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Other Motown Artists I Worked With

Other Motown Artists I Worked With

dennis

November 22nd, 2014

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Other Motown Artists I Worked With MICHAEL JACKSON AND THE JACKSON FIVE I first saw Michael Jackson, the Jackson Five, and his dad Joe at Motown Studio A. Bobby Taylor was producing a session on them. We originally recorded the tracks for “I Want You […]

MOTOWN ARTISTS

dennis

November 15th, 2014

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MOTOWN ARTISTS STEVIE WONDER Stevie Wonder is an amazing Motown artist. I played on the Motown record “We Can Work It Out” for Stevie. I remember doing overdubs for Stevie at Golden World Studios. As a guitarist I felt that I was an extension of […]

WHAT MOTOWN GUITAR EFFECTS DID YOU USE?

dennis

November 12th, 2014

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WHAT MOTOWN GUITAR EFFECTS DID YOU USE? I remember back in the early sixties doing a session with the Royaltones at Bell Sound in New York City. We recorded two songs. One was “Our Faded Love”, and the flip side was “Holy Smokes”. The members […]

MOTOWN GUITAR SECTION

MOTOWN GUITAR SECTION

dennis

November 9th, 2014

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MOTOWN GUITAR SECTION DENNIS COFFEY The Motown guitar team on the session would look at the Master Rhythm Arrangement and divide up the parts to make it easy on ourselves. I would play special effects (Wah Wah pedal, Echoplex, fuzz tone, etc.) I would also […]

MOTOWN MUSICIANS I PLAYED WITH

dennis

November 8th, 2014

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MOTOWN MUSICIANS I PLAYED WITH There were 12 Funk Brothers in the Motown rhythm section including me. There were usually three guitarists on each session out of the four. The producer and arranger were the ones who conducted the session. We would come in each […]