key, *1943 US, Center Star, Alabama
Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. Dewey Lindon Oldham, Jr. Dewey Lindon Oldham Jr.
Dewey Lindon "Spooner" Oldham (born June 14, 1943) is an American songwriter and session musician. An organist, he recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, at FAME Studios as part of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section on such hit R&B songs as "When a Man Loves a Woman", by Percy Sledge; "Mustang Sally", by Wilson Pickett; and "I Never Loved a Man", by Aretha Franklin.As a songwriter, Oldham teamed with Dan Penn to write such hits as "Cry Like a Baby" (the Box Tops), "I'm Your Puppet" (James and Bobby Purify), and "A Woman Left Lonely" and "It Tears Me Up" (Percy Sledge).
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|The Southern Christmas Songbook & Hymnal||Oteil Burbridge, Billy Crain, Marco Giovino, Spooner Oldham, Tammy Rogers||2016||Album|
|Pot Luck / Spare Change||Spooner Oldham||2009||Compil.|
|For The Living Of These Days||Kate Campbell With Spooner Oldham||2006||Album|
|Moments From This Theatre||Dan Penn And Spooner Oldham||1999||Album|
|Spare Change||Spooner Oldham||1982||Album|
|Pot Luck||Spooner Oldham||1972||Album|
|My Goodness / It's Love||Spooner Oldham||1968||Single|