Harvey, Alex

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Name
Harvey, Alex Gender: M
born on 5 February 1935 at 07:15 (= 07:15 AM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°34' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°31 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°09'



Biography

Scottish musician, a singer, songwriter, performer and player of the guitar and banjo. He formed "Alex Harvey and his Soul Band" in 1963 which phased into the "Sensational Alex Harvey Band." They had the hit singles "Delilah" in 1975 and "The Boston Tea Party in" 1976. The groups LPs included "The Joker is Wild," 1972 and "The Mafia Stole my Guitar," 1979. He also played in the musical "Hair" in London.

Died of a heart attack on 2/04/1981, Zeebrugge, Belgium.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • sibling relationship with Harvey, Les (born 13 September 1945)

Events

  • Social : Joined group 1963 (Formed the group, "Alex Harvey and his Soul Band")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1972 ("The Joker is Wild")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1975 (Hit, "Delilah")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1976 ("The Boston Tea Party")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 ("The Mafia Stole My Guitar")
  • Death by Heart Attack 4 February 1981 (Age 46 less one day)
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Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Musical bands)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo ("Sensational Alex Harvey Band")
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar, banjo)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.

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