domingo, 10 de maio de 2015

Don Nix - Back to the Well

Don Nix - Back to the Well - 1994

Don Nix is a songwriter, composer, arranger, musician and author. Although often cited as being obscure, he is a key figure in several genres of southern rock, soul, R & B and blues. He was instrumental in the creation of the trademark of Memphis soul and Stax Records. Nix began is career playing saxophone with the Mar-Keys. The instrumental hit Last Night was the first of many successfull hits to Nixs credit. Without him, The Mar Keys later evolved into Booker T & MG's. As a producer Nix worked with other artists such as Leon Russell, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, George Harrison and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Inspired by his friend Leon Russell, Nix formed the critically acclaimed Alabama State Troupers. After several solo albums, his career has slowed down but he remains active today as a musician and author. 

Original Cover
01. Goin' Down The Road To Mephis
02. Waiting For The Help
03. Plastic Flowers
04. Angel Tears
05. Easy Street
06. Out On The Road Again
07. Fools Paradise
08. Too Dumb
09. Moon Madness
10. Dance Chaney Dance
11. Cruise Control
12. Jerimiah Gage

Don Nix - Vocals, Guitars
Billy Crain - Acoustic, Electric, Slide Guitars
David Crochan - Bass
Greg Morrow - Drums, Percussion
Greg Redding - Keyboards
Rick Steff - Organ, Accordion
Jay Spell - Piano, Blues Fiddle
Greg "Fingers" Taylor -    Harmonica
Jim Spake - Bariton & Alto Sax
Rusty McFarland    - Mandolin
Andrew Love (The Memphis Horns)    Tenor Sax
Danny Green, Stacy Plunk, Jackie Johnson, Rusty McFarland, Susan Marshall, Bertram Brown, William C. Brown III - Background Vocals


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