Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cornell Dupree, R. I. P.

R&B/Jazz Guitarist Cornell Dupree Dies: "Guitarist Cornell Dupree, who played on recordings by Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin and Joe Cocker has died, according to He was 69.
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Dupree began his career as a member of King Curtis’ band – the two had grown up together in Texas. He then became part of the Atlantic Records studio band. That’s his guitar playing on Aretha’s “Respect.”"

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