Eddie "Bongo" Brown

Born: Sep 13, 1932

Death: Dec 28, 1984

Birthplace: Memphis

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Eddie "Bongo" Brown

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1932
Date of Death : Dec 28, 1984
Birth Place : Memphis

Eddie "Bongo" Brown was an African-American musician. He was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. Brown played congas, bongos, the gourd and claves for Motown Records' in-house Funk Brothers band. One of his musical influences was Chano Pozo. Among Brown's best-known performances on Motown recordings include " I'm Losing You" by The Temptations, "I Second That Emotion" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, and "If I Were Your Woman" by Gladys Knight & the Pips. He died in Los Angeles, California in 1984, aged 52.


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