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Al Perkins (Born January 18, 1944) is a Texas-born American guitarist. The Gibson guitar company called Perkins "the world's most influential dobro player", and even began producing an "Al Perkins Signature" dobro in 2001 - designed and autographed by Perkins. is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... The Gibson Guitar Corporation, of Nashville, Tennessee, USA, is one of the worlds best-known manufacturers of acoustic and electric guitars. ... A modern Gibson Dobro Dobro is a trade name now owned by Gibson Guitar Corporation and used for a particular design of resonator guitar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


After some time in the US Army, Perkins moved to California where he began playing with the band Shiloh. He went on to record and tour with bands like the Flying Burrito Brothers, Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Leonard Cohen, Gram Parsons, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Daniel Amos, The Rolling Stones, Joe Walsh, Michael Nesmith, Randy Newman, James Taylor, Debby Boone, Tori Amos, The Eagles, Bethlehem, and McGuinn and Hillman. In 1971, Perkins became a member of Steven Stills band, Manassas. The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Shiloh may be: A name mentioned in the Bible: Shiloh (Biblical), meaning peace or: // Shiloh (river), stream in the Samarian mountains, originating at Biblical Shiloh. ... Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... Richie Furay (born Paul Richard Furay, on 9 May 1944, in Yellow Springs, Ohio) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is best known for forming the 1960s band Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin. ... Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). ... Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... // Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is a rock band formed in 1974 by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... For other persons named Joe Walsh, see Joe Walsh (disambiguation). ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Belmont, Massachusetts. ... Debby Boone (born Deborah Ann Boone, on September 22, 1956) is an American singer and theater actress. ... Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... Bethlehem is a German Dark metal band from Grevenbroich. ... Stephen Stills album cover Stephen Stills is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with the Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (at first it was Crosby, Stills and Nash; Young joined the group after their first album). ... Manassas is an independent city located in the state of Virginia. ...


Perkins began producing records in the mid 1970s. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ...


In the 1980s, Perkins joined Chris Hillman in the Desert Rose Band. Perkins started touring with Dolly Parton in 1986. Also that year, Perkins played dobro on Bob Dylan's Knocked Out Loaded. In 1988, Perkins moved to Nashville, and the following year, he joined Emmylou Harris' new Grammy Award winning group called the Nash Ramblers. Chris Hillman on the cover of his album The Other Side (2005) Chris Hillman (born Christopher Hillman December 4, 1944, in Los Angeles, California), was one of the original members of The Byrds (1965) with Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, and Michael Clarke. ... The Desert Rose Band was a country rock band from California, founded by Chris Hillman (formerly of The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers), along with Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson, in 1985. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American, Grammy Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, composer, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... A modern Gibson Dobro Dobro is a trade name now owned by Gibson Guitar Corporation and used for a particular design of resonator guitar. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ... Emmylou Harris (b. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


By the mid 1990s, Perkins began to work almost exclusively as a record producer and session guitarist, recording with artists like Tori Amos (From the Choirgirl Hotel), Owen Temple, Garth Brooks (Sevens), Wynonna Judd, Buddy Miller, and Cher. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. ... From the Choirgirl Hotel, released in 1998, was the fifth major label album by singer and songwriter Tori Amos. ... Owen Temple (born September 4, 1976 in Kerrville, Texas) is a folk and country music singer-songwriter currently living in Austin, Texas. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Wynonna Ellen Judd (born May 30, 1964) is an American country music singer. ... Buddy Miller is a country singer, songwriter, recording artist and producer, currently living in Nashville, Tennessee. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ...


In 2003, Al joined forces with Terry Talbot and other original members: Bruce “Creeper” Kurnow on keyboard and harmonica and original bassist Tim Ayres to resurrect the legendary country rock band Mason Proffit. Al's electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, banjo, lap slide guitar, dobro and vocal range bring an exciting dimension to this already exciting and legendary band. In the late 60’s music was changing and adapting to a new generation. ...


External links

Link to Al Perkins Official Website


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Al Perkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (301 words)
Al Perkins (Born August 1, 1933) is a Texas born American guitarist.
Perkins began producing records in the mid 1970s.
In 2003, Al joined forces with Terry Talbot and other oiginal members: Bruce “Creeper” Kurnow on keyboard and harmonica and original bassist Tim Ayres to resurrect the legendary country rock band Mason Proffit.
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