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Ron Asheton

Like a founding person in the legendary Stooges, guitarist Ron Asheton forever changed the facial skin of rock and roll & move, his raw, primordial riffs presaging the rise of punk by way of a 10 years. Created July 17, 1948, in Washington, D.C., he first surfaced within the teenager …

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Cap-Tans

Washington, D.C.-structured R&B group the Cap-Tans shaped in 1948 — in accordance to Marv Goldberg’s profile in the December 1976 problem of Yesterday’s Memories — tenor lead Sherman Buckner, initial tenor Floyd Bennett, second tenor Alfred Slaughter, and baritone Lester Fountain initially teamed as the Buddies, one of the groups …

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Jeff Baxter

Best-known for his use Steely Dan as well as the Doobie Brothers, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter’s versatility and highly designed technique like a soloist produced him a hugely in-demand session guitarist from your ’70s on. Maybe because he’s by no means recorded a single recording, Baxter isn’t a significant home name, …

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William DeVaughn

Vocalist/songwriter/guitarist William DeVaughn had a million-seller the very first time out along with his inspiring “End up being Thankful for EVERYTHING YOU Got.” Those that first noticed the smooth monitor thought it had been a fresh record from Curtis Mayfield. DeVaughn’s high tenor will keep some resemblance to Mayfield’s and …

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