Mickey Hart, Taj Mahal and Toby Keith Play on Sammy Hagar and Friends
Sammy Hagar has enlisted Mickey Hart, Taj Mahal and Toby Keith to round out the final tracks on his first collaborations album, Sammy Hagar and Friends. The guitarist also got help from previously announced artists like Kid Rock, Nancy Wilson. Joe Satriani, Bill Church, Denny Carmassi, Ronnie Dunn, Chad Smith, Neal Schon and more for the record, which will be released in North America on September 24. A full tracklist can be found below.
Sammy Hagar and Friends includes new original tunes like “Not Going Down,” “Knockout Dragout” and more, as well as reimagined covers of songs like Bob Seger’s “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” and Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus.” In addition to the ten track album, fans will also have the option of purchasing a deluxe edition that includes a bonus live track, “Space Station #5,” that was recorded at the Ronnie Montrose Tribute Concert held onApril 29, 2012, along with a “making of” documentary.
Sammy Hagar and Friends tracklist:
1. Winding Down (with Taj Mahal)
2. Not Going Down (with Bill Church & Denny Carmassi)
3. Personal Jesus (with Neal Schon, Michael Anthony & Chad Smith)
4. Father Sun (with Denny Carmassi & Aaron Hagar)
5. Knockdown Dragout (with Kid Rock, Joe Satriani, Denny Carmassi)
6. Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man (with David Lauser, Mona Gnader & Vic Johnson)
7. Bad On Fords and Chevrolets (with Ronnie Dunn, David Lauser, Mona Gnader & Vic Johnson)
8. Margaritaville (with Toby Keith)
9. All We Need Is An Island (with Nancy Wilson & Mickey Hart)
10. Going Down (with Neal Schon, Michael Anthony & Chad Smith)
11. Space Station #5 (with Denny Carmassi, Bill Church, Joe Satriani) Live from Ronnie Montrose Tribute * Exclusively available on Deluxe Edition CD