King Curtis – Soul Twist – Enjoy


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Curtis Ousley was born on February 7th, 1934 in Fort Worth, Texas. King Curtis began playing the saxophone at a young age in Fort Worth, Texas. He turned down a scholarship to pursue an opportunity as a member of Lionel Hampton’s touring band. King Curtis played on thousands of records as the most in demand saxophone player, from the early 1950s until his death in August of 1971. In 1961, King Curtis released his own hit record “Soul Twist,” on “Enjoy” records, then in 1965, he signed with “Atlantic” records’ “Atco” subsidiary. King Curtis sadly died on August 13th, 1971 in New York. This disc has superficial wear, conservatively graded in VG+ condition, worth checking out the flip too