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Chuck Auerbach

Chuck Auerbach

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    As Dan Auerbach's father, Chuck Auerbach had been writing music for quite some time, with writing credits on The Black Keys’ Thickfreakness and Dan’s first solo album, Keep It Hid. and with bands from his native Akron, Ohio, using his lyrics for years, it seemed natural for Chuck to step into the studio and record them, even if it was at a later age than most. And at the age of 68, Auerbach is finally ready to step into the spotlight and share his music with the world, age aside.

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Though Chuck Auerbach’s life has been heavily influenced by music from a very young age, it wasn’t until he began working with the legendary Nashville guitarist Kenny Vaughan in 2014 that the idea of recording an album and performing ever crossed his mind. As the father of Dan Auerbach, he had been writing music for quite some time, earning him writing credits on The Black Keys’ Thickfreakness and Dan’s first solo album, Keep It Hid. Bands from his native Akron, Ohio had also been using his lyrics for years, so it seemed natural for Chuck to step into the studio and record them, even if it was at a later age than most.

Chuck’s debut album, Remember Me, was recorded initially at the legendary Butcher Shoppe Studio in Nashville, then finalized at Dan’s studio, Easy Eye Sound. Dan put together a remarkable who’s who of Nashville session players including Dave Roe (Bass), Bobby Emmett (Keyboards), Pete Abbott (Drums), Kenny, Dante Schwebel (Guitars), Russ Pahl (Pedal Steel), Richard Swift (Background Drums, Background Vocals and Keyboards), and Sean...

Though Chuck Auerbach’s life has been heavily influenced by music from a very young age, it wasn’t until he began working with the legendary Nashville guitarist Kenny Vaughan in 2014 that the idea of recording an album and performing ever crossed his mind. As the father of Dan Auerbach, he had been writing music for quite some time, earning him writing credits on The Black Keys’ Thickfreakness and Dan’s first solo album, Keep It Hid. Bands from his native Akron, Ohio had also been using his lyrics for years, so it seemed natural for Chuck to step into the studio and record them, even if it was at a later age than most.

Chuck’s debut album, Remember Me, was recorded initially at the legendary Butcher Shoppe Studio in Nashville, then finalized at Dan’s studio, Easy Eye Sound. Dan put together a remarkable who’s who of Nashville session players including Dave Roe (Bass), Bobby Emmett (Keyboards), Pete Abbott (Drums), Kenny, Dante Schwebel (Guitars), Russ Pahl (Pedal Steel), Richard Swift (Background Drums, Background Vocals and Keyboards), and Sean Sullivan (Engineer). Dan himself stepped in with additional guitars and production. The album, as summarized by David Fricke, showcases “country ballads and earthy R&B in a grizzled voice that suggested Tom Waits with a dash of the singer from Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (the one without the eye patch).”

At the age of 68, Auerbach is finally ready to step into the spotlight and share his music with the world, age aside.

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Though Chuck Auerbach’s life has been heavily influenced by music from a very young age, it wasn’t until he began working with the legendary Nashville guitarist Kenny Vaughan in 2014 that the idea of recording an album and performing ever crossed his mind. As the father of Dan Auerbach, he had been writing music for quite some time, earning him writing credits on The Black Keys’ Thickfreakness and Dan’s first solo album, Keep It Hid. Bands from his native Akron, Ohio had also been using his lyrics for years, so it seemed natural for Chuck to step into the studio and record them, even if it was at a later age than most.

Chuck’s debut album, Remember Me, was recorded initially at the legendary Butcher Shoppe Studio in Nashville, then finalized at Dan’s studio, Easy Eye Sound. Dan put together a remarkable who’s who of Nashville session players including Dave Roe (Bass), Bobby Emmett (Keyboards), Pete Abbott (Drums), Kenny, Dante Schwebel (Guitars), Russ Pahl (Pedal Steel), Richard Swift (Background Drums, Background Vocals and Keyboards), and Sean Sullivan (Engineer). Dan himself stepped in with additional guitars and production. The album, as summarized by David Fricke, showcases “country ballads and earthy R&B in a grizzled voice that suggested Tom Waits with a dash of the singer from Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (the one without the eye patch).”

At the age of 68, Auerbach is finally ready to step into the spotlight and share his music with the world, age aside.

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