West, John

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Name
West, John Gender: M
West, John Junior
born on 31 July 1939 at 22:45 (= 10:45 PM )
Place Uhrichsville OH, USA, 40n23, 81w20
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°00' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°40 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 23°19'



Biography

American musician, a guitarist with Gary Lewis and the Playboys. He joined his Pasadena neighbor Gary, the son of comedian Jerry Lewis in 1964 to form a band. Along with Al Ramsey and Dave Costello they played local parties and Disneyland. In 1965 they signed with Liberty Records and made seven consecutive U.S. top-ten hits in the next two years. In December 1966, "Golden Greats" compiled all their singles, raking in a half million sales.

The group split up when Lewis was drafted into the army and reformed later with different band members.

Events

  • Social : Joined group 1964 (Formed band "Gary Lewis and the Playboys")
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1965 (Signed with Liberty Records)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released December 1966 (Release of greatest hits)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frank C. Clifford

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Gary Lewis and the Playboys)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field

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