Happy Birthday to Morris “B.B.” Dickerson – born August 3, 1949!

Happy Birthday to Morris “B.B.” Dickerson – born August 3, 1949!

Morris “B.B.” Dickerson (born August 3, 1949, in Torrance, California) is an American musician who served as the bass player for the 1970s Latin–funk group War, and before that The Creators.

Coupling a funk feel with a Latin and reggae influences, former War bassist Morris “BB” Dickerson created smoking grooves that continue to burn like a Southland heatwave. Dickerson co-wrote and played on all of War’s seminal hits- “Spill the Wine,” “The Cisco Kid,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends?,” and the iconic “Low Rider”– supporting and interacting with the songs’ vocal narratives with meaty hooks that sit heavy in the mix. Dickerson currently plays in the Low Rider Band with four of the five surviving members of War

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