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The Memphis Horns

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, October 1970

HOW MANY of you have listened to the Memphis records and thought to yourself how great the brass is? Every Sam & Dave record, or Otis, Wilson Pickett and, of course, the Mar-Keys and literally hundreds more. Well, as everybody is aware, the sound belongs to the Mar-Keys. But, who exactly are the Mar-Keys. We all know Booker T., Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and Al Jackson but how many people are truly aware of Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love, the actual brass section of the group.

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