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By Jim Dickinson,Ernest Suarez

I�m simply useless, I�m no longer Gone chronicles Jim Dickinson�s awesome lifestyles within the Memphis track scene of the fifties and sixties and the way he went directly to play with and convey a wealthy array of artists, together with Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Ry Cooder, Duane Allman, Arlo Guthrie, and Albert King. With verve and wit, Dickinson (1941�2009) describes his journey to Blind Lemon�s grave at the Texas flatlands as a faculty pupil and the way that stumble upon encouraged his go back to Memphis. again domestic, he seemed up Gus Cannon and bushy Lewis, all started staging performs, cofounded what could turn into the once a year Memphis Blues competition, and commenced recording.

The blues, Elvis, and early rock �n� roll pressured Dickinson to reject racial limitations and spurred his contributions to the Memphis song and experimental paintings scene. He explains how the relatives yardman, WDIA, Dewey Phillips, hairy Lewis, Will coloration, and Howlin� Wolf formed him and recounts how he went directly to research his craft at sunlight, Ardent, American, Muscle Shoals, and standards studios from grasp manufacturers Sam Phillips, John Fry, Chips Moman, and Jerry Wexler.

Dickinson is a member of the Mississippi song corridor of popularity and an inaugural inductee of the Memphis song corridor of popularity. He has acquired the Lifetime fulfillment Award for Engineering and creation from the Americana song organization, a Brass be aware at the Beale road stroll of reputation in Memphis, and a history Marker at the Mississippi Blues path. This memoir recounts a love affair with Memphis, the blues, and rock �n� roll via Dickinson�s desirable combination of intelligence, humor, and candor.

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