Albert Lee

Albert Lee

Albert Lee was born on December 21, 1943 in Leominster, Herefordshire, England. He grew up in Blackheath, London. His father was a musician, and Albert studied piano. During this time, like many of his age, he became a fan of Buddy Holly, and also Jerry Lee Lewis. He took up guitar in 1958, and left school at age 16 to play full-time the following year.

Lee was with a variety of bands from 1959 onwards, playing mostly country music and rock and roll. Band membership changed constantly, and he might step into a role vacated by Jimmy Page, and... more