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Donnie Fritts
Birth name Donald Ray Fritts
Born (1942-11-08)November 8, 1942
Florence, Alabama, U.S.
Died August 27, 2019(2019-08-27) (aged 76)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation(s) Session musician, songwriter
Instruments Keyboard
Associated acts Kris Kristofferson

Donald Ray Fritts (November 8, 1942 – August 27, 2019) was an American session musician and songwriter. In 2008, he was added into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. He was known for working with Kris Kristofferson.

Working closely with Rick Hall, Billy Sherrill, Dan Penn, Arthur Alexander, David Briggs, Jerry Carrigan and Norbert Putnam.

In 2014, he appeared on Country Funk Vol. II, a compilation album from Light in the Attic. In 2015, he signed with Single Lock Records.

Fritts died from heart surgery-related problems on August 27, 2019, at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama at the age of 76.

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