Country Boy: A Biography of Albert Lee by Derek Watts,Eric Clapton

By Derek Watts,Eric Clapton

top identified for his distinctive musical kind and blindingly quick hybrid determining process, English guitarist Albert Lee is frequently mentioned in the track because the “guitar player’s guitar player,” popular for his paintings throughout a number of genres of song and for the honour that he has garnered from different giants.
This complete biography tells the total tale of Lee’s lengthy profession and private reports, starting along with his upbringing in south London and his early experimentations with skiffle tune (the British an identical of yankee rockabilly). It covers Lee’s profession in Chris Farlowe’s Thunderbirds and the British rock and kingdom team Heads, arms, and ft, his movement to the U.S. within the Nineteen Seventies and his next paintings with Eric Clapton, the Crickets, Emmylou Harris and the new Band, the Everly Brothers, and, extra lately, with invoice Wyman and with Hogan’s Heroes. Lee’s profession is determined opposed to the historical past of alterations in well known song and exhibits how he, as a British artist with nomadic Romany roots, has prompted commonly “American” musical genres. The paintings contains sixty six images, many from Lee’s own assortment, appendices, and an in depth bibliography.

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