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David "Fathead" Newman

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David "Fathead" Newman

David "Fathead" Newman has been played on NTS in shows including NTS X Carhartt WIP Radio Tour, featured first on 16 June 2016. Songs played include Foxy Brown, Shiloh and Concrete Jungle.

David "Fathead" Newman (b. February 24, 1933 in Corsicana, Texas - d. January 20, 2009 in Dallas, Texas), was an American saxophonist.

His professional career began in 1954 as an original member of Ray Charles' Band.

Newman had a prolific recording and performing career.

Newman got his nickname in high school music class. Mr. Miller, his then music teacher, saw his music upside down on the stand, and knowing that Newman couldn't read music very well…

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Foxy Brown
David Newman
Atlantic1975
Foxy Brown
David NewmanAtlantic1975
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Shiloh
David Newman
Atlantic1969
Shiloh
David NewmanAtlantic1969
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Concrete Jungle
David Fathead Newman
Milestone Records1991
Concrete Jungle
David Fathead NewmanMilestone Records1991
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Sun Seeds
David Fathead Newman (Eddie Bill Harris mix)
Prestige1978
Sun Seeds
David Fathead Newman (Eddie Bill Harris mix)Prestige1978
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Distant Lover
David Fathead Newman (Eddie Bill Harris mix)
Prestige1978
Distant Lover
David Fathead Newman (Eddie Bill Harris mix)Prestige1978
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Keep The Dream Alive
David Fathead Newman
Prestige1978
Keep The Dream Alive
David Fathead NewmanPrestige1978
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Keep The Dream Alive
David Fathead Newman
Prestige1978
Keep The Dream Alive
David Fathead NewmanPrestige1978
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Front Money
David Newman
Warner Bros. Records1977
Front Money
David NewmanWarner Bros. Records1977
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