Remembering Andrew Love


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April 12 saw the passing of sax player Andrew Love.  He died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 71.  Andrew was an artist that we have all heard at one point in our life.  He and trumpet player Wayne Jackson did session work at (anything that had horns in it was him)  Records.  They played on recordings by Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and Sam and Dave among others.  Wayne and Andrew formed The Memphis Horns and began freelancing for sessions.  In this period they recorded with Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Al Green, U2 and Dusty Springfield.  They also hooked up on tours by the Doobie Brothers, Jimmy Buffet and Robert Cray.

This video is part interview (with Ann Peebles).

This is a great live performance of Satisfaction by Otis Redding, with the Memphis Horns supplying the brass.

As a unit…

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I enjoy travel, sports, music and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of music and travel posts and a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Canuck.

Posted on April 28, 2012, in General, History, Live Music, Music, R&B, Remembering and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Pretty damn soulful… Another sad passing.

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