Robben Ford On Mountain Stage
Loading the player ...Robben Ford
makes his third appearance on Mountain Stage
, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown. Host Larry Groce is effusive in his praise: "If you see a list of the greatest guitar players of the last 50 years that doesn't include Robben Ford on it," he says, "be suspicious."
A native of northern California, Ford first made his name as a sideman for the likes of Charlie Musselwhite, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Joni Mitchell; and he even contributed lead guitar to Kiss' Creatures of the Night
. He was a founding member of the jazz outfit The Yellowjackets, where he stayed until 1983. Ford then spent most of the mid-1980s touring alongside jazz icon Miles Davis.
Ford has released several solo albums since, including his latest, Bringing It Back Home
. He's joined here by Ricky Peterson on organ, David Piltch on bass, trombone player Emmitt Goods and drummer Tony Moore.
- "Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky"
- "Fair Child"
- "Oh Virginia"
- "Slick Capers Blues"
- "Most Likely You Go Your Way And I'll Go Mine"
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