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Al Gorgoni

str, g, *1939 US, Philadelphia
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Rock and Pop

Al Gorgoni is an American guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, known for his work as a studio musician during the 1960s and 1970s. Growing up in Philadelphia, his family moved to The Bronx where he took up the guitar at age 14.Gorgoni has worked with a diversity of other artists including Joan Baez, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Richard and Mimi Fariña, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Astrud Gilberto, Herbie Mann, Laura Nyro, James Taylor, and B.J. Thomas. This article contains only a partial list of credits.

        
Instruments
  • Strings
  • Guitar
  • Accordion
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Sitar
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Lute concerto in D Major, RV 93: II. Largo on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Strangers (Opening Title Theme) on I Never Sang For My Father by Barry Mann & Al Gorgoni
Se Io M' Accorgo on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Vaghe bellezze e bionde trecce d'oro, vedi che per te muoio on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Sad Song For Mother on I Never Sang For My Father by Barry Mann & Al Gorgoni
Aria detta la Frescobalda, F 3.32 on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Take The First Left on I Never Sang For My Father by Barry Mann & Al Gorgoni
Gagliarda on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Saltarello on Bach, Frescobaldi, Vivaldi, Rodrigo and 6 Renaissance Pieces by Al Gorgoni
Fathers and Sons on I Never Sang For My Father by Barry Mann & Al Gorgoni

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Gotta Get Back To Cisco / G,M&TAl Gorgoni, Trade Martin & Chip Taylor2014Compil.
Have A Barrel Of FunAl Gorgoni1974Album
Gorgoni, Martin & TaylorAl Gorgoni, Trade Martin, Chip Taylor1972Album
I Can't Let GoAl Gorgoni, Trade Martin, Chip Taylor1972Single
Gotta Get Back To CiscoAl Gorgoni / Trade Martin And Chip Taylor1971Album
I Never Sang For My FatherBarry Mann And Al Gorgoni1970Album
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