Donald Gene "Don" Fleming (born September 25, 1957 in Valdosta, Georgia) is an American musician, best known for being the frontman of Velvet Monkeys, B.A.L.L., and Gumball.
Biography [ edit ]
Fleming started his musical career with the Velvet Monkeys in the early '80s. In July 1982 the band released their debut
on cassette tape. Everything is Right This album was re-released in 2011 on cd. [1 ]
He was also a member of
Dim Stars and Half Japanese. He is more widely known as a record producer for Sonic Youth, Hole, Teenage Fanclub, and The Posies.
He played in the project
Foot with Thurston Moore and Jimbo (aka Jim Dunbar). And in [2 ] Walter Sears with Tom Smith, Thurston Moore, Steve Shelley, Sean Lennon, Jim Dunbar and Rat Bastard.
Julia Cafritz, Kim Rancourt, Joe Defilipps and Tom Smith he played in Gravy.
The Backbeat Band was a band formed in 1994 consisting of Greg Dulli (Vocals), Don Fleming (Guitar, vocals), Dave Grohl (Drums), Mike Mills (Bass, vocals), Thurston Moore (Guitar), Dave Pirner (Vocals). Idlewild was a 1992 band with Kim Rancourt (Vocals), Don Fleming (Guitar, bass, organ) and Jay Spiegel (Drums) in the line up.
Global Jukebox project [ edit ]
Fleming serves as executive director of the
Association for Cultural Equity where he has spent 20 years working on the conservation and publication of the musical collection of Alan Lomax. [3 ]
Discography [ edit ]
Velvet Monkeys, B.A.L.L., Gumball albums are not included in the following list.
Because Tomorrow Comes, 7
, 1996 jojo ASS RUNne CD (All instr, producer) God Bless Records 98
Because Tomorrow Comes CD-3
"Real Cool Time" b/w "What Can I Do?," Monopoly 12" Blue Vinyl Iridescence 86
Don Fleming 4, cd, 2011 Thick Syrup Records
With Bands [ edit ]
Foot CD Godbless 10-98
Jeg Gelder Meg Til Ur 2000 CD Compilation "Armageddon" Universal 99
Walter Sears - Fringe Benefits, 1999
Gravy- After That It's All Gravy
Thurston Moore & Don Fleming
Telstar 7" silver glitter vinyl w/ postcard Via Satellite Recordings 4/97
The Backbeat Band
Backbeat Music from the Motion Picture CD, LP, CS Virgin Records 94
Please Mr. Postman CD-3 Virgin 94
Money CD-3 Virgin 94
Delicacy & Nourishment Vol. 3 performing "Third Month March" CD Comp ESD 92
Tom Smith/Don Fleming
Gin Blossoms CD-5, 7" Seminal Twang 91
No Room to Dance Compilation LP includes "American Neutron", Twilight Zone" Blue Wave 1980
Green and Yellow LP Abacus Records 1978
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