We continue our chat with the amazing Bill Payne (Part 1 is here). We cover a lot more territory in relation to Little Feat, keyboard rigs, Bill’s other significant collaborations with other artists and a whole bunch more.
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
Keyboard contemporaries and using original versus digital keyboards
The ‘Houston Welcoming Committee’ and doubts on touring
Bill’s train wreck story on stage with James Taylor
Rundown of common causes of on-stage angst
On advocating ‘unliked’ songs when recording
Why being in a band is not for the faint of heart
Advice for aspiring players
Writing to Jeff Bezos
Tag a Keyboard Player: Glenn Gould, Little Richard, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, Mitsuko Uchida
Desert Island Discs: Rubber Soul – The Beatles, Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2; Paganini Variations – John Lill, Bringing It All Back Home – Bob Dylan, Soul Men – Sam & Dave, West Side Story – Bernstein and Sondheim.
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