Freddy Powers and Merle Haggard: Natural High
Chapter One in Nashville Songwriter focus on Fraddy Powers and his collaborations with the great Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. To give you an idea about what his writing was like I need to share that he built his name with his band Freddy Powers and the Powerhouse Four along with making regular appearances on the Today Show and the Tonight Show. He was also very well known for his rhythm guitar playing. Below are some of his greatest accomplishments alone and with Merle and Willie!
Freddy was the lead producer on Willie Nelson's album Somewhere Over The Rainbow.Freddy wrote a #1 song for George Jones with Merle Haggard titled I Always Get Lucky With You.
Freddy wrote Natural High after getting the idea from singer Debbie DeFazio who was the life of the party and never drinking or doing drugs.
He became a member of the BMI Million-Air club for one million radio plays of Lets Chase Each Other Around The Room Tonight.
Freddy wrote a song reflecting his Parkinson's and how he couldn't play the guitar anymore called Guitar On The Wall.
"Music is my life, and with the grace of god i think it will always be"