David Porter

Hall of Fame Songwriter

David Porter, internationally renowned songwriter, producer is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. David Porter is a cornerstone of the legendary Stax Records of Memphis. He recorded his first record as a solo singer at the age of nineteen for local Golden Eagle Records. David began his tenure at Stax Records before it was called Stax, as a matter of fact it was first known as Satellite Records. David being a recording artist at that time, upon Satellite changing its name to Stax, David stopped performing and became the first African American staff songwriter for the company. Within two years, Isaac Hayes joined him as his co-writing partner and they became one of the top songwriting and producing teams in the entire industry. David Porter's songs have been involved in more than 350 million units sells worldwide. /ReadMorebio