In a nod, perhaps, to the piece of guitar history in his hands, Shepherd's take on Gilmour's climactic lead turn – which was voted by Guitar World readers in a 2021 poll as the third greatest guitar solo of all-time – is a faithful one that shows deference to the original throughout.
The band behind Shepherd also included session legend Kenny Aronoff on drums, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills on bass guitar, and Danny Nucci and Mike Wanchic on guitar.
“I don’t own any of these items. I’m just the steward of this collection, and it’s my dream for as many people as possible to experience and become inspired by this history.”
For more on Irsay's gear collection, and its comings and goings, visit JimIrsayCollection.com(opens in new tab).
Two 1960s psych-rock icons have joined forces, crafting a collaborative medley of airy, bewitching vocals à la Donovan and ominous, spellbinding guitar stylings courtesy of David Gilmour. A part of the “Hurry Gurdy Man” artist’s upcoming album, Gaelia: The Sulan Sessions, Donovan recently...
I am interested if the band will get together one more time come March as it will be the 50th anniverary of DSoM. Man I am getting old....