Over at the always wonderful Burning Wood blog I learned of a 1968 single B-side featuring a rare and unusual quartet of 60's rock musicians. The Dog Presides feature Paul Jones of Manfred Mann on vocals, Paul McCartney on drums, Jeff Beck on guitar and Paul Samwell-Smith of the Yardbirds on bass. Amazing song - it rocks like nobody's business. Beck and McCartney go to town and Paul Jones layers one of Beck's psychedelic guitar journeys with a ripping harmonica solo. The world may not have been changed as a result of the recording of this song, but it sure is fun to hear a group of excellent musicians working outside of their usual band and having a blast doing it.
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