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Jorma Kaukonen

Stars In My Crown

2007-03-12

Stars in My Crown is a collection of original and cover songs following in the traditions of blues and bluegrass. The cover songs feature credits from an array of classical American artists such as the Rev. Gary Davis, Johnny Cash, and Lightning Hopkins. Tracks: 2, 4, 11, & 14 are original instrumentals, although Kaukonen does have a few originals with him on vocals. Jorma Kaukonen has been playing and recording music for more than forty years, making a name for him self, early on as a finger picking guitarist, and a founding member of the bands Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna. Stars in My Crown has a down-home country and gospel feel, with a wide arrangement of finger picking guitar styles. Seth Allgaier

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