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Jan 12, 2017

For most people, Dennis Coffey is best known for his early-70's hits "Scorpio" and "Taurus", but his many career highlights include studio work and production including:

  • Bringing psychedelic guitar to the Motown sound on such hits as "Cloud Nine" and "Ball of Confusion" by the Temptations.
  • Playing electric sitar on Freda Payne's "Band of Gold".
  • Being the first white artist to appear on "Soul Train".
  • Production on hits from Gallery's "Nice to Be With You" to C.J. & Company's "Devils Gun"
  • Discovering and producing Sixto Rodriguez in the early 70's, the subject of the award winning documentary "Looking For Sugarman".

Dennis has just released a new album, "Hot Coffey in D: Burnin' at Morey Baker's Showplace Lounge", a live set originally recorded in 1968.