Friday, 18 October 2019 11:21

A Short History of The Animals

They started as the Kansas City Five with Alan Price (pianist), John Steel (drummer), and Eric Burden (vocalist). In 1962, Eric left to try his luck in London and Alan Price formed The Kontours which became the Alan Price R&B Combo with big Bryan “Chas” Chandler (bassist) and John Steel on drums.

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Martha Rose Reeves was born in 1941. in Eufaula, Alabama. The oldest of 11 children to Elijah Reeves and Ruby Lee Reeves, the family moved to Detroit, Michigan,

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Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:40

A Short Biog of King Curtis (1934 - 1971)

Curtis Ousley was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1934. He learned to play the saxophone and was influenced by alto sax players; Earl Bostic and Louis Jordan; and tenor sax players; Illinois Jacquet, and Arnett Cobb. He started his professional career playing sax with Lionel Hampton before moving to New York City in 1953. Curtis worked under his own name and played tenor sax with Horace Silver’s jazz group.
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