Friday, May 29, 2009

Friday Cheers - Get Your Gospel On

The Lee Boys are one of America’s finest African-American sacred steel ensembles. This family group consists of three brothers, Alvin Lee (guitar), Derrick Lee and Keith Lee (vocals) along with their three nephews, Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar), Alvin Cordy Jr. (7-string bass) and Earl Walker (drums). Each member began making music at the ages of 7 and 8 ... and underwent a rigorous course of training in a variety of musical instruments, including lap and pedal steel guitars. Their ... grandfather, Rev. Robert E. Lee, was their pastor and a steel player himself.

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