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Alexis Korner & Snape, Musikhalle Hamburg, November 1972
|Birth name||Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner|
|Also known as||"Father of British Blues"|
19 April 1928|
|Died||1 January 1984
|Genres||Blues, blues rock|
|Occupations||Musician, singer-songwriter, historian, broadcaster|
|Instruments||Vocals, acoustic & electric guitar, Dobro, tiple, piano|
|Labels||Decca, Polydor, Spot Records, CBS Records, Transatlantic Records, Fontana, RAK Records, Tempo, Brain Records, Liberty, Atlantic/Metronome, 77 Records, Warner Bros., Charisma|
|Associated acts||Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, Free At Last, CCS, Snape|
Alexis Andrew Nicholas Koerner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984), known professionally as Alexis Korner, was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British blues". A major influence on the sound of the British music scene in the 1960s, Korner was instrumental in the formation of several notable British bands including The Rolling Stones and Free.
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Korner and Peter Thorup in Bremen
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