Squatters

Posted Oct 27, 2009
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  1. Sade
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    Sade

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    Helen Folasade Adu, OBE (Yoruba: Fọláṣadé Adú; born 16 January 1959), professionally known as Sade Adu or simply Sade (/ʃɑːˈd/ shah-DAY), is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer. With Paul S. Denman, Andrew Hale, and Stuart Matthewman, she gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the English band Sade. Following a brief stint as a fashion designer of men's clothing and part-time model Adu began backup singing for the band Pride. Growing attention from record labels led her, along with other fellow band members, to separate from Pride and form the band Sade. Following a record deal with Epic Records the band released their debut album Diamond Life (1984). The album sold over six million copies, becoming one of the top-selling debut recordings of the '80s, and the best-selling debut ever by a British female vocalist.


  2. Rosario Dawson
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    Rosario Dawson

    322,707 views

  3. Boy George
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    Boy George

    181,051 views

    Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd; 14 June 1961) is an English singer-songwriter, fashion designer and photographer, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, which is influenced by rhythm and blues and reggae. His 1990s and 2000s-era solo music has glam influences, such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop.


  4. Sid Vicious
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    Sid Vicious

    85,326 views

    Sid Vicious, born John Simon Ritchie, later named John Beverley (10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979), was an English bass guitarist, drummer and vocalist, most famous as a member of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.


  5. Liev Schreiber
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    Liev Schreiber

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    Isaac Liev Schreiber (/ˈlɨv/; born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s, having appeared in several independent films, and later mainstream Hollywood films, including the Scream trilogy of horror films, Phantoms, The Sum of All Fears, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Salt, Taking Woodstock, and Goon.


  6. Joe Strummer
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    Joe Strummer

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    John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk. Their music also incorporated elements of reggae, ska, dub, funk, rap, and rockabilly. The Clash were one of the most prominent of the emerging bands in the UK punk rock scene, with their second album, Give 'Em Enough Rope (1978) reaching number 2 on the UK charts. Soon after, they began achieving success in the US, starting with London Calling (1979), and peaking with 1982's Combat Rock, reaching number 7 on the US charts and being certified 2× platinum there. The Clash's politicised lyrics, musical experimentation, and rebellious attitude had a far-reaching influence on rock, and alternative rock in particular.


  7. John Lydon
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    John Lydon

    25,904 views

    John Joseph Lydon (born 31 January 1956), also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer of the punk rock band Sex Pistols from 1975 until 1978, and again for various revivals during the 1990s and 2000s. He is the lead singer of the post-punk band Public Image Ltd (PiL), which he founded and fronted from 1978 until 1993, and again since 2009.


  8. Jarvis Cocker
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    Jarvis Cocker

    13,066 views

    Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor, radio presenter, and music video director. He is known for being the frontman for the band Pulp. Through his work with the band, he became a figurehead of the Britpop genre of the mid-1990s. Following Pulp's hiatus, Cocker has led a successful solo career, and presents a BBC Radio 6 Music show called Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service.


  9. Ian Dury
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    Ian Dury

    9,454 views

    Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942 – 27 March 2000) was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter, bandleader, artist, and actor who first rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He was the lead singer of Ian Dury and the Blockheads and before that of Kilburn and the High Roads.


  10. Marilyn
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    Marilyn

    8,524 views

    Peter Robinson (born Kingston, Jamaica, 3 November 1962), better known as Marilyn, is a British pop singer and songwriter. He is most well known for his 1983 hit "Calling Your Name" and his highly androgynous appearance.


  11. Alison Goldfrapp
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    Alison Goldfrapp

    5,611 views

    Alison Elizabeth Margaret Goldfrapp (born 13 May 1966) is an English musician and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the electronic music duo Goldfrapp.


  12. The Thompson Twins
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    The Thompson Twins

    5,331 views

    Thompson Twins were a British music group that formed in April 1977 and disbanded in May 1993. Initially a new wave group, they switched to a more mainstream pop sound and achieved considerable popularity in the mid-1980s, scoring a string of hits in the United Kingdom, the United States, and around the globe.


  13. Woody Guthrie
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    Woody Guthrie

    5,038 views


  14. Keith Allen
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    Keith Allen

    3,363 views

    Keith Howell Charles Allen (born 2 September 1953) is a British actor, comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, artist, author and television presenter. He is the father of singer Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen, and brother of actor and director Kevin Allen.


