BACKFIELD IN MOTION – Verve Records VK10447, 1966
Caught In The Act
Good Guys Only Win In The Movies
Mel Hardin and Tim McPherson were cousins, they recorded on Gene Chandler‘s Bamboo label. Backfield in Motion is one of the ‘master’ soul tracks essential to play at the time in the late 60’s at the Blue Note and Twisted Wheel clubs in Manchester. It was released in 1966 under the name The Poindexter Brothers and then again in 1969 under Mel and Tim.
1972 ‘Starting All Over Again’ Stax
They can be seen in the film ‘Wattstax’ singing ‘I May Not Be What You Want’