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Jawbox
JAWBOX was an American alternative rock band from Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, United States. Its original members were J. Robbins (vocals, guitar), Kim Coletta (bass guitar) and Adam Wade (drums). Bill Barbot (vocals, guitar) and Zach Barocas (drums) later joined the group, with Barocas replacing Wade. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Possible reformation and Jimmy Fallon performance * 3 Desoto Records * 4 Discography * 5 Videography * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYRobbins had played in the final incarnation of Government Issue
Government Issue
, which was the longest lived of the original Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
punk bands. After Government Issue
Government Issue
called it quits, Robbins formed Jawbox with Kim Coletta and Adam Wade
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MTV
MTV (originally an initialism of MUSIC TELEVISION) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom ) and headquartered in New York City . Launched on August 1, 1981, the channel originally aired music videos as guided by television personalities known as "video jockeys " (VJs). In its early years, MTV's main target demographic was young adults, but today it is primarily towards teenagers, particularly high school and college students. MTV has toned down its music video programming significantly in recent years, and its programming now consists mainly of original reality , comedy and drama programming and some off-network syndicated programs and films, with limited music video programming in off-peak time periods. It has received criticism towards this change of focus, both by certain segments of its audience and musicians
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Fountains Of Wayne
FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE was an American rock band that formed in New York City in 1995. The band consisted of Chris Collingwood , Adam Schlesinger , Jody Porter , and Brian Young . The band was best known for their 2003 Grammy -nominated single "Stacy\'s Mom ". CONTENTS* 1 Career * 1.1 1995–99 * 1.2 2000–present * 2 Future plans * 3 Discography * 4 Film and television * 5 Group members * 6 References * 7 External links CAREER1995–99After Montclair -based Adam Schlesinger and Sellersville -based Chris Collingwood first met as freshmen at Williams College
Williams College
, they played music in various bands and eventually went their separate ways, with Collingwood forming the Mercy Buckets in Boston and Schlesinger forming Ivy in New York City
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Tori Amos
TORI AMOS (born MYRA ELLEN AMOS, August 22, 1963 ) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically trained musician with a mezzo-soprano vocal range. Having already begun composing instrumental pieces on piano, Amos won a full scholarship to the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University at the age of five, the youngest person ever to have been admitted. She was expelled at the age of eleven for what Rolling Stone described as "musical insubordination." Amos was the lead singer of the short-lived 1980s pop group Y Kant Tori Read before achieving her breakthrough as a solo artist in the early 1990s. Her songs focus on a broad range of topics, including sexuality, feminism, politics, and religion
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Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., formally the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and commonly referred to as "WASHINGTON", "THE DISTRICT", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States
United States
. The signing of the Residence Act
Residence Act
on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River
Potomac River
on the country's East Coast . The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia
Virginia
each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria . Named in honor of President George Washington
George Washington
, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital
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Major Label
A RECORD LABEL or RECORD COMPANY is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos . Sometimes, a record label is also a publishing company that manages such brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture , distribution , marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos; also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists ("artists and repertoire" or "A and maintains contracts with recording artists and their managers. The term "record label" derives from the circular label in the center of a vinyl record which prominently displays the manufacturer's name, along with other information
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Japan
Coordinates : 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136 Japan 日本国 _Nippon-koku_ _Nihon-koku_ _ Flag Imperial Seal ANTHEM: * " Kimigayo _" * 君が代 "His Imperial Majesty's Reign" GOVERNMENT SEAL OF JAPAN * _ * Go-Shichi no Kiri_ (五七桐) Area controlled by Japan shown in green; claimed but uncontrolled shown in light green
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Takashi Shimura
TAKASHI SHIMURA (志村 喬, Shimura Takashi, March 12, 1905 – February 11, 1982) was a Japanese actor who appeared in over 200 films between 1934 and 1981. He is particularly noted for his appearances in 21 of Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
's 30 films (more than any other actor), including as a lead actor in Drunken Angel (1948), Rashomon (1950), Ikiru
Ikiru
(1952) and Seven Samurai (1954). CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Death * 4 Partial filmography * 5 Television * 6 Honours * 7 References * 8 External links EARLY LIFE Takashi Shimura
Takashi Shimura
was born in Ikuno
Ikuno
, Hyōgo Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture
, Japan. His birth-name was Shimazaki Shōji (島崎捷爾)
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Fontana Distribution
FONTANA DISTRIBUTION is a division of San Francisco-based Isolation Network . A minority stake of the company was owned by Universal Music until INgrooves acquired Fontana Distribution
Fontana Distribution
from UMG in 2012 to form INgrooves Fontana. CONTENTS * 1 Profile * 2 Fontana Distribution-affiliated labels * 3 Divisions * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links PROFILEFontana deals in distribution, as well as in a range of sales, marketing, and back office support services, for a diverse roster of independent record labels and their artists. The company takes its name and logo from the Fontana Records
Fontana Records
label; it was initially launched by Universal Music
Music
Group in 2004 and later sold to Isolation Network in 2012. The company includes a UK-based operation, Fontana International, which handles territories outside of North America
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, s
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Main Page
The 1983 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years. Although the season begins by convention on June 1, there were no tropical depressions until July 23, and only four of the season's seven depressions became tropical storms . Tropical Depression Three became Hurricane Alicia_(satellite image pictured)_ on August 17 and made landfall in Texas the next day, breaking thousands of glass windows in Houston's skyscrapers, killing 22 people and causing $1.7 billion in damage. The storm that became Hurricane Barry formed on August 25, crossed Florida, and made landfall near Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
, dissipating five days later. Hurricane Chantal stayed out at sea, and was absorbed by a front on September 15. Tropical Depression Six formed on September 19 and caused heavy rains in the Caribbean
Caribbean

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Portal
PORTAL may refer to: * Portal (architecture) , a monumental gate or door, or the extremities (ends) of a tunnel * Portals in fiction , magical or technological doorways that connect two locations, dimensions, or points in time * _ Portal _, a video game series developed by Valve Corporation CONTENTS* 1 Computing * 1.1 Gateways to information * 1.2 Other computing * 2 Art, entertainment, and media


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MusicBrainz
MUSICBRAINZ is a project that aims to create an open data music database that is similar to the freedb project. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc ) information on the Internet. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured open online database for music. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
captures information about artists, their recorded works, and the relationships between them. Recorded works entries capture at a minimum the album title, track titles, and the length of each track. These entries are maintained by volunteer editors who follow community written style guidelines
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Wayback Machine
The WAYBACK MACHINE is a digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet created by the Internet Archive , a nonprofit organization , based in San Francisco , California , United States . The Internet Archive launched the Wayback Machine in October 2001. It was set up by Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat , and is maintained with content from Alexa Internet . The service enables users to s