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 Youngs After The Goldrush. He briefly teamed up with Youngs backing group Crazy Horse for their critically acclaimed debut album. Lofgrens association with Young continued in 1973 when he was invited to join the Tonights 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 Taylors replacement. Instead, he signed to A&M Records as a solo artist and recorded a self-titled...
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