Hope you didn't miss the Memphis Boys concert at the Franklin Theatre last Friday (6/25). A great show -- and a great venue! Here are photos from the Franklin Theatre's Facebook page (taken by Anthony Scarlati):
I particularly enjoyed Scat Springs' vocals on all the great R&B classics that the Memphis Boys recorded.
Pictures from the rehearsal at Green's Grocery the day before the concert:
Saturday, June 18, 2011
An interview with the Memphis Boys -- conducted in Denmark during the Memphis Boys' 2005 visit. Maybe a few mistakes in the transcription but a very nice job:
Posted by Allen at 5:46 PM
French bassist Pierre Verger has a site of transcriptions from his favorite musicians -- Tommy C. being one of them. Here's the link -- I actually link to the Google Cached version of the page because my browser blocked a popup page. Just click on the link at the top of the cached version to go to the original page.
Posted by Allen at 4:23 PM
Sunday, June 05, 2011
In-the-know bass players still discuss Tommy Cogbill's majestic bass lines -- here's a thread from the TalkBass web site ("Tell Me Your Favorite Tommy Cogbill Bass Line"):
Posted by Allen at 9:29 AM
Friday, June 03, 2011
Reggie Young -- and Steve Cropper and Duck Dunn -- graduated from Messick High School. Here's a Tennessee House Joint Resolution commemorating Messick:
Posted by Allen at 7:25 PM