Johnny Colla

Johnny Colla

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Johnny Colla is one of the founding members of the American rock band, Huey Lewis and the News. He is the guitarist and saxophonist. He has been heavily involved in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene for more than 25 years. The first bands that Colla was involved with were the Furlanders and Cottonmouth. After these he joined Sound Hole as a saxophonist. Sound Hole was successful at a local level and became Van Morrison's backing band for a time. Other members of Sound Hole were drummer Bill Gibson and bassist Mario Cipollina. Sound Hole was the major competition to pre Huey Lewis band, Clover. After Sound Hole, Colla was part of Sly and the Family Stone for a few months and even recorded with them. In the late 1970s Sound Hole and Clover merged to form a new group, the American Express, which later became known as Huey Lewis and the News
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613574612X
  • 9786135746129