Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
music Montana 1970 White, E. B. The Trumpet of the Swan. New York: Harper & Row (1970); pg. 112. "'I could play all sorts of music, not just bugle calls. I could play jazz. I could play country-and-western. I could play rock. I could play the great music of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Sibelius, Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Brahms, everybody. I could really be a trumpet player, not just a camp bugler. I might even get a job with an orchestra.' "
music New Marrakech 3038 Anderson, Kevin J. & Rebecca Moesta. Titan A.E.: Cale's Story. New York: Ace (2000); pg. 121. "Tek... heard classical music of a kind he hadn't experienced since the destruction of Earth. A Human composer named Mozart, he believed. "
music New Mexico 1994 Ing, Dean. "Anasazi " in Anasazi. New York: Tor (1987; c. 1979); pg. 242. "Dorothy Parker's 'You Were Perfectly Fine' "
music New Mexico 2160 Dick, Philip K. The Game-Players of Titan. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall (1979; c. 1963); pg. 21. Pg. 21: Tito Schipa; Pg. 24: "'I've got your Don Pasquale record,' Schilling said... 'The Schipa aria. Da-dum da-da da. A beautiful piece.' "; Pg. 24: Claudia Muzio; Letter Scene from Traviata; Pg. 25: "Gigli record of Una Furtiva Lagrima "; Pg. 26: Gigli (a tenor); Thy Tiny Hand Is Frozen; Schipa; Pg. 27: "Aksel Schitz singing Every Valley "; Pg. 78: Jussi Bjoerling; Pg. 185: Erna Berger; Die Zauberflote; 'The Queen of the Night aria'; The Cherry Duet
music New York 1979 Vonnegut Jr., Kurt. "The Big Space F--- " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 247. "The Director of the New York Philharmonic... "
music New York 2355 Taylor, Jeri. Pathways (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1999; c. 1998); pg. 89. "But gradually, the persistence paid off, and within a year Harry was playing a repertory that included Mozart and Weber. By the time he was ten, he was transporting regularly to New York, where he played in the Julliard youth symphony, while studying music theory, composition, and orchestration. He was considered a prodigy, and the instructors saw a limitless future for him in music. "
music New York: New York City 1940 Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 134. Pg. 133: Duke Ellington; Pg. 134: "The list of famous names was endless: Ed 'Snakehips' Tucker, Evelyn Welch, Bill Robinson, and Buck and Bubbles; the comedian Stepin Fetchit; jazz orchestras led by Cab Calloway, Andrew Preer, Louis Armstrong, and Jimmie Lunceford; the songwriter Harold Arlen; and the singers Lena Horne, Ethel Waters, and Ivie Anderson. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
music New York: New York City 1946 Zelazny, Roger. "The Sleeper " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 91. "Mendelssohn's 'March' "
music New York: New York City 1953 Barnes, Steven. Far Beyond the Stars (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 94. Pg. 90: "There were art showings by Ramare Bearden, William H. Johnson, and Richmond Barthe; comedy and jazz at theaters on every corner of every neighborhood. Oh, things were swinging then. The names Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, Pigmeat Markham, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller and Willie 'the Lion' Smith (oh, that Harlem Stride!), Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Chick Webb.

The legends: Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith on the same stage at the Apollo. Coleman Hawkins tearin' it down across the street from the theater where Ethel Waters blew the ceiling to kingdom come. "; Pg. 90-91: "And the Bepop days, just after the Second War, when giants like Charlie Parker, Dizzie Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk "; Pg. 94: "...the sweet, warbling sax of Charlie Parker. "; Pg. 99: Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson; Willie Hawkins

