Musical collaborations you wish could have happened?

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  1. Bill

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    A post about Buddy Holly got me thinking about musical collaborations that might happened if not for unfortunate circumstances. Songwriters who would have been around during each other's lifetime and sympathetic to each other's work (kinda like the Traveling Wilburys) except they never got a chance to work together.

    Me, I would have loved it if Buddy Holly had lived long enough to write something with the team of Lennon-McCartney. I get the feeling they would have dug each other.
     
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    Jerry Garcia and James Burton behind someone other then Elvis Costello with some rehearsal. (Not that I don't dig Elvis, I just think he was weak in that situation)
     
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    ...good question...

    ...I say Don Van Vliet and Mary Margaret O'Hara...
     
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    Linda Ronstadt with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Roy Orbison and Brenda Lee with The Ventures
    The Four Seasons and Chicago.
     
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    ...rumor has it...

    ...that it might have...
     
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    ...I saw something like that...

    ...at a party in Mill Valley at the Sweetwater...arguably one of the strangest combination's I've ever seen...James Burton was the first autograph on my Reunion Blues gig bag on that night...I have a picture of James and myself from that night...
     
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    Collaborations ?
    John Fogerty & Brian Setzer (this one's still possible)
    Brian Setzer and Danny Gatton
    Danny Gatton & John Fogerty
     
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    I wish Mick Taylor would have stayed with the Stones. I love Ronnie, but Mick and Keef were special.
     
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    Roy Buchanan would have been a blast with the Stones. It likely would not have lasted, but what sweet Tele music they would have made.
     
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    Well, somewhere in heaven there's a Super band...

    Keith Moon on drums
    James Jamerson on bass
    Ray Charles on rhodes
    Jimi Hendrix and Brian Jones on guitars
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    Morrison, Janis and Otis doing harmonies
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    Stevie Wonder, Jeff Beck, Miles Davis, John Paul Jones, Billy Preston, John Bonham, Aretha Franklin, strings by Henry Mancini. Stevie gets last word; Miles, John Paul, and Henry duke it out over arrangements; Jeff, John, Billy, and Aretha do what they do. Sounds great in theory, but it would probably make my head explode into a million pieces.
     
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    more aretha and ray charles than dr. feelgood at the fillmore... i think aretha and ray would be more in tune than aretha and otis... james carr and OV wright together would be happenning too... there's some eddie cochran and gene vincent live stuff together but a whole studio record would be smashing...

    tj
     
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    Dito....that period of the Stones (Sticky Fingers, Exile)
    was their best stuff. Mick was the man.

    For me..... Hendrix & Steve Winwood (Jimi always wanted
    to but was nervous that Steve would say no. Shame.
     
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