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Bobby Wood
Heavily influenced by Jerry Lee Lewis early on in his career, Bobby moved to Memphis in 1960. The young keyboardist was befriended by Sun Records engineer Stan Kesler who fostered Wood's talent, eventually helping him release the 1964 hit "If I'm a Fool for Lovin' You" on Joy Records. It was while touring in support of "Fool" that Bobby was injured in a car crash that laid him up for over half-a-year, effectively ending his career as a solo performer. Yet in retrospect, the setback turned out to be a positive one as Wood began devoting more time to studio work. When he was one of a half-dozen top players chosen by producer Chips Moman to form the American Studios House Band, Wood embarked on not only one of the most creative periods of his life, but of the music industry as well. Between 1967 and 1971, American Studios was responsible for 120 hits. Among the artists Wood backed were Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, Herbie Mann, Wilson Pickett, and the Sweet Inspirations.
After Moman relocated to Atlanta, Bobby made the move to Nashville and started playing country sessions. Because of his exceptional talent and track record with American Studios, Bobby soon found himself in the list of Nashville's "A" musicians, playing on sessions by Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, and Tammy Wynette. In the early 1970s, Bobby also began writing and penned the hit "Still Thinkin' About You" for Billy Craddock in 1974. Since then he has written, or co-written, several hits including "What's Your Name, What's Your Number," "Talkin' In Your Sleep," and "Half the Way." In 1989, through mutual friend Allen Reynolds, Bobby and Garth Brooks met and formed a musical partnership. Bobby has played keyboards on all of Brooks' releases and, in turn, the singer has recorded one of Bobby's compositions to date.
from Steve Kurutz @ allmusic.com


Home In Your Heart
Atlantic R2 70284
released 1992
Solomon Burke, vocals
Léon Cohen, alto sax
Charlie Brown, tenor sax, guitar
Arthur "Babe" Clarke, tenor sax
Charles DeAngelis, tenor sax
Arthur Kaplan, tenor sax
King Curtis, tenor sax
Alonzo Buddy Lucas, tenor sax
Tom Mace, tenor sax
David "Fathead" Newman, tenor sax
Jesse Powell, tenor sax
Ben Smith, tenor sax
Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax
Herb Wasserman, tenor sax, flute
Seldon Powell, tenor sax, baritone sax
Haywood Henry, baritone sax
Jerome Richardson, baritone sax
Bill Bivins, sax
John Scott, sax
Bob Asher, trombone
Jimmy Cleveland, trombone
Quentin Jackson, trombone
George Jeffers, trombone
Benny Powell, trombone
Tony Studd, bass trombone
Dud Bascomb, trumpet
Bill Berry, trumpet
Dave Burns, trumpet
Ray Copeland, trumpet
Bernie Glow, trumpet
Melvin Lastie, trumpet
Irvin "Marky" Markowitz, trumpet
Jimmy Maxwell, trumpet
Joe Newman, trumpet
Jimmy Nottingham, trumpet
Ernie Royal, trumpet
Robert Scott, trumpet
Eddie Williams, trumpet
Lamar Wright, trumpet
Snooky Young, trumpet
Don Arnone, guitar
Billy Bauer, guitar
Bob Bushnell, guitar
Billy Butler, guitar
Al Caiola, guitar
Everett Barksdale, guitar
Eric Gale, guitar
Allen Hanlon, guitar
Allen Harlow, guitar
Jimmy Johnson, guitar
Carl Lynch, guitar
Charles Macey, guitar
Trade Martin, guitar
Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar
Wally Richardson, guitar
Al Schackman, guitar
George Barnes, guitar, bass
Joe South, guitar
Wild Jimmy Spruill, guitar
Bill Suyker, guitar
Chauncey Westbrook, guitar
Reggie Young, guitar
Robert Banks, organ
Felix Cavaliere, organ
Dick Hyman, organ
Leroy Glover, organ, piano
Bert Keyes, organ
Robert Mosely, organ
Spooner Oldham, organ
Teacho Wiltshire, organ
Bobby Wood, organ, piano
Artie Butler, piano
Bobby Emmons, piano
Paul Griffin, piano
Ernie Hayes, piano
Hank Jones, piano
Moe Wechsler, piano
Alfred Williams, piano
Phil Kraus, vibes, tambourine, xylophone
Dave Adams, bass
Joe Benjamin, bass
Tommy Cogbill, bass
Art Davis, bass
Leonard Gaskin, bass
Jimmy Lewis, bass
Alan Lucas, bass
Wendell Marshall, bass
Russ Saunders, bass
James Tyrell, bass
Gary Chester, drums
Gene Chrisman, drums
Bobby Donaldson, drums
Panama Francis, drums
Roger Hawkins, drums
Herb Lovelle, drums
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, drums
Todd Sommer, drums, percussion
Paul Faulise, percussion
Joe Venuti, percussion
Warren Smith, percussion, tabla
Harry Breuer, tambourine
George Devens, tambourine
CeeLo Green Is Thomas Callaway
Easy Eye Sound 538615231
recorded in Nashville, TN/USA
CeeLo Green, vocals
Roy Agee, trombone
Dan Auerbach, guitar, mellotron, vocals
Russ Pahl, guitar, sitar
Billy Sanford, guitar, bass
Ronnie McCoury, mandolin
Ray Jacildo, Hammond B-3 organ, harpsichord, synthesizer, vibes, glockenspiel
Bobby Wood, Hammond B-3 organ, Wurlitzer
Mike Rojas, clavinet, harpsichord, piano, vibes, glockenspiel
Matt Combs, strings
Dave Roe, bass
Gene Chrisman, drums, percussion
Chris St. Hillaire, drums, percussion

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