music New York: New York City 1953 Knight, Damon. "Babel II " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1953); pg. 82. " the record cabinet and pulled out an album. He could read the lettering on its spine: MAHLER, The Song of the Earth. He picked out one of the disks and put it on the machine--the 'Drunkard's Song' in the fifth movement. "
music New York: New York City 1955 Snodgrass, Melinda M. "Degradation Rites " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 150. Pg. 150: "'I'll teach you Temptation. It's a very pretty waltz.' "; Pg. 151: Verdi's La Traviata; Bing Crosby albums; Pg. 152: "Moonlight becomes You "; Glenn Miller
music New York: New York City 1958 Knight, Damon. The Man in the Tree. New York: Berkley Books (1984); pg. 90. Satie, Pachelbel, Vivaldi
music New York: New York City 1968 Silverberg, Robert. Dying Inside. New York: Ballantine (1976; c. 1972); pg. 76. Pg. 76: "Some sound effects, Maestro: Beethoven's Sixth, bubbling up gently, sweet flutes and playful piccolos. "; Pg. 141: "Schoenberg, late Beethoven, Mahler, Berg, the Bartok quartets, Bach passacaglias. Nothing that you'd be likely to whistle after one hearing. He doesn't know a lot about music, but he knows what he likes; you wouldn't much care for it. " [Some other musical refs., not in DB.]
music New York: New York City 1969 Milan, Victor. "Transfigurations " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 255. Pg. 255: " well past her shoulders in a great kinky cloudy Yoko Ono mane. "; Pg. 256: Grateful Dead; Pg. 259: Tom Douglas, lead singer for Destiny; Black Sunday; Pg. 260: Mozart and Mendelssohn; Bach's Toccata and Fugue; Pg. 262: Mick Jagger; Lawrence Welk; "The Stones. The Beatles. The Airplane. The Grateful Dead. Spirit and Cream and the Animals, and the Holy Trinity: Janis, Jimi, and Thomas Marion Douglas. "; Mamas & Papas; Mark Meadows
music New York: New York City 1971 Martin, George R. R. "Interlude Three " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 281. "...a Manhattan tower full of stars... Jason Robards, John and D. D. Ryan, Mike Nichols, Willie Joe Namath, John Lindsay, Richard Avedon, Woody Allen, Aaron Copland, Lillian Hellman, Steve Sondheim, Josh Davidson, Leonard Bernstein, Otto Preminger, Julie Belafonte, Barbara Walters... the Greens, the O'Neals... "; Pg. 284: Black eagle, the Envoy, Blythe Stanhope van Renssaeler
music New York: New York City 1981 Miller, John J. "Comes a Hunter " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 378. Pg. 378: Cole Porter
music New York: New York City 1985 Bear, Greg. Blood Music. New York: Arbor House (2002; c. 1985); pg. 171. Pg. 171: ...a tune finally popped into her head, and she began humming the Beatles' "Michelle, " recorded before she was born. "Michelle, ma belle, " was the only part of the lyric she remembered, and she sang that out between pulls and gasps.; Pg. 199: She tried singing "Michelle " again, but the rhythm didn't match he steps, so she whistled a march by John Williams.
music New York: New York City 1986 Harper, Leanne C. "Breakdown " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 59. "'Your songs have been recorded by the best: Peter Gabriel... Simple Minds, U2...' "
music New York: New York City 1986 Martin, George R. R.; Melinda Snodgrass, et al. Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 138. "Beethoven's Sonata for Violin and Piano in F, the so-called Spring sonata. " [Other musical refs. in novel, not in DB.]
music New York: New York City 1987 Bryant, Edward. "The Second Coming of Buddy Holly " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 188. Pg. 188: "What she ended up with was a list of U2, the Boss, Little Steven, the Coward Brothers, and Girls With Guns. "; Pg. 195: "'We're going to the Holidome. We're going to see buddy Holley.'

Jack said, 'The Buddy Holley? I thought he was dead.'

'He's been on the lounge circuit for years. I saw a note about his appearance in the Voice.' " [Many other refs. to musical groups throughout story, including other refs. to Buddy Holly (e.g., pg. 196-197), which should not be surprising given the title of the story. Most such refs. not in DB.] Pg. 197: Prince; Pg. 205: Mick Jagger, Decca, U2 [Many others.]

music New York: New York City 1988 Martin, George R. R. & John J. Miller. Wild Cards VII: Dead Man's Hand. New York: Bantam Books (1990); pg. 122. "When the doorbell played 'Old McDonald Had a Farm,' Jay knew he had the right place. "
music New York: New York City 2002 Friesner, Esther M. Men in Black II. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 104. Pg. 104: Britney Spears; Pg. 194: "'The Backstreet Boys of space. What did they do, throw snowballs at you?' "
music New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 7. Better Ross: "I mean, Stark's in space, Fury was called into that meeting with Cheney and now Captain America and the Wasp are trying to avenge some stupid Frank Sinatra albums. "
music New York: New York City 2368 Bischoff, David. Grounded (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 124. Pg. 124: "'Actually, you know, it was started in the twenties with the groups from Harlem, New York City. Ellington, Count Basie--people like that. They took blues and jazz and synthesized it into large ensembles, more resembling orchestras than simple pickup bands, which were common in the South and Midwest. But then in the thirties, it caught on in a big way with groups led by people like Benny Goodman and the Dorseys. . . .' ";

