Through extensive research and interviews, 'Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story' chronicles the tale of one of the most unusual labels to emerge from the 1950s. Shedding new light on Nashville’s rich history as much more than a country-music town.
His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
A festival of what's good for the taste buds, ears, and soul, Bacon Blues & Big Stories will take place in Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm.
Dr. David Ott, renowned Panama City Pops Orchestra conductor and widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living composers in the U.S. has written orchestral scores for much of the Allman Goldflies Band's acclaimed debut album, 'Second Chance'.
For those who love their blues with a Louisiana flavor, a hint of Southern Rock, and a whole lot of originality, you simply must add 'Jonathon Long' to your collection.
"The majority of the lyrics to 'Down To Memphis' were written in a taxi cab on the way to the Memphis airport a couple years ago."