Barry Beckett

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Birthday
4, 1943
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 10, 2009 (66)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1943
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jun 10, 2009 (66)

About

Keyboardist and early member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. He helped pioneer a new sound in rock and country.

Before Fame

He first heard Muscle Shoals, also called The Swampers, while attending college in Alabama.

Trivia

He co-produced Bob Dylan's classic 1979 album Slow Train Coming with Jerry Wexler. He also played piano and organ on the album. He returned to co-produce Saved, Dylan's 1980 album.

Family Life

His father was an insurance salesman and an aspiring guitar player who in his spare time hosted a local radio show.

Associated With

He worked with Kenny Chesney and groups like Phish as an independent producer.

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