Leon Haywood

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by Leon Haywood

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11 February 1942, Houston, Texas, USA. This Los Angeles-based soul vocalist and keyboard player launched his career as a conventional entertainer with great success in the 60s, having over 20 singles on the US R&B charts from 1965. He listened to blues as a child and started playing piano at the age of three. In his teens, he performed with a local Houston group and accompanied blues artist Guitar Slim for some time. He relocated to Los Angeles in the early 60s and worked with saxophonist... Read more

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funk
soul
80s
deep funk
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