Huey Lewis of Huey Lewis & The News: I sent "One Of The Boys" to John McFee, our old guitar player from Clover who is a member of The Doobie Brothers. He played pedal steel on the track and killed it. I told him to just cut two tracks. "For one, cut it like you think it should be and for the second, just fill every hole. Do as much as possible on that one." I didn't really even know how to articulate this, but I wanted kind of an old pedal steel feel, kind of the old Hank Williams sound. Not quite slide, not quite lap steel, still pedal steel, but not the jazzy neck kind of thing of that old school stuff. McFee knew just what I was talking about. In fact, he articulated it. He's quite a collector of pedal steels and he knew just the instrument to use. He told me that he located the pedal steel somewhere between Hank Williams senior and Bakersfield. It came out perfect. McFee is an incredible player. He can play anything. He did it in one day.
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