Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Donnie Fritts: Leanin' Man from Alabam'

Chris Bourke, Real Groove, April 1998

DONNIE FRITTS MAY be one of the unsung heroes of American music, but a peek inside his address book shows how his talents are appreciated. Among those who have "cut" his songs are Ray Charles, Dusty Springfield, Alex Chilton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Arthur Alexander and Willie Nelson.

Total word count of piece: 1799

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.