BiographyIndicative of music he heard as a child, Johnny Copelands music is a blend of the Funk of New Orleans and the Jump Blues of Kansas City. Although he began recording in the late 50s, he didnt begin to attract a following until the early 80s. His fiery delivery and legendary high energy performances earned him the title of the Texas Twister. Known for his horn-driven swinging sound, Copeland was also able to synthesize African rhythms into his records.
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