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Dick Sims
Dick (* 1951 Tulsa, OK) was a keyboardist and session musician. He started playing clubs regularly from the age of 12. Dick toured with Phil Driscoll and Yurmama from 1968 to 1972 and played on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1971. In 1972 he recorded the album Back in '72 with Bob Seger and Jamie Oldaker; including a rendition of the title Turn the Page.
Sims returned to Tulsa with Jamie Oldaker to form the Tulsa County Band. In 1974, the two and Carl Radle were recruited into Eric Clapton's band. Dick can be heard on the albums 461 Ocean Boulevard, Backless and Slowhand, among others, and played on the hit singles Wonderful Tonight, Lay Down Sally and Cocaine. In Los Angeles he recorded his debut studio album Within Arm's Reach, which was produced by Pride Hutchison and released in 2008. Dick died in 2011.
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Bad Case Of The Blues
Burnside Records Burnside 50
recorded in Tulsa, OK and Los Angeles, CA/USA
Scott Ellison, guitar, vocals
Kurt Lybarger, sax
Alan Mirikitani, tenor sax
Michael Thompson, trombone
Don Colopy, trumpet
Mike Turner, trumpet, guitar
Habanero Horns, horn
Home Front Horns, horn
Larry Bell, Hammond organ
Jim Pugh, Hammond organ
Dick Sims, Hammond B-3 organ
Spencer Sutton, piano, organ
Steve LeGassick, keyboards
Terry Lupton, keyboard
Jimmy Markham, harmonica
Armando Compean, bass
Jim Strader, bass
Tommy Waggoner, bass
Larry York, bass
Jim Ziegler, bass
Bill Belknap, drums
Richard Heck, drums
Steve Monreal, drums
Lee Spath, drums
Jim Karstein, percussion
Texas Flyer
Bear Family Records BCD 16778 EK
compilation, live recordings 1974-1976
Freddie King, guitar, vocals
Steve Gregory, sopranino, tenor sax
Jerry Jumonville, alto sax, tenor sax
Mike Eves, tenor sax
Christopher Mercer, tenor sax
David "Fathead" Newman, tenor sax
Bud Beadle, baritone sax
Joe Davis, baritone sax
Jim Gordon, sax, organ
Ron Carthy, trumpet
Darrell Leonard, trumpet
John Thomas, trumpet
Floyd Bonner, guitar
Eric Clapton, guitar, vocals
Andrew Jones jr., guitar
Edd Lively, guitar
Mike O'Neill, guitar
Melvin 'Wah Wah Watson' Ragin, guitar
Bobby Tench, guitar
George Terry, guitar
Sam Wyle, guitar
Brian Auger, organ
Sonny Burke, piano, clavinet
Tom 'K.O. Thomas' Canning, piano
Roy Davies, piano, clavinet
Alvin Hemphill, organ
Melvin "Deacon" Jones, organ
Dick Sims, keyboards, organ
Lewis Stephens, piano
Pete Wingfield, piano
Laurie Garman, harmonica
Henry Davis, bass
DeLisle Harper, bass
Kenny Passarelli, bass
Carl Radle, bass
Benny Turner, bass
Robert Wilson, bass
Caleb Emphrey jr., drums
Steve Ferrone, drums
James Gadson, drums
Charles Meyers, drums
Jamie Oldaker, drums
Charlie Robinson, drums
Big John E. Thomassie, drums
Sam Clayton, congas
Sergio Pastora, percussion
Mike Vernon, percussion
Misty Browning, vocals
Patrica P.P. Arnold, vocals
Viola Billups, vocals
Benny Turner, vocals

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