Alan was still on the mend this week as an over0dubbing Larry played most of the Bobby parts in the studio while playing the Jerry parts over-dubbed at home. Exhausting, yes,lipstick on a pig, the coverage is impressive and extra keyboards to boot. In the end, with all the flaws, it is a really good sounding jam. Lots of great stuff and worthy of a listen or two.
With this being the 4-year anniversary of the passing of Levon Helm, we decided to have Scott open the night by singing the Ophelia. I said I would put horns on it, and I took my virtual myths and did my best. It's a fun effort at the very least. So goes for such of the rest of the night. I like the sound I was able to get on my guitar at home, with the songs from the Peggy-O on all recorded "in the box" as opposed to recording an actual amplifier. At times I feel as if I have a nice '77 sound with thriver and amp sounding a bit like the Boogie from that time. Highlights include a good Lazy Lightning, where that sounds come through, Music Never Stopped as well. The Easy Wind is really good also. I was even able to salvage the Let's Spend the Night Together.
Make America Grateful Again.