John “Some Kind of Wonderful” Ellison at Big Draft, free show Saturday

Born AugustĀ 11, 1941, into an impoverished family in a small coal mining town in West Virginia, a young John Ellison started on a difficult career path as a musician experiencing tremendous hardship and violent racism. In the mid-1960s, Ellison traveled to Rochester, New York, where he foundedĀ Soul Brothers Six. in 1967, John Ellison wrote what […]