Jesse Colin Young

Jesse Colin Young, born Perry Miller in Queens, New York, on November 22, 1941, is a distinguished American singer-songwriter and musician. He gained fame as a founding member and the lead vocalist of the 1960s group The Youngbloods, remembered for their hit "Get Together" (1967). After the band dissolved in 1972, Jesse Colin Young embarked on a fruitful solo career, releasing acclaimed albums like Song for Juli (1973) through Warner Bros. Records. He later launched music under his label, Ridgetop Music, post-1993. Jesse Colin Young's journey took a significant turn following the 1995 Mount Vision Fire, leading him to relocate to a coffee plantation in Hawaii. Despite facing health challenges, including chronic Lyme disease which led him to retire in 2012, he made a comeback in 2016, recording new music with his son Tristan and releasing the album Dreamers in 2019. Jesse Colin Young's influence extends beyond his music; his song "Darkness, Darkness" (1969) was notably covered by Robert Plant in 2002, earning a Grammy nomination.

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