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Who composed the tracks “Flower Girl” and “受け継がれし技” from the Shenmue OST?

The booklet of the Shenmue soundtrack (Original Sound Track / シェンムー / 一章 横須賀) lists the composers ("Sound Creator") of all except these two pieces: Flower Girl (disc 1, track 17) 受け継がれし技 (disc 2, ...
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Who the heck is Adele Cara?

While searching for Adele on my music streaming service, I happened to notice an artist named Adele Cara. Her first "album" is provocatively called 19 21 25 (a la the real Adele's three album titles) ...
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Flamenco in Queen's “Innuendo”

Is the flamenco part in Queen's Innuendo a generic flamenco or is it based on some composer's flamenco (or other piece of music) or was it composed by Queen "from scratch" and has no references to ...
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Trying to locate the name and artist of an independent dubstep song

What I can recall about the song primarily is the lyrics which go something along the lines of 'Good, you're awake. I like it when they know what's --- coming. Don't worry, this . will . hurt.' I ...
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Who played bass on George Michael's “Cowboys and Angels”?

I cannot find anywhere who played bass on George Michael's "Cowboys and Angels". It's one of the best bass lines ever and I am curious who it was.
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Only studio track featuring both Hendrix and Clapton

Many years ago while listening to Stephen Stills 1 with my father, he mentioned that the track Go Back Home was the only studio recording that featured both Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton playing ...
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Who played Normanno in Nino Sanzogno's 1959 Lucia di Lammermoor?

I recently acquired a Lucia di Lammermoor recording conducted by Nino Sanzogno (1959, Milano). According to the information I have found on the album cover and on the Internet, these were the ...
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Is Jincheng Zhang copying instrumental work of others?

Today, I stumbled upon a mysterious artist, under the name of Jincheng Zhang. You can find a Youtube channel here, or on Shazam, or Deezer or Soundcloud and Twitter. It seems to me that most of those ...
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Who is the choir in Game of Thrones - “The Children”?

Who performs The Children from the season 4 soundtrack of Game of Thrones? It only credits Ramin Djawadi, who is the composer. He made a Reddit AMA, but the only question about The Children seems to ...
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Who performs the vocals in Jedi Mind Tricks' “Before The Great Collapse”?

In the track Before The Great Collapse by Jedi Mind Tricks, who is performing the vocals? I've spoken with lots of people about this and many claim that it's both Vinnie Paz and Jus Allah. That they ...
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“Summertime”, late 60s, early 70s, who sang it?

Who sang the version of "Summertime" that received a lot of airplay on American pop radio in the late 60s or early 70s? I've been wracking my brain, searching youtube, and I can't find it. It wasn't ...
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Who is the guitarist of the melodic blues line in “I want you (she's so heavy)” of The Beatles?

Since the beginning of I want you (She's so heavy) of The Beatles, two beautiful guitar lines have been recognized. A baroque circular arpeggio that becomes almost hypnotic, and a blues melody that ...
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Who said words to the effect of “the artists have gotten better looking but the music's gotten worse”?

A friend attributed this quote to a famous rock and roll musician regarding shifts in the music industry over the last 50 years: The artists have gotten better looking but the music's gotten worse. ...
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Of all authors who may have composed “Adeste Fideles”, is there one who is most likely to have done it?

Adeste Fideles is a Christmas carol and a magnificent piece of music that has been ascribed to various authors, including John Francis Wade (1711–1786), John Reading (1645–1692), a Portuguese musician ...
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Who is the singer performing the “Anywhere the heart goes” from “The Thorn Birds” OST

What is the name of the singer performing the Anywhere the heart goes song from The Thorn Birds OST released on 2 CDs by Varèse Sarabande record label? I was surprised to not find official info on ...
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Who sings the cover version of The Police's “Every Breath You Take” in the trailer for the *Blair Witch/The Woods* movie?

This trailer for the movie Blair Witch/The Woods features a female cover of The Police's Every Breath You Take. Who sings this cover version?
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What's the title of the 2nd instrumental song used in a YouTube video, “Minirig 3 vs Vifa Reykjavik Sound Comparison”?

In a YouTube video titled Minirig 3 vs Vifa Reykjavik Sound Comparison by techkiste.net, there are 3 songs played. What I want to know is the 2nd song that starts at 2:39-4:32. I'm pretty sure I've ...
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Voegeli's “All things Considered” Theme Song and It's Hollywood Connection

The theme song for the NPR show "All Things Considered" is based on a 1974 composition by Don Voegeli. You can hear the multiple versions in the podcast at this page. Interestingly, after Voegeli ...
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What kind of music genre did Jesse Pinkman listen to in Breaking Bad?

To be more specific, I'm not asking about the soundtrack of the whole series. In a lot of scenes you can see Jesse listening to music that sounds like hip-hop or rap (please don't kill me if I'm ...
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Second vocalist on John Lee Hooker's “Guitar Lovin' Man”

Does anyone know who's the guy singing "So sorry, so sorry boy, you don't rule this steer no more..." in the song Guitar Lovin' Man by John Lee Hooker?
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Identify traditional Scottish folk song about a kiss

Trying to figure out the name of a traditional Scottish (and not Irish folk song I heard on the Ed Miller radio show last year. I recall it was performed by a woman and I know I found a video of her ...
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What is the prototype for the song in this cartoon

There's a cartoon by LutheranSatire on YouTube. The song in the cartoon is composed, written and performed by the cartoon author himself. Two versions of the same song: https://youtu.be/FoU2o1iRN0U?t=...
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Ave Maria Guarani

There are many compositions that use the text of "Ave Maria". One of them is "Ave Maria Guarani" from The Mission. Given how often classical compositions make it into movies, I've been wondering if ...
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Opera performances used as examples in a lecture

I attended a lecture and loved these performances but forgot the names.
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Who is this female guitarist in The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors?

