RE: [Harp-L] Johnny Cash with Lester Butler and the Red Devils
I think only one tune with Lester and/or The Red Devils made it to the box set.
I don't recall the title.
> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 09:55:35 -0600
> From: mzaklan@xxxxxxxxx
> To: harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Harp-L] Johnny Cash with Lester Butler and the Red Devils
> Just finished the excellent new biography on Johnny Cash by Robert
> Hillburn and was surprised to learn that producer Rick Rubin apparently
> used Lester Butler and the Red Devils blues band on some tracks Johnny Cash
> had cut for Rick's American Recordings label. Apparently the sides made it
> to a 5 cd box set titled "Unearthed."
> Was wondering how much of Lester Butler's harpwork found its way onto
> the recordings. Anybody heard these sides? Butler was a fine, tasteful
> blues harpist. But Cash was not a blues artist. I checked YouTube but
> couldn't find anything, except for a Red Devils/Mick Jagger collaboration.
> Just curious.
> Mick Zaklan
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