Personalities | Joe Brown | Fifties | Rock

(Guitar, vocals, b. 1941)

Discovered by TV producer Jack Good, guitarist Brown backed visiting American stars including Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent, before launching his own career as a rocking Cockney with a handful of UK hit singles, before The Beatles changed the world. After appearing in British pop films and London theatre, Brown formed 1970s country rock combo Brown’s Home Brew. His daughter, Sam Brown, had a brief late-1980s UK chart career.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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