When they go into the studio or on tour, artists like Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Ozzy Osbourne and John Mellancamp can’t do it alone. They need to hire a band, a collection of crack musicians who can make their music come alive. While these people may play in front of millions of people over the courseContinue Reading
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