Donald Ray Johnson and Gas Blues Band - Bluesin' Around (2016)
Blues Soul | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:43:51 | 104 MB
Label: Mar Vista Records | Release Year: 2016
In 1961, Donald was introduced to high school band director Waymond Webster, who taught him to play traps on the drumset. By age 14, Donald Ray began his professional career with blues piano legend Nat Dove. Throughout his teens, Donald played with the two local bluesmen: organist Joe Daniels and guitarist Lavernis Thurman. They even played a live radio show every Saturday night. On January 18, 1966, Donald Ray entered the US Navy, serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard. After two tours in Vietnam, he was honorably discharged and relocated to San Diego.