Pg. 125: "'...Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Chopin. Terrific stuff. Ageless!' "

music New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 45: "We Were Only Foolin' ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Nov. 1986); pg. 24. "His [Larry Bodine's] power created beauty. That's it. He did with light and color what Mozart did with music. "
music North Carolina 1995 Lisle, Holly & Chris Guin. Mall, Mayhem and Magic. New York: Baen (1995); pg. 1. "...opening bars of Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Bad Moon Rising,'... "
music North Dakota 1996 McDevitt, Jack. Ancient Shores. New York: HarperCollins (1996); pg. 87. Pg. 87: Buck Clayton's 'Don't Kick Me When I'm Down, Baby'; Pg. 144: Bach's Third Concerto for Organ
music Ohio 1999 Willis, Connie. "Epiphany " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 260. Pg. 260: "...Randy Travis, singing 'Forever and Ever, Amen' "
music Oklahoma 1943 Bishop, Michael. Brittle Innings. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 144. Artie Shaw; Benny Goodman; Glenn Miller; Pg. 267: "Bing Crosby's 'White Christmas' "; Pg. 294: 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (also pg. 304-306, 359); Pg. 437: 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame'
music Ontario 1992 Huff, Tanya. Blood Trail. New York: DAW Books (1992); pg. 142. Pg. 142: Mozart's Don Giovanni (also pg. 143); New Kids on the Block; Pg. 143: Royal Canadian Opera Company; Pg. 163: Grand Ol' Opry
music Ontario 2002 Sawyer, Robert J. Hominids. New York: Tor (2002); pg. 165. Pg. 165: "Geri Halliwell's rendition of 'It's Raining Men' "; Pg. 339: INXS
music Ontario: Toronto 1990 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Divide. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 4. Pg. 4: Bon Jovi, Jim Morrison, Led Zeppelin; Pg. 9: auld lang syne; Pg. 20: "...a Doors tape... She was not deeply into Sixties rock, but there was something about Morrison: he just never sounded old-fashioned. The tape was Strange Days; the song that came up was 'People Are Strange.' Loping drumbeat and Ray Manzarek moaning on keyboard... " [Other music refs., not in DB.]
music Oregon 2010 Dick, Philip K. "What'll We Do with Ragland Park? " in The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick. New York: Kensington (2002; c. 1963); pg. 345. "Old English ballads such as 'Greensleeves.' " [Other refs. to music, not in DB, particularly to folksinging.]
music Pennsylvania 1970 Panshin, Alexei. "How Can We Sink When We Can Fly? " in Farewell To Yesterday's Tomorrow. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1975; c. 1971); pg. 130. "...and I played records. Great Speckled Bird. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. The new Baez. Rob pulled out Highway 61 Revisited and I got into it as I never had before.

Wolf and Fang went freaking in the candlelight... Quicksilver Messenger Service, the first album... 'The Fool'... "

music Pennsylvania 1970 White, E. B. The Trumpet of the Swan. New York: Harper & Row (1970); pg. 149. Pg. 149: "...from the works of the great composers--Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Johann Sebastian Bach--music he had learned by listening to records at Camp Kookooskoos. Louis also liked the music of George Gershwin and Stephen Foster. When he played 'Summertime' from Porgy and Bess, the people of Philadelphia felt that it was the most thrilling music they had ever heard... make a guest appearance with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. "; Pg. 154: 'Beautiful Dreamer, Wake Unto Me'
music Poland 2010 Anthony, Patricia. Cold Allies. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1993); pg. 205. Chopin; Tchaikovsky; Shostakovich; Prokofiev; Moussorgsky; 'Mother of God (national anthem)
music Quebec 1982 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 28. [A doctor discusses well-known people with Huntington's disease] Pg. 28-29: Woody Guthrie, writer of the song 'This Land Is Your Land'; Pg. 29: Arlo Guthrie, writer of the song 'Alice's Restaurant.'; Pg. 30: "Pierre had bought an Arlo Guthrie LP and listened to it. He'd been unable to find any Woody Guthrie at A&A's, but the Montreal library had an old album by a group called the Almanac Singers that Woody had once been part of. He listened to that, too. The Almanac Singers's music seemed full of hope; Arlo's music seemed sad. It could go either way. "; Pg. 92: Arlo Guthrie; Woody Guthrie
music Solar System 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 92. "'Vic likes music... That was a Beethoven score that you had pinned up on the wall at your place, wasn't it, Vic?'

