William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, served as the singer of Beady Eye, before performing as a solo artist after the dissolution of both bands, his dress sense – with a penchant for Parka jackets – and abrasive manner have been the subject of commentary in the press. His debut solo album As You Were, released 6 October 2017, proved to be a critical and commercial success, topping the UK Albums Chart and being certified Platinum. With over 103,000 units sold in its first week it was the ninth fastest-selling debut of the decade in the UK. In 2018, the album was certified Platinum with sales of over 300,000 units in the UK, his second solo album, Why Me? Why Not. Topped the UK charts on 27 September 2019, his tenth chart topper, it is the fastest selling vinyl of 2019. The album's lead single "Shockwave" became one of Gallagher's biggest solo hits, the best selling vinyl single of 2019 in the UK and his first solo single to top a chart in general, reaching number one in Scotland.
William John Paul Gallagher was born to Irish parents Thomas and Peggy Gallagher in Longsight in Manchester before moving to Burnage. He was physically abused by his father as a child, although not to the extent that his older brothers Paul and Noel were, he has said that the abuse affected him and inspired him to become an artist. When Liam was 10, Peggy moved away from Thomas. Although Liam maintained sporadic contact with his father throughout his teens, he has said that their issues remain unresolved. Noel contend that from a young age, Liam went out of his way to antagonise people Noel, with whom he shared a bedroom; the Gallagher brothers were troubled in their mid-teens. He attended St. Bernard's RC Primary School until age 11 The Barlow Roman Catholic High School, he returned to school, where he completed his last term in Spring 1990, famously stating he gained 4 GCSEs on VH1’s Behind the Music in 2000. Liam had no interest in music at a young age, he credits his change in attitude towards music to a blow to the head by a hammer he received from a student from a rival school.
After this incident, he became infatuated with the idea of joining a band. Noel has said that Liam showed little interest in music until his late teens, was better looking than him, a better singer, had better clothes and could wear a parka jacket with more style. Gallagher became confident in his ability to sing and began listening to bands like the Beatles, the Stone Roses, the Who, the Kinks, the Jam, T. Rex. In the process he forged an obsession with former Beatles singer/songwriter John Lennon. Liam would help Noel with his job as a roadie for Inspiral Carpets and worked as a watchman for British Gas; when school friend Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, invited Gallagher to join his band, The Rain, as a vocalist, he agreed. Liam was the band's co-songwriter, along with guitarist Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs. Noel Gallagher has since mocked this writing partnership, describing them as being "just awful", Liam admitted that "we were shit"; the band only did not get many gigs. It was after one of their rare shows in 1991 at the Manchester Boardwalk that Noel, having returned from touring internationally as a roadie with Inspiral Carpets, saw them perform.
In 1993, Oasis played a four-song setlist at Glasgow's famous King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, where Alan McGee of Creation Records discovered them and signed them on for a six-record deal. In late 1993 and'94, the band recorded the album Definitely Maybe, which released on 28 August 1994, went on to become the fastest-selling British debut album ever. Liam was praised for his vocal contributions to the album, his presence made Oasis a popular live act. Critics cited influences from The Beatles and Sex Pistols. Liam's attitude garnered attention from the British tabloid press, which ran stories concerning his alleged drug use and behaviour. In 1997, Definitely Maybe was named the 14th-greatest album of all time in a'Music of the Millennium' poll conducted by HMV, Channel 4, The Guardian and Classic FM. In Channel 4's'100 Greatest Albums' countdown in 2005, the album was placed at number 6. In 2006, NME placed the album third in a list of the greatest British albums behind The Stone Roses' self-titled debut album and The Smiths' The Queen Is Dead.
