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James Young (American musician)

James Vincent Young is a guitarist and songwriter, best known for playing lead guitar in the American rock band, Styx. Young began playing piano at the age of five, he learned to play clarinet and guitar during those years. He was nicknamed by Styx members & long time fans as "J. Y." and is referred to as "The Godfather Of Styx". In 1970, Young joined the band TW4 while a student at Illinois Institute of Technology, from which he graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering; that band became the first incarnation of Styx. After Styx's initial breakup in 1984, Young released the solo albums City Slicker, Out on a Day Pass, Raised by Wolves, he was the only full-time original member has appeared on all Styx albums. Young tends to write the more hard rock pieces for Styx, he is best known for the Styx songs "Miss America" and "Snowblind". Young managed the Chicago, Illinois -based rock band 7th Heaven in 1998 along with Alec John Such of the band Bon Jovi. Styx Styx II The Serpent Is Rising Man of Miracles Equinox Crystal Ball The Grand Illusion Pieces of Eight Cornerstone Paradise Theater Kilroy Was Here Caught in the Act Edge of the Century Return to Paradise Brave New World Arch Allies: Live at Riverport Styx World: Live 2001 At the River's Edge: Live in St. Louis Cyclorama 21st Century Live Big Bang Theory One with Everything: Styx and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra The Grand Illusion, Pieces of Eight Live Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas The Mission City Slicker Out on a Day Pass Raised by Wolves Unofficial James "JY" Young website done by Kathie James Young's bio- and discography at James Young's bio- and discography at James Young's bio- and discography at James Young's bio- and discography at JY Career Retrospective Interview from 2017 with The Pods & Sods Network

William Tyrwhitt

William Tyrwhitt was an English landowner and politician who sat as Member of Parliament for Huntingdon in March 1553 but took no further part in public life under Queen Elizabeth I because of his Roman Catholicism, for which he underwent spells of imprisonment. Born by 1531, he was the eldest son of the MP Sir Robert Tyrwhitt, of Kettleby in Lincolnshire, his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Oxenbridge, of Etchingham in Sussex. With centuries of service in local and national government, his family was long established in Lincolnshire and well connected, his sister Ursula having married Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave. Reaching majority by 1552, he was party to a legal dispute over lands he bought in Lincolnshire, being described as “William Tyrwhitt esquire, a young gentleman and heir apparent of Sir Robert Tyrwhitt of Lincolnshire, a man of great power in those parts”. In 1553 he was selected as MP for the borough of Huntingdon, his father being in the same Parliament for the seat of Lincolnshire.

After this, he seems to have lived a private life, his home being Twigmoor Hall in Holme until in 1581 he succeeded to his father's lands. However, his religious beliefs were not private and in 1580 he was taken into custody in the Tower of London as a suspected Catholic. After 12 months, he was set free on paying bail of 300 pounds and promising to take instruction in Anglicanism. Accused of dissuading friends from adopting Anglicanism, he was taken back into prison, this time in the Fleet, at the end of 1581. Though allowed out to attend his father's funeral in Lincolnshire, it emerged that he had heard a mass while in the Fleet and had not therefore renounced Catholicism. For the rest of his life he was under surveillance and, though not in prison, was allowed home. Allowed to sort out his mother's affairs after her death, he died on 18 July 1591, his will, made two months earlier, asked for his body to be buried beside his father in All Saints church at Bigby and for lands to be sold, including the manor of Fillingham, in order to provide legacies for his children.

In 1576 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Peter Frescheville, of Staveley in Derbyshire, his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of the MP Sir Gervase Clifton, of Clifton. Her sister Frances was the wife of Sir Gervase Holles and her half-brother was the MP Sir Peter Frescheville. With Elizabeth, he is recorded as having four daughters. Four of the sons left no children, but all four daughters married: Robert, his heir, in 1594 married Bridget, daughter of John Manners, 4th Earl of Rutland. Margaret, married Nicholas Rookwood, of Euston, Suffolk. Mary, married first Robert Bradford and secondly Robert Monson, of Northorpe. Ursula, married Sir William Babthorpe, of Babthorpe. Martha, married Edmund Colles, of Leigh in Worcestershire, grandson of the MP Edmund Colles and like her father a recusant; some records show a fifth daughter Elizabeth, who married Ambrose Rookwood, executed in 1606 for his part in the Gunpowder Plot. Other sources say his widow Elizabeth married Edward Rookwood, of Rookwood

Chris Tomek

Chris Tomek is an American former soccer player who played as a midfielder, making twelve appearances for the United States women's national team. In high school, Tomek attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School where she played for the Tiger boys' team until 1982, she was the first woman to score in boy's soccer in IHSA history. There she played basketball, where she was named to the All-Conference team in 1980 and 1981, softball, where she was named to the All-State team in 1980, 1981, 1982. In college, she first played softball for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1983 to 1984, where she was a letterwinner and was selected to the Second Team All-Big Ten in 1984, she attended George Mason University, where she played soccer for the Patriots from 1985 to 1986. There she helped. In 1986 she was the team captain, was chosen as an NSCAA Second-Team All-American, she was selected in the NSCAA All-Region team in 1985 and 1986, was an Adidas Academic All-American in 1986. She was inducted into the Wheaton Central Tigers Hall of Fame in 2009.

