Joe Simon

Biography

2 September 1943, Simmesport, Louisiana, USA. Simon’s professional career began following his move to Oakland, California, where a 1962 release, ‘My Adorable One’, was a minor hit. In 1964, Joe met John Richbourg, a Nashville-based disc jockey who began guiding the singer’s musical path, initially on the Sound Stage 7 label. ‘Let’s Do It Over’ (1965), Simon’s first R&B hit, emphasized Richbourg’s preference for a blend of gentle soul and country,... Read more

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soul
60s
deep soul
blues
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