With a repertoire so extensive and wide-ranging, it would be impossible to track down, let alone list, all the session players backing this country icon on this two-disc retrospective. The Mottola/Caiola crew played several New York sessions, but that’s Grady Martin on “El Paso” – one of the most famous solos of all time.
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