Uploaded on Aug 22, 2010
” From Rarearth in Vernon BC David Gogo plays the blues.
Gogo was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, and received his first guitar at the age of five. By the age of 16, he was getting regular work as a musician. Gogo formed a band called The Persuaders, which eventually opened for blues performers such as Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy and Albert Collins. After performing in Europe, Gogo signed a solo record deal with EMI Records.
His albums have included Dine Under the Stars, Change of Pace, Bare Bones, “Halfway to Memphis”, “Live At Deer Lake”, Skeleton Key, “Vibe” and “Acoustic”. He appeared as a guest musician on Tom Cochrane’s album Mad Mad World, Bob Walsh’s album “Bob Walsh Live — A Canadian Blues Rendez-Vous” and others. His “Acoustic” album, released in 2006, was nominated for a 2007 Juno Award. He is a two-time Maple Blues Award winner.
David Gogo is the cousin of Trooper keyboardist Paul Gogo.”