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Kent Morrill

Kent Morrill: Keyboards, Vocals

Genre: Rock

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Kent Morrill is best known as the keyboard player and original vocalist with the Fabulous Wailers, whose 1959 song “Tall Cool One” remains a benchmark instrumental riff. The track landed the then-new group on the TV show American Bandstand.

In 1961, Morrill co-owned Etiquette Records, which released a single written by Richard Berry titled “Louie Louie.” The record inspired a cover by the Kingsmen that became one of the most popular party songs in history.

Morrill spent much of the 1970s living in San Diego and working with various local bands. He passed away from cancer in April 2011, at the age of 70.

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