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My Place: The Memphis Horns

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Courtesy, Joel Najman
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Saxophonist Andrew Love and trumpeter Wayne Jackson were known as The Memphis Horns and played on multiple top-hit recordings. This image is a detail from their album titled, "Perkin' It Up."

Tenor saxophonist Andrew Love and trumpeter Wayne Jackson formed a partnership incorporated as "The Memphis Horns."
Over a four-decade period beginning in the mid-1960's, the pair performed on hundreds of hit singles, top-selling albums and Grammy Award-winning recordings.
 
This week on My Place, we'll further trace the legacy of the Memphis Horns with memorable recordings by Neil Diamond, Dusty Springfield, Elvis Presley and others.

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