Born in Malaysia, Antony "Lee" Cooper lived his youth in America and in Holland. Orphan when he was just a baby, he used to sing in the streets to win some money as long as he recalls. In the early sixties Antony was on tour in Germany with an unknowned British band called...The Beat Brothers (backing Tony Sheridan). He was in the same show that is now legendary at the Star Club in Hamburg. Twenty years on stage made of him one of the best entertainers in Belgium. A little bit of Elvis, a little bit of Dean Martin, Antony sings soft ballads and country songs as well as rockin' tunes.
He cut his first record in 1982 (this one) with the SHAKIN' GUYS, an exciting band whose members made the arrangements of the songs, the vocal Chorus and the backing group.
THE SHAKIN' GUYS ARE :
Giovanni DEL DUCA (wall of guitars, backin' voice), Jean Claude BAADE (bass guitar, backin' voice), Jimmy WARZE (drums), Rosario ONDARO (piano, strings and backin voice) with appreciated help of Christian DETHIER (steel guitar) and "Mangaf" LOVY (sax).
This 7" single is dating back to May 1982. A BLACKJACK PRODUCTION / NASHVILLE-ROCK PUBLICATION.
SLEEVE AND PICTURE : Robby VALTIN - Recorded at MD STUDIO-OUGREE (Liège).
Reference : BLACKJACK NR 4032 STEREO, May 1982. Distribution : inelco.
http://youtu.be/2XXroGdmhLc (Satin Doll)
http://youtu.be/2XXroGdmhLc (Drunken Cowboy)
Antony and I became friends at that time. I was his best man at his civil wedding 'round 40 years ago...