Before the Guest Artiste theme derails the Requests, let's move that thread over here:
consider Bruce and Branford. Is it the Hampton show that has that amazing Bird Song?
In general, I agree with you though, if only because (Cipollina being a prime example) they were pretty much reduced to playing standards that were in their common vocabulary.
Mileage varies considerably though.
...shall we go, you and I while we can...
It always seemed to me that overall,and with exceptions, when they played with guests,niether made their best music. I'm thinking about Dylan specifically.
There have been so many great guests appear with the boys /girl :>)
I could write a book...so from the Beach Boys to Edie Brickell there should be a CD set with guests. Hows that sound?