Steve "The Deacon" Hunter, born (1948) in Decatur, Illinois, is an American guitarist best known for his collaborations with Lou Reed. Decatur is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the U The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Lewis Allan Reed (born March 2 1942 is an American rock Singer-songwriter and Guitarist. He first played with Mitch Ryder's Detroit, beginning a long association with record producer Bob Ezrin. Mitch Ryder (born William S Levise Jr, February 26 1945, in Hamtramck Michigan) is Bob Ezrin (born 1949 in Toronto Ontario) is a Musician and Record producer.
In the early seventies, he appeared on four Alice Cooper albums that Ezrin produced. Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer songwriter and musician whose career spans five In 1973, he was on the final two albums recorded by the Alice Cooper band, Billion Dollar Babies and Muscle of Love. Billion Dollar Babies is an album by American Hard rock band Alice Cooper, released in March 1973. Muscle of Love is an Album by Alice Cooper, released in 1973 It is the last studio album recorded by the original Alice Cooper band and is a concept When Alice Cooper became a solo artist the following year, Hunter followed and appeared on Welcome to My Nightmare. Welcome to My Nightmare is a Concept album by Alice Cooper, released in 1975 He also played on Peter Gabriel's self-titled first solo album, Peter Gabriel, which was likewise produced by Ezrin, in 1977. Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950 in Chobham, Surrey, England) is an English Musician and Songwriter. Peter Gabriel is the first album Peter Gabriel recorded after leaving the Progressive rock band Genesis, and the first of four with the
His first collaboration with Lou Reed was for the Berlin album. Berlin is a 1973 album by Lou Reed, his third solo album and the follow-up to the widely accessible and upbeat glam rock classic ''Transformer''. He also played in the live band captured on Reed's live albums, Rock 'n' Roll Animal and Lou Reed Live. Rock n Roll Animal is a Live album by Lou Reed, released in 1974 Lou Reed Live is a live album by Lou Reed, released in 1975 It was recorded at the same concert as Rock 'n' Roll Animal; on December 21 Reed and Hunter are currently working on a new live version of Berlin.
Other artists Hunter has worked with include David Lee Roth (in the mid-1990s), and Tracy Chapman. David Lee Roth (often referred to as "Diamond Dave" (born October 10 1954 Bloomington Indiana) is an American rock Vocalist Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American Singer-songwriter, best known for her singles " Fast Car " " He was also in the band and contributed music to the soundtrack of the film "The Rose" starring Bette Midler.