Tomek made her international debut for the United States on July 7, 1986 in the 1986 North American Cup friendly tournament against Canada. In total, she made twelve appearances for the U. S. earning her final cap on December 19, 1987 in a friendly match against Canada. United States 1986 North American Cup

The Other Love

The Other Love is a 1947 American film noir drama romance film directed by Andre DeToth and starring Barbara Stanwyck, David Niven, Richard Conte. Written by Ladislas Fodor and Harry Brown based on the story "Beyond" by Erich Maria Remarque, the film is about a concert pianist, sent to a sanatorium in Switzerland to treat a serious lung illness. In his review for The New York Times, Bosley Crowther called the film "a typical artificial romance on the heart-rending theme of Camille". Not knowing her illness is terminal, concert pianist Karen Duncan checks into a Switzerland sanatorium under the care of Dr. Tony Stanton, whose stern manner Karen does not like. One day she and another patient, Celestine Miller, enjoy a day away from the clinic and a night on the town, despite their doctor's advice. Auto racer Paul Clermont invites her to Monte Carlo. Although she is attracted to her doctor, Tony's seeming lack of interest in anything but her health causes Karen to accept Paul's invitation, she gambles and drinks returns to the sanatorium to discover that Celestine has died.

Panic-stricken, Karen's first impulse is to follow her doctor's orders to refrain from exerting herself. She disobeys, endangering her well-being. Only at the last possible minute does she return to Tony's side, where he proposes marriage to her and watches as their future together hangs by a thread. Barbara Stanwyck as Karen Duncan David Niven as Dr. Anthony Stanton Richard Conte as Paul Clermont Gilbert Roland as Croupier Joan Lorring as Celestine Miller Lenore Aubert as Yvonne Dupré Maria Palmer as Huberta Natalie Schafer as Dora Shelton Bobby Deerfield The Other Love at the American Film Institute Catalog The Other Love on IMDb The Other Love at the TCM Movie Database The Other Love at AllMovie

Mezzoforte (band)

Mezzoforte is an instrumental jazz-funk fusion band from Iceland, formed in 1977. They signed a record deal with Icelandic label Steinar, their biggest hit single was "Garden Party", taken from their fourth album Surprise Surprise. It peaked at number 17 in the UK Singles Chart; the solo that takes place two minutes into "Garden Party", was created and played on the flugelhorn by English trumpeter, Stephen Dawson. "Garden Party" was covered by Herb Alpert, at a slower speed than the original as he had learned the track from the single played at the wrong speed. Another single, "Rockall" spent one week at number 75 in the same listing in June that year, was used as a signature tune by several European radio chart shows; the band was named after the traditional musical term mezzo forte, an instruction to play "moderately loud". Original line-up from 1977: Eyþór Gunnarsson – Keyboards Jóhann Ásmundsson – Bass Gunnlaugur Briem-Gulli Briem – Drums Friðrik Karlsson – GuitarOther members and past: Bruno MüllerGuitar Sebastian Studnitzky – Trumpet & keyboards Thomas Dyani – Percussion Jonas Wall – Saxophones Ari Bragi Karason – Trumpet Staffan William-Olsson – Guitar Joel Palsson – Saxophones Guðmundur Pétursson – Guitar Óskar Guðjónsson – Saxophones Kåre Kolve – Saxophones Björn Thorarensen – Synthesizers Kristinn Svavarsson – Saxophones David O'Higgins – Saxophones Jeroen De Rijk – Percussion Mezzoforte Í Hakanum/Octopus Surprise Surprise – UK #23 Sprellifandi – Live at the Dominion Observations Rising No Limits Playing for Time Daybreak Monkey Fields Forward Motion Live In Reykjavik Volcanic Islands Catching up with Mezzoforte – Early Recordings – UK #95 The Saga so far Fortissimos Garden Party Time The Very Best Of Anniversary Edition Mezzoforte at AllMusic Mezzoforte discography at Discogs

William Densmore

Chief Boatswain's Mate William Densmore was a Union Navy sailor in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U. S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Mobile Bay. Born in 1833 in New York, Densmore was still living in that state, he served during the Civil War as a chief boatswain's gun captain on the USS Richmond. At the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 5, 1864, he "fought his gun with skill and courage" despite heavy fire. For this action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor four months on December 31, 1864. Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain's Mate, U. S. Navy. Accredited to: New York. G. O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864. Densmore's official Medal of Honor citation reads: As captain of a gun on board the U. S. S. Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Densmore fought his gun with skill and courage throughout a furious 2-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan.

Medal of Honor recipient William Densmore died on June 17, 1865 of pneumonia and was buried in the Bishop's Burial Ground / Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Pennsylvania, closed in August 1893 and the property sold in 1905. The remains of William Densmore and his widow Margaret née Maloney Densmore's family members were removed from Saint Joseph's Cemetery and reburied at New Cathedral Cemetery, Pennsylvania on April 26, 1901. Burial plot: Section G, range 7, lot 1+3. Densmore's death notice in the June 19, 1865 Philadelphia Public Ledger newspaper read: DENSMORE - On the 17th instant, at the Naval Asylum, WM DENSMORE, of the US receiving ship Princeton, in the 20th year of his age; the relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, No. 117 Almond street, on Tuesday afternoon, at 4 o clock. To proceed to St. Josephs Church for services. Interment at the Bishop's ground William Densmore at Find a Grave