Born December 19, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, died May 8, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas.
His career started as a studio session guitarist for Atlantic Records, with Dupree reputedly recording over 2500 sessions in his lifetime. He played with artists like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack, King Curtis, Miles Davis, and others. One of his best known guitar riffs can be heard on the intro of Aretha Franklin’s version of "Respect".
Cornell Dupree Discography
- 1 Vocals
- 329 Instruments & Performance
- 20 Writing & Arrangement
- 3 Featuring & Presenting
- 2 Production