The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society



Leo's Five

House band at Leo's Blue Note Club, 4200 Missouri Ave., E. St. Louis





RIP Leo Gooden /Manager, Vocals

RIP Don James /Hammond Organ

RIP Eddie Fisher /Guitar

RIP Charles "Little Man" Wright /Sax

Fred Jackson /?

Kenny Rice /Drums

RIP Grant Green /Guitar

 Hamiet Bluiett /Sax




Listen to Leo's Five:



Hold It


Here's a very important tidbit of info from The Chessmen guitarist Kenny Stroup: The guitar solo on Leo's Fives' version of "Hold It" was played by none other than the great Albert King in an un-credited cameo!





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