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Alvin Lee


As with lots of the other British beat sets of the ’60s, Alvin Lee lower his musical tooth in Hamburg, Germany within a music group called the Jaybirds. By 1966, back England, he previously transformed the name of his music group to A DECADE After and was quickly becoming a main attraction due to the virtuosity of his single work. Most Us citizens first became acquainted with Lee through his appearance at Woodstock, although he continued to be active through the entire decades that implemented; among his produces had been 1974’s In Trip, 1986’s Detroit Diesel, and 1996’s Reside in Vienna. Alvin Lee passed away on March 6, 2013 because of problems from a regular surgical procedure.

Quick Facts

Full Name Alvin Lee
Died March 6, 2013, Marbella, Spain
Profession Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter
Nationality British
Spouse Evi Lee
Children Jasmin Lee
Parents Dot Barnes
Siblings Janice Barnes, Irma Barnes
Music Groups Ten Years After
Music Songs I'd Love to Change the World, The Bluest Blues, I'm Going Home, I’m Going Home, Hear Me Calling, Love Like a Man, Real Life Blues, My Baby's Come Back to Me, Rock & Roll Girls, I Woke Up This Morning, Slow Blues in 'C', Jenny Jenny, Something's Gonna Get You, I’m Writing You a Letter, Rock'n'Roll Guitar Picker, Song Of The Red Rock Mountain, Back In 69, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Rockin’ Till the Sun Goes Down, Ain’t Nothin’ Shakin’, Carry My Load, If You Should Love Me, You Told Me, I Want You, I Don't Give a Damn, Here They Come, Hey Joe, The World Is Changing, Blues Got Me So Bad, Choo Choo Mama, Let's Boogie, One of These Days
Albums Cricklewood Green, On the Road to Freedom, Nineteen Ninety-Four, Saguitar, Pump Iron!, RX5, In Tennessee, In Flight, A Space in Time, Live in Vienna, Zoom, Ssssh, Ten Years After, Undead, Stonedhenge, The Last Show, Still on the Road to Freedom, Live at Rockpalast, Free Fall, Detroit Diesel, Let It Rock, Rocket Fuel, Ride On, Freefall, The Best of Alvin Lee, Alvin Lee: The Anthology, The Anthology Volume 2 (Remastered)

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1 Guitar player in the sixties rock band Ten Years After.
2 Voted the East Midlands' best guitarist in Total Guitar Magazine's poll of the greatest 12 British guitarists. [July 2001]



The Friend Zone 2016 writer: "I'd Love To Change The World" completed
Our Brand Is Crisis 2015 writer: "I'd Love to Change the World"
Young Life 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 7 episodes
Get the Gringo 2012 writer: "50,000 miles Beneath My Brain"
Ten Years After (A Short Life Story) 2007 Video short writer: "I'd Love to Change the World"
Fahrenheit 9/11 2004 Documentary writer: "I'd Love to Change The World" 1971 - uncredited
Janis et John 2003 writer: "I Woke Up This Morning", "50.000 Miles Beneath My Brain", "If You Should Love Me"
Outside Providence 1999 writer: "I'd Love To Change The World"
Slums of Beverly Hills 1998 writer: "I'd Love to Change the World"
Apollo 11 1996 TV Movie writer: "I'd Love to Change the World" - as A. Lee
The Last Supper 1995/I writer: "I'd Love To Change The World"
Le péril jeune 1994 lyrics: "I'm going home" / music: "I'm going home"
Crossing the Bridge 1992 writer: "I'd Love to Change the World"
Iltatähti 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Groupies 1970 Documentary performer: "GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOLGIRL", "HELP ME BABY"
Woodstock 1970 Documentary writer: "I'm Going Home"
Music Scene 1969 TV Series writer - 1 episode



The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 TV Special footage and images courtesy of



Alvin Lee Rockspective 2000 Short Himself
Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1997 Documentary Himself (Ten Years After)
Woodstock Diary 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
GasTank 1982 TV Series Himself - Guest
Groupies 1970 Documentary Himself
Woodstock 1970 Documentary Himself - Ten Years After (uncredited)
London aktuell 1969 TV Series documentary Himself
Beat-Club 1969 TV Series
Ten Years After 1969 Documentary Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Guitarist, Ten Years After (In Memoriam)
Woodstock: Now & Then 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself - 'Ten Years After'
Summer of Love 2007 TV Series documentary Himself

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