Wayne Jackson, on trumpet, and Andrew Love, on sax, were The Memphis Horns. And now, they are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award. Photo by Dave Darnell Only one other group of "backing musicians," Motown's Funk Brothers, has ever been recognized with the honor. From the Commerical Appeal (story by Bob Mehr): "Their familiar brass sounds would help define classic records like Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds," Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," Al Green's "Let's Stay Toge...

The Memphis Horns, trumpeter Wayne Jackson (right) and his musical partner, saxophonist Andrew Love, made up one of the most sought-after horn sections in the world of music, onstage and in the studio. They were awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy in Feb. 2012. Andrew Love passed away on April 12, 2012.

Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love - The Memphis Horns. RIP Andrew Love...



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Tour Stax with a Memphis Horn, Wayne Jackson

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Rufus Thomas, Jr. (March 27, 1917 – December 15, 2001) rhythm and blues, funk and soul singer and comedian from Memphis, Tennessee, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950s and on Stax Records in the 1960s and 1970s. He was the father of soul singer Carla Thomas and keyboard player Marvell Thomas. Best known for his hit record "Walking the Dog."




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Elvis with his mother.

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