Posts Tagged ‘Dan Penn’

I’m Your Puppet

May 7, 2022

“I’m Your Puppet,” written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham, performed by them in 1999.  Dan Penn (vocal, guitar), Spooner Oldham (Fender Rhodes piano). The song was a big hit for James and Bobby Purify in 1966.

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The Dark End of the Street

February 13, 2015

“The Dark End of the Street,” written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman, performed live by Richard and Linda Thompson at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, on April 25, 1975. Two voices and a guitar.

The song was first recorded in 1966 by James Carr:

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