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Drake, Pete

Subject: Re: Dylan on Pete Drake album?
From: Alan Fraser (
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 1997 09:10:48 GMT

On Wed, 2 Jul 1997 21:44:56 +0200, (Karl Erik Andersen) wrote:
>Who is Pete Drake? Should he be in the Who's Who?

1 The steel guitarist who plays on Nashville Skyline & Self Portrait
(and who also can be heard on bootlegs such as Possum Belly
Overalls/Yesterday). Look him up in Krogsgaard's Telegraph articles or
Heylin's Recording Sessions.

2 Yes

If anyone knows more about Pete's life & work, and where a picture of
Pete can be found, please let me know. I am trying to start a project
of getting photos of all the folk in Karl Erik's Who's Who to add to
his Web pages.

Subject: Re: Dylan on Pete Drake album? From: Schwarz ( Date: Thu, 03 Jul 1997 23:14:53 GMT Early 97 released: "Pete Drake" (Pete Drake), First Generation Records FGCD 107, 1 CD, Total Time 35:41, Tracks: 1 Something, 2 Hey Jude, 3 Lay Lady Lay, 4 Isn't It A Pity, 5 Behind That Locked Door, 6 Yesterday, 7 Get Back, 8 The Mighty Quinn, 9 Country Pie, 10 Funny Bone, 11 Pleading, Talking Steel Guitar Recorded with Nashville studio musicians during the last 20 years before Drakes dead on 29 July 1988. Drake produced by the way Ringo's Starr's "Beaucoups of Blues" album . The last 3 songs of this album are orginal songs by him, the rest are cover version of Harrison-, Lennon/McCartney- and Dylan songs. Some (Italian maybe other country's too?) papers wrote about guest appearances of Beatles members and Dylan - but presumably there were none of them all involved in this recordings. - ev
Subject: Re: Dylan on Pete Drake album? From: Maureen LeBlanc (turning_pt@UMBSKY.CC.UMB.EDU) Date: Fri, 4 Jul 1997 15:20:21 EDT Pete Drake's steel guitar also graces 1968's _John Wesley Harding_, on *I'll Be Your Baby Tonight* and *Down Along the Cove*. He was one of only three musicians appearing on JWH with Dylan. (The other two were Charles McCoy on bass, and Kenny Buttrey on drums.) Maureen

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