Who is this gorgeous female guitarist in the video Carlos Santana The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors?
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Is there such a piece like Sonata No 9 for piano by Chopin?

I am listening to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWDqUSdG7NA and it has the title "Sonata No 9 | Frederic Chopin". I am trying to cross check the existence of the original piece and attribution ...
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Does anyone know what artist this signature is from?

Does anyone know what artist this signature is from? I found this a few days ago probably from the late 80s. If you recognize this please comment!
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Who sings on the Raconteurs' “Level”

The Raconteurs is a "supergroup" whose most famous member is White Stripes frontman Jack White. In their song "Level," there's a section with an echoed vocal. In headphones, one voices is in the ...
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Who writes the original music for Mozart in the Jungle

In the hit Amazon show "Mozart in the Jungle," there are several pieces presented as original music, most notably by retired conductor Thomas Pembridge (Malcom McDowell). One particularly beautiful ...
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Who played lead guitar on “River in the Rain” by Roger Miller?

Who played lead guitar on River in the Rain by Roger Miller? If it's not Merle Haggard, or Merle Haggard's lead guitarist, it's someone who has embodied that style and reflects it perfectly.
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Is there any information about the music used in the Qatar Airways advert entitled “The World Like Never Before”?

I think the music used in the Qatar Airways advert entitled "The World Like Never Before" is beautiful. I cannot find any infomation about the composer or the name of the piece though. Is there any ...
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Is Lara Jessica Svensson (“Du och Jag”) a real person?

The song Du och Jag features in the movie Bunny the Killer Thing. On this official YouTube video of the song, uploaded by the production company, the artist "Lara Jessica Svensson" seems to be made-...
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Who are the dancers in Nightcrawler's “Push the Feeling On”?

I have been trying to identify the dancers (except John Reid) in the music video Push the Feeling On, but without success. Any pointers?
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Who are composers of “Careless Whisper”?

Who are the composers of Careless Whisper? As I know Careless Whisper released both by George Michael in 1984 and by James Last and Richard Clayderman as part of "Together at Last" album in 1991, but ...
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Identify singer of the song “Painter” in a CD called Timeless

I just remember the CD case has a really big yellow sunflower and something blue. The name is Timeless. I think the first song was "Windflower", and somewhere in the CD was "Dust in the Wind" and ...
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Identify soundtrack for the Roma teaser trailer?

I would like to identify the soundtrack for the teaser trailer of Roma (2018) directed by Alfonso Cuaron. Here's a link to the teaser trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp_i7cnOgbQ
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Identify video with girl singing in a forest, a long red ribbon, and a bonfire

I used to listen this music video around 5 years back. I can't remember the lyrics or anything but few hazy memories of that song. A girl is singing that song walking in a forest. There is one really ...
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Identify this rendition of Amazing Grace

Back in 2009 I came across a rendition of Amazing Grace sung by a gospel-choir-like group. The second verse is sung a cappella by the bass in the group. In the line "How precious did that grace ...
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Name of vocalist in Loco by Manian?

Who is the female vocalist in the song "Loco" by Manian? I've searched: The YouTube comments of the official video Google Manian's Wikipedia page Manian's official website Zooland Records' Wikipedia ...
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Can't find a cutesy pop song from 2000 sung by a young woman

I've been looking for this song for more than 12 years already and asking others for help is my last resort. The song was not a big hit, though you could often hear it on the radio or see the video ...
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Anyone know a musician who (at least at some point) looked like Captain N?

Back in the mid 2000s, I came across an artist who sported a red jacket like Captain N's and who kind of looked like him. I believe the genre of music was electronic/trance, but maybe it was a ...
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Who knows the name of this song? [closed]

I am looking for name of this music and it's artist. Thanks! https://ufile.io/bvai5
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2014 song from male singer, music video had “Where the Wild Things Are” monsters

In 2014 I used to listen to a song by a male singer/band from what I remember and the music video had the monsters In from where the wild things are I've tried a few like seafret Atlantis daughter ...
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Blond woman singing pop opera in front of a green screen

There is a music video of a woman singing pop-opera set against a red background. The music is synthesized with on screen keyboards and a drum machine. The green screen video editing makes multiple ...
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Who’s playing drums in Aloe Blacc’s “Brooklyn In The Summer”?

Who’s playing drums in Aloe Blacc’s Brooklyn in the summer? Alternative question: which web sites can I use to find this kind of information nowadays? (StackExchange...?)
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Need help finding a song. Indie, Folk, 2007ish Myspace solo artist

I can't remember the name of the song or the artist's name. But he was a singer, songwriter, folk, country, indie... Some of the lyrics I remember in no particular order are: "I've done all I ...
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Identify a song in the trailer for Spark: A Space Tail

I'm trying to find the artist and name of the song that starts at 1:30 in the trailer for Spark: A Space Tail.
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Who are this 3 Judges in parody video of Bon Appétit?

Who are these 3 guys playing the Judges on this parody video, Katy Perry's Bon Appétit? I saw the original video, this guys are missing in it.
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English language hip hop song used in Polish body-builder's posing video

I have been trying for months to find the soundtrack of this instagram video, no idea if it is too old, or new that it's not on the net for searching by lyrics to find out who sings it and what the ...
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What is the name of the little French girl in the video “Ameno” from ERA band in 1996?

I'm talking about the original video with a bunch of kids in an expedition to the mountains, not the other with the actress Bustamante. Here is the link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...