Contemporary Musicians: Profiles of the People in Music: by Michael LaBlanc

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They're not inhibited about expressing emotion," Bolton explained. The young singer/songwriter penned his first composition—a love song—at the tender age of thirteen, and by fifteen had landed a record contract for the single (though its release, unfortunately, fell flat). Around 1982 Bolton finally tasted real success as a composer of 22 For the Record. . S urname originally Bolotin; born c. 1955, son of George (local official in Democratic party) and Helen (an amateur songwriter) Bolotin; married Maureen (an exercise instructor), c.

Since her impressive debut at the age of nineteen with the album The Kick Inside, Bush has shown a maturity far beyond her years, especially in maintaining a firm guard over her private life. "I try very hard to keep privacy in my life," she told Rolling Stone. "I don't see what my private life has got to do with my music. Although obviously there's a lot of me in my music. " This distancing of herself from her music may be the most fascinating aspect of Bush's stage performances, which are highly contrived, visual presentations of the stories her songs are telling.

S urname originally Bolotin; born c. 1955, son of George (local official in Democratic party) and Helen (an amateur songwriter) Bolotin; married Maureen (an exercise instructor), c. 1975 (divorced, 1990); children: Isa, Holly, Taryn. Songwriter, for himself and other vocalists, c. 1982—, for motion pictures, 1988—; featured performer and recording artist, c. 1982—. mirrored the same steady progress. "Music is the air I breathe, how I express myself," he told Seventeen. " Selected discography Michael Bolton, Columbia, 1983.

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