John "Juke" Logan
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John Farrell Logan, 1954, Los Angeles, California, USA. As a child Logan learned to play piano. His musical interests lay largely in the blues, both in its traditional form and as practised by 60s blues bands. He formed his own group, the Angel City Rhythm Band, which became the Juke Rhythm Band. They became known and backed visiting blues masters, including Albert Collins, George Smith and Joe Turner. Playing harmonica and also keyboards, Logan has been a sideman to several artists, among who are Dave Alvin, Dobie Gray, James Harman, John Mayall and Gary Primich, and for some years he toured extensively with Leon Russells New Grass Revival.
Since the mid-80s, Logan has also established a reputation as a very reliable studio player and his playing can be heard on the soundtracks of movies such as Streets Of Fire (1984), Crossroads (1986), La Bamba (1987) and The Chill (1995). On television his playing has been heard on Roseanne and Home...