Gene Ammons/Richard "Groove" Holmes
Gene Ammons/Richard "Groove" Holmes
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Willow Weep For Me
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Groovin' With Jug
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Happy Blues (Good Vibrations)
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Juggin' Around
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Exactly Like You

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Gene Ammons/Richard "Groove" Holmes

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Gene Ammons, who had a huge and immediately recognizable tone on tenor, was a very flexible player who could play bebop with the best (always battling his friend Sonny Stitt to a tie) yet was an influence on the R&B world. Some of his ballad renditions became hits and, despite two unfortunate interruptions in his career, Ammons remained a popular attraction for 25 years. Son of the great boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons, Gene Ammons (who was nicknamed "Jug") left Chicago at... Read more

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