Al Kooper

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Birthday
5, 1944
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Formed Blood, Sweat & Tears in 1967, which he left before it became popular.

Before Fame

He was in a band called The Royal Teens when he was a teenager.

Trivia

He wrote This Diamond Ring, which was a smash hit for Gary Lewis and the Playboys.

Family Life

His family raised him in Hollis Hills, Queens, New York.

Associated With

He supported folk singer Bob Dylan when Dylan decided to go electric to great controversy. He was featured in the documentary No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, which was directed by Martin Scorsese.