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'Music Lessons' details musician's life, playing with the greats

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis is all shook up over Elvis Week.

Musician Norbert Putnam has performed with some of music’s greatest including Elvis Presley.

You can learn more about him and about life on the road in his new book, … 34 more words

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A glimpse into the life of Memphis musician Donald 'Duck' Dunn

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —A new book gives music fans a glimpse into the life of legendary Memphis musician Donald “Duck” Dunn.

He laid down the beat to many of your favorite songs and influenced thousands of other bass players while playing alongside talents like Booker T. 62 more words

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Royal Studios to celebrate 60 years of success

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The studio that brought you the music of Al Green, Ann Peebles, Ike and Tina Turner and other notable musicians is celebrating 60 years of success. 59 more words

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Take Off Your Pants And Jacket: Annual Pants Tour Show At The Hi-Tone

Fourth of July Season in Memphis often leads to one question: Was that fireworks or gunshots I just heard?

This isn’t to stereotype a city that years ago was the top dog in city Homicides before conceding to better killers like Detroit and Chicago. 958 more words

Porch Ghouls (2003) Bluff City Ruckus (LP) Roman/Columbia (CK 87033)

Porch Ghouls

Bluff City Ruckus

2003

Roman/Columbia (CK 87033)

Produced by Greg Cartwright and the Porch Ghouls

Executive producer: Joe Perry


Debut (and apparently only) long player from this Florida/Memphis outfit, garage blues and back-porch electric Memphis stomp, letting the Tennessee hillbilly come through without sounding like rockabilly.   52 more words

The Breaks (1983) S/T (LP) RCA 4675

The Breaks

The Breaks

1983

RCA 4675

produced by Vini Poncia

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This one’s only for fans with a huge penchant for 80s pop-rock fronted by female vocalists, but if that’s your bag, this set is worth a listen, features an LA new-wave sound with the band’s Tennessee roots showing–especially in Susanne’s vocals. 228 more words

Soulsville USA Festival

Three stages, one location and some of the best music Memphis has to offer!

It’s all happening this weekend at the Soulsville USA Festival!

Anne Peebles… 58 more words

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