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Don McMinn & The Nightrain Band
Don McMinn is a legend in Memphis Music, period.

This Memphis music veteran helped start the rebirth of Beale Street in Memphis Tennessee, home of the Blues. During those formative years of the mid-1980's when the rebirth of Beale Street was in its infancy, Don Mcminn and his band had the "house gig" at Rum Boogie, the music venue on the corner of Beale Street and Highway 61 (3rd Street). And that band was the real deal, a vision of what Beale Street was intended to be: the finest musicians and music that Memphis had to offer five, six, and sometimes seven days a week! Everyone who was anyone was there, and when the big names came into town for recording their records or performing their concerts, there was only one place to go - to see Don McMinn and his Rum Boogie band.

Twenty five years later Don is still creating and perpetuating his special brand of "Southern" music that ranges from Delta Blues to Boogie Blues. As an international entertainer, he has performed all across this planet for audiences of all ages. Again this year, Don will make the trip across the ocean to give them another taste of what Memphis Music is all about.

Giving back is just part of his nature, and to that end he is helping to preserve the future of the Blues by teaching another generation the musicianship and integrity that has become synonymous with his name. He even offers workshops to aspiring musicians and songwriters.


Don's highlights:
legend:
* Worked with, # Recorded with, *# Worked & recorded with

MEMPHIS SLIM*#
ALBERT KING*
JERRY LEE LEWIS*#
JOHN MAYALL*#
BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND#
ACE CANNON*
SAM THE SHAM#
BRENDA PATTERSON#
REBA RUSSELL#
PATRICK VERBEKE*#

Cameo Appearances With Don's Band

Joe Walsh
Gregg Allman
Rufus Thomas
Tom Steel (Cinderella)
Jon Bonjovi
Richie Sanborro
Gary Puckett
Three Dog Night
Mentor Williams
Billy F Gibbons
Eddie Floyd

Jammed a lot and became friends with Dennis Quaid during filming

of "Great Balls Of Fire" movie about Jerry Lee Lewis

And many, many more...

.....for Event or Booking Information contact:
    Heidi Smith, Special Events Coordinator
    Memphis Sound Entertainment™ & Special Events
    901.861.0500
    Service@MemphisSound.com

Don McMinn Songlist
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Title Artist
Ain’t Love Strange Paul Thorn
Big Legged Woman Don McMinn
Black Guitar Don McMinn
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins
Blues Ain’t A Color Nightrain
Blues Heaven Don McMinn
Boogie Chillun’ John Lee Hooker
Bright Lights Big City Jimmy Reed
Call Me The Boogie Man Freddie King
Color Me Gone Nightrain
Cross Cut Saw Albert King
Crossroads Robert Johnson
Cummings Prison Blues Albert King
Down At Junior’s Place Don McMinn
Dr. Don’s Famous Cure Don McMinn
Drinkin’ Wine Spodeodee Jerry Lee Lewis
Dust My Broom Delta Blues
Everybody Wants To Know B.B. King
Further On Up The Road Bobby Blue Bland
Got My Mojo Workin’ Muddy Waters
Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
Gypsy Wind Don McMinn
Hand Jive Johnny Otis
Heartache Hotel Don McMinn
Hey Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
Hide Away Freddie King
Honest I Do Jimmy Reed
Honky Tonk Bill Doggett
Hoochie Koochie Muddy Waters
Hound Dog (Original) Willie Mae Thornton
House of the Rising Sun Papa Don Style
Hummingbird Leon Russell
I Don’t Want To Hear It Delbert McClinton
I’d Rather Go Blind Etta James
If You Got It Carol / Dickenson
Just Like Last Night Willie Bearden
Kansas City Wilbert Harrison
Lay Back Dobie Gray
Like A Road Leading Home Albert King
Matchbox Carl Perkins
Memphis In May Don McMinn
Miss You Like The Devil Jimmy Reed
Mississippi Kid Lynard Skynard
Mr. Crump W.C. Handy
New Orleans Is A ... Bobby Charles
Next Time You See Me Jr. Parker
Okie From Muskogee Merle Haggard
One Eyed Woman Don McMinn
Painkiller Blues Don McMinn
Plastic Flowers Don McMinn
Polk Salad Annie Tony Joe White
Rainy Night In Georgia Tony Joe White
Rock Me Baby B.B. King
Running On Faith Eric Clapton
San Remo Blues Don McMinn
Sanhozay Freddie King
St. Louis Blues W.C. Handy
Statesboro Blues Blind Willie
Stir It Up Mellow Fellows
Stoned Monkey Nightrain
Stormy Monday Bobbie Blue Bland
Stormy Monday Memphis Bobby Blue Bland
Summertime Standard
Sweet Home Alabama Lynard Skynard
Sweet Sixteen B.B. King
That’s Alright Mama Elvis Presley
The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ Don McMinn
The Magic Of A Woman Don McMinn
The Thrill Is Gone B.B. King
The Way I Am Merle Haggard
Tina Nena Noo Professor Long Hair
Trouble In Mind Standard
Under The Boardwalk The Drifters
Walkin’ The Dog Rufus Thomas
What I’d Say Ray Charles
When A Man Loves A Woman Percy Sledge
Who Do You Love Bo Diddley
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Jerry Lee Lewis
Whole Lotta Woman Don McMinn


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901.861.0500
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