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Thursday May 30th, 2013 with Chris Sharp
The Sessionman's Sessionmen

Tonight's show features the output of 3 great musicians who,for most of their careers,worked outside the responsibilities and confines of the "band" format-session musicians Chris Spedding(guitar),Nicky Hopkins(keyboards) and Jesse Ed Davis(guitar).A sampling of their various projects will be aired tonight.
Some early projects of guitarist Chris Spedding fills out the first set.
Theme For An Imaginary Western
Jack Bruce - Songs For A Tailor(1969)
Heikki's Suburbia Bus Tour
Rodriguez - Coming From Reality(1971)
Jump Into the Fire
Nilsson - Nilsson Schmilsson(1971)
Driving Sideways
Sharks - First Water(1973)
More of Speddings' projects from the second half of the 70's.
Black Slacks
Robert Gordon - Rock Billy Boogie(1979)
Voices In The Dark/Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Mike Batt - Schizophonia(1977)
Guitar Jamboree
Chris Spedding - Chris Spedding(1976)
Nicky Hopkins(keyboards) sessioned for some big U.K. acts including The Kinks,The Who and The Beatles.
She's A Rainbow
The Rolling Stones - Their Satanic Majesties Request(1967)
Plynth(Water Down The Drain)
The Jeff Beck Group - Beck-Ola(1969)
Hopkins also sessioned for some big Bay Area bands.
Kow Kow
The Steve Miller Band - Brave New World(1969)
Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers(1969)
Shady Grove
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Shady Grove(1969)
He also helped out on some L.A. sessions and with some acts on The Beatles "Apple" label.
Sour Milk Sea
Jackie Lomax - Is This What You Want(1969)
Oh Yoko!
John Lennon - Imagine(1971)
No No Song
Ringo Starr - Goodnight Vienna(1974)
Jesse Ed Davis early session work included a lot of blues-he worked for Taj Mahal on Mahal's first three l.p.'s.
A Lot Of Love
Taj Mahal - The Natch'l Blues(1969)
Farther On Down The Road
Taj Mahal - Giant Step(1970)
She Caught The Katy And Left Me A Mule To Ride
Albert King - Lovejoy(1971)
Watching The River Flow
Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 1(1971)
Davis took his guitar talents to L.A.for most of his session work in the 70's.
Doctor My Eyes
Jackson Browne - Saturate Before Using(1972)
Surprise Surprise(Sweet Bird Of Paradox)
John Lennon - Walls And Bridges(1974)
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Nilsson - Pussycats(1974)
All In The Name Of Rock 'n' Roll
Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing(1975)
Don't Go Home With Your Hard On
Leonard Cohen - Death Of A Ladies Man(1979) Canadian
Time permitting,the comedy of Steven Wright.
excerpt from side 2
Steven Wright - I Have A Pony(1985)
Thank you for listening.