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Lee Oskar

Primary Instrument: Harmonica

Born: March 24, 1948    

Lee Oskar

Harmonica wizard and entrepreneur Lee Oskar was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1948. Oskar landed in the States in the mid 60’s and is most popularly known as one of the founding members of the seminal jam band WAR. Together with Harold Brown, BB Dickerson, Howard Scott, Lonie Jordan, Charles Miller, and “Papa Dee” Allen, WAR started out supporting the former Animal front man, Eric Burdon. Together with Burdon, their very first recorded effort contained the popular tune “Spill The Wine,” unleashing the genre-busting sound of WAR for the first time.

Not far down the road the group set out on their own to compose and perform huge hits like, “All Day Music,” “City Country City,” “Me and Baby Brother,” “Low Rider,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” “The Cisco Kid,” “Slipping into Darkness,” “The World is a Ghetto,” and many others....
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  • The Best Of Lee Oskar

    Blue Note
    1999
  • Live At The Pitt Inn

    Blue Note
    1997
  • Free

    Blue Note
    1997
  • My Road Our Road

    Blue Note
    1995
  • San Francisco Bay

    Blue Note
    1979
  • Feelin' Happy

    Blue Note
    1978
  • Before The Rain

    Blue Note
    1978
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