Don Potter (musician)

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Don Potter is an American musician and producer in Nashville, Tennessee. A longstanding producer for Wynonna Judd,[1] he has become known as "the man who created the Judds' sound".

Musical career[edit]

Potter has been singing, playing guitar, writing songs, and recording and producing music since the 1970s, and has performed with many notable artists. He played acoustic guitar on the 1971 release of Chuck Mangione's Friends & Love - a Chuck Mangione Concert. Potter used to be a member of the Show Stoppers rock and roll band and the Don Potter and Bat McGrath duo based in Rochester, New York

Potter's website gives emphasis to his ministry as a worship leader in churches, with the style of prophetic worship, seeking to be led by the Holy Spirit in every meeting.

As well as recording numerous albums of his own music, Potter has written many articles and a book about worship called Facing the Wall.

Potter and his wife Christine reside in North Carolina.


  • Lyle Lovett - Step Inside This House (Acoustic Guitar)
  • John Michael Montgomery - What I Do Best (Acoustic Guitar)
  • The Judds - Volume 2 - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bandleader, Assistant Producer)
  • Mindy McCready - Ten Thousand Angels (Acoustic Guitar)
  • David Ball - Starlight Lounge (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Lyle Lovett - Road To Ensenada (Acoustic Guitar, Spanish Guitar)
  • Wynonna Judd - Revelations (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Piano, Associate Producer)
  • Clint Black - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Confederate Railroad - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Mark Knopfler - Golden Heart (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Susan Ashton - Distant Call (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Toby Keith - Blue Moon (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Neal McCoy - You Gotta Love That (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Elton John - Duets (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Toby Keith - Toby Keith (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Shelby Lynne - Temptation (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Wynonna Judd - Tell Me Why (Acoustic Guitar, Associate Producer)
  • Kathy Mattea - Good News (Electric Guitar)
  • Ricky Van Shelton - Bridge I Didn't Burn (Acoustic Guitar, Pedal Steel)
  • Wynonna Judd - Wynonna (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Assistant Producer)
  • Kathy Mattea - Lonesome Standard Time (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Steve Green - Hymns - A Portrait Of Christ (Electric Guitar)
  • Trisha Yearwood - Hearts In Armor (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Clint Black - Hard Way (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Ricky Van Shelton - Greatest Hits Plus (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Moe Bandy - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Brendan Croker - Great Indoors (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
  • Carman - Comin' On Strong (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - Pure Hank - Vol. 19 (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Mark O'Connor - New Nashville Cats (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Holly Dunn - Milestones - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - Maverick (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Bob Seger - Fire Inside (Acoustic Guitar)
  • The Judds - Love Can Build A Bridge (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bandleader, Assistant Producer)
  • Pinkard & Bowden - Live (Acoustic Guitar)
  • The Judds - River Of Time (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bandleader)
  • Lorrie Morgan - Leave The Light On (Acoustic Guitar)
  • The Judds - Greatest Hits (Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bandleader, Background Vocals )
  • Ricky Van Shelton - Wild-Eyed Dream (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Reba McEntire - Last One To Know (Acoustic Guitar)
  • The Judds - Heartland (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bandleader)
  • The Judds - Rockin' With The Rhythm (Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bandleader)
  • The Judds - Why Not Me (Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bandleader)
  • Don Potter - "Don Potter" (Acoustic Guitar)
  • Dan Hill - Dan Hill (Acoustic Guitar, Vocals)
  • Chuck Mangione - Land Of Make Believe (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano)
  • Chuck Mangione - Together: a New Chuck Mangione Concert (Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals)
  • Bat McGrath and Don Potter - Introducing Bat McGrath & Don Potter (Acoustic Guitar, Vocals)


  1. ^ Wynonna plans standards disc, Country Standard Time, December 3, 2008

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