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Merl Saunders

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Merl Saunders

Merl Saunders has been played on NTS shows including The Head Zone w/ Ripley Johnson, with That's All Right, Mama first played on 9 May 2019.

Merl Saunders (sometimes spelled Merle), born February 14, 1934 in San Mateo, California, and died October 24, 2008, was an American multi-genre musician who played piano and keyboards, favoring the Hammond B3 organ.

Musical career

In the 1970s, Saunders began collaborating with Jerry Garcia, with the Grateful Dead and with Garcia's bands The Legion of Mary and Reconstruction. He's led his own bands, as Merl Saunders and Friends, playing live dates with Garcia, as well as Mike Bloomfield, David Grisman, Tom Fogerty,…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Positively 4th Street
Merl Saunders, Jerry Garcia, John Kahn, Bill Vitt
Fantasy1989
Positively 4th Street
Merl Saunders, Jerry Garcia, John Kahn, Bill VittFantasy1989
Discogs
That's All Right, Mama
Jerry Garcia, Merl Saunders
Broadcasting Radio Records2015
That's All Right, Mama
Jerry Garcia, Merl SaundersBroadcasting Radio Records2015
Discogs