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(radio) Gold network. background group_or_band origin Sheffield, England genre Electronic dance (Electronic dance music) Trip-hop Nu-Jazz thumb right Hood (far left), onstage with Traffic (band) Traffic (File:Traffic 1973.jpg), 1973. '''David Hood''' (born 21 September 1943, in Sheffield, Alabama, USA), is a bass (bass guitar)ist from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. He also plays

reception unreliable. Since Pennine Radio was split into Pennine FM and Classic Gold the AM service broadcast to West Yorkshire has been part of a network, initially with sister stations in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and Sheffield, later as an independent station buying in the former GWR Classic Gold service, later as part of the BIG AM network with sister stations in Stoke and Manchester, then again with the GWR UBC Classic Gold (Classic Gold Digital Network) and latterly GCap Gold


346 3034 tollfree fax hours W–Sa 11AM–4PM price Free content Arts centre which houses some of the best new art, writing and culture from across the region and throughout the UK. It consists of 24 Studios and Offices, 7 Gallery spaces, 3 Project Spaces, an Education Space, a Café, a shared Jewellery Cooperative and Workshop. *

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the army in July, he found a civilian job as secretary to the Stearn Electric Lamp Company. Reassured that he had 'a fine natural voice', Williams entered numerous competitions. Although his début recital in December at the Wigmore Hall, London, was kindly received by the critics, he remained with the Stearn company until 1920. Lightcliffe is a dormitory village for people working in Halifax, Brighouse, and Bradford, and commuting to Leeds, Manchester

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in which Heart Management was steering them. In October 1994, armed with a catalogue of demos and dance routines, the group began touring management agencies. They persuaded Bob Herbert to set up a showcase performance for the group in front of industry writers, producers and A&R men in December 1994 at the Nomis Studios in Shepherds Bush where they received an "overwhelmingly positive" reaction. Sinclair, p. 33. Due to the large interest in the group, the Herberts quickly set about creating a binding contract for the group. Encouraged by the reaction they had received at the Nomis showcase, all five members delayed signing contracts on the legal advice from, amongst others, Adams's father Anthony Adams. In March 1995, because of the group's frustration at their management's unwillingness to listen to their visions and ideas, they parted from Heart Management. In order to ensure they kept control of their own work, the group allegedly stole the master recordings of their discography from the management offices. Sinclair, p. 34. That same day the group tracked down Sheffield-based producer Eliot Kennedy, who had been present at the showcase, and persuaded him to work with them. The group was introduced to record producers Absolute (Absolute (production team)), who in turn brought them to the attention of Simon Fuller of 19 Entertainment. The group began a relationship with Fuller and finally signed with him in March 1995. During the summer of that year the group toured record labels in London and Los Angeles with Fuller and finally signed a deal with Virgin Records in September 1995. From this point on, up to the summer of 1996, the group continued to write and record tracks for their debut album while extensively touring the west coast of the United States, where they had signed a publishing deal with Windswept Pacific. First gigs and the growing scene: 1976 After rehearsing with Strummer for less than a month, the Clash made their debut on 4 July 1976, supporting the Sex Pistols at the Black Swan in Sheffield. The band apparently wanted to make it on-stage before their rivals in The Damned (The Damned (band))—another London SS spinoff—made their own scheduled debut two days later. The Clash would not play in front of an audience again for another five weeks. Gray (2005), p. 143. WikiPedia:Sheffield Commons:Category:Sheffield

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of England publisher English Heritage caption 2011 campaign logo. location Sheffield, England date 13-17 June 2012 The '''Sheffield Doc Fest''', short for '''Sheffield International Documentary Festival''' ('''SIDF'''), is an annual documentary and digital media event that is held in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England at the Showroom Workstation and other venues around Sheffield. The festival is one of the biggest

events in the international documentary calendar Charlotte Moore BBC Blog. . '''Sheffield College''' is a further education (FE) college in Sheffield, England. It was formed by the merger of six FE colleges in 1993. Its centres are Sheffield City College (in the city

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to be anonymous high-ranking police officers from Sheffield Police and Irvine Patnick, a Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) MP (Member of Parliament) from Sheffield who wasn't actually present at the match. (On 11 January 2007 on BBC TV's Question Time, MacKenzie additionally claimed that one of his sources was a Liverpool news agency.) The article was accompanied by graphic photographs showing Liverpool fans, including young children, choking and suffocating as they were being crushed

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kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira were unified. (In the 12th century writings of Henry of Huntingdon the kingdom was defined as one of the Heptarchy of Anglo-Saxon (Anglo-Saxons) kingdoms.) At its greatest the kingdom extended at least from just south of the Humber, to the River Mersey and to the Forth (Firth of Forth) (roughly, Sheffield to Runcorn to Edinburgh) – and there is some evidence that it may have been much greater (see map). title

study music

but appears to be organically moving towards some kind of recognition of their role as regional capitals outside of London. Career summary Bailey was born in Sheffield, England. A third generation musician http: artist derek-bailey-p6044 biography , he began playing the guitar at the age of ten, going on to study music with Sheffield City organist C.H.C. Biltcliffe and guitar with George Wing and John Duarte (John W. Duarte) http

: artist derek-bailey-p6044 biography , he began playing the guitar at the age of ten, going on to study music with Sheffield City organist C.H.C. Biltcliffe and guitar with George Wing and John Duarte (John W. Duarte) http: artist derek-bailey-p6044 biography . As an adult he found work as a guitarist and session musician in clubs, radio, dance hall bands, and so on, playing with many performers including Gracie Fields

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;Running Wild". Marriott's unique and powerful voice attracted rising attention. Singer Elkie Brooks was struck by Marriott's vocal prowess and stage presence, and recommended them to a local club owner, Maurice King. Impressed, King began finding them work in London and beyond.


'''Sheffield''' ( ), though some population figures, like those given at List of English cities by population, use just the urban core of the city and are therefore lower. and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the third largest (List of English districts by population) English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000

During the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production. Many innovations were developed locally, including crucible (crucible steel) and stainless steel, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population during the Industrial Revolution. Sheffield received its municipal charter in 1843, becoming the ''City of Sheffield'' in 1893. International competition in iron and steel caused a decline in traditional local industries during the 1970s and 1980s, coinciding with the collapse of coal mining in the area.

The 21st century has seen extensive redevelopment (Urban renewal) in Sheffield along with other British cities. Sheffield's gross value added (GVA) has increased by 60% since 1997, standing at £9.2 billion in 2007. The economy has experienced steady growth averaging around 5% annually, greater than that of the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber. title Income & Wealth date 30 November 2007 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 7 July 2010 archiveurl http: web 20100521085049 http: your-city-council sheffield-facts-figures sheffield-economy income--wealth archivedate 21 May 2010

The city is located within the valleys of the River Don (River Don, South Yorkshire) and its four tributaries, the Loxley (River Loxley), the Porter Brook, the Rivelin (River Rivelin), and the Sheaf (River Sheaf). 61% of Sheffield's entire area is green space, and a third of the city lies within the Peak District national park. url https: your-city-council sheffield-profile introduction.html title City Profile Introduction date 31 January 2013 publisher Sheffield City Council accessdate 13 October 2013 There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, and an estimated 2 million trees, giving Sheffield the highest ratio of trees to people of any city in Europe.

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