An Interesting Take on “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

Ananda Shankar was a Bengali musician (the nephew of the more famous Ravi Shankar) who moved to the US to play rock’n’roll with a number of people, including Jimi Hendrix.  He also found time to record sitar-based covers of rock classics.

Larry found this version of “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” from his 1970 album, Snow Flower.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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