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Amos Leon Thomas Jr (born 1937, died May 8, 1999) was an American avant garde jazz singer from East St. Louis, Illinois. He changed his name to Leone in 1974.

Thomas is best known for his work with Pharoah Sanders, particularly the 1969 song "The Creator Has a Master Plan" from Sanders' Karma album. Thomas's most distinctive device was that he often broke out into yodeling in the middle of a vocal. This style has…

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  • I love stumbling across artists who are completely original, it's like being a kid again, being exposed to genres.
  • Great artist, great human being.
  • yep, The Creator is a super album!
  • Leon Thomas "The Creator (1969-73): The Best of the Flying Dutchman Masters" came out January 2013, fantastic Album!
  • uh ho ho ho ho humn humn huh huh huh huhh ho ho ho ho humn humn huh huh huh huh!!
  • God bless his soul and the body of work he left us.
  • Several songs in his tracks line up are female vocalists! Wish lastfm would include full tracks of the songs he sings. He's remarkable!
  • Woah, this is not what I was expecting, but it's awesome.
  • Leon did some nice work on Santana's 1973 album "Welcome".
  • I adore him so much.

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