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Alvin Lee Dead?

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Date of Death: Mar 06, 2013
Cause(s) of Death: Not Known
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Alvin Lee (born Graham Barnes, 19 December 1944, Nottingham, England) is an English rock guitarist and singer. He began playing guitar at the age of 13, and with Leo Lyons formed the core of the band Ten Years After in 1960. Influenced by his parents' collection of jazz and blues records, it was the advent of rock and roll that sparked his interest, and guitarists such as Chuck Berry and Scotty Moore provided his inspiration. Lee began to play professionally in a band named The Jaybirds, in 1962, who enjoyed popularity in their native England, but moved on to seek a wider fan base. They began that year to perform in the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, following closely behind The Beatles. There, with Alvin Lee assuming the permanent role of lead vocalist in addition to that of lead guitarist, they began to build a following. It was not until the band moved to London in 1966 and changed its name, first to Jaybird, dropping 'The' and 's' to make it sound more contemporary; then to Blues Yard (for one gig at the Marquee Club); and finally to Ten Years After, that international success beckoned. The band secured a residency at the Marquee Club, and an invitation to the Windsor Jazz &

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  • betty clark avatar Oct-21-2017, 11:58:05

    RT @KateyAnthony: Viktor -Alvin Lee | Zed -Kelly Aleshire | Kat -Jennifer Wuestling | https…

  • Luis Camelo avatar Oct-21-2017, 11:57:24

    @Savoy_Brown I prefer the British blues explosion with you, Alvin Lee, Peter Green, Stan Webb, Clem Clempson (Bakerloo) and many others ..

  • Amy Cowley avatar Oct-21-2017, 10:59:59

    RT @KateyAnthony: Viktor -Alvin Lee | Zed -Kelly Aleshire | Kat -Jennifer Wuestling | https…

  • Eddie Graf avatar Oct-21-2017, 08:06:53

    Ich habe ein Video zu einer @YouTube-Playlist hinzugefügt: Alvin Lee & Ten Years Later - 1978 Hempstead, NY

  • spookycat ☠🕷🕸 avatar Oct-21-2017, 05:23:24

    RT @KateyAnthony: Viktor -Alvin Lee | Zed -Kelly Aleshire | Kat -Jennifer Wuestling | https…

  • Lance M. Werner avatar Oct-21-2017, 02:23:15

    We Will Shine on On the Road to Freedom, by Alvin Lee & Mylon LeFevre on Amazon Music #A

  • Jøsh avatar Oct-20-2017, 23:36:52

    RT @KateyAnthony: Viktor -Alvin Lee | Zed -Kelly Aleshire | Kat -Jennifer Wuestling | https…

  • Maurício Queiroz avatar Oct-20-2017, 23:20:17

    Gostei de um vídeo @YouTube Years After & Alvin Lee - Hear Me Calling / Boogie One

  • Jacques de Molay avatar Oct-20-2017, 23:08:38

    @AlejandroIanni2 @Santosterroris @biolucho2005 Sr Iannini veo que su problema es de comprension de lectura! No lo i…

  • Goyo avatar Oct-20-2017, 21:45:31

    RT @goyotocho64: ALVIN LEE & TEN YEARS AFTHER the bluest blues ...blues del mejor..disfrutenlo https…

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