In a 2006 British poll run by NME and the book of British Hit Singles and Albums, Definitely Maybe was voted the best album of all time with The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band finishing second and Revolver third. Q Magazine placed it at number five on their greatest albums of all-time list in 2006, in that same year NME hailed it as the greatest album of all time. Morning Glory? was more successful, becoming the third-best selling album in British history. Around this time, Oasis became embroiled in a well documented media-fuelled feud with fellow Britpop band Blur; the differing styles of the bands now leading the Britpop movement – Oasis a working class, northern band and Blur a middle class, southern band – made the media perceive them as natural rivals. In August 1995, Blur and Oasis released new singles on
The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California is a federally recognized tribe of Miwok people in Tuolumne County, California. The Chicken Ranch Rancheria Miwok are central an indigenous people of California; the tribe conducts business from California. The tribe is led by an elected council; the Chicken Ranch Rancheria is 2.85-acre parcel of land, located in Tuolumne County. The tribe owns Chicken Ranch Bingo and Casino, located in Jamestown, California, as well as the Ranch House Restaurant. Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-513877-1 Official website
Time Traders is an album by the British blues band the Peter Green Splinter Group, led by Peter Green. Released in 2001, this was their sixth album. Green was the founder of Fleetwood Mac and a member of that group from 1967–70, before a sporadic solo career during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Time Traders marked a departure from the group's prior recordings of Robert Johnson songs, the tracks on this album were all original compositions by the band members, including two by Green, recorded three decades previously. "Underway" was an instrumental track from Fleetwood Mac's 1969 album, Then Play On, "Uganda Woman" was the b-side of a single that Green and his Splinter Group colleague Nigel Watson had released in January 1972. "Underway" features Snowy White on guitar. "Until the Well Runs Dry" – 5:19 "Real World" – 6:16 "Running After You" – 4:46 "Shadow on My Door" – 5:35 "Lies" – 4:43 "Down the Road of Temptation" – 4:16 "Downsize Blues" – 3:47 "Feeling Good" – 4:17 "Time Keeps Slipping Away" – 4:44 "Wild Dogs" – 5:09 "Home" – 5:17 "Underway" – 4:48 "Uganda Woman" – 5:30 Peter Green – guitars, vocals Nigel Watson – guitar, vocals Roger Cotton – guitar, Hammond C-3 organ Pete Stroud – bass guitar Larry Tolfree – drums, percussion Snowy White – guitar Tim Riggins – trombone, horn arrangements Martin Harmon – saxophone Derek Nash – saxophone Sid Gauld – trumpet, flugelhorn Joanne Ramsey, Louise Kenny, Owen Parker – backing vocals Peter Green Splinter Group – producers Matthew Ollivier – engineer Stuart Green – design Monty Strikes – photography
Tom van der Leegte is a retired Dutch footballer. He played for clubs like PSV Eindhoven and VfL Wolfsburg. Van der Leegte made his debut as a 17-year-old for PSV, he was a member of the Dutch squad at the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship. After two seasons for PSV he was loaned to RKC Waalwijk. After one season in Waalwijk he signed a contract with the club. In the 2000 -- 01 season, he was sold to FC Twente for 4 million gulden. In his third season at the club he had a loan spell for his second time at RKC Waalwijk where he finished the season. In the summer of 2003, he signed a contract at ADO Den Haag. After the first half of the 2005–06 campaign he signed a contract for VfL Wolfsburg. Among his teammates at VfL Wolfsburg, his fellow Dutch were Rick Hoogendorp. In May 2007, it was rumoured that van der Leegte would become Phillip Cocu's successor at PSV. A few days PSV signed him for two years, he joined NAC Breda in September 2008 on a two-year contract. Van der Leegte ended his career in March 2010, after long series of injuries
