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Drammenshallen
DRAMMENSHALLEN is an indoor arena located in Drammen
Drammen
, Norway
Norway
. It opened in 1978 and is primarily used for handball , and to a lesser extent, track and field, trade shows, exhibitions, and in the past major concerts. Drammen
Drammen
HK and Glassverket IF is currently the main tenant at the facility. The capacity is approximately 4,000 or 6,000 for concerts. The hall was known for large concerts in the 1980s
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Bob Marley
ROBERT NESTA MARLEY, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae , ska and rocksteady in his compositions. Starting out in 1963 with the group the Wailers , he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide. The Wailers would go on to release some of the earliest reggae records with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry . After the Wailers disbanded in 1974, Marley pursued a solo career upon his relocation to England that culminated in the release of the album Exodus in 1977, which established his worldwide reputation and elevated his status as one of the world\'s best-selling artists of all time , with sales of more than 75 million records. Exodus stayed on the British album charts for 56 consecutive weeks. It included four UK hit singles: "Exodus", " Waiting in Vain ", "Jamming ", and "One Love "
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Stevie Wonder
STEVLAND HARDAWAY MORRIS (born STEVLAND HARDAWAY JUDKINS; May 13, 1950), known by his stage name STEVIE WONDER, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy , he is considered to be one of the most critically and commercially successful musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown 's Tamla label at the age of 11, and he continued performing and recording for Motown into the 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth. Among Wonder's works are singles such as "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I\'m Yours ", "Superstition ", " Sir Duke ", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life " and " I Just Called to Say I Love You "; and albums such as Talking Book , Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life . He has recorded more than 30 U.S
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Bruce Springsteen
BRUCE FREDERICK JOSEPH SPRINGSTEEN (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, known for his work with the E Street Band . Nicknamed "The Boss", he is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana
Americana
, working class , sometimes political sentiments centered on his native New Jersey, his distinctive voice, and his lengthy and energetic stage performances—with concerts from the 1970s to the present decade running at up to four hours in length. Springsteen's recordings have included both commercially accessible rock albums and more somber folk-oriented works. His most successful studio albums, Born to Run (1975) and Born in the U.S.A. (1984) find pleasures in the struggles of daily American life. He has sold more than 120 million records worldwide and more than 64 million records in the United States, making him one of the world\'s best-selling artists of all time
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Bon Jovi
BON JOVI is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey . Formed in 1983, Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi , pianist and keyboardist David Bryan , drummer Tico Torres , lead guitarist Phil X , and bassist Hugh McDonald . The band's lineup has remained mostly static during its history, with the only exceptions being the 1994 dismissal of bass player Alec John Such , who was unofficially replaced by Hugh McDonald , and the departure of longtime guitarist and co-songwriter Richie Sambora in 2013. Phil X and McDonald both became official members in 2016. In 1986, Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi
achieved widespread global recognition with their third album, Slippery When Wet . The band's fourth album, New Jersey was equally successful in 1988
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Tina Turner
TINA TURNER (born ANNA MAE BULLOCK; November 26, 1939), is an American -born Swiss recording artist, dancer, actress, and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Born and raised in the Southeastern United States
United States
, Turner relinquished her American citizenship after obtaining Swiss citizenship in 2013. She began her musical career in the mid-1950s as a featured singer with Ike Turner
Ike Turner
's Kings of Rhythm , first recording in 1958 under the name "Little Ann." Her introduction to the public as Tina Turner began in 1960 as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner
Ike & Tina Turner
Revue
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Bob Dylan
BOB DYLAN (/ˈdɪlən/ ; born ROBERT ALLEN ZIMMERMAN, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter, who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when he became a reluctant "voice of a generation" with songs such as "Blowin\' in the Wind " and "The Times They Are a-Changin\' " that became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement . In 1965, he controversially abandoned his early fan-base in the American folk music revival , recording a six-minute single, "Like a Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
", which enlarged the scope of popular music. Dylan's lyrics incorporate a wide range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences. They defied existing pop-music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Drammens Tidende
DRAMMENS TIDENDE is a Norwegian Bokmål
Bokmål
language newspaper published in Drammen
Drammen
, Norway
Norway
