One by Willie, by John Spong, with David Hood

John Spong

This week’s OBW: Legendary Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood talks about backing Willie on what Texas Monthly ranked his greatest album, “Phases and Stages”, getting into who Jerry Wexler was, why Wexler hooked Willie up w/the Swampers, and the weird moment when Willie first walked in the studio.

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Oh and we also listen to a bootleg of the alternate, “more commercial” mix of Phases cut in Nashville.

Spoiler alert: Thank god Wexler released the Swampers’ version.

It’s here:

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