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I woke up last Sunday morning to the news that Gerhard ‘Gerd’ Müller had passed away. One of my Football Friends from around the world had sent an email notifying me of the legendary Müller’s passing.

Published in Sport

The Big ‘O’ was christened Roy Kelton Orbison, born in Vernon, Texas 1936, and sadly died, aged 52 in 1988.

Published in Music

John Myatt who is a former art forger paints Ian Brown in the style of Paul Cezanne.

Published in Video of the Week

Carol Louise Smith was born in 1935 in Everett, Washington. The youngest of three girls, her parents were professional musicians and her early life was full of music.

Published in Music
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 11:57

Albert Griffiths of The Gladiators Revered on ZANI

Following on from the sad news of the passing of Toots Hibbert in September, reggae music is in mourning once again with the loss of the great Albert Griffiths the leader of The Gladiators,in my opinion, the greatest band from that golden era of Jamaican roots reggae music in the mid-seventies.

Published in Music
Monday, 14 December 2020 16:53

Paolo Rossi | One to Eleven | FIFA World Cup Film

Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid. July 11th, 1982. A place and date that Paolo Rossi will never forget.

Published in Video of the Week
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 17:14

A Short Biog of Wanda Jackson

Wanda Jean Jackson was born in 1937 in Maud, Oklahoma. Her father taught her to play the piano and guitar. After winning a talent contest the teenager was given her own radio program in Oklahoma City (a 15-minute daily show on KLPR).

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 10:47

Lulu – A Brief Profile on ZANI

Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie was born in 1948 in Lennox Castle, Lennoxtown, Scotland, the daughter of a butcher. Marie grew up in Dennistoun, Glasgow, where she attended Thomson Street Primary School and Onslow Drive Junior School.

Published in Music

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ZANI was conceived in late 2008 and the fan base gradually grew by word of mouth. Key contributors came from those of the music, film and fashion industry and the voice of ZANI grew louder. So, when in 2013 investor, contributor and fan of ZANI Alan McGee* offered his support to help restyle and relaunch the site it was inevitable that traffic would increase dramatically and continues to grow. *Alan McGee co-founder of Creation Records and new label 359 Music..

 

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