Kalle Kalima / electric guitar
Knut Reiersrud / resonator, electric & lap steel guitar, harmonica
Phil Donkin / bass
Jim Black / drums
Recorded by Klaus Scheuermann at Hansa Studios Berlin, April 23 & 24, 2019
Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Curated and produced by Siggi Loch
As you listen to "Flying Like Eagles", an episode from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" might flicker across your mind, or perhaps a scene from the movie "Easy Rider". And that is because the point of departure for this album is traditional roots music from America, inspired in part by American-Indian heritage, plus three classic songs that are also imbued with that same spirit of unspoilt authenticity and freedom.The origins of the main protagonists on this album might come as a surprise, however: these two guitarists are not actually from the southern states of the US but from Scandinavia. And yet there isn’t any contradiction: Kalle Kalima, who is Finnish, had already developed a passion for traditional American folk music as a teenager, and a year spent as an exchange student in Chicago immersed in t...