Milton Sledge


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Musician, Drummer, Songwriter

Milton Sledge is the studio musician best known for a string of sessions in Muscle Shoals, Alabama as well as several albums with country super-star Garth Brooks.  With Garth, Milton wrote and played drums on several key albums including the self-titled 1987 Capitol release, “No Fences,” “Ropin’ The Wind” and “The Chase.”  Milton’s drumming has been featured on albums by Barbara Mandrell, the band Alabama, Emmylou Harris, Mark Chesnutt and Trisha Yearwood.  As a songwriter, Milton has written for Pat Alger and Bruce Bouton along with Garth Brooks.