Kenny Aaronson was born in Brooklyn, New York. As a teenager, he played bass for Brooklyn based hard rock band Dust, which included Marc Bell (a.k.a. Marky Ramone), which released two albums in 1971 and ’72 on the Kama Sutra label. In 1973, Aaronson joined the New York band Stories, who’s single, “Brother Louie”, reached #1 on the Billboard, Cashbox and Record World charts.
Kenny Aaronson went on to become a recognized world-class rock and roll bassist with his extensive touring and recording with a variety of artists including Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Billy Squier, Foghat, HSAS (Sammy Hagar, Neil Schon, Kenny Aaronson, Michael Shrieve), Steve Cropper, Lita Ford, Tony Iommi, Dave Gilmore, Brian Setzer, New York Dolls, Robert Gordon, Mick Taylor, Dave Edmunds, Graham Parker, Hall and Oates, Edgar Winter, Leslie West Band, Corky Laing, Rick Derringer, Carmine Appice and many more. Kenny currently plays with The Yardbirds and supports Nashville based singer songwriter John Eddie and others, along with producing and session work. In 1988, Rolling Stone Magazine named Kenny Bassist of the year.
Photo Credit: Arnie Goodman
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