Memphis, Tennessee", sometimes shortened to "Memphis", is a song by Chuck Berry, first released in 1959. In the UK, the song charted at in 1963; at the same time Decca Records issued a cover version in the UK by Dave Berry and the Cruisers, which also became a UK Top 20 hit single. Johnny Rivers's version of the song was a number two US hit in 1964.
James Frederick Knobloch (born April 28, 1953, in Jackson, Mississippi), known as J. Fred Knobloch or Fred Knoblock, is an American country singer-songwriter. Prior to his solo career, Knobloch had been a member of Let's Eat (band), a 1970s rock band. Knobloch was signed to Scotti Brothers Records in 1980 when he released the song "Why Not Me", which he wrote along with Carson Whitsett
Why Not Me (LP, Album). Why Not Me (LP, Album).
Memphis Blues is the tenth studio album by American singer Cyndi Lauper. Regarded as a continuation of her 2008 comeback the album was a nominee for the Grammy Awards 2010 and was released on her 57th birthday, June 22, 2010. According to the Brazilian daily newspaper O Globo, the album had sold 600,000 copies worldwide by November 2010. Memphis Blues was voted the 7th best album of 2010 by the New York Post, and it went on to become Billboard's biggest selling blues album of 2010
Fred Knoblock (born J. Fred Knobloch, April 28, 1953, Jackson, Mississippi) is an American country singer-songwriter. Prior to his solo career, Knoblock had been a member of Let's Eat, a 1970s rock band. Knoblock was signed to Scotti Brothers Records in 1980 when he released the song "Why Not Me", which became a hit in the United States, peaking at on the Billboard Hot 100 and spending 2 weeks at on the Adult Contemporary chart. Joel Whitburn, "The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits". Knobloch continued to perform as a singer and songwriter into the 2000s. He and Jelly Roll Johnson released an album, "Live at the Bluebird Cafe", in 2000.
Fred Knoblock (born in 1953 in Jackson, Mississippi) had a short-lived Adult Contemporary hit with the title track from this album, but he's largely forgotten nowadays, which is a shame because this really is a great album. A soft-rock singer in the mold of Dan Fogelberg, his silky, elastic voice and his none-too-subversive subject matter, along with warm, understated backing arrangements, make for a pleasing, wistful listen.
Fred Knoblock, also known as J. Fred Knobloch, was a pop and country singer. The greatest hit by Fred Knoblock was Why Not Me, which just made the top 20 countdown. The song Killin' Time was a duet with actress Susan Anton, who was an actress in movies and on the TV show Charlie's Angels. Fred Knoblock later remade the song Memphis, a 1959 Chuck Berry song. Popular Tune Timeline for Fred Knoblock.
|ZS5 02434||Fred Knoblock*||Memphis / Love Isn't Easy (7", Single)||Scotti Bros. Records||ZS5 02434||US||1981|
|ZS5 02434||Fred Knoblock*||Memphis / Love Isn't Easy (7", Single)||Epic||ZS5 02434||Canada||1981|
|ZS5 02434||Fred Knoblock||Memphis (7", Single, Promo)||Scotti Bros. Records||ZS5 02434||US||1981|