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Mitch Ryder - The Detroit-Memphis Experiment album

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The Detroit-Memphis Experiment" was recorded in June 1969 in Stax Studios in Memphis and released the same year. It was the 7th album for Mitch Ryder, and a turning point in his fading career. Strange enough, but the early years of his career are better known and acknowledged. He was born in Detroit February 26th 1945 as William Levise Jr (Sr was an established performer on Detroit radio in the mid 40s), and used to sing with his father in gospel churches.

Artist: Mitch Ryder Title: The Detroit-Memphis Experiment Year Of Release: 1969/1990 Label: Repertoire Records Genre: Garage Rock, Blues Rock, Rock & Roll, Blue-Eyed Soul, Rhythm & Blues Quality: Flac (tracks,. Tracklist: 01. Liberty 02. Eenie Meenie Minie Moe 03. Boredom 04. Push Aroun' 05. Sugar Bee 06.

Mitch Ryder (b. William S. Levise, J. February 26, 1945) is an American musician who has recorded more than two dozen albums over more than four decades. Ryder is noted for his gruff, wailing singing style and his dynamic stage performances. He was influenced by his father, a musician. As a teenager, Ryder sang backup with a black soul-music group known as the Peps, but racial animosities interfered with his continued presence in the group.

The Detroit-Memphis Experiment. Composer, Primary Artist, Vocals.

Ryder & the Detroit Wheels returned to the charts weeks later with their reading of "Little Latin Lupe Lu," scoring their biggest hit that autumn with the Top Five smash "Devil with a Blue Dress On/Good Golly Miss Molly. Sock It to Me Baby!" followed in early 1967, but at Crewe's insistence, Ryder soon split from the rest of the band to mount a solo career. Ryder's first new studio album in nearly 20 years, the Don Was-produced The Promise, appeared in 2012. In 2018, Ryder released his first holiday album, an uptempo set titled Christmas (Take a Ride).

Not that the first Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels single, "I Need Help", exactly set the charts afire. That waited until late 1965 when "Jenny Take A Ride!" climbed to as The Wheels welded Chuck Willis' ". Rider" to Little Richard's "Jenny, Jenny", and cannily tossed in an advertisement for their live show along the way (check how the backing vocals change to "See Mitch Ryder" during the second verse). Instead of immediately returning to Detroit, Ryder took a down-home detour to Memphis to record The Detroit-Memphis Experiment album with Stax luminaries Booker T. & The MGs and The Memphis Horns for Do. iner notes containing phrases like "After being raped by the music machine that represents that heaven-on-earth, New York b/w Los Angeles" and "Mitch Ryder is the.


1 Liberty 3:31
2 Eenie Meenie Minie Moe 2:55
3 Boredom 3:32
4 Push Aroun' 3:52
5 Sugar Bee 2:39
6 I Get Hot 3:01
7 I Believe 3:19
8 Direct Me 2:41
9 Long Long Time 3:36
10 Raise Your Hand 3:56
11 Wear And Tear On My Heart 2:45
12 Meat 3:00


  • Backing Band – Booker T & The MG's
  • Producer – Steve Cropper


Originally released on Dot Records 1969

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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DLP 25963 Mitch Ryder The Detroit - Memphis Experiment ‎(LP, Album) DOT Records DLP 25963 US 1969
DLP 25963 Mitch Ryder The Detroit - Memphis Experiment ‎(LP, Album) DOT Records DLP 25963 Canada 1969
2C062-90725 Mitch Ryder The Detroit - Memphis Experiment ‎(LP, Album) DOT Records 2C062-90725 France 1969
25 033 XAT Mitch Ryder Pop Gold ‎(LP, Comp) ABC Records 25 033 XAT Germany 1977
C 053-90725 Mitch Ryder The Detroit - Memphis Experiment ‎(LP, Album) DOT Records C 053-90725 Germany 1969

Mitch Ryder - The Detroit-Memphis Experiment album
Performer: Mitch Ryder
Title: The Detroit-Memphis Experiment
Category: Soul & Funk
Country: US
Released: 2007
Rating: 4.5/5
Votes: 159