Brian Auger – Brian Auger and the Oblivion Express – Hammond B3 – Born 18 July 1939
Several years ago, I discovered Jon Lord’s music through the Jon Lord Blues Project and I thought he was great! Then sadly I learned that he had passed away the previous July. Rather than cancel the band’s scheduled tour dates Brian Auger was going to appear with the band. At that time, I decided to go and find some Brian Auger music. What I found was a career that has its roots in the 60s and is still going strong! I’ve always heard the name but never really knew the artist, though now having read some about him and seeing all the bands he’s played with I’m sure I’ve heard his Hammond B3 more than once or twice!