Scott Billington is a Grammy® winning producer, musician, writer, and record executive who has worked with many of the greatest artists in American roots music.
Pictured with Ruth Brown (Barbara Roberds photo)
Making Tracks: A Record Producer’s Southern Roots Music Journey
(January 2021) I am excited to let you know that my new memoir will be published by University Press of Mississippi in April 2022. Along with in-depth profiles of many of the musicians with whom I have worked — Irma Thomas, Charlie Rich, Buckwheat Zydeco, Johnny Adams, Bobby Rush, Ruth Brown, Beau Jocque, and Solomon Burke, among others — I write about the triumphs, and challenges of the making records. Copies may be ordered directly from University Press of Mississippi HERE, or from Amazon HERE.
Danny, Jelly Roll and the Dirty Dozen
I’m looking forward to my interview with Fred Kasten at the upcoming Danny Barker Banjo and Guitar Festival, on Sunday, …
Happy Birthday, Irma!
Irma Thomas celebrates her 81st birthday today. As one of the most enduring artists of the soul music era, Irma …