Chips Moman

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Born: 06/12/1937 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Music (9)

The Benefactor 2016 (Movie)

("The Dark End Of The Street") (Song)

Rush Hour 3 2007 (Movie)

("Last Night") (Song)

The Astronaut Farmer 2007 (Movie)

("Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)") (Song)

Glory Road 2006 (Movie)

("Last Night") (Song)

Blues Brothers 2000 1998 (Movie)

("Last Night") (Song)

Cape Fear 1991 (Movie)

("Do Right Woman - Do Right Man") (Song)

Coming Home: A Rockin' Reunion 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

All the Right Moves 1983 (Movie)

("Easy Street" (First Bar Scene)) (Lyrics)

All the Right Moves 1983 (Movie)

("Easy Street" (First Bar Scene)) (Music)
Actor (1)

Milestones

1976

Won the Grammy for Best Country song for penning the B.J. Thomas hit "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song."

1968

Produced Elvis Presley's No. 1 single "Suspicious Minds."

1960

Produced Stax Records' first hit, Carla Thomas's "Gee Whiz."

Bonus Trivia

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After moving to Nashville, Moman married famed songwriter Toni Wine, known for such songs as Tony Orlando & Dawn's "Knock Three Times."

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It was Moman who was responsible for finding Stax Records its legendary home in a former movie theater on Memphis's East McLemore Avenue.

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In 1987, Moman produced Ringo Starr's notorious "lost" Memphis sessions, with Starr subsequently going to court to prevent the record's release.

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Moman was given the nickname "Chips" early in his career due to his prodigious poker-playing skills.

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