J B Lenoir was born on March 5, 1929 and died on April 29, 1967. In 1963, Lenoir recorded for USA Records as ‘J. B. Lenoir and his African Hunch Rhythms’, developing an interest in African percussion. Shortly afterwards he toured the UK and Europe. He is remembered also for his zebra skin style stage suit. Unfortunately he died from injuries received in a car crash.
Recorded in Chicago on July 23, 1963 the personnel is understood to be J.B. Lenoir, Donald Hankins, Jarrett Gibson, Lafayette Leake, Willie Smith, “Peeples”, and Willie Dixon..
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J B Lenoir | Public domain | 14596
Updated 1 August 2016