Monday, May 20, 2019

Music Video Monday: Marcella & Her Lovers with Spooner Oldham

Posted By on Mon, May 20, 2019 at 12:37 PM

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Today's Music Video Monday's got soul to spare.

Last year, Marcella Simien got a temporary new addition to her band, Spooner Oldham He's a keyboardist, songwriter, and producer who has worked with Chips Moman at American Studios in Memphis and FAME studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The studio produced hits like The Boxtops' "Cry Like A Baby" and Wilson Pickett's "Mustang Sally."

Oldham joined the Lovers at the Midtown-famous P&H Cafe to shoot a live video for Beale Street Caravan's I Listen To Memphis series. The song they performed was "I'd Rather Go Blind", a song Rock-and-Roll-Hall-Of-Fame-inductee Oldham first recorded with Etta James. Prepare to get smoky with this video, directed by Christian Walker and produced by Waheed Al Qawasmi.
 
If you'd like to see your music video on Music Video Monday, email cmccoy@memphisflyer.com. 

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