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Teddy Morgan

Minneapolis local Teddy Morgan began taking part in acoustic guitar in his early teenager years. Like a vocalist and songwriter, Morgan was initially affected by Bob Dylan, but after hearing an recording by Lightnin’ Hopkins, he made a decision to pursue a straightahead blues monitor rather. Although he taken notice of Dylan’s blues along with the Allman Brothers and Jimi Hendrix, Morgan wished to play blues full-time; but, like therefore many other youthful players, he’s influenced almost just as much by blues-rock as he’s by traditional blues players like Hopkins. Morgan quit senior high school at 17 and another year joined up with the Lamont Cranston Music group, which resulted in the opportunity to record and tour with Adam Harman and R.J. Mischo. The Fabulous Thunderbirds’ Kim Wilson noticed Morgan playing electric guitar in a membership and had taken Morgan under his wing, stimulating him to come quickly to Austin to look at the blues membership picture there. Clifford Antone, who owns Austin’s longest-running blues membership, Antone’s, flew Morgan right down to Austin to execute, and Morgan shortly became area of the skill roster on the Antone’s label. Once the Antone’s label produced a relationship with Discovery Information, Morgan’s recording profession got a lift, as a lot of the Antone’s back again catalog was reissued. Morgan provides two albums from the Antone’s/Breakthrough label: 1994’s Ridin’ HOWEVER YOU LIKE, with his music group the Sevilles, and 1996’s Louisiana Rainfall, which features Kim Wilson on harp, Derek O’Brien and Gurf Morlix on guitars, and “Blue” Gene Taylor on piano. His Hightone label debut Shed Appreciate & Highways implemented in 1999.

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