|Birth name||Paul Daniel Frehley|
|Also known as||“The Spaceman” or “Space Ace”|
|Born||April 27, 1951
The Bronx, New York, United States
|Genres||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Labels||Casablanca, Mercury,Megaforce, Bronx Born|
|Associated acts||Cathedral, Molimo, Wicked Lester, Kiss, Frehley’s Comet, Ace Frehley Band|
|Gibson Les Paul|
Paul Daniel “Ace” Frehley (/ˈfreɪli/; born April 27, 1951) is an American musician best known as the former lead guitarist and founding member of the rock band Kiss. He took on the persona of the “Spaceman” or “Space Ace”, and played with the group from its inception in 1973 until his departure in 1982. After leaving Kiss, Frehley embarked on a solo career, which was put on hold when he rejoined Kiss in 1996 for a highly successful reunion tour.
His second tenure with Kiss lasted until 2002, when he left at the conclusion of what was purported to be the band’s Farewell Tour. His latest album Anomaly, was released on September 15, 2009. Guitar Worldmagazine ranked him 14th Greatest Metal Guitarist of All Time. In a 2009 interview with Rock N Roll Experience Magazine, Ace stated, “I’m an anomaly, I’m an un-schooled musician, I don’t know how to read music, but I’m one of the most famous guitar players in the world, so go figure
Sheena Easton on 7 November 2009
|Birth name||Sheena Shirley Orr|
|Born||27 April 1959|
|Origin||Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Genres||Adult Contemporary, Pop/Rock, Dance, R&B, Country|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, producer, actress, voiceover, designer|
|Labels||EMI UK, EMI/America, MCA,Universal|
Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr; 27 April 1959) is a Scottish/American international recording artist and stage and TV/film actress. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British reality television programme The Big Time: Pop Singer, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing with EMI Records.
In the UK, Easton became the third UK female solo artist ever to top the US Hot 100, following Petula Clark, and Lulu. Easton sold 1 gold single for (9-5), 1 Silver and 1 gold album in her native homeland. She scored 3 top 40 albums and 8 top 40 singles to date. Easton’s 1980 debut singles, “Modern Girl” and ” 9 to 5,” entered into the UK top ten, making her the first UK female artist to appear twice in the same top ten.
In the United States, Easton is a 2 time Grammy Award winner with 5 additional Grammy nominations, 1 Oscar nomination, and sold 7 US Gold albums and 1 US Platinum and sold over 4 million albums in the US alone, and over 20 million records worldwide. She has recorded 16 studio albums, released 45 singles, and has 15 Top 40 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 and 25 top 40 hits in international territories around the world. In Canada, Easton scored 3 gold and 2 platinum albums.
Sheena Easton is the only artist in the history of the US Billboard charts to have top 5 hit on each of the Billboards key charts consecutively: Morning Train (9-5) (Pop, Adult Contemporary), We Got Tonight w/Kenny Rogers (Country), Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) (Dance), and Sugar Walls (R&B).
Easton rose to fame in the early 1980s with the pop hits “9 to 5” (known as “Morning Train” in the United States), “For Your Eyes Only“, “Strut“, “Sugar Walls“, “U Got the Look” with Prince, and “The Lover in Me“. She went on to become successful in the United States and Japan, working with prominent vocalists and producers, such as Prince, Christopher Neil, Kenny Rogers, David Foster, Luis Miguel, L.A. Reid andBabyface, Patrice Rushen, and Nile Rodgers.
On site for the 2007 TV movie Persuasion, October 7, 2006
|Born||Sally Cecilia Hawkins
27 April 1976
Dulwich, London, England, UK
Sally Cecilia Hawkins (born 27 April 1976) is an English actress. Her performance as Poppy in the 2008 Mike Leigh film Happy-Go-Lucky won her several international awards, including the Golden Globe Awardand the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival.
Other notable roles have included Susan in Vera Drake (2004), Sarah in An Education (2009), Rita O’Grady in Made in Dagenham (2010), Sue Trinder in the BBC serial Fingersmith (2005), Anne Elliot inPersuasion (2007), and Ginger in the 2013 Woody Allen film Blue Jasmine, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Hawkins had previously worked with Woody Allen inCassandra’s Dream (2007).
|Birth name||Isobel Campbell|
|Also known as||Belle, Bel|
|Born||27 April 1976|
|Genres||Indie pop, alternative rock,Twee Pop|
|Labels||V2 Records, Jeepster Records|
|Associated acts||Belle & Sebastian
The Gentle Waves
Isobel Campbell (born on 27 April 1976) is a Scottish singer, cellist and composer in the indie and rock genres. She was born in Glasgow. She is a former member of the Scottish indie pop band Belle & Sebastian, but left the group to pursue a solo career, first as The Gentle Waves, and later under her own name. Recently, she has collaborated with singer Mark Lanegan on three albums.
Isobel Campbell’s music has been described as either indie pop, chamber pop or singer-songwriter. Regardless of genre, Campbell makes gentle and sombre music, often using classical instruments and her bright, slightly nasal voice with bittersweet and ironic songwriting.