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Al Kooper was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Musical Excellence category in 2023.

Al Kooper

The unsung hero of rock & roll.

A massive influence on American music, composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, arranger, and producer Al Kooper has collaborated with the biggest names in rock & roll. More on 

Flyer for Al Kooper at WHK Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio. Birght pink back ground with test and photographs of Kooper's face in black.Black-and-white promotional photograph of Al Kooper. Kooper wears a floral button up and a dark jacket with floral embroidery.	Al Kooper Revue, Mountain, Kinetic Playground, Aaron Russo's Electric Theatre, Chicago, IL flyer. Purple backgroud with white text. Includes two profiles of dog faces.

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Archival Resources

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Influence & Legacy

Al Kooper was influenced by...

Al Kooper inspired people like...

  • Ray Manzarek
  • Joe Walsh
  • Steve Winwood
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