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This US soul-jazz group was formed in Chicago in 1965 as the Young-Holt Trio with Eldee Young (7 January 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA; bass), Red Holt (b. Isaac Holt, 16 May 1932, Rosedale, Mississippi, USA; drums) and Hysear Don Walker (piano). Young and Holt both studied at Chicago's American Conservatory Of Music. They later joined the Ramsey Lewis Trio and were featured on two of the group's best-known singles, "The 'In' Crowd" and "Hang On Sloopy" (both 1965). The bass… read more

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  • Avatar for MikeAgain
    What an odd tale. Young and Holt left Ramsey Lewis' group immediately after playing on one of the biggest instrumental hits of the 1960s, "The "In" Crowd" to form their own group in '66. They have a minor hit with "Wack Wack". IN '68 Chi-Lite Eugene Record wrote a song "Am I The Same Girl" for his wife Barbara Acklin to sing. The Brunswick Studio Band (musicians unknown but assumed to not include Hot and Young) along with Pianist Floyd Morris record a reference track for Acklin. Brunswick likes that so much that they release it as a Young-Holt Unlimited song "Soulful Strut" which earns a Gold record and out performs Barbara Acklin's single.
  • Avatar for oldiesfanjohn
    Gem dandy oldie. Get jiggy with it as they say.
  • Avatar for DickBigems
    First shout in over 4 years. Pitiful.
  • Avatar for victorluksic
    Incredible music ! I think this is one of the best ways to learn how the groove is made. Young-Holt Unlimited, Respect!
  • Avatar for shortyz_papa815
    Get hip to the funky shit.
  • Avatar for Spankmaster79
    Just one of the greatest Jazz / Funk bands ever...

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