He was born in 1942 in Mississippi. In 1960 in came to Chicago via Memphis. He soon founded his own bands, playing Southside clubs, later moving on to B.L.U.E.S. on the Northside, and downtown tourist clubs like 'Blue Chicago'. After five self-produced CDs this is his first album for an established label. Alexander wrote all but one of the songs, a nice blend of blues and soul with occasional horns jumping. He's a good singer and a stylish guitar player. Excellent professional debut. LINSEY ALEXANDER - gtr/voc, BREEZY RODIO - gtr, MIKE WHEELER - gtr, ROOSEVELT PURIFOY -org, GREG McDANIEL - bass, JAMES WILSON - drums, plus horns. Special guest: BILLY BRANCH - hca (3 tracks).
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