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Breau, Lenny - When Lightn' Strikes

Format: LP
Label: Tudor TR 113004
Year: 1984
Origin: Auburn, Maine - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Toronto, Ontario
Genre: jazz
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Track Name
I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You
You Needed Me
She Thinks I Still Care
Please Release Me
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
I Love You Because
Bonapartes Retreat
Back In Indiana
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry


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Recorded on August 12th & 25th in 1982 and originally released in 1984 as "When Lightn' Strikes" on LP. In addition to being the last studio album that Lenny Breau recorded before his untimely death in 1984, "Swingin on a Seven-String" also remains as the only studio recordings of his seven-string acoustic guitar playing. In addition to the five tracks featuring Lenny and acoustic bassist Jim Ferguson performing duets, Lenny is joined by pedal steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons and drummer Kenny Malone on the remaining quartet tracks. Eight of the eleven tracks feature Lenny on seven-string acoustic guitar, while the other three tracks feature Lenny on six-string electric guitar.

Personnel: Lenny Breau: Acoustic Seven-String Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Buddy Emmons: Pedal Steel Guitar
Jim Ferguson: Acoustic Bass
Kenny Malone: Drums

Reissued on CD in 2005 on Art of Life Records as "Swingin' on a Seven-String" catalog Number: AL1013-2


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