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October 28, 2010



David Briggs
Piano
Organ, Synthesizer, Guitar, Bkgr. Vocals
Producer, Arranger, Session Leader, Music Director, Contractor
davidpbriggs@studio-musicians.net

    As you can see from the discography below, David Briggs has been and is one of the premier studio musicians in the country and pop/rock fields.  David is also a member of Music Circle South and he is currently working on many new projects as both a musician and producer.

Awards:
   

Music Director:
  
This Country's Rockin'" a 10 hour HBO special; 
    CMA Awards Shows"; 
    CBS "Hall of Fame Special"; "
    The 65th Anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry"; 
    TV special "Minnie Pearl Tribute - 2.5 hour special.

TOURING AND RECORDING
 HISTORY

ELVIS PRESLEY

1965-1977 - Tours and recording sessions
Piano, Organ, Arranger, String Arranger,
Reissue Producer.

ALABAMA

40 Hour Week (1985)
Alabama Christmas
(1985)
The Touch
(1986)
Southern Star
(1989)
REX ALLEN, JR. Brand New (1978)
ERIC ANDERSEN More Hits from Tin Can Alley (1968)
Country Dream (1969)

Best Of Eric Andersen
(1970)
Blue River
(1972)
Stages: The Lost Album
(1973)
Violets of Dawn
(1999)
JOHN ANDERSON The Encore Collection (1980)
AREA CODE 615 Trip in the Country (1970)
Area Code 615/A Trip in the Country
(1974)
EDDY ARNOLD Last of the Love Song Singers (1993)
JOAN BAEZ Any Day Now (1968)
One Day at a Time
(1970)
Blessed Are
(1971)
From Every Stage
(1976)
Vanguard Sessions: Baez Sings Dylan
(1998)

BAILLIE & THE BOYS

Lights of Home (1990)

MOE BANDY

No Regrets (1988)
Many Mansions (1989)

Greatest Hits [Curb]
(1992)

THE BEAU BRUMMELS

Bradley's Barn (1968)

THE BELLAMY BROTHERS

Latest & The Greatest (1992)

J. J. CALE

Naturally (1971)
Really (1972)
J.J. Cale  5 (1979)
Shades (1981)
Grasshopper (1982)
Special Edition (1984)
Anyway the Wind Blows: The... (1997)
Very Best of J.J. Cale (1998)

GLEN CAMPBELL

Letter to Home (1984)

MARK CHESNUTT

Too Cold at Home (1990)
Longnecks & Short Stories (1992)

GUY CLARK

Old #1 (1975)
Texas Cookin' (1976)
Guy Clark (1978)
Craftsman (1995)

PATSY CLINE

Patsy Cline & Jim Reeves  Remembering (1976)
Sweet Dreams (1985)
Always (1991)

JOE COCKER

Civilized Man (1984)

ALICE COOPER

Easy Action (1970) - Producer

SKEETER DAVIS

RCA Country Legends (2001)

JIMMY DEAN

Inspirational Songs (1998)
20 Great Story Songs (1999)

DONOVAN

7-Tease (1974)
Troubadour: The Definitive... (1992)

THE EVERLY BROTHERS

Pass the Chicken & Listen (1973)
Home Again (1985)
Heartaches & Harmonies [Box Set] (1994)

DAN FOGELBERG

Home Free (1973)
High Country Snows (1985)

STEVE GOODMAN

Steve Goodman (1972)
No Big Surprise: Anthology (1994)

DOBIE GRAY

Drift Away (1973)
Loving Arms (1973)
Hey Dixie (1974)

AL GREEN

Precious Lord (1982)

LEE GREENWOOD

Somebody's Gonna Love You (1983)
Streamline (1986)

EMMYLOU HARRIS

Evangeline (1981)

JOHN HARTFORD

Nobody Knows What You Do (1976)
All In the Name of Love (1977)
Me Oh My, How the Time Does Fly (1982)

CON HUNLEY

Don't It Break Your Heart (1980)
I Don't Want to Lose You 

JAMES GANG

Passin' Thru (1972)
Newborn (1975)

WAYLON JENNINGS

Honky Tonk Heroes (1973)
Journey: Six Strings Away (1999)

GEORGE JONES

High-Tech Redneck (1993)
George Jones and Tammy Wynette - One (1995)
It Don't Get Any Better Than This (1998)

GRANDPA JONES

Everybody's Grandpa [Box] (1996)

TOM JONES

Darlin' (1981)
Don't Let Our Dreams Die Young (1983)

SAMMY KERSHAW

Don't Go Near the Water (1991)
Haunted Heart (1993)
Feelin' Good Train (1994) 

B. B. KING

Love Me Tender (1982)

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

Silver Tongued Devil and I (1971)
Jesus Was a Capricorn (1972)
Singer/Songwriter [Monument] (1991)

JERRY LEE LEWIS

Honky Tonk Rock 'n Roll Piano (1991)

DAVE LOGGINS

Personal Belongings (1972)
Apprentice (In a Musical Workshop) (1974)

LORETTA LYNN

Honky Tonk Girl: Collection (1994) Arranger

LONNIE MACK

Hills of Indiana (1971)
Home at Last (1977)
Lonnie Mack with Pismo (1977)

BARBARA MANDRELL

Barbara Mandrell w/ Lee Greenwood
Meant for Each Other (1984)
Christmas at Our House (1984)

MANHATTAN TRANSFER

Jukin' (1969)

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND

Just Us (1983) String Arranger

KATHY MATTEA

Kathy Mattea (1984)

CHARLY McCLAIN

Still I Stay (1987)

CHARLIE McCOY

Harpin' the Blues (1975)

