Happy Birthday Vernon Reid. ‘Reid Is A Colour’

This day (August 22, 1958), in London, England, is born Vernon Reid, an American guitarist best knowned as the founder and primary songwriter of Living Colour.

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Deconstructs rock’s most iconic guitar riffs . Live in New York (2010) . w/ Spectrum road feat. Cindy Santana, Jack Bruce, John Medeski – Umbria Jazz 2012 . w/ Masque – Live in Poland . Living Colour – Love Rears Its Ugly Head (2009) . w/ Lifesavas – Live in New York (2005) . Documentary . Living Colour – Bi (1993) . Living Colour – Cult Of Personality (1989) .

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Vernon Reid Top 10 :

Mistaken Identity . CP Time . You Say He’s Just a Psychic Friend . Lightnin’ . Uptown Drifter . Saint Cobain . The Projects . Freshwater Coconut . Who Are You? (Mutation 1) . What’s My Name .

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[2005] Vernon Reid of Living Colour fame is in Warsaw, Poland >> 13 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2008] a supergroup gathering Jack Bruce (b), Vernon Reid (g), John Medeski (kb) & Cindy Blackman (d) will pay tribute to legendary drummer Tony Williams at Blue Note Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan >> 40 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (August 22, 1958), in London, England, is born Vernon Reid, an American guitarist best knowned as the founder and primary songwriter of Living Colour.

Vernon Reid : In addition to Living Colour, Vernon has been engaged his usual panoply of activities. He released Mistaken Identity, his first solo album in 1996 and has collaborated with the choreographers Bill T. Jones on Still/Here and Donald Byrd on Jazztrain.

@Facebook : The birth of the free form funky freqs intertwined with the untimely death of Tonic, the legendary underground center for jazz, rock performance and experimental music in lower Manhattan.

@last.fm : Among the highlights: a double platinum-selling debut album Vivid, released in 1988; its gold-certified successor, Time’s Up, released 1990; two consecutive Grammy Awards in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance; opening for the Rolling Stones’ 1989 “Steel Wheels” tour; and appearing on the first Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991.

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