RIP: Jim Dickinson
Memphis producer, musician Jim Dickinson dies
By CHRIS TALBOTT, Associated Press Writer Chris Talbott, Associated Press Writer 36 mins ago
JACKSON, Mississippi – Jim Dickinson, a musician and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in an influential career that spanned more than four decades, has died. He was 67.
His wife, Mary Lindsay Dickinson, said he died Saturday in a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital after three months of battling heart and intestinal bleeding problems. The couple lived in Hernando, Mississippi.
Dickinson recently had bypass surgery and was undergoing rehabilitation at Methodist University Hospital when he died around 4:30 a.m., his wife said.
Perhaps best known as the father of Luther and Cody Dickinson, two-thirds of the Grammy-winning North Mississippi Allstars, Dickinson recorded and produced with greats like Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Big Star, the Rolling Stones and Sam and Dave.