RONNIE McDOWELL

All Tied up in Love (1986)
Best of Ronnie McDowell (1990)
Your Precious Love (1991)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1992)
Country Dances (1993)

REBA McENTIRE

Behind the Scene (1983)
Just a Little Love (1984)
My Kind of Country (1986)

DON McLEAN

Believers (1982)

RONNIE MILSAP

Ronnie Milsap (1971)
Images (1979)

THE MONKEES

Instant Replay (1969)
Monkees Present (1969)
Listen to the Band (1991)
Greatest Hits (1995)
Missing Links, Vol. 3 (1996)
Anthology (1998)
Greatest Hits [Deluxe Edition] (1999)

WILLIE NELSON

Horse Called Music (1989)
Nite Life: Greatest Hits and Rare... (1989) 

MICKEY NEWBURY

Heaven Help the Child (1973)
I Came to Hear the Music (1974)
Lulled By the Moonlight (2000)

WAYNE NEWTON

Coming Home (1989)

THE OAK RIDGE BOYS

Room Service (1978)
Seasons (1986)
Christmas Again (1986)

ROY ORBISON

Roy Orbison 
King of Hearts (1992)
Synthesizer, Keyboards,
Producer 

K. T. OSLIN

80's Ladies (1987)

CARL PERKINS

Ol' Blue Suede's Back (1978)
Go Cat Go (1996)

RAY PILLOW

Ray Pillow (1999)

THE POINTER SISTERS

That's a Plenty (1974)

ELVIS PRESLEY

Elvis [1956] (1956)
That's the Way It Is (1970)
Piano, Arranger, Horn
Arrangements, String
Arrangements 
That's the Way It Is [Japan] (1970)
Arranger 
Elvis Country (I'm 10,000 Years... (1971)
Reissue Producer 
He Touched Me (1972)
Elvis [1973] (1973)
Today (1975)
Known Only to Him: Elvis Gospel... (1989)
From Nashville to Memphis: The... (1993)
Amazing Grace: His Greatest Sacred (1994)
Walk a Mile in My Shoes: The... (1995)
Arranger 
His Life and Music (1995)
Essential Elvis, Vol. 4: A Hundred (1996)
Tomorrow Is a Long Time (1999)
Artist of the Century (1999)
Collection [RCA] (1999)
Organ, Piano, Arranger, Celeste,
Keyboards, Horn Arrangements,
String Arrangements 
That's the Way It Is: Special... (2000) 

CHARLIE PRIDE

Sensational Charley Pride (1969)
Best of Charley Pride [Curb] (1991)
Arranger 
RCA Country Legends (2000)

JOHN PRINE

Sweet Revenge (1973)
Prime Prine (1976)
Great Days: The John Prine... (1993)
Organ, Piano, Producer 

EDDIE RABBITT

Rocky Mountain Music (1976)

LOU RAWLS

When the Night Comes (1983)

TOMMY ROE

Greatest Hits [Evergreen] (1994)

KENNY ROGERS

Kenny (1979)
Love Collection [1999 Madacy] (1999)
Love Songs [Madacy Box] (1999)
Always & Forever (2000)
Best of Love [Box] (2000)
Love Songs [Madacy] (2001)
Love Collection [2000 Madacy Box] 

LEON RUSSELL

Hank Wilson's Back (1973)
Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
(bckgr) 
Retrospective (1997)

BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE

Moon Shot (1972)
Quiet Places (1973)
Buffy (1974)

SAWYER BROWN

Somewhere in the Night (1987)
Wide Open (1988)

EARL SCRUGGS

Anniversary Special (1975)
Superjammin' (1984)
Earl Scruggs Revue 
Artist's Choice: The Best Tracks... (1998)

DAN SEALS

San Antone (1984)
Best of Dan Seals [Liberty... (1987)

BOB SEGER

Seven (1974)

HANK SNOW

Singing Ranger, Vol. 3 (1994)

THE STATLER BROTHERS

Today (1983)
Atlanta Blue (1984)
Pardners in Rhyme (1985)
Christmas Present (1985)
Radio Gospel Favorites (1986)
Music, Memories & You (1990)
All American Country (1991)
Words and Music (1992)

GARY STEWART

Out of Hand (1975)
Brand New (1988)
Director 
Battleground (1990)
Director
 

SYLVIA

Just Sylvia (1982)

B. J. THOMAS

Love Shines (1983)
New Looks (1983)

ERNEST TUBB

Legend and the Legacy [Edsel] (1979)

SHANIA TWAIN

Shania Twain (1993)

CONWAY TWITTY

Conway Twitty Collection (1994)

JERRY JEFF WALKER

Driftin' Way of Life (1969)
It's a Good Night for Singin' (1976)
Man Must Carry On (1977)
Best of Jerry Jeff Walker (1980)
Man Must Carry On, Vol. 2 (1997)
Best of the Vanguard Years (1999)

STEVE WARINER

Steve Wariner (1982)

DOTTIE WEST

RCA Country Legends (2001)

SLIM WHITMAN

Best Loved Favorites (1991)

ROGER WHITTAKER

Wind Beneath My Wings & Other Hits (1991)
String Arrangements 
Changes 
Arranger 

WILBURN BROTHERS

Wilburn Brothers: Stars of Grand... (1999)

HANK WILLIAMS, JR.

Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound (1979)
Strong Stuff (1983)

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE

Tonight's the Night (1975)
Producer 
Trans (1983)
Producer
Neil Young 
Old Ways (1985)
Producer 
Life (1987)
Producer 

OTHER SELECT RECORDINGS

   
   
   

OTHER SELECT RECORDINGS
(Various Styles and Artists)

   
   
   

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

   
   
   

EDUCATION

COLLEGE

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

CONTACT

    Contact & Hire David Briggs davidpbriggs @studio-musicians.net

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