Connections 30 – Nov 2020

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October’s Connections finished with us following drummer Grady Tate to Paul Simon’s ‘Gone At last’ from his 1975 album Still Crazy After All These Years. For the opening song of Connections 30 we followed bassist Gordon Edwards to …

‘No Tears In The End’ by Grover Washington Jnr from his 1972 album All The King’s Horses. From there we followed guitarist Cornell Dupree to …

‘Boogie On Reggae Woman’ (written by Stevie Wonder) from Live In 1978 by the band Stuff. Eric Gale was the other guitarist so we linked him to …

‘Whatever I Am’ (penned by Willie Dixon) played by Nina Simone from her 1967 album Sings The Blues. The bassist on the tune is Jerry Jemmott so we moved him onto …

‘Spirit In The Dark’, a live recording done by Aretha Franklin on her 1971 long player Live At The Fllmore West. The band leader was King Curtis who used the Memphis Horns as part of the brass section. We followed them to …

‘Taking It To The Streets’ by The Doobie Brothers from the album of the same name recorded in 1975. One of the engineers was Donn Landee so we linked him to …

‘I’m The One’ by Van Halen from their first LP released in 1978. We then folowed lead singer David Lee Roth to …

‘Tobacco Road’ from his first record Eat ‘Em And Smile’ (1986). It’s a song written by J.D. Loudermilk in 1960 and made famous by The Nashville Teens in 1964. We linked Loudermilk to another of his songs …

‘Turn Me On’ recorded by Norah Jones from her debut album Come Away With Me (2002). The guitarist on the song was Adam Rogers and for the last song of Connections 30 we traced him to …

‘Rumples’ from the band Chris Potter’s Underground Band on the LP Ulterhang (2009)

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