'Observant,' Hunt complimented. 'Did you know that his dog had a wooden leg?'

Gina looked uncertain. 'Whose?'

'Beethoven's. That was where he got his inspiration--when it walked across the room.' He raised a hand to conduct an imaginary orchestra. 'Dah-dah-dah-dah . . . Dah-dah-dah-dah. See?' " [Also pg. 103.]

music Solar System 2314 Steele, Allen. Chronospace. New York: Ace Books (2001); pg. 70. "Back in the early twentieth century, when a ship left port on a long voyage, it was a ceremonial occasion. A brass band performing 'God Save the Queen,' colored ribbons tossed from the deck... "
music Tennessee: Branson 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 103. "Branson had become an entertainment Mecca in only a few short years. The main drag was a cross between the Las Vegas Strip and Nashville's Music Row, with names he knew and approved of displayed in neon and millions of twinkling lights: Mel Tillis, Ray Stevens, Roy Clark, Cristy Lane, and dozens of others. There was big-time excitement here, but each glittering theatre radiated a wholesomeness, a promise of pure entertainment that required no shock value to satisfy.

...Reba McEntire... " [More about Branson, not in DB.]

music Tennessee: Memphis 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 136. Pg. 136: Chuck Berry's 'Memphis'; Pg. 137: Rick Nelson's 'Travelin' Man'
music Texas 1991 Ing, Dean. The Nemesis Mission. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 56. "'...My tape library is full of Gershwin and Rachmaninoff. No Willie Nelson or Richie Valens.' "
music Texas 1994 Anthony, Patricia. Happy Policeman. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 74. "The last child DeWitt had to interview was a black kid with a gimme cap and a Michael Jackson T-shirt. "
music Texas 1996 Leon, Mark. The Unified Field. New York: Avon Books (1996); pg. 29. Pg. 29: "It was the Rolling Stones' 'Sympathy for the Devil.' "; Pg. 76: " old Neil Young song "; Pg. 113: "Beatles' song, 'Strawberry Fields' "; Pg. 277: John Lennon
music Texas: Dallas 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 185. "...'The Yellow Rose of Texas,' 'Deep in the Heart of Texas,' and 'The Eyes of Texas.' "
music Tran 1996 Pournelle, Jerry & Roland Green. Tran. New York: Baen (1996); pg. 64. Vivaldi concertos
music United Kingdom 1980 Adams, Douglas. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe. New York: Harmony Books (1980) [Dedications] "to the Paul Simon album One Trick Pony which I played incessantly while writing this book. Five years is far too long "
music United Kingdom 1984 Adams, Douglas. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish. New York: Harmony Books (1984); pg. 59. Pg. 59: "He sat and listened solemnly to 'A Scottish Soldier.'

He listened to 'Amazing Grace.'

He listened to something about some glen or other. "; Pg. 65: "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head "; Pg. 117: David Bowie

music United Kingdom 1988 Adams, Douglas. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. New York: Simon and Schuster (1988); pg. 138. Pg. 138: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert; Pg. 188: "main theme of 'The Ride of the Valkyries' "; Pg. 221: "'Hot Potato,' written by Colin Paignton, Phil Mulville and Geoff Anstey " [lyrics printed here, and other refs. to this song elsewhere.]; Pg. 228: "Siegfried's 'Rheinfahrt' from Act 1 of Gotterdammerung "
music United Kingdom 1994 Holdstock, Robert. The Hollowing. New York: Roc (1994); pg. 172. Pg. 172: Sonny and Cher; Pg. 289: Beatles; Pg. 290: Rolling Stones; Beach Boys; Pg. 355: Rolling Stones; Beatles
music United Kingdom 1996 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 91. "Les Paul and Mary Ford singing 'On Top of the World' "
music United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 321. "Finally, at a late hour, the party broke up after a feeling rendering of Auld Lang Syne. " [Some other songs mentioned in other places, not in DB.]
music United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 17. Pg. 17: Mozart; Pg. 20: the Beatles; Pg. 21: the song 'Three Blind Mice' (also pg. 146); Pg. 46; Ravel's Bolero; Pg. 61: Beatles songs; Pg. 96: Mozart, Vivaldi; Pg. 142: Vivaldi; Pg. 144: Not a single line drawing of Joan Sutherland or Marilyn Horne anywhere.; Pg. 176: Mozart (also pg. 219);

