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Memphis Two-Step

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All Music Guide - Jim Newsom
Memphis Two-Step was the third in Herbie Mann's series of soul/R&B-inflected albums with similar names that began with Memphis Underground and continued with Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty. It is also one of the weakest. "Soul Man" and the title cut really cook, with the personnel and recording information on the latter indicating it may be an outtake from the Memphis Underground sessions. In fact, it is the only track actually recorded in Memphis. The rest of the album doesn't work very well, with "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" a particularly poor choice for a jazz session. The album cover, however, is very cool.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jim Newsom
Memphis Two-Step was the third in Herbie Mann's series of soul/R&B-inflected albums with similar names that began with Memphis Underground and continued with Muscle Shoals Nitty Gritty. It is also one of the weakest. "Soul Man" and the title cut really cook, with the personnel and recording information on the latter indicating it may be an outtake from the Memphis Underground sessions. In fact, it is the only track actually recorded in Memphis. The rest of the album doesn't work very well, with "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" a particularly poor choice for a jazz session. The album cover, however, is very cool.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2007
  • Label: Wounded Bird Records
  • UPC: 664140053120
  • Catalog Number: 531
  • Sales rank: 79,382

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Herbie Mann Primary Artist, Flute
Roy Ayers Background Vocals, Vibes
Ron Carter Bass
Larry Coryell Guitar
Sonny Sharrock Guitar
Miroslav Vitous Bass
Eric Weissberg Guitar
Bobby Wood Keyboards, Electric Piano
Charlie Brown Guitar
George Bohannon Trombone, Baritone Horn
Bruno Carr Drums
Gene Chrisman Drums
Gene Christman Drums
Darrell Clayborn Bass
Bobby Emmons Organ, Keyboards
Melvin Lastie Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Horn
Mike Leach Electric Bass
Mike Leech Bass
Victor Pantoja Percussion
Richie Resnicoff Guitar
Al Vescovo Guitar
Richard Waters Drums
Ike Williams Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Horn
Reggie Young Guitar
John Barnes Keyboards, Electric Piano
Technical Credits
John Fogerty Composer
Herbie Mann Composer, Producer
Don Sebesky Composer
Isaac Hayes Composer
David Porter Composer
Eddie Simon Rainmaker
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