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Bassist Eldee Young and drummer Isaac "Red" Holt attended the American Conversatory of Music in Chicago together, and played together in a dance orchestra called the Cleffs, where they met pianist Ramsey Lewis and formed a popular jazz trio in 1956. After a decade as Lewis' rhythm section, Young and Holt split to form their own act in the wake of the trio's breakout pop hit "The 'In' Crowd." Hiring pianist Hysear Don Walker and christening themselves the Young-Holt Trio, they scored a quick Top 20 R&B hit with the infectious and silly "Wack Wack." Most of their material, recorded on several LPs for Brunswick, cut an invigorating soul-jazz groove that explored the territory between Jimmy Smith and Junior Walker, with dour bass, Ray Charles-inspired keyboards, faint scat vocals, and a live party ambience. In 1968, Walker was replaced by Ken Chaney as Young and Holt tightened up their sound, read more...
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YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED The Young Holt Trio : Wack Wack album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Young Holt Trio : Wack Wack
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1966
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED The Beat Goes On album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Beat Goes On
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1967
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Funky But! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Funky But!
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1968
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Soulful Strut album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soulful Strut
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1968
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Just a Melody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just a Melody
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1969
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Mellow Dreamin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mellow Dreamin'
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1970
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Born Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Born Again
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1971
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Plays Super Fly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Super Fly
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1973
YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED Oh Girl album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oh Girl
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1973

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YOUNG-HOLT UNLIMITED On Stage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Stage
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1967

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