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Larry Taylor and the blues

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by mellowgerman, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. mellowgerman


    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Just acquired an exceptional Canned Heat set from the Texas International Pop Festival of 1969. Some great blues bass by the Mole. Talk about soul!
    This song in particular blew my mind. So I uploaded it. Enjoy!!

  2. Easy8


    Sep 5, 2007
    Austin, Tx
    Always liked that tune. IMHO Canned Heat was very uneven - Larry and Blind Owl were the best things about that band.

    By the way I saw that set at the T.I.P.F.

    What a line up!

  3. mellowgerman


    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Ah! You were there?! I can't even imagine...
  4. CargoCulte


    Jan 10, 2012
    Larry Taylor's work with John Mayall is also excellent. Mayall's U.S.A. Union in particular is worth the listen, lots of great bass from Taylor with no drummer to boot.
  5. htt


    Mar 24, 2012
    Ah! yes Larry Taylor love the album with Mayall,
    Jazz and Blues fusion live,a great album..
  6. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Taylor's playing with Mayall and Canned Heat for a big influence on me when I first started playing, he still out there killin' it.:bassist:
  7. RickC

    RickC Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    +1 for Larry Taylor!!!

  8. dougjwray


    Jul 20, 2005
    Phenomenal bass player.
  9. blues_bassist


    Mar 14, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    Larry Taylor is awesome! He plays with such soul and passion, and it really shows in the music.
  10. pnchad


    Nov 3, 2005
    LT has done several great recordings with Tom
  11. mcm


    Oct 2, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Check out him with Hollywood fats band killer Chicago and Juno blues. If you can find it.
  12. Mojo-Man


    Feb 11, 2003
    Big +1.
    On the Hollywood Fats Band.
    A landmark record.
    I stole so much from Larry on this.
    Great stuff indeed.
  13. emblymouse

    emblymouse exempt Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2006
    Lakland Artist Endorser
    Yes! I learned a lot from listening to that LP, wore it out!:bassist:

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