The non-marine molluscs of India are a part of the molluscan fauna of India. There are 5070 species of non-marine molluscs living in the wild in India. There are 3371 species of marine molluscs in India. There are 1671 species of non-marine molluscs living in the wild in India; this includes 1488 terrestrial species in 140 genera and 183 freshwater species in 53 genera. There are a total of species of gastropods, which breaks down to?? Species of freshwater gastropods, 1488 species of land gastropods, plus?? Species of bivalves living in the wild. Summary table of number of species Neritidae Neripteron auriculatum Neripteron violaceum Neritina pulligera Neritina platyconcha - subgenus Dostia Neritina perottetiana - subgenus Vittina Neritina smithi Wood - subgenus Vittina Neritina turrita Neritina variegata Lesson - subgenus Vittina Neritodryas subsulcata Theodoxus bicolor - subgenus Clithon Theodoxus corona - subgenus Clithon Theodoxus reticularis - subgenus Clithon Septaria lineata Septaria porcellana Viviparidae Angulyagra microchaetophora Angulyagra oxytropis Taia crassicallosa Annandale & RaoAmpullariidae Pila globosa - including varieties incrassatula and minor Pila olea Pila conica - including variety compacta Reeve Pila theobaldi Pila virens Pila saxea Valvatidae Valvata piscinalis Littorinidae Cremnoconchus syhadrensis Cremnoconchus conicus Blanford, 1870 - synonym: Cremnoconchus carinatus Mainwaringia paludomoidea NevillPomatiopsidae Tricula montana Hydrobiidae Mysorella costigera Assimineidae Assiminea brevicula Pfeiffer, 1854Thiaridae Paludomus tanschauria Gmelin Melanoides tuberculata Plotia scabra Lymnaeidae Radix luteola Planorbidae Anisus convexiusulcus = Gyraulus convexiusulcus Indoplanorbis exustus Species of gastropods of India include:Hydrocenidae Georissa pyxis Helicinidae Pleuropoma andamanica Pleuropoma arakanensis Pleuropoma dunkeri Pleuropoma nicobarica Pleropoma rogersi Pleuropoma scrupula Sulfurina behniana Sulfurina bensoni Wagner Sulfurina zelebori Achatinidae Achatina fulica fulica Camaenidae Amphidromus Chloritis propinqua Cerastidae Rhachis bengalensis Rhachis praetermissus Rhachis pulcher Rhachis punctatus Charopidae Ruthvenia retifera Cyclophoridae Alycaeus expatriatus Blanford Cyclophorus altivagus Cyclophorus stenomphalus Cyclophorus indicus Cyclophorus nilagiricus Cyathopoma atrosetosum Cyathopoma filocinctum Cyathopoma latilabrie Cyathopoma nitidum Cyathopoma ovatum Cyathopoma trochlea Cyathopoma wynaadense Mychopoma seticinctum Theobaldius tristis Theobaldius ravidus Theobaldius stenostoma Tortulosa recurvatus Alycaeus expatriatus Alycaeus footei Pterocyclus bilabiatus Pterocyclus cyclophoroideus Pterocyclus nanus Pterocyclus comatus Ditropis Japonia Craspedotropis bilirata Craspedotropis cuspidata Leptopomoides valvatus Diplommatinidae Nicida anamullayana Nicida liricincta Nicida nilgirica Nicida nitidula Nicida subovata Opisthostoma deccanense Opisthostoma fairbanki Ophisthostoma macrostoma Diplommatina canarica Endodontidae Philalanka bidenticulata Philalanka daghoba Philalanka quinquilirata Thysanota guerini Ruthvenia retifera Enidae EnaStaffordiidae - this family lives only in India Staffordia daflaensis Staffordia staffordi Staffordia toruputuensis Godwin-AustenHelicarionidae Kaliella barrackporensis Kaliella sigurensis Sitala liricincta Sitala palmaria Sitala denselirata Ariophantidae Ariophanta canarica Ariophanta cysis Ariophanta immerita Ariophanta interrupta Ariophanta kadapaensis Nevill Ariophanta thyreus Cryptozona albata Cryptozona belangeri Cryptozona bistrialis Cryptozona ligulata Cryptozona maderaspatana Cryptozona semirugata Cryptozona sisparica Cryptozona solata Euplecta acuducta Euplecta cacuminifera Euplecta fluctuosa Euplecta hyphasma Euplecta granulifera Euplecta indica Euplecta mucronifera Euplecta semidecussata Euplecta subdecussata Euplecta travancorica Hemiplecta beddomii Macrochlamys aulopsis Macrochlamys indica Macrochlamys lixa Macrochlamys prava Macrochlamys vilipensa Macrochlamys woodiana Indrella ampulla Mariaella beddom
Glenn Spearing is a former Irish professional darts player. He plays in Professional Darts Corporation events. Spearing was a prolific winner of Irish darts tournaments in 2012 and 2013 as he picked up eight titles during that time. In 2014 he entered Qualifying School in an attempt to join the PDC circuit full-time, coming closest on the final day when he lost in the last 32 to Joe Murnan. For competing he earned PDPA associate member status which gave him entry into UK Open and European Tour qualifiers. Spearing qualified for the German Darts Championship and beat Magnus Caris 6–2, before being whitewashed 6–0 by Gary Anderson in the last 32 which represents his deepest run in a PDC event to date. Spearing qualified for the UK Open for the time, but lost 5–2 to Antonio Alcinas in the first round. Player profile on Glenn Spearing from Dartsdatabase