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Kid Rock proud of revue-style tour

DETROIT, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Kid Rock says he is extremely proud of the recent success of his Rock And Roll Revival tour, which includes revue-style performances.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Zombies bassist Chris Taylor White, who was born in 1943 (age 60); J.Geils Band lead singer Peter Wolf and Matthew Fisher of Procol Harum, both in 1946 (age 57); Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers in 1951 (age 52); Taylor Dayne in
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Aug. 7)
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Aug. 3)
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Rock News: Music's highs and lows

PEARL JAM SESSIONS OVER According to LAUNCH.com, Pearl Jam has finished recording its as-yet-untitled follow-up to "Binaural," and plans to mix it after taking a short break.
By United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 7) Today's birthdays include Zombies bassist Chris Taylor White, who was born in 1943 (age 59); J.Geils Band lead singer Peter Wolf and Matthew Fisher of Procol Harum, both in 1946 (age 56); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 2) Today's birthdays include country singer Doc Watson in 1923 (age 79); guitarist Willie Chambers of the Chambers Brothers in 1938 (age 64); Lou Reed in 1943 (age 59); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Peter Wolf (born Peter W. Blankfield, March 7, 1946, Bronx, New York) is an American rock and roll musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1983.

He planned a career as an artist, but got a job in the late 1960s as a disc jockey on then-cutting edge Boston FM radio station WBCN and began exploring his interest in blues and rhythm and blues music, giving himself the nickname "the Wolfa Goofa", sometimes expanded to "the Wolfa Goofa with the Green Teeth"(as mentioned in the intro to "Musta Got Lost" on the Blow Your Face Out album. Later as solo artist he called himself Woofa Goofa Mama Toofa). He formed a group called the Hallucinations who performed with The Velvet Underground, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Pete's good friend Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker, and Sun Ra. He then saw the then J. Geils Blues Band in concert and quickly joined. He was the vocalist and frontman, and often acted as a sort of manager. He was known for his charismatic stage antics of fast-talking quips and "pole-vaulting" with the mic stand. He and keyboard player Seth Justman were responsible for most of the song writing. Creative differences followed their Freeze-Frame album, causing the J. Geils Band and Peter Wolf to part ways in 1983.

Wolf became a solo artist for the next 15 years, but in 1999 the J. Geils Band reunited for several appearances, with Wolf resuming his duties as lead vocalist. They have since separated again, with little hopes of reunion. Wolf then began touring once more, as a solo act.

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