B.J. Cole :: The New Hovering Dog

As a sideman, pedal steel master B.J. Cole has played on a litany of great recordings, including albums by Elton John, T. Rex, the Walker Brothers, Loudon Wainwright, John Cale, Bjî¶rk, Elvis Costello, Bert Jansch, and Spiritualized. Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space? That’s Cole. His playing is unique, with countrypolitan touches and spacey elements that endear him as much to downtempo DJs as seasoned songwriters.

His approach is beautifully displayed on 1973’s The New Hovering Dog. Recorded following the dissolution . . .

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