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Jon Hendricks (16th September Birthday)

PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:05 pm
by john poole
Born John Carl Hendricks on 16th September, 1921 in Newark, Ohio - the lyric writing member of Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross (later L,H, & Bavan); and probably Georgie Fame's biggest influence apart from Mose Allison; he's 96 today

'I want you to be my baby' - Jon Hendricks' song written for Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five in 1953
with many subsequent versions ... nav-entity

'Watermelon Man' - his lyrics added to Herbie Hancock instrumental (1963)

'Sons and Daughters' - 1966 recording with the Grateful Dead for an anti-Vietnam War documentary ... -dead.html
he also sang with Jefferson Airplane at the 1966 Monterey Jazz Festival,_ ... s_%26_Ross