Robben Ford

Born: December 16, 1951    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Robben Ford

In the 1960s, long before pop artists were backed by the generic, computer-based accompaniment that is commonplace today, singers often recorded with formidable house bands, including Booker T. & the MG’s and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. The former band came together at Stax records in Memphis, laying down timeless grooves on hits by artists like Otis Redding, Albert King, and Carla Thomas. The latter group based in Muscle Shoals, as well as New York and Nashville, enhanced such classic tracks as Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally,” and Paul Simon’s “Kodachrome.”...
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Selected Discography

Robben Ford, Soul on Ten (Concord, 2009)
Robben Ford, Truth (Concord, 2007)
Jing Chi, Jing Chi (Tone Center, 2002)
Robben Ford, Tiger Walk (Blue Thumb, 1997)
Joe Diorio and Robben Ford, Minor Elegance (MGI Records, 1990)
Robben Ford, Talk to Your Daughter (Warner Brothers, 1988)
Yellowjackets, Yellowjackets (Warner Brothers, 1981)
Little Feat, Down on the Farm (Warner Brothers, 1979)
Robben Ford, The Inside Story (Elektra, 1979)
Joni Mitchell, Hissing of Summer Lawns (Asylum, 1975)
Joni Mitchell and the L.A. Express, Miles of Aisles (Asylum, 1974)

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Soul on Ten
Concord Music Group (2009)
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