Musical palate cleanser, he’s a session man edition

If you’re into British Invasion music, then you are familiar with the work of keyboardist Nicky Hopkins, who was as ubiquitous as Jimmy Page.  Here’s a look at some of his best moments with bands like the Stones, the Kinks (that’s Hopkins on the harpsichord opening “Session Man”) and the Who.



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4 responses to “Musical palate cleanser, he’s a session man edition

  1. Swampdawg

    Man, thanks for this. Jamming With Edward w/ N Hopkins, Ry Cooder and the Stones is one of my favorite albums.


  2. Muttley

    The Beatles, the Stones, the Kinks, the Who, Bowie- what a resume. I made my nephew learn who he was…this cool song was a family favorite when I was growing up:


  3. Dawg Vegas

    Great article – thanks!


  4. He was all over rock n roll-great sessions man.