3614 Jackson Highway (1969)

Here we have the album cover from Cher's 1969 album "3614 Jackson Highway" which contains the people who's talent created this fine work of musical genius.

Who's in the Picture
1. Cher The Star
2. Eddie Hinton Lead Guitar and later a great solo artist.
3. David Hood The bassman for the MSRS who played trombone on Aretha Franklin's "I Never Loved a Man". I love to hear David's bass. Co-owner of MSS.
4. Sonny Bono The husband of the Star and Co-Producer.
5. Jerry Wexler The producer of the album and the man who brought a LOT of artists to Muscle Shoals to record. (Bob Dylan in 1979 & 1980, Willie Nelson in 1974 both at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio)
6. Jeannie Green Backup vocal
7. Donna Thatcher Backup vocal
8. Tom Dowd Co-Producer

9. Jimmy Johnson

Rhythm guitar for the MSRS who was there in 1966 making rhythm for Arthur Conley, Percy Sledge, Clarence Carter, Wilson Pickett and of course Aretha Franklin. Co-owner of MSS.
10. Arif Mardin Co-Producer
11. Roger Hawkins The drummer for the MSRS who later would do a lot of producing and engineering. Co-owner of MSS.
12. Barry Beckett The man on the keys for the MSRS who later produced a number of albums like both of Bob Dylan's "Slow Train Coming" and "Saved".

Missing in the photo is background vocalist Mary Holiday and Sue Pilkinton. Also, take note of the t-shirts that Sonny Bono and Arif Mardin are wearing, they depict legendary University of Alabama Crimson Tide coach Paul "Bear" Bryant walking on water and underscored by the slogan "I Believe".

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