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Don Shinn

org, key, vib, b, *1969 GB, Southampton
Singer / Musician / Composer of Rock
A.k.a. Donald Shinn

Don Shinn (born Donald Shinn, 15 December 1945, Southampton, Hampshire) is an English keyboard player, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and vocalist. He is known primarily as an organist and pianist, and also plays vibraphone. In the early-mid 1960’s he recorded and performed with British Beat groups The MeddyEVILS, The Echoes (backing Dusty Springfield), and The Soul Agents (featuring Rod Stewart). In 1967 he formed his own band The Shinn, which also featured future Uriah Heep bassist Paul Newton, future drummer for The Nice, Brian Davison, and vocalist Eddie Lamb. In 1969 he released two instrumental albums, ‘Departures’, and ‘Temples With Prophets’ (aka 'Don Shinn Takes A Trip'). He was a member of the English band Dada (featuring Elkie Brooks) and appears on their eponymous album relea

  • Organ
  • Keyboards
  • Vibraphone
  • Bass
  • Piano
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Electronic
  • R&B/Soul
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A Minor Explosion (Bonus Track) - Alt Version 1969 on Temples With Prophets by Don Shinn
A Minor Explosion on Temples With Prophets by Don Shinn
Pits Of Darkness on Temples With Prophets by Don Shinn
Space-Wards on Departures by Don Shinn
H. Viii-Wards on Departures by Don Shinn
Bossa-Wards on Departures by Don Shinn
Temples With Prophets Introducing Monophonic Interlude For Pianoforte No. 1 on Temples With Prophets by Don Shinn
Departure IV on Departures by Don Shinn
Walts For P - Vintage Keys Studio Version on Departures by Don Shinn
Heaven Was Made To Be - Vintage Keys Studio Version on Departures by Don Shinn

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Title Artist Year Type
Temples With ProphetsDon Shinn1969Album
DeparturesDon Shinn1969Album
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