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The Memphis Horns

Band, US
R&B/Soul

American horn section made famous by their backing of virtually all of Stax Records recordings with horn work. Originally a sextet led by Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love, the Memphis Horns eventually became a duo with Wayne Jackson (trumpet) and Andrew Love (tenor sax). This includes horn work with Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, & Isaac Hayes. Their long credential list also includes backing various acts such as Elvis Presley, The Doobie Brothers, Neil Diamond, & Al Green. In 2012 the Memphis Horns received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding artistic significance in music.

     
Members
PortraitWayne Jackson
tr, tb *1941 US
PortraitAndrew Love
ts, sax 1941-2012 US
PortraitJames Mitchell
bs, sax US
PortraitJack Hale
tb
PortraitEd Logan
fl, ts 1945-2000 US
Roger Hopps
Tom McGinley
sax US
PortraitJack Hale, Sr.
US
Popular Tracks   
Just for Your Love on Get Up and Dance by The Memphis Horns
Soul Bowl on Memphis Horns by The Memphis Horns
Knock on Wood - Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, 3/5/1971 on Don't Fight the Feeling - the Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at Fillmore West by Aretha Franklin & King Curtis
What the Funk on Get Up and Dance by The Memphis Horns
Get Up and Dance on Get Up and Dance by The Memphis Horns
Take Me To The River on The Memphis Horns by The Memphis Horns
Knock On Wood - Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, 3/6/1971 on Don't Fight the Feeling - the Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at Fillmore West by Aretha Franklin & King Curtis
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) on The Memphis Horns by The Memphis Horns
I've Been Loving You Too Long on The Memphis Horns by The Memphis Horns
Knock on Wood - Live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA, 3/7/1971 on Don't Fight the Feeling - the Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live at Fillmore West by Aretha Franklin & King Curtis

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
High On Music / Get Up And DanceThe Memphis Horns2012Compil.
ColorblindThe Memphis Horns2001Album
Off The Ground And Other Future EvergreensMontana Chromeboy and The Memphis Horns2001Album
Do That For MeThe Robert Cray Band, The Memphis Horns1997Single
Wayne Jackson & Andrew Love With Special GuestsThe Memphis Horns1995Album
Flame OutThe Memphis Horns1992Album
These ThingsThe Robert Cray Band Featuring The Memphis Horns1990Single
Midnight StrollThe Robert Cray Band Featuring The Memphis Horns1990Album
Midnight StrollThe Robert Cray Band Featuring The Memphis Horns1990Album
Ready Or NotB. A. Robertson With The Memphis Horns1982Single
Welcome To MemphisThe Memphis Horns1979Album
The Bottom LineThe Memphis Horns1979Single
Band IIThe Memphis Horns1978Album
Our Love Will SurviveThe Memphis Horns1978Single
Party LineThe Memphis Horns1978Single
What The FunkThe Memphis Horns1977Single
Get Up & DanceThe Memphis Horns1977Album
Just For Your LoveThe Memphis Horns1977Single
Special Disco SamplerThe Memphis Horns1976Album
High On MusicThe Memphis Horns1976Album
Keep On Doin' It / Beale Street ShuffleThe Memphis Horns1976Single
Get Up And Dance / Don't Abuse ItThe Memphis Horns1976Album
Memphis HeatMemphis Slim, Canned Heat, The Memphis Horns1974Album
Horns For EverythingThe Memphis Horns1972Album
Young PeopleThe Memphis Horns1972Single
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'Isaac Hayes With Bar-Kays, The Memphis Horns And The Memphis Symphony1971Single
Memphis HornsThe Memphis Horns1970Album
Share Your Love With MeThe Memphis Horns1970Single
I Can't Turn You Loose / TimeThe Memphis Horns1969Single
Sing A Simple Song / Soul BowlThe Noble Knights, The Memphis HornsSingle
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