Dada was an English brass-rock-soul band that released a self-titled album on Atco in 1970. They featured the husband-wife team of guitarist Pete Gage and vocalist Elkie Brooks. After the album’s release, co-vocalist Paul Korda cleared way for ex-Alan Bown Set singer Robert Palmer. This ushered a reinvention as soul-rockers Vinegar Joe, which released three […]

Don Shinn

Don Shinn (born December 15, 1945) is an English keyboardist and composer who played in the ’60s beat groups The Soul Agents and The MeddyEvils. In 1969, he released the soul-jazz solo albums Temples With Prophets and Departures. In 1970, he co-founded Dada, a brass-rock-soul big band with singers Paul Korda and Elkie Brooks. After […]