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Vernon Reid

British-American guitarist and songwriter

Vernon Reid

British-American guitarist and songwriter
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birthday
22nd
August, 1958
Birth Place
London, England
Birth Sign
leo
Biography

Vernon Alphonsus Reid (born 22 August 1958) is a British-born American guitarist and songwriter. Reid was the founder and primary songwriter of the rock band Living Colour, Reid was named No. 66 on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2003 list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
Critic Steve Huey writes, “[Reid’s] rampant eclecticism encompasses everything from heavy metal and punk to funk, R&B and avant-garde jazz, and his anarchic, lightning-fast solos have become something of a hallmark as well.”

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Living Colour Spectrum Road Masque Free Form Funky Freqs Yohimbe Brothers Defunkt Ronald Shannon Jackson Burnt Sugar Jack Bruce James Blood Ulmer Pharoahe Monch Immortal Technique Kashif

Birth Name

Vernon Alphonsus Reid

Genres

Alternative metal funk metal heavy metal funk rock

Labels

Mascot

Years Active

1979 present

Name

Vernon Reid

Nationality

United States of America, England

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