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Re: RIP Gordon Stone
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2020, 05:56:28 PM »
Yeah, dammit.

I was at both the shows they mention that he sat in; I kind of assume there are a few more the writer didn't catch?

The 11/19/92 show was something; he played pedal steel not just on Poor Heart as mentioned in the article there, but also Llama and Fast Enough For You, which was a live debut and an absolutely fucking exquisite moment in an absolute barn-burner of a show.

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Re: RIP Gordon Stone
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2020, 09:21:14 PM »
That really blows. Loved his work with Phish and beyond.
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Re: RIP Gordon Stone
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2020, 09:18:48 AM »
Crushing.
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Re: RIP Gordon Stone
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2020, 09:47:08 AM »
RIP

Never got to see him live, but I love his work with Phish and Mike's sols stuff.
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