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Live at Davies

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
A fixture in San Francisco since the late '60s, Dan Hicks celebrated his 70th birthday by throwing a bash at the Davies club. He had his Hot Licks and he invited a bunch of his friends, including Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Van Dyke Parks, John Hammond, Rickie Lee Jones, and Harry Shearer. With all this star power in tow, it's little wonder that Live at Davies generates a considerable amount of good cheer, but for as nostalgic as this can be -- and it is, hearkening back not just to the glory days of Haight-Ashbury, but even further, as most of this is indebted to pre-war blues -- it's not a lament for the past, it's a loping and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
A fixture in San Francisco since the late '60s, Dan Hicks celebrated his 70th birthday by throwing a bash at the Davies club. He had his Hot Licks and he invited a bunch of his friends, including Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Van Dyke Parks, John Hammond, Rickie Lee Jones, and Harry Shearer. With all this star power in tow, it's little wonder that Live at Davies generates a considerable amount of good cheer, but for as nostalgic as this can be -- and it is, hearkening back not just to the glory days of Haight-Ashbury, but even further, as most of this is indebted to pre-war blues -- it's not a lament for the past, it's a loping and loopy party for the present.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/11/2013
  • Label: Surfdog Records Ada
  • UPC: 822685110122
  • Catalog Number: 51101
  • Sales rank: 69,849

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks Primary Artist
Dan Hicks Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Group Member
John Hammond Jr. Guest Appearance
Jim Kweskin Guest Appearance
Rickie Lee Jones Guest Appearance
Van Dyke Parks Guest Appearance
Bruce Forman Guest Appearance
Tuck & Patti Guest Appearance
Maria Muldaur Guest Appearance
Sid Page Mandolin, Violin, Group Member
Ray Benson Guest Appearance
Ramblin' Jack Elliott Guest Appearance
David Grisman Guest Appearance
Jaime Leopold String Bass, Group Member
Richard Olsen Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Tom Poole Trumpet
Maryann Price Vocals, Bird Whistle, Group Member
Brian Simpson Drums
Harry Shearer Guest Appearance
Brian Cooke Piano
Roy Rogers Guest Appearance
Dennis Williams Musician
Paul Smith String Bass, Group Member
Mike Rinta Trombone
Sandy Lane Musician
Jon Weber Guitar, Group Member
Roberta Donnay Percussion, Kazoo, Vocals, Group Member
John Brandeburg Musician
Naomi Ruth Eisenberg Violin, Vocals, Group Member
Dick Ziegler Musician
Turtle VanDeMarr Guest Appearance
Charlie Gurke Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Sara Wasserman Musician
Benito Cortez Violin, Mando, Group Member
Paul Robinson Guitar, Group Member
Kent Benedict Musician
Wayne Whitaker Musician
Technical Credits
Horace Silver Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Dan Hicks Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Liner Notes
Charlie Parker Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Tom Weir Mastering
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey Composer
Dave Kaplan Executive Producer
Jay Blakesberg Cover Photo
Mike Rinta Arranger
Randall Kline Producer
Laura Evans Producer
Eddy Bee Cover Photo
Ellen May Shashoyan Composer, Lyricist
Paul Robinson Arranger
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