October 23: Happy 58th birthday Dwight Yoakam

The primary purpose in [performing] is to receive that pure inspiration that I derived from it when I was a kid the first time I saw one of those guitar slingers on television cock his leg and throw that guitar down and start doing a song and became completely infatuated with that and the moment that I was able to …

October 22: Jimmy Miller passed away in 1994 – 20 years ago

Jimmy Miller produced “The Rolling Stones” 4 best albums: Exile on Main St. (1972) Sticky Fingers (1971) Let It Bleed (1969) Beggars Banquet (1968) He really connected with the band & Keith Richards in particular. “It was really a gas to work with him. Jimmy Miller could turn the whole band on and make a nondescript number into something.” ~Keith …

October 21: Steve Cropper is 73 Happy Birthday

Sure, I’ve always dug Steve Cropper… his guitar playing. Ever since the first Booker T. record. I heard that back in the Midwest. Yeah, everybody was playing like him. ~Bob Dylan (to Jann Wenner, 29 Nov. 1969) Memphis is in a very lucky position on the map. Everything just gravitated to Memphis for years. ~Steve Cropper Booker T & The MG’s …

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