He was the leader of Malawi. Tell you what: you FIND Malawi on a map, and we'll write a blurb for him. Good? Good.
This jazz and studio guitar great played on hundreds of recordings — including Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," Julie London's "Cry Me A River," and many of the Coasters' hits — and was known for beig one of the weirdest dudes in the business.
(d) May 6th, 2004