Personalities | Son Seals | Seventies | Jazz & Blues

(Guitar, vocals, drums, 1942–2004)

In 1973 dynamic guitarist Frank ‘Son’ Seals became one of the most exciting artists signed to the fledgling Alligator Records label. His choppy technique and hard-hitting vocals on original songs such as ‘Your Love Is Like A Cancer’ combine to create an extremely powerful sound. His finest albums include horn sections, which help to drive the energy level even higher. In 2000 Seals recorded Lettin’ Go for Telarc, with Hammond organist Al Kooper of Blood, Sweat & Tears and guitarist Trey Anastasio of the jam band Phish.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues, founding editor Howard Mandel


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