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Denny Laine: 'The British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour'

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It was 50 years ago that the British invasion changed the music world forever…and one of the guys right in the middle of all of it was Denny Laine.

Denny, along with British invasion stars like Chad and Jeremy, Gerry and the Pacemakers... Peter Asher and Billy J. Kramer are all going to be on stage performing on September 19th at the Saban Theater.

Fun facts about Denny Laine: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He was an original member of the Moody Blues, singing their first hit "Go Now" in 1964, and was a member of Wings with Paul McCartney from 1971 to 1981.

2) Laine was educated at Yardley Grammar School in Birmingham, and took up the guitar as a boy under the influence of Gypsy jazz (jazz manouche) legend Django Reinhardt; he had his first solo performance as a musician at the age of twelve and began his career as a professional musician fronting Denny Laine & the Diplomats, which also included future Move and Electric Light Orchestra drummer Bev Bevan.

3) He signed with Scratch records and began working on a new album, Anyone Can Fly. He then went on to record other solo albums such as Hometown Girls, Wings on Your Feet, and Lonely Road, before returning to Scratch to do his Wings at the Sound of Denny Laine. He has also had three fanzine publications, "Ahh Laine", wrote the musical Artic Song, and released two more albums Master Suite and Reborn.

'The British Invasion 50th Anniversary Tour' performance is on September 19th at the Saban Theater.


 

 

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