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WATCH: Ben Somers, “Sideman”

Sep 2, 2018

WATCH: Ben Somers,

Artist: Ben Somers
Hometown: London, England
Song: “Sideman”
Album: Poor Stuart
Release Date: September 7, 2018
Label: Rock Creature Records (MOFOHIFI)

In Their Words: “A year or so ago I stepped in on bass with a touring bluegrass band from the US. There was a somewhat difficult dynamic with the personalities in the band. One of the leaders of the group was overheard referring to us as ‘sideman’ in trying to placate another of the leaders who was, pretty unjustly unhappy with our input. It was confusing to see exactly how little some performers understand the level of support we can give as ‘sideman.’ Listen and you’ll get the picture.” — Ben Somers


Photo credit: Bobby Williams

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