Dave was a teenager when by happenstance he was given the opportunity to provide bass for a few tracks on the “Full Moon” album. The hit single from the album, “A Song I’d Like to Sing” is the first song Dave ever played on in the studio.
Wander this World, was released on October 20, 1998, and earned a Grammy nomination.
Al Green “Love God (And Everyone Else) from the soundtrack “Michael” starring John Travolta
Dave provided bass for the first released recording by Al Green in over a decade. The track is part of the 2018 Amazon “Produced By” series and was recorded in Memphis, TN.
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Ledbetter Heights was an immediate hit, selling over 500,000 copies by early 1996. It was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1996 and later certified Platinum.
“Kottke refers to “Standing in My Shoes” as his “rhythm record.” “To me, it’s a rhythm record, not because we have a rhythm section (the crack team of drummer Greg Morrow and bassist David Smith), but because of the material I’m playing,” he says.”
–San Jose Mercury News
“A few weeks ago, we became enamored with a story about Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian’s sojourn here to record an album with some legendary Memphis musicians.