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Leslie West: American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter


Leslie West is a famous and popular American Guitarist born on October 22, 1945 in New York City. Although, he was born in New York City but he grew up in three different cities; on Long Island, in East Meadow, Forest Hills and Lawrence.

Leslie West parent were divorced when he was young and soon after that he changer hir surname with west. His carrer as musician started when he and his friends made a group called The Vagrants. The Vagrants is an R&b B/Blue-eyed soul-rock band influenced by the likes of The Rascals that was one of the few teenage garage rock acts to come out of Manhattan itself (as opposed to the Bohemian Greenwich Village scene of artists, poets and affiliates of the Beat Generation, which produced bands like The Fugs and The Velvet Underground).With the Vagrants, he could release two album in 1966 "I Can't Make a Friend" and a cover of Otis Redding's "Respect" the following year. For more info, just visit here.

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