It's playing out in the latest Bon Jovi tour as Richie Sambora watches from the sidelines. For, as good as Jon is, the sound that sold a bazillion records relied on Richie's harmonies. When Jefferson Starship transitioned from Grace Slick to Mickey Thomas, people said Mickey sounded a lot like Grace...but it was David Freiberg's backing vocals that people were really hearing.
On this Music Friday, we offer you Simon & Garfunkel's "The Boxer," live from Central Park an amazing 32 years ago. And, as a two-fer, check out the live cover version from Shawn Colvin and Alison Krause.
Yeah...goosebumps from both.