. CONTENTS * 1 History and profile * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY AND PROFILEThe former Drammens Tidende dates back to 2 January 1832, when it was known as TIDEN, taking the new name in thirteen years later. Buskerud Blad dates back to 3 July 1883 when it was founded as a conservative alternative to Drammens Tidende and Drammens Blad , which were both pro-liberal . BB and DT merged into one company in 1897 after DT was bought by the owner of BB, Axel Lyche. In 1901 Axel Raknerud, the editor of BB since 1884, also became the editor of Drammens Tidende. However, the newspapers remained separate publications, although with the same staff. Not until 1 February 1961 were they united in a common publication and company
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Queen (band)
QUEEN are a British rock band that formed in London
London
in 1970. Their classic line-up was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (lead guitar, vocals), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals), and John Deacon (bass guitar). Queen's earliest works were influenced by progressive rock , hard rock and heavy metal , but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works by incorporating further styles, such as arena rock and pop rock , into their music. Before forming Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in Smile . Mercury, then known by his birth name, Farrokh "Freddie" Bulsara, was a fan of Smile and encouraged them to experiment with more elaborate stage and recording techniques. Mercury joined in 1970, suggested the name "Queen", and adopted his familiar stage name. Deacon was recruited before the band recorded their eponymous debut album in 1973
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Thin Lizzy
THIN LIZZY are a hard rock band formed in Dublin
Dublin
, Ireland in 1969. Two of the founding members, drummer Brian Downey and bass guitarist and lead vocalist Phil Lynott , met while still in school. Lynott led the group throughout their recording career of twelve studio albums, writing most of the material. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, " Whiskey in the Jar " (a traditional Irish ballad), "Jailbreak " and " The Boys Are Back in Town ", were all major international hits. After Lynott's death in 1986, various incarnations of the band emerged over the years based initially around guitarists Scott Gorham and John Sykes , though Sykes left the band in 2009. Gorham later continued with a new line-up including Downey. Lynott, Thin Lizzy's de facto leader, was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music
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Paul Simon
PAUL FREDERIC SIMON (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades, with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel , which was formed in 1964 with Art Garfunkel . Simon was responsible for writing nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence ", " Mrs. Robinson ", and "Bridge over Troubled Water ". The duo split up in 1970 at the height of their popularity and Simon began a successful solo career as a guitarist and singer-songwriter, recording three highly acclaimed albums over the next five years. In 1986, he released Graceland , an album inspired by South African township music , which sold 14 million copies worldwide on its release and remains his most popular solo work
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Indoor Arena
An ARENA, also known as INDOOR STADIUM, is an enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater , musical performances , or sporting events . The word derives from Latin harena, a particularly fine/smooth sand used to absorb blood in ancient arenas such as the Colosseum
Colosseum
in Rome
Rome
. It is composed of a large open space surrounded on most or all sides by tiered seating for spectators. The key feature of an arena is that the event space is the lowest point, allowing for maximum visibility. Arenas are usually designed to accommodate a large number of spectators. The term arena is sometimes used as a synonym for a very large venue such as Pasadena's Rose Bowl , but such a facility is typically called a stadium , especially if it does not have a roof. The use of one term over the other has mostly to do with the type of event
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Seating Capacity
SEATING CAPACITY is the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, in terms of both the physical space available, and limitations set by law . Seating capacity
Seating capacity
can be used in the description of anything ranging from an automobile that seats two to a stadium that seats hundreds of thousands of people. The largest sporting venue in the world, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
, has a permanent seating capacity for more than 235,000 people and infield seating that raises capacity to an approximate 400,000. CONTENTS * 1 In venues * 2 In restaurants * 3 Legal
Legal
capacity and total capacity * 4 See also * 5 References IN VENUES An aerial view of the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Melbourne Cricket Ground
during the 1992 Cricket World Cup final packed with 90,000 people
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Norway
Indigenous status: * Sami Minority status: * Jewish * Traveller * Forest Finn * Romani * Kven DEMONYM Norwegian ( Nordmann ) GOVERNMENT Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy • MONARCH Harald V Glücksburg • PRIME MINISTER Erna Solberg
Erna Solberg
• PRESIDENT OF THE STORTING Olemic Thommessen
Olemic Thommessen
• CHIEF JUSTICE Toril Marie Øie LEGISLATURE Storting
Storting
HISTORY • STATE ESTABLISHED PRIOR UNIFICATION 872 • NORWEGIAN EMPIRE (GREATEST INDEP
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