Donnie Fritts Christmas Tour
Andreas Werner will join legendary Muscle Shoals songwriter Donnie Fritts for a Christmas mini tour including dates in Lexington KY, Austin TX, Nashville TN and Muscle Shoals AL.
Donnie Fritts will be performing his best known songs including co-writes with John Prine, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Tony Joe White and Dan Penn along a handful of original Christmas songs in a stripped down duo format.
Donnie Fritts is a legendary session musician and songwriter from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. He has released four albums featuring Tony Joe White, Eddie Hinton, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and John Prine including his latest, Oh My Goodness (Single Lock Records). A 2008 Alabama Music Hall of Fame inductee, Donnie was also Kris Kristofferson’s running buddy and keyboard player for over two decades. His most well known songs are “We Had It All” and “Breakfast in Bed”. His song "Old Timer" is on Willie Nelson's latest album God's Bastard Child. Donnie has also acted in numerous movies including Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia, A Star Is Born, Convoy and The Life And Hard Times Of Guy Terrifico.
Selected songs written by Donnie Fritts:
“We Had It All” (Waylon Jennings, Dobie Gray, Dolly Parton,
Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Ray Charles, The Rolling Stones) “Breakfast In Bed” (Dusty Springfield, UB40 with Chrissie Hynde, Shelby Lynne) “The Oldest Baby In The World” (John Prine)
“Old Timer” (Willie Nelson)
“A Damn Good Country Song” (Jerry Lee Lewis)
“Rainbow Road” (Arthur Alexander, Kris Kristofferson, Marshall Chapman) “You’re Gonna Love Yourself In the Morning” (Charlie Rich, Bonnie Koloc, Roy Clark) “Choo Choo Train” (The Box Tops)
“If It’s Really Got To Be This Way” (Arthur Alexander, Robert Plant)
“Epitath (Black And Blue)” (Kris Kristofferson)