Posts Tagged ‘Mack Rice’

Cadillac Assembly Line

September 4, 2016

“Cadillac Assembly Line,” written by Mack Rice, performed here by guitarist Melvin Taylor (with organist Lucky Peterson, Ray Allison on drums, and Titus Williams on bass) in 1984. Albert King‘s 1976 version was more influential but sounds dated and over-produced. Sir Mack recorded his own version with the Dynatones in 1993.

Here’s what the actual Cadillac Eldorado assembly line looked like in 1976:

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Mack Rice, 1933 – 2016

July 1, 2016

Mack Rice, 1933 – 2016

Singer and songwriter Mack Rice died Monday. He was 82. He wrote and recorded “Mustang Sally” in 1965, but it was a bigger hit the following year for his former bandmate Wilson Pickett, and it’s still a Rock & Roll standard.

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Mustang Sally

April 30, 2016

“Mustang Sally,” written and performed by Mack Rice (Bonny Mack Rice) in 1965. It was a bigger hit the following year for his former bandmate Wilson Pickett, and it’s still a Rock & Roll standard.

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Love Sickness

April 23, 2016

“Love Sickness,” written and performed by Mack Rice (“Sir Mack” Rice, Bonny Mack Rice) in 1967.

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