Clyde George

Clyde George
Artist Name: Clyde George
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Clyde George is from Weatherford and grew up playing with his brother, guitarist Raymond George, in their group Eddie and the Rays with other members including James Clay, David Newman, Mack Goldsbury, Randy Lee, Willie T. Alpert among many. Clyde was self-taught and took up the Hammond B-3 after hearing Jimmy Smith. He appeared numerous times on stage with his idol, Jimmy Smith. He has performed with Freddie King, Hank Crawford, Lou Donaldson, Doc Severinsen, Lou Rawls, Billy Ocean, Ray Charles and many other great artists. Clyde is featured on the CD “Sandtown,” which pays tribute to the early days in Weatherford with Eddie and the Rays as they developed into one of the great jazz groups. Clyde also performs with guitarist Wes Cross in Majik Touch.