Pickin' on Classic Rock

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The enormous success of CMH's Pickin' On series is due partly to its ability to appeal to both bluegrass and novelty fans, and mostly to the fact that the performances are innovatively and impeccably arranged by a slew of the industry's finest session musicians. The 14 tracks chosen for Pickin' On Classic Rock are a fair spread of the obvious, "Ramblin' Man," and the not so obvious, "Stairway To Heaven." The twin guitar assault that peppers the end of The Eagles "Hotel California" is replaced here by fiddle and dobro, as is the sullen melody of "Sounds Of Silence" by Simon And Garfunkel. "Strawberry Fields Forever" is the real catch. With its laid-back strings ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The enormous success of CMH's Pickin' On series is due partly to its ability to appeal to both bluegrass and novelty fans, and mostly to the fact that the performances are innovatively and impeccably arranged by a slew of the industry's finest session musicians. The 14 tracks chosen for Pickin' On Classic Rock are a fair spread of the obvious, "Ramblin' Man," and the not so obvious, "Stairway To Heaven." The twin guitar assault that peppers the end of The Eagles "Hotel California" is replaced here by fiddle and dobro, as is the sullen melody of "Sounds Of Silence" by Simon And Garfunkel. "Strawberry Fields Forever" is the real catch. With its laid-back strings and front porch strumming it sounds positively high and lonesome, conjuring up the image of Hank Williams, drunk and cross-legged in front of the Maharishi, wondering how in the Hell he ended up in India.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/19/2001
  • Label: Cmh Records
  • UPC: 027297805927
  • Catalog Number: 8059

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pickin' On Primary Artist
David Grier Guitar
Glen Duncan Fiddle, Mandolin
Bill Flores Dobro, Fiddle, Steel Guitar
Pat Flynn Guitar
Wayne Killius Drums
Mike Mullins Guitar, Mandolin
Brent Truitt Mandolin
Robby Turner Dobro, Steel Guitar
Jim Wildman Unger Fiddle
John Vogt Bass
Bob Warren Percussion, Drums
David West Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Electric Guitar, Tambourine
Charlie Cushman Banjo
Tim Fitzpatrick Bass
Pat McGrath Acoustic Guitar
Billy Troy Guitar
Pat Bergeson Harmonica
Buddy Hyatt Piano
Mark Thornton Guitar
Mike Toppins Banjo, Guitar
David Spicher Bass
Ronny Hughes Bass
Troy Graves Dobro
David Chase Drums
Technical Credits
Judy Collins Composer
Dickey Betts Composer
Alice Cooper Composer
Mick Jagger Composer
Elton John Composer
Bob Ezrin Composer
Mike Flicker Mastering
John Nicholson Engineer
Keith Richards Composer
Bernie Taupin Composer
Brent Truitt Engineer
Dick Wagner Composer
David Haerle Executive Producer
Billy Troy Producer
Mark Thornton Producer, Engineer
Mike Toppins Engineer
Cory Orosco Engineer
Brandon Terrell Cover Art
Callie Chung Graphic Design
Robby Krieger Composer
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