Artist Info

Barry Beckett

As a keyboardist with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Barry Beckett can be heard on hits on Stax Records (the Staple Singers' "I'll Take You There," number one R&B for four weeks, number one pop in spring 1972, and on Paul Simon's "Kodachrome," number two pop for two weeks in spring 1973). As a producer, Beckett's credits include Mary MacGregor (the gold single "Torn Between Two Lovers," number one pop for two weeks in late 1975), Alabama's "If I Had You," Kenny Chesney's "When I Close My Eyes," and Bob Dylan (the LPs Dylan, Slow Train Coming, Saved), and Neal McCoy's "No Doubt About It."