Andre’ Lee’s Biography
Andre’ Lee Caples was born in Chicago, IL and moved to Mississippi at an early age. At the age of 25 he joined the group “Freedom” who at that time was signed to Malaco Records. Andre’ Lee later moved to Houston, TX and became a member of the TSU Tornadoes where he played the guitar and was the lead vocalist. Andre’ Lee also played with another band named “Perfect Timing”.
Andre’ Lee has been an opening act for such artists as Bobby Rush, Willie Clayton, Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, Denise LaSalle, Michael Henderson, The Bar-Kay’s, and a host of others. Now Andre’ Lee is closing Southern Soul Shows with his live Band and Show.
In 1995 Andre’ Lee produced his first CD entitled “So Good” on Avanti Records. “So Good” featured hits like “Take Hold Of Your Live” and I’m Going Crazy”. In 2002 Andre’ Lee joined up with Sir Charles Jones where he played a unique flavor on lead guitar. In 2003 he signed with Mardi Gras Records and produced his sophomore CD entitled “Simply Dre”. “Simply Dre” featured hits like “Pony Ride” and “You’re So Special”. In 2005 Andre’ Lee along with a long time friend formed the gospel group ‘Mint 2 B’. He co-wrote and produced their Gospel CD entitled “Walking By Faith”. “Walking By Faith” featured the gospel sensation “Keep My Faith In Jesus”. In 2008 Andre’ Lee released another Southern Soul CD entitled “Straight From The Heart” on CapeTown Records, which features hits like “One Night Stand” and the love song “Southern Soul Man.
Now Andre’ Lee has signed with Coday Records and has released a 5th CD project titled “Stories Of Life”, (his senior Southern Soul CD) with songs likes “Man In The Drawer”, “4 Way Love Affair”, and “Shake What You Got” just to name a few. This CD will be the one that will keep dancers - dancing, steppers - stepping, and lovers – loving each other.