Special Sub-Topic: Guest Musicians
|Which jazz trumpeter played on the Billy Joel song "Zanzibar"?|
Freddie Hubbard. "Zanzibar" was released in 1979 on Billy Joel's "52nd Street" LP.
|On Paul McCartney's 1997 release "Flaming Pie", what American rocker dueted with him?|
Steve Miller. Paul and Steve co-wrote and traded lines on "Used To Be Bad", with Steve on guitar and Paul playing bass and drums. Almost 30 years earlier, in 1969, as Paul Ramon, Paul played on Steve Miller's "Brave New World" LP, performing on "Celebration Day" and "My Dark Hour".
|What legendary country singer took the solo lead vocal when he sang with U2 on "The Wanderer"?|
Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash recorded his vocals in Dublin where this song appeared on U2's "Zooropa" CD. Cash even performed it live once with his band before he passed away.
|Which Yardbird recorded with The Beatles?|
Eric Clapton. One-time Yardbird Eric Clapton played uncredited lead guitar on George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" from the "The Beatles".
|In the late 70s this vocalist sang backing vocals on "Magnet And Steel", "Gold" and "Whenever I Call You Friend". Who is she?|
Stevie Nicks. The Fleetwood Mac singer's distinctive voice can be recognized on Walter Egan's "Magnet And Steel" and John Stewart's "Gold", but with Kenny Loggins, "Whenever I Call You Friend", it became more like a duet, with Stevie singing occasional solo lines.
|Which member of Yes recorded with Manfred Mann's Earth Band?|
Trevor Rabin. Trevor Rabin was a full time member of Yes from 1983 to 1995. He played as a session guitarist on Manfred Mann's Earth Band's "Chance" LP, while also being the producer, in 1980.
|Which R&B singer sang backing vocals for David Bowie on his "Young Americans" LP?|
Luther Vandross. As well as the backing vocals, Luther also co-wrote the song "Fascination" with David Bowie and going out on the subsequent tour to support the album.
|Did John Paul Jones record with The Foo Fighters?|
Yes. The Led Zeppelin bassist/keyboardist appears on "In Your Honor" from 2006, playing on two tracks.
|Which guitarist played the manic solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It"?|
Eddie Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen thought it was a prank call when famed producer Quincy Jones called to ask him to play with Michael Jackson. The rhythm guitar part and bass were played by Toto member Steve Lukather.
|Which rock and roll pioneer sat in with Canned Heat for their "Historical Figures And Ancient Heads" LP in 1971?|
Little Richard. The flamboyant pianist shares lead vocals with singer Bob Hite on "Rockin' With The King", a song Richard co-wrote with Canned Heat producer Skip Taylor.
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