Marshall Texas Is My Home

Marshall Texas Is My Home

by Floyd DixonFloyd Dixon


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Floyd Dixon landed at Art Rupe's Specialty label in 1953, his music jumping harder than ever. These 22 tracks rate with his best; the collection is full of rarities and previously unissued items, many featuring the wailing tenor sax of Carlos Bermudez in lusty support of the pianist. By 1957, when he momentarily paused at Ebb Records, Dixon could do a pretty fair breathless imitation of Little Richard, as the scorching "Oooh Little Girl" definitively proves. Also includes Dixon's best-known number, the often-covered rocker "Hey Bartender" (first out on Atlantic's Cat subsidiary in 1954).

Product Details

Release Date: 08/05/1991
Label: Specialty
UPC: 0022211701125
catalogNumber: 7011
Rank: 160667

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Floyd Dixon   Primary Artist,Piano,Leader
Plas Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Lewis   Guitar
William K. "Billy" Hadnott   Bass
Charlie Eldridge "Chuck" Norris   Guitar
Earl Palmer   Drums
Rudy Pitts   Drums
Carlos Bermudez   Tenor Saxophone
Minor W. Robinson   Drums
Joe Howard   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Floyd Dixon   Composer
Ahmet Ertegun   Producer
Art Rupe   Producer
Billy Vera   Producer,Liner Notes,Series Supervision
Jerry Wexler   Producer
Georgia Gillfillan   Contributor,Package Production
John Dolphin   Producer

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