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Red Young

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Red Young was born in Fort Worth, Texas. Growing up with a classical background and listening to everyone from Van Cliburn (whom he met at age 11), Ray Charles, B.B. King, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ft. Worth natives Delbert McClinton, Ray Sharpe, King Curtis, Freddy King and many other Texas Blues and Jazz Players. He accompanied vocalists, choirs, played in bands and in general grew up with a well-rounded musical education. Upon leaving high school, he first went to North Texas State in Denton, then on the road with trumpeter Clyde McCoy's band in1967 (who recorded Sugar Blues in 1927 and worked thoughout the Big Band era), and performed on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson show from New York

Album

The Organizer

Label: Blues Leaf Records
Released: 2003


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