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Sat Jul 4, 2020, 02:23 PM

Mercury Blues

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kentuck Jul 2020 OP
lark Jul 2020 #1
kentuck Jul 2020 #2
Zambero Jul 2020 #3
lark Jul 2020 #4
kentuck Jul 2020 #5
lark Jul 2020 #7
Progressive Jones Jul 2020 #6
panader0 Jul 2020 #8
Blecht Jul 2020 #9

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:05 PM

1. Did he play with Jackson Browne for a while? n/t

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Response to lark (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:19 PM

2. I'm not sure?

He did play a few tunes with Ry Cooder.

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Response to lark (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 03:29 PM

3. Yes he did

Played lap steel and fiddle with Jackson Browne early-on. Before that he was a member of Kaleidoscope, a band that was noteworthy for blending Middle-Eastern and American roots music styles. He's a virtuoso on just about any stringed instrument imaginable.

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Response to Zambero (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 07:07 PM

4. Saw him with Brown several times and he was awesome on lap steel.

He even sang lead falsetto on one of the "hit" songs - not sure of the exact title but it started with

Why don't you stay just a little bit longer
please, please, please, tell me you're gonna

Don't know if it's Stay or Stay a little bit longer

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Response to lark (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 10:52 PM

5. Stay

...just a little bit longer.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #5)

Sun Jul 5, 2020, 10:46 AM

7. Thanks. That is a fabulous song, think I will have to look it up and add to Spotify.

I used to have the album, but it got too scratched and I never replaced it.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sat Jul 4, 2020, 11:31 PM

6. GREAT ALBUM !!! nt

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sun Jul 5, 2020, 07:44 PM

8. When I saw the OP I wondered which version you chose.

You got the right one. The whole album is great.
Our band covered Your Old Lady.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sun Jul 5, 2020, 07:56 PM

9. Great song on a great album

I've listened to it at least weekly since it came out -- never gets old.

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