Gers

Real Name:
Paul Caruso
Profile:
Paul Caruso was an East Village musician best known for his friendship and brief collaboration with Jimi Hendrix. Hendix's song “My Friend” featured Caruso playing the harmonica, a role incorrectly credited at the time of the album’s release to the name “Gers”.

Caruso played music only informally and locally after Hendrix's death, but was well-regarded in his neighborhood for his work for the local homeless. Caruso died in 2013 at the age of 65.
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Instruments & Performance

2480 027 Gers - The Cry Of Love album art Jimi Hendrix My Friend Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love (Album) Reprise Records 2480 027 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
80 585/586 Gers - Band Of Gypsys / The Cry Of Love album art Jimi Hendrix My Friend Jimi Hendrix - Band Of Gypsys / The Cry Of Love (Comp) Barclay, Barclay, Barclay 80 585/586 France 1975 Sell This Version
none Gers - The Young Lords album art Young Lords (5) Young Lords (5) - The Young Lords(LP, Album) A Night In Tunisia none US 1984 Sell This Version