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Don Airey in Jackie Stewart tribute

Don Airey has contributed some Hammond to the recording of Fly Free — a tribute to the legendary Scottish race driver Jackie Stewart. The song was written by Jackie’s son Paul as a gift for his 70th birthday. Eric Clapton contributed his guitar playing (Sir Eric is apparently a close friend of Sir Jackie). Other musicians included Matt Prior on guitars, Lee Pomeroy on bass, Adam Wakeman on piano and mellotron and Alex Toff on drums.

If you ask me, they should have simply gone straight for Highway Star. The lyrics are more than appropriate and the songwriting is, ahem, slightly better. 😉



Comment to “Don Airey in Jackie Stewart tribute”:

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    Gillan89 says:

    I totally believe that they lyrics of H.Star are far more better 😉

    They apparently made some slow sleazy “drive” song.
    If we are mentioning Clapton, there is only one Eric for me, and that’s Eric from 1963-1969…. not a week later!

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