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Dan Penn: The Sound Of Muscle Shoals

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a look at the career of a man who was once described as the "secret hero" of 1960's R&B music.Along with Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn was one of the most prolific southern soul songwriters employed by Fame Studios during the height of R&B music popularity.  This is his story.

Track List:

Dan Penn                                                       "Keep On Talking"

James Barnett                                               "Keep On Talking"

Dan Penn                                                        "Don’t Lose Your Good Thing"

Otis Clay                                                          "Do Right Woman Do Right Man"

Dan Penn                                                         "Rainbow Road"

Kip Anderson                                                  "Without A Woman"

Dan Penn                                                         "Come On Over"

Dan Penn                                                         "You Left The Water Running"

Otis Redding                                                   "You Left The Water Running"

Dan Penn                                                         "It Tears Me Up"

Dan Penn                                                         "I’m Living Good"

Linda Carr                                                       "Every Time"

Dan Penn                                                         "I Need A lot Of Loving"

Spooner & The Spoons                                 "Wish You Didn’t Have To Go"

Dan Penn                                                         "The Puppet"

James & Bobby Purify                                   "I’m Your Puppet"

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