May 15, 2014
On the second half of this two-part episode of My Favorite
Album, host Jeremy Dylan is joined by the greatest
drummer in rock’n’roll history Pete Thomas, best
known as a member of Elvis Costello’s bands
the Attractions and the Imposters
- but whose resume includes everyone from The Finn
Brothers to Los Lobos to Pearl
Jam. They discuss the classic 1967 debut album from
the Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Are You
Along the way, they break down classic tracks May This Be Love, The Wind Cries Mary, Fire, 3rd Stone from the Sun, Foxey Lady, Are You Experienced, Stone Free and 51st Anniversary, Pete reveals the Hendrix origin of his most famous drum part and he recalls playing Foxey Lady with the Red Hot Chili Peppers while Flea hung upside down from the ceiling.
My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the
great works of pop music. Each episode features a different
songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time
- their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs
and the album’s influence on their own music.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He has directed the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins and the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts, in addition to many commercials and music videos.