Curtis Salgado

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Birthday
4, 1954
Birthplace
Washington
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Washington

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Known for such albums as Soul Shot, Strong Suspicion, and Clean Getaway, this soul, R&B, and blues vocalist and harmonica player was the 2010 recipient of a Soul Blues Artist of the Year award. He also performed for half a decade with the band of Grammy-winning blues musician Robert Cray.

Before Fame

He decided to become a musician after attending a Count Basie performance in the late 1960s. In his teens, he began performing in bars in Eugene, Oregon.

Trivia

In 1995, he sang lead vocals for the popular Latin band Santana.

Family Life

He was born in Washington and raised in Oregon. In his early fifties, he survived liver cancer.

Associated With

He was the inspiration for comedian and actor John Belushi's Saturday Night Live Blues Brothers skit.

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