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Jim Dickinson

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James Luther Dickinson: Dixie Fried (Atlantic 8299)

Review by Gene Sculatti, Fusion, August 1972

UP TO YOUR ears in sessionmen gone solo? More than fed up with Russell/Nix-type Southern boys? Bludgeoned to insensitivity by Kinney Product? Well, James Luther ...

Jim Dickinson and the New Low-Fi

Interview by Tony Scherman, Musician, November 1987

Wherein a dangerous redneck weirdo becomes studio godfather to post-punk's finest. ...

Memphis: A Legendary Music City is on the Rebound

Report by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 8 September 1988

Keith Richards, U2 and R.E.M. have recorded there, but the city's future hinges on its home-grown talent ...

Jim Dickinson: Earth Father

Retrospective and Interview by Robert Gordon, MOJO, October 1994

Backwoods, Mississippi. Home to Jim Dickinson, the revered producer and professional redneck whose work spans the story of Southern music from Sun Records to Big ...

Robert Gordon: It Came From Memphis (Secker & Warburg)

Book Review by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, October 1995

"WE HAD poetic furor," says Memphis scenester Randall Lyon, a key figure in Robert Gordon's new book about the music of his home town. "I ...

Jim Dickinson & The Regents: A Memphis Tale

Report by Joss Hutton, Bucketfull of Brains, 1997

IT WAS ABOUT half an hour past midnight on a hot and humid Sunday evening in late September when your intrepid Bucketfull team, aided and ...

Jim Dickinson: Home Cooking

Interview by Joss Hutton, Perfect Sound Forever, January 2002

THIS MAIN COURSE is a hearty southern dish, marinated in worldly wisdom and good humour, matured slowly in honky-tonks, recording studios and bars the world ...

James Luther Dickinson: Free Beer Tomorrow (Artemis)

Review by Joe Nick Patoski, Austin Chronicle, 18 October 2002

YOU MAY KNOW Jim Dickinson as the daddy of those North Mississippi All-Stars, producer of the Replacements' Pleased to Meet Me, or the guy who ...

Jim Dickinson: Fishing with Charlie & Other Selected Readings

Sleeve notes by Bill Bentley, Birdman Records, 2006

THERE AREN'T MANY shamans still in our world. Most have been ground down to dust, and those left are laying low, hoping to dodge the ...

James Luther Dickinson: Jungle Jim And The Voodoo Tiger

Review by John Morthland, No Depression, 30 April 2006

IF 2002's Free Beer Tomorrow – Jim Dickinson's "follow-up" to his 1971 solo debut Dixie Fried – sounded like a well-conceived showcase for his favourite ...

40 Years of Ardent

Retrospective and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 26 October 2006

FOR MANY music afficionados, Memphis' Madison Avenue is the Southern equivalent of Abbey Road. Yet thousands cruise past the low-slung brick building at 2000 Madison ...

40 Years of Ardent

Retrospective and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 26 October 2006

The little recording studio on Madison has played a big part in Memphis music history. ...

For the Benefit of Mr. Dickinson

Report and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 6 August 2009

A Memphis legend gets by with a little help from his friends. ...

Remembering Jim Dickinson

Obituary by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 25 August 2009

I'VE SAID GOODBYE to a lot of cultural heavyweights and big personal influences over the last few years: Otha Turner, Ike Turner, Rev. Gatemouth Moore, ...

Jim Dickinson: "I'm Just Dead: I'm Not Gone"

Memoir by Bob Mehr, MOJO, November 2009

A Sun Records artist who played with Dylan, the Stones and Aretha and produced key albums by Big Star and Ry Cooder, Jim Dickinson was ...

Flies on Shit: Alex Chilton Goes Back to Memphis

Book Excerpt by Holly George-Warren, Viking Books, March 2014

The former Big Star man sees the Sex Pistols in Memphis and limbers up for the shambolic Like Flies On Sherbert. An exclusive excerpt from ...

see also Big Star


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