Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 15:00:48 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Two harp players

Mention was made of the Big Walter/Carey Bell album done when Carey was
young as a nice example of two harps working together. For cooperation
among harp players, I'd also recommend the recent Harp Attack album,
familiar I'm sure to many of you. Less familiar might be albums by
Charley Sayles, with many cuts including a second harmonica player
who is quite tasty and controlled, with great tone. A nice counter-
point to Charley's raw jarring style. Regretably, I don't recall the
second harp player's name. I did see them live, a great show
--John Thaden

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