Thursday, August 17, 2023

Les Brers In A Minor -- Tedeschi Trucks Band, Red Rocks 2022.07.30

Up On Cripple Creek · The Band

Sonny Boy Williamson - Your Funeral, My Trial

Cornish Hen (ft. John Scofield & MonoNeon) | Scary Goldings

Wilson Pickett - Hey Jude (w/ Duane Allman)

It was in November of 1968, when Wilson Pickett - already a star - showed up at Rick Halls Fame Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL wanting to record, but with no material or ideas. Duane, who was working for Rick but was not even the main, lead session guitarist, suggested that they cut "Hey Jude", which Rick thought was "the most preposterous thing" he had ever heard and Wilson agreed they would NOT do it. The Beatles had just recently released it and it was climbing the charts. But Duane somehow convinced them both it was a good idea because it "was" a Beatles song and it "would" be Number 1. And, as you hear, it was a GREAT idea. This song sparked the beginning of Duane's future nickname and the formation of ABB