"Even a singer like Ronnie Milsap, later known for his slick pop- country hits, made raw, gritty records for Meaux.  His '60s cover of Ray Charles' "Hello Mary Ann, " included on Ronnie Milsap, The Crazy Cajun Recordings, gives  lie to the potshot John Hiatt took at him on "Memphis in the Meantime."  Hell, Hiatt hasn't cut anything nearly as gutbucket in his entire career."

Taken from the article - / Crazy Rhythms -Reissue series highlights producer Meaux's sprawling, brilliant output, by BILL FRISKICS-WARREN, NOV 18, 1999 4 AM

He "... honed his musical skills and credits in Atlanta, Memphis, Houston, (where these sides were recorded in the late 1960's) and finally, Nashville... During those years, Milsap perfected his own blend of soul, country and rock and also developed a remarkable stage show...You can go back thirty years and lsiten to the fanscinating music made in the very early stages of his career by one of the greatest country performers in history - Ronnie Milsap!"
~John Lomax III - Sept 1998

CCLP 1007

Ronnie Milsap BIO