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Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Born: Apr 18, 1924 in Vinton, LA
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Died: Sep 10, 2005 in Orange, TX
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock, R&B, Country
Biography: Whatever you do, don't refer to multi-instrumentalist Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown as a bluesman, although his imprimatur on the development of Texas blues is enormous. You're liable to get him riled. If you must pigeonhole the legend, just call him an eclectic Texas musical master whose interests encompass ...Read full biography
Alright Again!
Released: 1981
Label: Rounder Records
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One of the most satisfying contemporary Brown discs of all for the discerning blues fan. Nothing but swinging, horn-abetted blues adorn this album, as Gate pays tribute to an influence and a protege by ...Read full review
Standing My Ground
Released: 1989
Label: Alligator Records
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A delightfully eclectic program spotlighting nearly all of Gate's musical leanings -- blues, jazz, country, even a hearty taste of "Louisiana Zydeco" -- and a revealing glimpse of his multi-instrumental ...Read full review
More Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown albums: Main Albums (27), Compilations (32), DVD/Video (9)
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