Pg. 245: "It's from a cantata I'm playing in a couple of weeks, " she said, "Bach, number six. "

"Who wrote it? "

"Well, Bach, I expect. If you think about it. "

Who? "

"Watch my lips. Bch. B-A-C-H. Johannes Sebastian. Remember? ";

Pg. 246: He threw himself at the pile and started to scrabble through it. Book after book--J.S. BACH. Cello sonatas. Brandenburg Concertos. A Mass in B Minor.

music United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 24. "Not so much here. The yearly accounts of most British companies emerged sounding like the Death March from Saul, but in Japan they went for it like a pack of rats... " [Reference to Saul, written by Handel.]
music United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 240. "Such music, " he said. "I'm not religious, but if I were I wuld say it was like a glimpse into the mind of God. Perhaps it was and I ought to be religious. I have to keep reminding myself that they didn't create the music, they only created the instrument which could read the score. And the score was life itself. And it's all up there. "
music United Kingdom: England 2100 Burgess, Anthony. A Clockwork Orange. New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1963; c. 1962); pg. 83. Pg. 83: "So I went over to the starry stereo and put on J. S. Bach's Wachet Auf Choral Prelude... "; Pg. 89: Handel; Pg. 113: Ludwig van Beethoven, Fifth Symphony; Pg. 139: Mozart [Etc. Many other musical refs. in novel, not in DB. Many other pieces and classical composers are mentioned.]
music United Kingdom: London 1990 Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 89. Beatles
music United Kingdom: London 2018 Bova, Ben. Voyager II: The Alien Within. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 100. "'A Neapolitan love song,' Jo said. 'He's singing to his girlfriend.'

Stoner grimaced in the darkness. 'Like the fireflies,' he muttered.


'He's trying to attract a mate. Like the fireflies with their lights. Or the nightingale's singing. Like bullfrogs croaking... Males attempting to attract females.'

'That's about as romantic as a computer program,' Jo said.

Shrugging, Stoner replied, 'Romance is a human invention, the overlay of intelligence to the mating urge.'


'Oh, really?' She clutched at his hair, her mouth seeking his... "

music USA 1945 Bradbury, Ray. "That Old Dog Lying in the Dust " in Driving Blind. New York: Avon Books (1997; c. 1974); pg. 124. Pg. 124: La Cucaracha; Pg. 126: John Philip Sousa; Pg. 132: 'Dance of the Seven Veils'; Pg. 138: La Galondrina
music USA 1970 Zelazny, Roger. "My Lady of the Diodes " in Unicorn Variations. New York: Timescape (1983; story c. 1970); pg. 157. "The Battle Hymn of the Republic "
music USA 1972 McCullough, Ken. "Chuck Berry, Won't You Please Come Home " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 466. [The title refers to American music legend Chuck Berry.] Pg. 467: "So this tick, Dermacentor reticulatus, a male, I named him Chuck Berry, could grow as big as a small dig, but he wouldn't be able to get around at all at that size. " [Other refs.]
music USA 1975 Dick, Philip K. "Pay for the Printer " in The Preserving Machine. New York: Ace Books (1969; c. 1956); pg. 297. Brahms
music USA 1980 Maggin, Elliot S. Superman: Miracle Monday. New York: Warner Books (1981); pg. 31. Pg. 31: Sonny and Cher; Pg. 32: Peter Noone; Herman's Hermits; Pg. 33-34: Andy Gibb; Pg. 34: "Andy Gibb... younger brother of Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb who made up a singing group called the BeeGees.' " [More.]; Pg. 159: "All three hundred people inside Radio City Music Hall for a revival of Singing in the Rain... "
music USA 1987 Bryant, Edward. "The Second Coming of Buddy Holly " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 203. "Buddy Holley still seemed very anchored in the physical universe. She didn't have the same sense of ethereal dissociation that she'd gotten from spiritually transformed rock stars such as Cat Stevens or Richie Furay... 'Most of what I know about this, I learned from my aboriginal friend, but I've thought about it. Sometimes, in my job, I wonder whether rock stars, pop singers, entertainers in the public eye in America, are sort of the contemporary equivalent of shamans.'

Holley nodded seriously. 'Men and women of power. Absolutely.'

'They have the magic.' " [Other refs., not in DB.]

music USA 1991 Ing, Dean. Butcher Bird. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1993); pg. 269. "'Put on that Harry Connick CD I got for you, and maybe something like Ravel's La Mer to back it up...' "

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