Blast from the Past: David Adams of Edenhurst Road , Birmingham, Asked Whatever Happened to Scott Walker
SCOTT Walker was one of the distinctive voices of the '60s as the lead singer of the famous Walker Brothers - none of whom were, in fact, brothers or called Walker.
Scott's real name was Scott Engle and when he teamed up with friends Garry Leeds and John Mause they called themselves Walker after the fake identities they used to get into local bars.
Born in Ohio in 1944, his father was an oil executive. His parents divorced when he was still a young boy and he went to live in LA with his mother, Betty.
Scott started performing as a teenager, appearing in talent shows and recording for small independent labels.
With his instantly recognisable …
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Publication information: Article title: Blast from the Past: David Adams of Edenhurst Road , Birmingham, Asked Whatever Happened to Scott Walker. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England). Publication date: November 1, 1998. Page number: 40. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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