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" Black Francis of the Pixies cited Beefheart's The Spotlight Kid as one of the albums he listened to regularly when first writing songs for the band, and Kurt Cobain of Nirvana acknowledged Van Vliet's influence, mentioning him among his notoriously eclectic range.
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Black and Francis
He continues to inspire other artists: the 2007 album Bluefinger by Black Francis is based on the life and works of Brood.
Their third album, Black Flower, was rejected by Blackwell, comparing it disparagingly to Francis Lai's A Man and a Woman.
The group consists of Black Francis ( vocals, rhythm guitar ), Joey Santiago ( lead guitar ), Kim Deal ( bass, vocals ), and David Lovering ( drums ).
Joey Santiago and Black Francis ( born Charles Thompson IV ) first met when they lived next to each other in a suite while attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Unlike previous recordings, the band had little time to practice beforehand, and Black Francis wrote much of the album in the studio.
Black Francis renamed himself Frank Black, and he released several solo albums, including a string of releases with Frank Black and the Catholics.
The songwriter and musician Frank Black ( alias Black Francis of the Pixies ) penned an homage to Zubrin, " Robert Onion ", on the album Dog in the Sand.
* December 21 – Francis Garnier is attacked outside Hanoi by Black Flag mercenaries fighting for the Vietnamese.
Famous names include the physicist, Lord Kelvin, ' father of economics ' Adam Smith, James Watt, John Logie Baird, Joseph Black, Sir John Boyd Orr, Professor Sam Karunaratne, Francis Hutcheson and Joseph Lister.
Charles Thompson, singer / songwriter for the alternative band the Pixies, was known in that band as Black Francis.
Directed by Johnson, the piece starred Francis Van Wetering as Titus, Alexandra Cirves as Tamora, Roger Casey as Aaron ( aka The Evil Black Guy ) and Lauren Huyett as Lavinia.
The French managed to keep their grip on Tonkin although, twice, their top commanders Francis Garnier and Henri Rivière, were ambushed and killed fighting pirates of the Black Flag Army hired by the mandarins.
Kilkenny's heritage is evident in the city and environs including the historic buildings such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral and round tower, Rothe House, Shee Alms House, Black Abbey, St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny Town Hall, St. Francis Abbey, Grace's Castle, and St. John's Priory.
" While at college in Massachusetts, Thompson adopted the stage name Black Francis, and formed The Pixies along with Joey Santiago, Kim Deal, and David Lovering.
Among the Scottish thinkers and scientists of the period were Francis Hutcheson, Alexander Campbell, David Hume, Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart, Thomas Reid, Robert Burns, Adam Ferguson, John Playfair, Joseph Black and James Hutton.
Black and Pixies
* 1965 – Frank Black, American singer-songwriter ( Pixies, Frank Black and the Catholics, and Grand Duchy )
Meanwhile, in 2002 material from the band's original 17-track demo tape was released as an EP, Pixies, on Cooking Vinyl in the U. K. and SpinArt Records in the U. S .; Frank Black has also used these labels to release solo work and albums with The Catholics.
Though Frank Black steadfastly dismissed them, he did begin to incorporate an increasing number of Pixies songs in his sets with The Catholics, and occasionally included Santiago in his solo work and Lovering's magic show as an opening act to concerts.
In the 1987 recording and subsequent performances of the Pixies song " Levitate Me ," lead singer Black shouts " Come on Pilgrim, you know He loves you!
While recording the Pixies ' album Surfer Rosa, producer Steve Albini recognized the Pixies ' references and realized that he and Black both " had an affection " for Norman's music.
He is best known as the frontman of the influential alternative rock band Pixies, with whom he performs under the stage name Black Francis.
After the Pixies reconvened in 1990, Deal felt increasingly sidelined by the band's frontman, Black Francis ; this led to the Pixies ' breakup in early 1993.
During this time, Elektra developed a relationship with the UK-based label 4AD, becoming the North American distributor for 4AD acts such as the Pixies, The Breeders, Frank Black and The Amps.
After the Pixies finished touring obligations for their second album Doolittle ( 1989 ) in 1990, band members Black Francis, Joey Santiago, and David Lovering moved from Boston to Los Angeles.
