Nils Lofgren

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Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

21 June 1951, Chicago, Illinois, USA. In the late 60s, singer/guitarist Lofgren first recorded as Paul Dowell And The Dolphins before forming Grin with Bob Gordon and Bob Berberich. The latter made several excellent albums during the early 70s and although a critics’ favourite they never quite managed to receive the recognition they deserved. Lofgren, meanwhile, was already branching out into other ventures after making a guest appearance on Neil Young’s After The Goldrush. He briefly teamed up with Young’s backing group Crazy Horse for their critically acclaimed debut album. Lofgren’s association with Young continued in 1973 when he was invited to join the Tonight’s The Night tour.

By now, Lofgren was a highly respected guitarist and it was widely speculated that he might be joining the Rolling Stones as Mick Taylor’s replacement. Instead, he signed to A&M Records as a solo artist and recorded a self-titled...

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