It sounds impossible, but 2020 will mark 50 years of existence for one of the most iconic groups ever, Asleep At The Wheel.
It was back in 1970 when my friend Ray Benson organized a little Americana Roots style band and booked their first gig opening for Alice Cooper in Washington D.C.
Eventually the band moved to California. Van Morrison mentioned them in a Rolling Stone magazine interview and it wasn’t long before the gigs and money began to roll in.
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