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The Walker Brothers
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Musicians
    (1964-1968)
    Born in Los Angeles, California
    Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel in Hamilton, Ohio), lead vocals and bass guitar
    Gary Walker (born Gary Leeds in Glendale, California), drums and vocals; died May 8, 2011
    John Walker (born John Maus in New York), guitar and vocals
    Reunited 1976-78
    Recorded the singles 'Make It Easy On Yourself' (1965), 'My Ship Is Coming In' (1965), 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Amymore)' (1966), '(Baby) You Don't Have To Tell Me' (1966), 'Another Tear Falls' (1966) and 'No Regrets' (1976)
    They weren't brothers and none of them were named Walker; instead they chose their name 'simply because we liked it.'
    They were considered part of the British invasion despite being Americans.
    They had relocated to England partly to avoid the draft.
    After they broke up over 'artistic differences,' Scott sought refuge in a monastery.
    'Make It Easy On Yourself' was sampled by Ash for their single 'Candy.' (2001)
    'Make It Easy On Yourself' and 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)' both hit #1 in Britain and made the US top 20.
    Scott's soulful vocals and their records' 'Wall of Sound' production earned comparisons with the Righteous Brothers.
    Scott developed a large cult following as a solo act.
    'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)' was used in the promotional trailers for AMC's 'The Walking Dead.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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