Carl Carlton (born Karl Walter Ahlerich Buskohl; 20 April 1955) is a German born rock guitarist, composer and producer who has played in international bands and collaborated with many renown musicians. His collaboration with Robert Palmer culminated in the Grammy-nominated album Drive, which was released in 2003. In 2005, Carlton joined Eric Burdon and the Animals. The collaboration resulted in the Grammy-nominated album Soul of a Man, released in 2006. Carlton has released five albums with his own band, Carl Carlton and the Songdogs and two Solo albums.Carlton, who grew up on a farm in Northern Germany, took off for the Netherlands at the age of 17. There, he began playing in what was at the time one of the liveliest European rock and pop scenes. Starting in Groningen, Carlton played in numerous rock bands, including Herman Brood and his Wild Romance, Long Tall Ernie and the Shakers (with whom he recorded a gold record in 1977), and Vitesse. In 1979, he traveled across the Atlantic to become a guitarist for the band Mink DeVille. Also in the 1980s, Carlton played with Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Most notably during this time, Carlton acted as a guitarist, composer and producer for two of Germany's biggest rock stars, Peter Maffay and Udo Lindenberg, with whom he recorded thirteen and six albums, respectively. Of these, eleven singles topped the charts. In the meantime, Carlton married and ha two children, Max and Jessica Buskohl.Max has since followed in his father's footsteps with his own band, Empty Trash EMI and a solo album Sidewalk Conversation - Universal . At the end of the 1980s, Carlton began writing film and television scores, while, in addition, he played guitar for Joe Cocker, Keb Mo, Jimmy Barnes, Eric Burdon, Mother's Finest, Simple Minds and numerous other bands.
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Udo Lindenberg: Stärker als die Zeit - Live
After eight years Udo Lindenberg started his comeback in early 2016 with the new album "Stärker als die Zeit". After the release of his new album the panic rocker No. 1 went on a big tour, where he - ...
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