And in Case You Didn’t Know… in 1980 ‘Oh Geno!’ was a massive No 1 hit in the UK for Dexy’s Midnight Runners. Vocalist Kevin Roland based the song on his memories as a youth, of Geno’s gigs, when club-land used to echo to the chants of Geno! Geno! Geno!
Small selection of press quotes.
‘I have just given ‘ It’s Geno Time! ’ eleven minutes… solid air time!’, Mike Reed
‘Unforgettable, one of the world’s great entertainers’. Fringe review, Glasgow Herald
‘The forceful pace matches Washington’s powerful vocal style. He ad-libs, nothing is sacred and the crowd urges him on, ecstatic. This is one man who knows how to keep his mojo working’. Jazz Café review, The Guardian.
‘The voice and the personality are bigger than ever. He has rapidly and deservedly become the Fringe’s Mr Big’. Edinburgh Fringe review,
The Daily Mail
Otis Redding Wearing a Geno and The Ram jam Band T Shirt