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Echoes In the Studio- Voices of Fallen Rockers

In memoriam : the echoes In the Studio of Neil Peart of Rush, Walter Becker of Steely Dan, Ric Ocasek of The Cars, Paul Barrere of Little Feat, plus David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Chris Squire, Chris Cornell. Hour one of three.

Little Feat- Best pt 2- Bill Payne, the late Paul Barrere

Little Feat best of pt 2 with Bill Payne and the late Paul Barrere

Little Feat- Waiting for Columbus- Bill Payne, the late Paul Barrere

Little Feat lifers Bill Payne and Paul Barrere sat down with me to talk. Or maybe they should have been lying down on a couch. "I loved him, and I hated him," said a clearly emotional Barrere in this intense conversation which inevitably begins and ends with the subject of the enigmatic musical genius, Lowell George. This is a no-holds-barred insider's look at the talented but troubled Little Feat co-founder Lowell George and his complicated relationships within the band prior to his death from a drug-induced heart attack in 1979.

Little Feat- Dixie Chicken medley- Dallas 1988

In producer Glyn Johns wonderfully behind-the-scenes memoir Sound Man ,  he tells how he suggested to the Rolling Stones during preliminary sessions for Back and Blue   that they all go to see Americans Little Feat in a theater concert in…