His nickname - Slowhand - has nothing to do with his guitar playing.  It comes from the audience clapping slowly as he...

Christopher Cross is 106.1 the Sound

Christopher Cross is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist got his start in the San Antonio-based band - The Flash.  Although he's known for his smooth Yacht Rock vocals, he's featured on guitar session work with Steely Dan and has toured playing guitar with Deep Purple.  He's the only performer to...

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Boz Scaggs is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist was discovered in San Francisco by his neighbor and Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner.  He got his first BIG start in the music business playing guitar for The Steve Miller Band. His studio session players in the 70's went on to form Toto. ...

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Paul Davis is 106.1 the Sound

Marquette, MI - May 26, 2021 - Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Paul Davis is a renowned soul, country, and pop musician. He started his musical career as a member of a local group called the Six Soul Survivors back in 1966 but is best known for his solo...

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Atlanta Rhythm Section is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound group is originally from Doraville, Georgia.  Founding members were a combination of members of The Candymen and The Classics IV. They are widely considered the founders of Southern Rock.  Their first commercially successful album – Champagne Jam – featured the song Large Time as a...

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Peter Frampton is 106.1 The Sound

Before going solo, this sound artist was in the groups The Herd and Humble Pie.  Largely considered one of the worst movies ever, he played Billy Shears in Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.  He also had a cameo in the movie Almost Famous, as tour manager...

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Toto is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound Ensemble still tours after 5 decades with three of their original artists.  Founders David Paich and Jeff Porcaro met in high school, forming the band Rural Still Life.  When David Paich wrote their biggest hit - Africa - he or any other band...

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Lionel Richie is 106.1 The Sound

Originally, this Sound artist gravitated toward Gospel music as he wanted to become a minister.  In his freshmen year of college, he formed The Mystics as a saxophone player and lead vocalist.  The Mystics eventually became 70's hitmakers - The Commodores.  After a string of...