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Sonny Boy is a 1961 album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins comprising four tracks from his final recordings for the Prestige label, three of which were originally released on Tour de Force, along with an unissued performance from the session that produced Rollins Plays for Bird. All compositions by Sonny Rollins except where noted.
Joseph Coleman Smith. He also worked as a session pianist in Los Angeles, on records by Sandy Nelson and others, and recorded for small labels including Original Sound, Fifo, and World Pacific. In the early 1960s he recorded for the Aura label, and in 1964 his song "If You Want This Love" reached n. 1 on the pop chart; its follow-up.
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Sonny Knight's new album with his band The Lakers is titled I'm Still Here, and "Here" has multiple meanings for Knight. It's Minneapolis, where he grew up and first started singing. Here" also represents the soul music that he first started performing in his teens before life took him in different directions. After his first taste of recording, Knight served in the Army, then sang with the Minneapolis band Haze. He became a truck driver, a career he maintained for decades
b. Joseph C. Smith, 1934, Maywood, Illinois, USA. Sonny Knight succeeded with one beautiful R&B ballad, ‘Confidential’, in the Billboard charts in 1956 before fading from the scene. Smith’s family move. ead Full Biography.
Soul singer Sonny Knight spent half a century. I guess inside of us all we’ve got that dream that says something will happen that’s good, Knight said. In Knight’s case, the dream never died; it just took its own sweet time coming true. Now 67, Knight spent much of his life plugging away at small-time gigs with little-known bands, meanwhile earning his living as a truck driver. He recorded a couple of songs, had a brief top-40 hit in the 1970s. By the ‘90s, he was performing in nursing homes. Knight landed a gig singing with Secret Stash Records, a Minneapolis label that had just compiled an album of reissued music from Twin Cities R&B bands of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Though Knight wasn’t featured on the album, he was invited to join the revue-style concerts the label held to celebrate the album’s release.
For Sonny Knight and the Lakers, 2014 was equal parts unexpected and deserved. The release of their debut album, I’m Still Here, nearly 50 years after a young Sonny recorded his first single, began a tidal wave of accomplishments that includes a successful international tour and attention from major media outlets such. From the album release party in May, through the end of the year, Sonny Knight & The Lakers developed their live show into a full-blown soul music extravaganza. Clocking in at just under 90 minutes of seamless music, the show is reminiscent of the tightly orchestrated performances of James Brown and Sam & Dave.
2014 was both amazing and unexpected for Sonny Knight and the Lakers, and Do It Live showcases the band at their peak following a year of hard touring. Sonny Knight and The Lakers - Do It Live (2015) Blues, RnB, Soul Secret Stash Records 320 kbps MP3 unmixed 2015 01:19:02 186 Mb Uploaded: uploaded.
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