Perry Miller was born and raised in raised in New York City. In the 1960s he began his career as a musician, living in Greenwich Village and calling himself Jesse Colin Young. He performed solo in the local folk clubs, and in 1964 was signed to Capitol Records. His debut album was recorded in four hours, and resulted in a collection of thirteen folk and blues songs, mostly originals. It showed him as a strong emerging talent, a promising songwriter with a fine voice and good guitar picking skills. Stylistically it fits in with most other folk albums coming out of New York in the early 60s.
|> Young Blood (1965)