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Spooner Oldham

Spooner Oldham
Real name
Dewey Lindham Oldham Jr.
Born
June 14, 1943
Country
United States
IPI
00022830905
00022831020
00022831216
00347461747
Comments
Organist, session musician and songwriter, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's sideman category in 2009.
Member of
Spooner's Crowd

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Covers by Spooner Oldham

Title Performer Release date Originally by
June 7, 1999 The Box Tops
June 7, 1999 Aretha Franklin
June 7, 1999 The Box Tops
June 7, 1999 Dan Penn
June 7, 1999 Freddy Weller
June 7, 1999 Dan Penn
June 7, 1999 Percy Sledge
1972 Percy Sledge, Aretha Franklin, The Box Tops, Otis Redding, Steve Alaimo
June 7, 1999 The Sweet Inspirations
June 7, 1999 James Carr
2006 Johnny Cash
1972 William McEwan, The Carter Family
June 7, 1999 Janis Joplin
June 7, 1999 Dan Penn

Songs written by Spooner Oldham

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Woman Left Lonely Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Janis Joplin January 1971 Covered by (18 artists)
Bread and Butter Man Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Sandy Posey July 1967 Covered by The Checkmates, Ltd.
Cheater Man Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Irma Thomas July 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Cry Like a Baby Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Box Tops February 1968 Covered by (21 artists)
Everything I Am Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Box Tops October 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Genie in the Jug Arthur Alexander, Spooner Oldham Arthur Alexander March 30, 1993 Covered by (2 artists)
Handy Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham, Darryl Carter Sandy Posey March 23, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
He's Only a Prayer Away Spooner Oldham, Hal Newman Ben Moore February 1982 Covered by (2 artists)
Hey Mister Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Sandy Posey February 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
I Do Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Vel Tones January 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
I Met Her in Church Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Box Tops July 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm Your Puppet Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Dan Penn November 1965 Covered by (33 artists)
I Need a Lot of Loving Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Ovations December 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
It Tears Me Up Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Dan Penn October 29, 2012 Covered by (7 artists)
I Worship the Ground You Walk On Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Jimmy Hughes August 1966 Covered by Etta James
Just as I Am Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Lonnie Ray 1965 Covered by (6 artists)
Keep On Talking Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham James Barnett January 1966 Covered by Arthur Conley
Let It Happen Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham James Carr May 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Lonely Women Make Good Lovers Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham Freddy Weller 1972 Covered by (5 artists)
My Friend Donnie Fritts, Spooner Oldham Steve Alaimo June 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
Out of Left Field Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Percy Sledge March 1967 Covered by (9 artists)
Reaching Out Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Bobby Moore July 1967 Covered by Tony Worsley
Sandcastles Dan Penn, Chips Moman, Spooner Oldham Merrilee Rush September 1968 Covered by The 31st of February
Slippin' Around with You Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Art Freeman September 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Strangest Feeling Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Bill Brandon 1967 Covered by Ted Taylor
Sweet Inspiration Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham The Sweet Inspirations 1967 Covered by (22 artists)
Take a Good Look Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Dan Penn October 29, 2012 Covered by James Barnett
Two in the Morning Spooner Oldham, Roger Hawkins, Albert Lowe Jr. Spooner's Crowd 1966 Covered by Charlie Chalmers
Up Tight Good Woman Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham, Jimmy Johnson Dan Penn October 29, 2012 Covered by (6 artists)
You Really Know How to Hurt a Guy Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham Jimmy Hughes June 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
Zero Willpower Dan Penn, Donnie Fritts, Spooner Oldham Irma Thomas 1979 Covered by (2 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
For the Living of These Days Kate Campbell with Spooner Oldham 2006 Large River Music
Moments from This Theatre - Live Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham June 7, 1999 Proper Records
Pot Luck Spooner Oldham 1972 Family Productions

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Do Right Men - A Tribute to Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham various artists November 4, 2016 Zip City Records

Reported errors

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