Mitch Ryder

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Birthday
26, 1945
Birthplace
Hamtramck, MI
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Hamtramck, MI

About

Rock and blues singer who was the frontman of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, known for his dynamic live performances.

Before Fame

Born William S. Levise, Jr., he formed his first band The Tempest as a teenager and sang in local soul clubs in Detroit.

Trivia

He and his band The Detroit Wheels released the #4 charting single "Devil With a Blue Dress On" in 1967.

Family Life

His father was a musician who Ryder claimed was a major influence on his music.

Associated With

He inspired actress Winona Ryder to take his last name as her stage name.