Today’s list of 10 newsletter begins:
My primary adventure this week has been going through a stack of 45RPM singlesthat someone in my neighborhood left out in the Texas heat. Remarkably, a few survived. (Here’s a Spotify playlist.) One of my favorite surviving 45s was Pete Drake’s “Forever.” I’d never heard of him, but he played pedal steel on a ton of records. (My favorite is probably Bob Dylan’s John Wesley Harding.) He also played steel on George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass, and during a break in recording, he showed another studio musician named Peter Frampton his device that makes a guitar sound like it’s talking.
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