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The Rise and Popularity of Tiger Tiger

Interview with Lee Tiger of the Tiger Tiger Band

 

Last updated 1/17/2016 at 8:19pm

Tiger Tiger

Lee Tiger reflects on his past experiences with all types of music, such as classical early rock and roll, like Elvis, Buddy Holly, or Ritchie Valens, and other pop stars during the Rock 'n Roll era and during the '60s, the Beatles and Rolling Stones and others in combination with R&B and Blues. The music "...I used to perform for a living as a teenager. When my brother and I began writing our own music, we wrote about everything from life in the Everglades to Space-Age Indians. We tried to keep our music as simple as possible, however some of our music has messages and some of our songs contain Native American stories. In this photo Lee plays at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Q) How do you describe your music to someone who hasn't heard it yet? What gives your music such a powerful sound?

A) My music reflects my past experiences with all types of music, such as classical early rock and roll, like Elvis, Buddy Holly, or Ritchie Valens, and other pop stars during the Rock 'n Roll era and during the '60s, the so-called British Invasion of the Beatles and Rolling Stones and others in combination with R&B and Blues that I used to perform for a living as a teenager. My music has been influenced by so many artists and producers over the years. I've played with artists...



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