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Reggie Young

Posted on 21 January 2019 by Brian Walsh

Legendary session guitarist Reggie Young passed away last Thursday at his home in Leipers Fork, Tennessee, at the age of 82.

Young, who was the lead guitarist for the house band at American Studios, played on hundreds of rock, pop and country records, including songs by Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash.

His most notable contributions includes guitar parts on Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” and “In the Ghetto,” Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man,” and the iconic intro to Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away.”

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