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Singer

1. Isaac Bashevis. 1904--91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father's Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
2. Isaac Merrit. 1811--75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)

Singer

Lorelei
siren whose singing lured ships to their destruction. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 599]
sirens
their singing so sweet, it lured sailors to their death. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 48]
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Throw in a couple of splendid violin duets, one jig-like, the other a ballad, a couple of those clear- a sa -mountain-stream female vocals and two solo female dancers, one wholesome, the other sexy, and you have a pretty good show.
"Revolution": Probably my personal favorite song of the bunch, the female vocals in front of the muscular band give the whole thing a '70s "Ramones playing with Patti Smith" feel that's utterly irresistible.
1985 Barbara Dickson and Elaine Paige - I Know Him So Well TAKEN from the concept album and subsequent musical Chess by Tim Rice, with ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bj|rn Ulvaeus, this duet features two female vocals, that of a chess champion's wife and of his mistress.
The 50th Anniversary Magic of Motown Tour, coming to Blackwood this weekend, celebrates the male harmonies, soulful female vocals and danceable rhythms that became the trademark of the Detroit record label.
Celebrating the golden anniversary of the birth of the Motown record label based in Detroit, the Magic of Motown presents a brand-new production for 2009, featuring fabulous five-part male harmonies, stunning three-piece female vocals plus the Magic of Motown band..
Also playing are STAND BY TOMORROW, who will be giving it their all with a special blast of anthemic pop-punk with melodic female vocals, hard-hitting drums, funky basslines and rocking guitar riffs; while new band SHOEBOX will open the show.
Although his own style is melancholic, lifted periodically by sprigs of wry humour, Cohen's rumblings are off-set well by spirited female vocals provided by girls whose sensual presence contrasts beautifully with the man in the dark suit.
"I harmonise when Jason sings male vocals, and he harmonises when I sing female vocals. There are five of us altogether.
Their sound features influences from dirty electro, distorted beats and deep bass lines with female vocals. Catch them performing live for a unique experience.
The obvious comparison is Evanescence, with its rock sounds, pop sensibility and gorgeous female vocals, but there's a youthfulness to Waking Elliot that really sets the band apart.
Show producer Michael Taylor said: "Starring fabulous five-part male harmonies, stunning three-piece female vocals and the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, the fast-moving production honours the Motown legends that brought the world to its dancing feet.