For the latest episode in beck s ongoing record club mission he enlisted jamie lidell to lend his soulful croon to skip spence s funky books of moses from his 1969 album oar. He was co founder of moby grape and played guitar with them until 1969.
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Skip spence oar pitchfork. To record their version of the 1969 cult fave oar by onetime moby grape jefferson airplane member turned acid casualty skip spence. Beck wilco feist and jamie lidell teaming up to cover the 1969 cult fave oar by onetime moby grape jefferson airplane member turned acid casualty skip spence. The album s leadoff track little.
Oar is the only solo studio album by american rock musician skip spence released on may 19 1969 by columbia records. First track off oar the only solo album by the ex moby grape and jefferson airplane member enjoy any copyright violation is unintended. He released one solo album 1969 s oar and then largely withdrew from the music industry.
Last month beck got together with wilco in l a. Original oar little hands 0 00 cripple creek 3 44diana 6 01 margaret tiger rug 9 33weighted down the prison song 11 51war in peace 18 1. Beck is about halfway through with his latest record club effort which finds him spinning skip spence s 1969 lp oar into cool new directions with help from wilco jamie lidell feist and others.
It was recorded over seven days in december 1968 in nashville and features spence on all of the instruments. Wilco feist jamie lidell here help him tackle skip spence s cult classic. On october 10 2008 i was ready to.
Beck continues his inspired work leading famous friends in covers of older albums. Oar 1969 columbia records. Alexander lee skip spence april 18 1946 april 16 1999 was a canadian born american singer songwriter and musician.