In March 1987, the Pixies ( Black Francis, guitar / lead vocals ; Kim Deal, bass / vocals ; Joey Santiago, guitar ; David Lovering, drums ), entered Boston's Fort Apache Studios with Fort Apache owner / record producer Gary Smith to record a demo tape.
Black and cited
In the initial advertisement placed by Love which resulted in Hole's formation, she cited Fleetwood Mac, Sonic Youth, and Big Black as her three major musical influences.
Repulsion, from Flint, Michigan, cited street punk groups like Discharge and Charged GBH, crossover thrash such as Dirty Rotten Imbeciles and Corrosion of Conformity, thrash metal like Slayer, Metallica, Sodom, and Venom, and death metal ( Possessed ), hardcore punk, like Black Flag, and older hard rock, as inspirational.
Within a year of Major's general election win, general public and media opinion of him had plummeted, with Black Wednesday, mine closures, the Maastricht dispute and mass unemployment being cited as four key areas of dissatisfaction with the prime minister.
Nonetheless, this case was cited by Justice Black to justify the inclusion of secular humanism in the list of religions in his note.
* Hugo Black, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who cited John Lilburne's trial in several opinions beginning with In re Oliver in 1948
Clinton Heylin, author of Babylon's Burning: From Punk to Grunge, cited Black Sabbath as " perhaps the most ubiquitous pre-punk influence on the northwest scene.
The event is significant, as it was cited as a reason for the Black September clashes between Palestinian and Jordanian forces.
Many members of the grunge scene cited Black Flag's My War album as being influential in their departure from the standard punk model.
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has a Black Flag decal on one of his signature Modulus bass guitars, and guitarist John Frusciante has cited Greg Ginn as one of his early influences as a guitar player.
The late United States Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, who often cited the works of John Lilburne in his opinions, wrote in an article for Encyclopædia Britannica that he believed John Lilburne's constitutional work of 1649 was the basis for the basic rights contained in the US Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Kaprow ’ s piece 18 Happenings in 6 Parts ( 1959 ) is commonly cited as the first happening, although that distinction is sometimes given to a 1952 performance of Theater Piece No. 1 at Black Mountain College by John Cage, one of Kaprow's teachers in the mid-1950s.
Writing in dissent, Justice Harlan argued that the statements cited by Justice Black had uniformly been in the context of the Great Compromise.
Amy Winehouse cited " He Hit Me ( It Felt Like a Kiss )" as an influence when writing her album Back to Black.
S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz cited other literary inspirations: Guy de Maupassant's " The Horla " ( 1887 ), which Lovecraft described in " Supernatural Horror in Literature " as concerning " an invisible being who ... sways the minds of others, and seems to be the vanguard of a horde of extraterrestrial organisms arrived on earth to subjugate and overwhelm mankind "; and Arthur Machen's " The Novel of the Black Seal " ( 1895 ), which uses the same method of piecing together of disassociated knowledge ( including a random newspaper clipping ) to reveal the survival of a horrific ancient being.
Bacharach insisted on several takes, and Black cited the session as one of the most demanding of her recording career.
* Encyclopaedia Biblica co-edited with J. Sutherland Black in 1903, revised 1907, is still widely cited, even in Wikipedia.
* The comedian Bill Bailey is a skilled musician, and has used Grieg's piano concerto for comic effect ; in the TV Series Black Books it is played by his character Manny Bianco, and it is cited as an example in his solo mock-scholarly sketch on cockney music.
Finally, Justice Black cited Areopagitica when, in Communist Party of the United States v. Subversive Activities Control Board, he dissented from the Court's upholding of restrictions on the Communist Party of the United States against a free speech and free association challenge.
The Great Mouse Detective is sometimes cited as the first animated film from Walt Disney Pictures to use CGI ; in reality, 1985's The Black Cauldron has this distinction.
Bands like Reigning Sound, Goober & the Peas and The Black Keys have all cited Fortune artists as influential.
His influence did not stop in the 80's, though ; hardcore punk guitarist Greg Ginn of Black Flag cited Birds of Fire by The Mahavishnu Orchestra which inspired him to record more progressive guitar work and even record instrumental songs.