  15. Toby Mott
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    Toby Mott

    2,564 views

    Toby Victor Mott (born 12 January 1964) is a British artist, designer and sometime Punk historian known for his work with the Grey Organisation, an artists' collective that was active in the 1980s, and for his fashion brand Toby Pimlico. More recently he has become known for his Mott Collection, an archive of UK punk rock and political ephemera that includes over 1,000 posters, flyers and fanzines.


  16. Heathcote Williams
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    Heathcote Williams

    1,520 views

    Heathcote Williams (born 15 November 1941) is an English poet, actor and dramatist. He has written a number of best-selling book-length polemical poems including Autogeddon, Falling for a Dolphin and Whale Nation, which in 1988 became, according to Philip Hoare "the most powerful argument for the newly instigated worldwide ban on whaling.". Williams invented his idiosyncratic 'documentary/investigative poetry' style which he continues to put to good purpose bringing a diverse range of environmental and political matters to public attention. In June 2015, he published a book-length investigative poem about the 'Muslim Gandhi', Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, 'Badshah Khan'


  17. Robert Elms
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    Robert Elms

    2,024 views

    Robert Frederick Elms (born 12 June 1959) is an English writer and broadcaster. Elms was a writer for The Face magazine in the 1980s and is currently known for his long-running radio show on BBC London 94.9. His book The Way We Wore, charts the changing fashions of his own youth, linking them with the social history of the times.


  18. David A. Stewart
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    David A. Stewart

    2,636 views

    David Allan "Dave" Stewart (born 9 September 1952) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer, best known for Eurythmics, his successful professional partnership with Annie Lennox. He is usually credited as David A. Stewart, to avoid confusion with other musicians named Dave Stewart. He won Best British Producer at the 1986, 1987 and 1990 Brit Awards.


  19. Alannah Currie
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    Alannah Currie

    1,621 views

    Alannah Joy Currie (born 20 September 1957, in Auckland, New Zealand) is a musician and artist, best known as a former member of the UK pop group, Thompson Twins.


  20. Anne Briggs
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    Anne Briggs

    670 views

    Anne Patricia Briggs (born 29 September 1944) is an English folk singer. Although she travelled widely in the 1960s and early 1970s, appearing at folk clubs and venues in England and Ireland, she never aspired to commercial success or to achieve widespread public acknowledgment of her music. However, she was an influential figure in the English folk music revival, being a source of songs and musical inspiration for others such as A. L. Lloyd, Bert Jansch, Jimmy Page, The Watersons, June Tabor, Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson and Maddy Prior.


  21. Danny Tartabull
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    Danny Tartabull

    585 views

    Danilo Tartabull Mora (born October 30, 1962), also known as Danny Tartabull, is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball. Born to Cuban parents in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he is the son of José Tartabull, who played in the major leagues from 1962 to 1970.


  22. William Orbit
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    William Orbit

    511 views

    William Orbit (born William Mark Wainwright, 15 December 1956) is an English musician, composer and record producer. In the early 1980s, he formed synthpop act Torch Song with Laurie Mayer and Grant Gilbert. In 1987 he released the first of his Strange Cargo album series, containing ambient music.


  23. Charles Lawson
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    Charles Lawson

    379 views

    Charles "Charlie" Lawson (born Quintin Charles Devenish Lawson; 17 September 1959) is a Northern Irish actor. He is best known for playing Jim McDonald in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.


  24. Michael Caton-Jones
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    Michael Caton-Jones

    138 views

    Michael Caton-Jones (born Michael Jones; 15 October 1957) is a Scottish film director of such films as Scandal, Rob Roy, Memphis Belle and The Jackal. Caton-Jones was born in Broxburn, Lothian, Scotland.


  25. Genesis P-Orridge
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    Genesis P-Orridge

    84 views

    Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (born 22 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance artist, and occultist. S/he rose to notability as founder of the COUM Transmissions artistic collective, which operated in Britain from 1969 to 1975. P-Orridge then fronted the pioneering industrial band Throbbing Gristle between 1975 and 1981 and the experimental band Psychic TV from 1981 to 1999. P-Orridge is also a founding member of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, an informal occult order s/he established in 1981.


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