Sonny Knight Takes Lake Street | Erin Kincheloe | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Sonny Knight’s hands tremble in our interview, but it’s not clear whether it’s nerves or his age. He’s 65, after all, and as the leader of Sonny Knight & the Lakers, he’s not totally comfortable being the center of attention. Get used to it, Sonny. With performances clocked at SXSW, the Cedar, and First Avenue, […]

¿Te lo vas a perder? | Musicasoul

Retired truck driver, given by finished his career decades ago certainly was more well prepared to do nothing in particular the rest of his life, except perhaps to exercise his role as grandfather. Not even on the great compilation Twin Cities (2012), which allowed resurrect issues and forgotten by history interpreters, and recently referred in […]

Sonny Knight is Still Here | WPRB 103.3 fm : Princeton, NJ

And then there’s Sonny Knight, who released his first single all the way back in 1965, a mind-boggling 49 years ago. Then life happened. He shipped off to Vietnam, returned and joined the funk band Haze, but that quickly disbanded and Knight found himself working as a truck driver.  Sonny Knight releases his debut album […]

Music spotlight: Sonny Knight & The Lakers | Chris Riemenschneider | Star Tribune

Saturday: It’s the Minneapolis version of the Sharon Jones or Charles Bradley story: Veteran soul/R&B singer Knight, a one-time member of the ’70s group Haze, is in the midst of a career revival after hooking up with a sparkplug group of hip, young, funk-loving musicians. The eight-man ensemble formed last year in the wake of […]

SONNY KNIGHT & THE LAKERS – I’M STILL HERE | Fonkadelica

Le premier album de Sonny Knight & The Lakers, produit par Secret Stash, « I’m Still Here », sera chez tous les bons revendeurs de sons le 29 avril 2014. L’artiste et son band avaient au préalable un 45T à leur actif « Hey girl » / «Sugar man » (2013), et ce, via le […]