Saturday, December 10, 2011

Happy 75th Birthday Reggie!

Nashville session guitarist Bill Hullett posts about Reggie's 75th birthday party yesterday:

Hi Guys..

My wife Debbie, my oldest son Clay, and his wife Beth and I had the most amazing time last night getting to help celebrate Reggies 75th birthday. Reggies wife Jenny Lynn pulled off a complete surprise party!!!

It was the most amazing assemblage of real music people all in one place that I've ever seen!!! I know that I'll forget a lot of names but here's a list of some that comes to mind

Originally from Memphis...

Chips Moman....Historic mega record producer
Bobby Wood.....A team Historic session player piano
Bobby Emmons..A team Historic session player B-3
Robby Turner...A team session player pedal steel
Gary Talley.....Original guitarist for the Boxtops!!
Gene Chrisman..A Team Historic session player Drums

Originally from Muscle Shoals

The Decoys...The house band for the event...They rocked!!!!!Featuring
Kelvin Holly ...Bad Boy session G&L Tele player!
David Hood....A team Historic session ace bass guitar

Spooner Oldham Historic A team keyboard session ace and songwriter
Jimmy Johnson... A team Historic session player & engineer
Claton Ivey A team Historic keyboard session player
Will McFarlane...A team session guitarist

The Nashville cats

Ray Edenton...Historic A team session guitarist
Jimmy Capps...Historic A team session guitarist/ Opry member
John Willis...A team session guitarist
Chris Leuzinger ...A team session guitarist
Fred Foster...Absolute Historic Nashville record mogel
Jim Horn... Historic session ace...Sax/Flute

And Well Respected artists:
Leroy Parnell...slide guitar legend
Felix Cavaliere...The Rascals! need I say more!!
Jessi Coulter!!!!!
Lane Brodi
The Crickets ...Buddy Hollys band....How cool is that!!

The Best Part Of All....Watching & hearing Reggie play for a bit...And this was a 100% Tele zone all night long!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No other electric guitars were present!!!!!

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