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Keb' Mo' (Musician)

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Personal name headingKeb' Mo' (Musician)
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Variant(s)Mo', Keb', 1951-
Moore, Kevin, 1951-
Biography/History noteKeb' Mo' was a Grammy Award awardee.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date19511003
Place of birthLos Angeles (Calif.)
AffiliationZulu Band Rose Brothers Memory Lane (Musical group)
Profession or occupationRhythm and blues musicians Singers Guitarists Actors
Found inRainmaker [SR] p1980: label (Kevin Moore)
Keb' Mo'. Keb' Mo' [SR] p1994.
Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Keb' Mo'; b. Kevin Moore, Los Angeles, Calif.; blues guitarist)
OCLC database, Oct. 16, 1996 (hdgs.: Keb' Mo' (Musician); Mo', Keb'; Moore, Kevin, guitarist)
All-music guide, Dec. 22, 1998 (Keb' Mo', b. Kevin Moore, Oct. 3, 1951)
African American National Biography, accessed March 1, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Moore, Kevin; Keb' Mo'; rhythm and blues musician / singer, guitarist, songwriter, stage / screen actor; born 03 October, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, United States; took four years of guitar lessons and two more of conga instruction, Los Angeles; was a backup singer, musician, studio sideman (1970s); founded band Zulu and toured United States (1972); was a sideman, Rose Brothers Band and Whodunit Band, Marla's Memory Lane, Los Angeles (1983) and an actor, Los Angeles Theater Center's production Rabbit Foot (1990); his self-titled album (1994) won the W. C. Handy Award for Country/Acoustic Blues Album of the Year (1995), the album, Just Like You (1996) won Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album, awarded Acoustic Blues Artist of the Year (1997) at the W. C. Handy Awards ceremony, awarded Grammys for Best Contemporary Blues Album for Slow Down (1998) and Keep It Simple (2004), Big Wide Grin (2001); country hit “I Hope” earned Grammy nomination (2006), was inducted into the Rock Walk, Hollywood nightclub The Music Box @ Fonda)