Live: Albert Lee

English guitar hero Albert Lee fast-picked his way to the Ramona Mainstage on Jan. 9.

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Guitar guru Albert Lee made a sweep at the Ramona Mainstage on Jan. 9.
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The 71-year-old grew up in London, playing piano before he picked up the guitar.
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He's picked across genres for such heavyweights as Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, the Everly Brothers and Joe Cocker, among others.
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By age 16, Lee had left school to pursue music full time.
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Lee's accredited with the 1983 Everly Brothers reunion concert, having played regularly with the group for the better part of 20 years.
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Lee is known for his top-speed playing and technical know how.
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His early influences include Buddy Holly and Jerry Reed.
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While Lee played in bands across genres early in his career, it's been noted that he really wanted to pursue country music.
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A man of many guitars, Lee has a collection that includes more than 25 -- including those presented to him by the likes of Don Everly and Eric Clapton.
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