One of the stars of Tropical Brainstorm, Sal Cuevas, died a year ago in Miami. For many years part of the legendary Fania All-Stars, he added impossible bass imbellishments to Kirsty’s Latin ride.
Impossible no more? Andrew Nelson has recently finished a transcription of the original album version’s bass break in My Affair – a bass tapping solo by Sal at 3:30 in the track. Andrew’s transcription and performance of it can be found here:
As we approach the sad anniversary of Kirsty's passing, we have just lost another musical legend.
Of course I know and love most of the Roxette hits (doesn't everyone?), but I had never delved into Marie Fredriksson's solo catalogue before. Here she is doing a Swedish language cover of a song that we probably all know because of Kirsty's version, which was a bonus track on the CD of Kite, "Complainte Pour Ste. Catherine".
It is with such a heavy heart that I share the news of the passing of Pauline. Pauline came to several Kirstyfests, even when she was quite ill, and, often accompanied by her son Frank, sang Kirsty’s songs with love and affection. ... See MoreSee Less
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