lördag 20 december 2008

Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia - Live At Keystone


Live double-LP released on Fantasy in 1973. If The Other Merl Saunders record I posted was mainly a funk record, this one is more versatile, mixing southern soul songs (Like a Road), some kind of free organ jazz (Space), blues, Bob Dylan and Jimmy Cliff covers and, yes, some funk.

Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers


Space


It's No Use


The group consists of Merl Saunders on keyboards, Jerry Garcia on guitar, Bill Vitt on drums and John Kahn on bass, plus David Grisman makes an appearence on mandolin.
  1. Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers
  2. Positively 4th Street
  3. The Harder They Come
  4. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
  5. Space
  6. It's No Use
  7. That's All Right Mama
  8. My Funny Valentine
  9. Someday Baby
  10. Like a Road

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4 kommentarer:

culov sa...

thanks man, i loved that other merl saunders album you posted. judging from your description ill dig this one too.

in case you didnt know, merl saunders died this last october. i discovered the obituary while trying to find more of his amazing music:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/25/BAGK13NQGB.DTL

peace.

Steve sa...

Yeah I actually bought these the same day Merl died.. I was researching my finds when I came across some article about his death.

manny sa...

thanks for posting

lumberjunk sa...

nice, thanks for posting