Carol Kaye...

name that tune
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Carol Kaye...

Post by JDJX » 10 Apr 2019 21:00

I had no idea.....
Did you?


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by dysmike » 10 Apr 2019 22:05

JDJX wrote:
10 Apr 2019 21:00
I had no idea.....
Did you?

Yep!


Check out the following documentary.. it's completely worth watching (the soundtrack is worth it too)


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by JDJX » 10 Apr 2019 22:44

Of course, I knew all about studio musicians.
I was just unaware of Carol kaye. :)

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by dysmike » 11 Apr 2019 00:22

She's pretty heavily involved in that doc ;)

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by JoeE SP9 » 11 Apr 2019 01:38

JDJX wrote:
10 Apr 2019 22:44
Of course, I knew all about studio musicians.
I was just unaware of Carol kaye. :)
How about James Jamerson? :mrgreen:

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by johnnywalker » 11 Apr 2019 02:34

Since we seem to be talking about superb bassists who were also session players, how about Duck Dunn (also of Booker T. and the MGs)?

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 03:40

I actually did know a bit about Carol Kaye...In fact, I have this great record she did with Tommy Dee about "The Day The Music Died"...You can hear her voice on it, too! :D



Here's the story on that...

http://www.onehitwondersthebook.com/?page_id=1716

Great stuff, but have you guys TOTALLY FORGOTTEN about the late, great Joe Osborn??? Or the recently-passed Hal Blaine, his frequent compatriot? Larry Knechtel, anyone? Tommy Tedesco?

And when you talk bassists only, I can talk for miles about people like Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, Verdine White, Louis Johnson, Bootsy Collins, Chuck Rainey, Lee Sklar, Will Lee, Nathan East, Tony Levin, Paul Jackson, Jr., Bob Babbitt...and of course, WHO can forget the inimitable Abraham Laboriel???! Am I talking to the wall here???? :?
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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 03:47

Speaking of Carol specifically, here is more of her story...Fun stuff!!

She has some very interesting insights, too!!

Enjoy! :D


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 04:53

Wow! You guys have got me checking out her back catalog...Some nice funky stuff like this! :D


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 05:01

I even have a copy of this LP and didn't realize Carol was playing bass on it... :D


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 05:06

She's also playing bass on another favorite album...Nice! 8)


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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 05:09

She's also featured with another favorite organist here...



The lady can play!! 8) =D>

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by vinyl master » 11 Apr 2019 05:22

And the names she's worked with goes on and on...Here's another album she worked on...



Thanks, JDJX, for bringing her back into the spotlight again! I'm rediscovering her all over again! :D

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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by philbrown » 13 Apr 2019 18:30

If Carol had a secret it was that she was really a guitar player and only started playing bass because they needed a bass player on a session once and it stuck. So she brought a different perspective to bass playing.
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Re: Carol Kaye...

Post by LAkevin » 14 Apr 2019 04:11

She played on a great deal of Capitol Records tracks. David Axelrod used her on most of his arrangements. Check out Sounds of Innocence: https://youtu.be/8ZHMHPKiqsU

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