Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dirt Road Blues

Jim Dickinson
Rest In Peace

What do Aretha Franklin, Sam & Dave, The Rolling Stones, the Flamin Groovies, Big Star, The Replacements, Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan, Primal Scream, and Mudhoney all have in common? Jim Dickinson worked with all of 'em -- and so many more -- in some capacity or another... Another true music legend leaves this mortal coil.

"Jim Dickinson, a musician and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in a career that spanned more than four decades, died Saturday. He was 67." ... Story continues here: Memphis Producer, Musician Jim Dickinson Dies (Associated Press)

Download: "My Babe" (45 b-side) by The Jesters
Download: "John Brown" by James Luther Dickinson
Buy: Dixie Fried by James Luther Dickinson
Read: An interview with Dickinson

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