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Don Nix

voc, sax, g, *1941 US, Memphis, Tennessee
Musician / Composer / Songwriter / Arranger / Producer of R&B/Soul and Rock
A.k.a. William Donald Nix

Don Nix (born September 27, 1941, Memphis, Tennessee) is an American songwriter, composer, arranger, musician, and author. Although cited as being "obscure", he is a key figure in several genres of Southern rock and soul, R&B, and the blues. He was instrumental in the creation of the distinctive "Memphis soul" developed at Stax Records.The Rolling Stones performed "Goin' Down" with John Mayer and Gary Clark, Jr. live on Pay-Per-View television on December 15, 2012, as part of the Stones' 50th Anniversary Tour.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Saxophone
  • Guitar
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Blues
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Black Cat Moan on Hobos, Heroes And Street Corner Clowns by Don Nix
I Saw the Light on Living By The Days by Don Nix
She's A Friend Of Mine on Hobos, Heroes And Street Corner Clowns by Don Nix
Sweet Sweet Surrender on Hobos, Heroes And Street Corner Clowns by Don Nix
Shape I'm In on Living By The Days by Don Nix
Going Back to Iuka on Living By The Days by Don Nix
Olena on Living By The Days by Don Nix
When I Lay My Burden Down on Hobos, Heroes And Street Corner Clowns by Don Nix
She Don't Want a Lover (She Just Needs a Friend) on Living By The Days by Don Nix
My Train's Done Come and Gone on Living By The Days by Don Nix

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
I Don't Want No Trouble!Don Nix2006Album
Going Down - Songs Of Don NixDon Nix2002Album
Back To The WellDon Nix1993Album
Blues Show 015 For Week Of May 15, 1989Don Nix1989Album
SkyriderDon Nix1979Album
Rollin' In My DreamsDon Nix1976Single
A Demain (Until Tomorrow)Don Nix1976Single
Gone Too LongDon Nix1976Album
Black Cat MoanDon Nix1974Single
Black Cat MoanDon Nix1973Single
She's A Friend Of MineDon Nix1973Single
Hobos, Heroes And Street Corner ClownsDon Nix1973Album
The Alabama State Troupers Road ShowThe Alabama State Troupers Featuring Don Nix And Jeanie Greene & Furry Lewis1972Album
Going DownDon Nix1972Single
OlenaDon Nix1971Single
Living By The DaysDon Nix1971Album
In God We TrustDon Nix1971Album
Amos BurkeDon Nix1971Single
OlenaDon Nix1971Single
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