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Arthur Alexander

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Arthur Alexander, London; The Action, Sussex

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 16 April 1966

Arthur Alexander: Marquee Club, London ...

Arthur Alexander: Remembering

Profile by Cliff White, Black Music, August 1974

EIGHTEEN MONTHS ago Warner Brothers issued an album that re-introduced a name from the early sixties. Arthur Alexander (BS.2592) had been a long time coming. ...

Arthur Alexander: A Shot Of Rhythm And Soul (Ace)

Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 29 January 1983

THIS IS a welcome and important collection bringing together for the first time on one LP all the famous and not so famous songs recorded ...

Arthur Alexander

Sleeve notes by Bill Millar, Ace Records, 1984

DURING THE early '60s, Arthur Alexander wrote a famous clutch of compact, well-crafted country-soul songs. Stories of inconstant love and private gloom, they were covered ...

Arthur Alexander: No Direction Home

Retrospective by Richard Younger, MOJO, December 1995

The Beatles, Stones and Dylan covered his songs. As a singer he was rated alongside Otis and Orbison. So whatever happened to Arthur Alexander? ...

Arthur Alexander

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 10 May 1940, Florence, Alabama, USA, d. 13 June 1993, Nashville, Tennessee ...

Country's Soul: The Music Of The Late Arthur Alexander Still Provides A Living Link Between Hillbilly Twang And R&B

Retrospective by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore City Paper, 31 October 2007

ON MARCH 18, 1993, Arthur Alexander was the guest star at Jimmie Dale Gilmore's birthday party at the Broken Spoke dance hall in Austin, Texas. ...

Deep Soul: How Muscle Shoals became music's most unlikely hit factory

Retrospective and Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, October 2013

IN JANUARY 1967, a young singer named Aretha Franklin arrived in the small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals, her career hanging in the balance. ...


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