Dennis Nelson

Dennis “Finger Roll” Nelson is a guitarist that grew up in Mobile and attended Williamson High School. He landed the guitar spot with Otis Day and the Knights (in the movie Animal House) The Temptations, jazz trumpeter Tom Brown and Ray Charles. He co-wrote Bobby “Blue” Bland’s “Memphis Monday Morning” and Robert Palmer’s “Hyperactive.”

Partial Discography

  • In the Zone (1996)
  • Still Rollin’ (1997)
  • Back on Track (2003)
  • Hip-Notic (2007)
  • Contributions to //Unwrapped 1-4

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