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Will Lee Singing Commercials??

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by jokerjkny, Apr 17, 2005.

  1. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    am i the only one who didnt know Will Lee (of Letternan's CBS Orchestra fame) sings in nearly every commercial i saw growing up btwn my saturday morning cartoons?

  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Ii've known he was a fine singer for years. Not only on jingles but on albums. For example, he and Hamish Stuart (Average White Band) did alot of the background parts on Chaka Khan's first solo album (features "I'm Every Woman" on which Will Lee played some mean phased or flanged bass.)
  3. christoph h.

    christoph h.

    Mar 26, 2001
    i'm not sure where i read it, but i heard that will lee does/did as much singing sessions as bass ones.
  4. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    Hey, did he do," Hanker for a hunk of cheese?" or, "Conjunction Junction?" or are we talking later? It'd be interesting to learn I was digging on a bass player (even if he wasn't playing bass) while I was 5.
  5. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Since the 70's Will has been singing commercials, he has a great voice! On the Brecker Brothers album 'Back To Back' he sings about three songs, also on the 24th Street Band albums.

    If Wanna Boogie Baby....Forget It :D

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