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Morse and JLT in Supertramp tribute

Songs of the Century - Supertramp tribute; image courtesy of Cleopatra RecordsSteve Morse and Joe Lynn Turner both took part in the Supertramp tribute album Songs Of The Century due for release on August 14 via Cleopatra Records. Steve contributed for The Logical Song (together with the original Yes keyboard player Tony Kaye), while Joe sang on Bloody Well Right. Other guests on the album include Annie Haslam, Rick Wakeman, Chris Squire, John Wetton, Tony Levin, Robby Krieger, Peter Banks, Geoff Downes, and Jordan Rudess. The album was produced by Billy Sherwood.

Thanks to Blabbermouth for the info.



11 Comments to “Morse and JLT in Supertramp tribute”:

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    Matt says:

    Awesome! That is a serious lineup for a tribute album like this, proving the popularity of the tramp amongst the highest ranking of rock musos, not just the fans!

    I play in a supertramp tribute here in the uk called ‘Logical Tramp’, check us out at http://www.logicaltramp.co.uk

    I wonder if morse will lay down some serious shreddy solo over it?!

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    Tracy (Zero the Hero) Heyder says:

    How weird…. JLT on a Tribute album. Loved Supertramp. Actually I look forward to the JLT version of ‘Bloody Well Right’. Hey, when it’s right it’s right. Should be good. Bet I could give him a run for his money though…..

    Cheers

  3. 3
    Dimagg73 says:

    JKT is very talented and versatile singer, Couple of his CD’s show great covers ranging from Tom Jones to Free etc.

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    Roberto says:

    Turner and Morse…but where is Glenn, the third cover man?

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    Hartmut says:

    Anybody ever compared the verses melody of Supertramp s Bloody Well Right with Tommy Bolin s Shake The Devil?

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    Jefferson Dieckmann says:

    Steve Morse and Joe Lynn Turner in a tribute to the great Supertramp of Roger Hodgson ! Great!

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    Penny Lane says:

    Why listen to a tribute album when you can see Roger Hodgson, co-founder of Supertramp, live in concert? Roger is the singer/songwriter of the band’s greatest hits to include Dreamer, Give a Little Bit, Take the Long Way Home, Breakfast in America, The Logical Song, School, It’s Raining Again, Fool’s Overture, and so many more. See Roger on his Breakfast in America Tour. He is selling out shows all over the globe and receiving fantastic reviews from media and fans alike. That voice of his sounds even better today than on my Supertramp vinyls and oh, what a show! Don’t miss it! See Roger’s YouTube channel at http://www.YouTube.com/MrRogerHodgson.

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    LRT says:

    Hello Hartmut!

    They’re similar, yes. I also liken the piano intro to Cross Eyed Mary so much I’ve caught myself mistking them a few times. Not a huge Supertramp fan but whatever, I’d still rather hear how JLT sounded with Alan Pasons some years ago when he did the shows with them. Morse and Supertramp, perhaps more his speed really. The Aviator tends to sound like them at the bridge, and his acoustic playing in general on that sounds a lot more like them than Purple any day. Even the second Kansas album he did was actually very good, and both bands are AOR Prog. Purple is not. This fits something he’d do much better than what he’s been repeating with them.

    Something tells me Purple’s album is going to be inspired, hopefully he’ll be a part of it instead of against it. But then they could wing it and still be interesting, I barely hear his chords in Rosa’s Cantina at all, and that still sounds hot!

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    LRT says:

    I’m actually supposed to be seeing Hodgson on the 10th at a nice outdoor venue at the Zoo. I’m predicting it will blow the Lindsey Buckingham gig down.

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    Katia Camargo Rocha says:

    I Have followed the Roger Hodgson concert since 2010. His shows are wonderful! This year is his world tour with the show “Breakfast in America”​​, has been a huge success. The “Super Tramp” remains alive in the voice of the great ROGER RODGSON !!

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    purplepriest1965 says:

    A lot of interesting posts, Larry.

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