Sunday, March 11, 2012

Press Release re Paul Cochran's Induction into Georgia Music Hall of Fame

Press Release re Paul Cochran's Induction into Georgia Music Hall of Fame:
In the mid-1960s, Cochran and Buie moved to Atlanta where they partnered with Bill
Lowery and J.R. Cobb to form Low-Sal Music, a publishing company whose first record was “I
Take it Back” by Sandy Posey, a hit produced by their friend Chips Moman. The numerous
records published by Low-Sal included a string of hits by the Classics IV: “Spooky,” “Stormy,”
“Traces” and “Everyday With you Girl.”

Drum Transcription "Memphis Soul Stew"

Transcription of Gene Chrisman's drum part on Memphis Soul Stew:

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Lisa Dillan - You don't have to say you love me

Video of Reggie in session with Lisa Dillan singing You Don't Have to Say You Love Me.

You don´t have to say you love me: Quite Quiet Project: Lisa Dillan- vocals, Asbjørn Lerheim- electric guitar, together with some of Elvis Presleys most dedicated musicians: David Briggs - grand piano, Reggie Young - electric guitar, Norbert Putnam - bass and Paul Leim - drums

The Wicked Pickett - The Life and Times of Wilson Pickett

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and a Wilson Pickett fan, tells the story of soul legend.

Contributors include Wilson's brother Max; his ex-partner Dovie Hall; and soul stars like Bobby Womack and Eddie Floyd, who experienced the exceptional singing talent first hand; as well as the wild side, which earned him the nickname "The Wicked Pickett".

Pickett died in 2006, aged 64, but he left a legacy of classic hits like Mustang Sally, The Land of 1,000 Dances, and In The Midnight Hour. He was determined to be a singing star from an early age and his brother Max remembers how Wilson would always be getting into fights, whilst also singing gospel in church.

Guitar 101: Studio Guitar Legends, Part I: Memphis
At 827 Thomas Street, another legendary rhythm section (later to be known as The Memphis Boys) was coming together at American Studios. Reggie Young was the man who played guitar on almost all of the hundred plus hits that came out of American.

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Easley McCain Recording Studio Restoration Under Way :: Performer Magazine
The studio started as Fantasy Features with Elvis’ business partner and friend, Marty Lacker, as Executive Director. Chips Moman, who owned American Sound, bought the complex to handle overflow. For most of the Sixties, 25% of the Billboard Top 100 was coming out of Memphis. Moman’s partner, Don Crews, ended up running what was first known as American East and later The Onyx.