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Tag: Eddie Barclay

"Stop the Drums"

“Stop the Drums”: Inspiration for Muppet Drummer

It’s true:  John McLaughlin once worked the pop scene.  The guitarist, whose name would become synonymous with 1970s jazz fusion, started out in 1960s London as a session player for the likes of – Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach (What’s New Pussycat? soundtrack) Andrew Oldham Orchestra (“365 Rolling Stones (One

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"Four Brothers"

The Barclay Stars: Five French Guitars

The album cover would seem to say it all — — but the liner notes reveal that this is not just any ordinary guitar army: This album was recorded in France.  It spotlights the work of five of France’s outstanding guitarists:  Francis Le Maguer (musical director), Pierre Cullaz, Raymond Gimenes,

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