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October 23, 2013 The guitarist and producer talks about being a Detroit musician, then and now, in this Sense of Place feature. That's Coffey's wah-wah guitar on The Temptations' "Cloud Nine," and he's the man behind the instrumental hit "Scorpio."
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Legendary funk guitarist Dennis Coffey plays live on today's World Cafe.
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July 27, 2011 Legendary guitarist Dennis Coffey plays live and discusses his role in shaping the Motown sound.
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January 18, 2007 It was never quite as popular as the Incredible Bongo Band's "Apache," or even Kool and the Gang's "Jungle Boogie," but as a distinctive mix of Afro-Latin rhythm and Motor City psyche, it's hard to imagine a more impeccably matched creation than Dennis Coffey's "Scorpio."
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