Every track on Blues Train by The Memphis All-Stars is
reminiscent of the great Motown groups like the Isley
Brothers and Four Tops with an extra spicy ingredient:
that kicking soulful character that emanated from their
home town’s own Stax Records during the same era.
This music will simmer in your blood, overflow into your
mind, body, and soul, and make you smile from the
Greg Reding (keyboards, guitar, and vocals) was a
session player for Stax and toured with Albert King in
the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. From 1973 to 1979, Greg
was lead guitarist and keyboardist for Black Oak
Arkansas. He then worked with Stephen Stills before
returning to Memphis where he formed The Memphis
All-Stars in 1983.
Robert Clayborne (keyboards and vocals) has backed
such greats as Denise LaSalle, Tyrone Davis, Rufus
Thomas, Yolanda Adams, Al Green, and others.
Henry "Sly Diesel” Clayborne (bass, keyboards, and
vocals) has played with Fred Sample, Little Milton, The
Coasters, and The Drifters to name a few.
Walter White (drums and vocals) started playing
professionally at the age of 18 with Gospel greats such
as the Rev. Clay Evans. Switching to R&B, he played
with the Bar-Kays among others before joining the