Kid Congo Powers

Kid Congo Powers, born March 27, 1959 in La Puente, California, USA, is a Chicano renegade guitar stylist. He is known for his work in The Gun Club (which he co-founded with singer Jeffrey Lee Pierce), The Cramps, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Congo Norvell, Knoxville Girls and Die Haut. Kid Congo Powers is also a prolific songwriter and lyricist.

With a career spanning multiple bands and genres, Kid Congo Powers has established himself as an influential figure in the music industry. His unique guitar style and songwriting abilities have made him a sought-after collaborator among renowned artists.

From his early days with The Gun Club to his contributions to iconic bands like The Cramps and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Kid Congo Powers has left an indelible mark on the alternative music scene. His talent extends beyond playing the guitar; he is also recognized for his skillful songwriting and poetic lyrics.


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