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Alexis Korner (I) (1928–1984)

British guitarist Alexis Korner was born in Paris, France, in 1928. He was a founder of the seminal British blues band Blues Incorporated, which greatly influenced the blues scene in London in the early 1960s and had such adherents as Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton. His family moved regularly around Europe, and when he was 11 they settled in England.... See full bio »

Died:

(age 55) in London, England, UK

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Beware of Mr. Baker Soundtrack
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Heartsong Composer
(1965)
The Blues Soundtrack

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 1969 Die Drehscheibe (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode dated 1 December 1969 (1969) ... Singer (as Alexis Korner and His New Church)
 1965 Ollie and Fred's Five O'Clock Club (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1965)
- Episode #1.3 (1965)
- Episode #1.2 (1965)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
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Other Works:

Album: "Alexis Korner and Cyril Davies" (Krazy Kat Records). See more »

Official Sites:

alexiskorner.com

Alternate Names:

Alexis Korners Blues-Band | Alexis Korner and His New Church | Alexis Korner and Blues Incorporated

Spouse:

Roberta Melville  (his death)  (3 children)
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British guitarist, bandleader, journalist and broadcaster. In the late 1940s and 50s he played traditional jazz and skiffle. With Cyril Davies he formed the first British blues club, the London Blues and Barrelhouse Club, and the electric band Blues Incorporated (1962), a band whose members at once time or another included Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Eric Burdon, Mick Jagger, Long John Baldry, ... See more »

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