I have photographed about thirty four Long Players shows
This is a work in progress, pictures will be added - ENJOY!

UPdated JULY 24 2016

The Long Players are a group of Nashville session players who perform classic rock albums in their entirety.
Each performance features guest singers and musicians.
The shows are a Nashville 'in the moment' event.

The core band is: BILL LLOYD - guitars + vocals/ STEVE ALLEN - guitars + vocals/ STEVE EBE - drums/
JOHN DEADERICK - keyboards/ JEN GUNDERMAN - keyboards/ SETH TIMS- keyboards/
BRAD JONES - bass + vocals/ GARRY TALLENT - bass
www.thelongplayers.com

   
NEWS 2016

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Photographs in chronological order.
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JUNE 18 2016
BILL LLOYD
LP's perform, RUBBER SOUL


3rd and Lindsley, Nashville
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JULY 7 2015
CHARLIE DANIELS - “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight”
DYLAN/CASH, Nashville Cats free Concert - Country Music Hall Of Fame


L-R: John Deaderick - keys, Pete Finney - slide, Charlie - mandolin, Steve Allen - guitar
+ partially hidden, Charlie McCoy - harmonica
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JULY 7 2015
FOSTER + LLOYD
DYLAN/CASH, Nashville Cats free Concert - Country Music Hall Of Fame


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JULY 7 2015
BILL LLOYD + AL KOOPER
2 Cats goatee stare down!
DYLAN/CASH, Nashville Cats free Concert - Country Music Hall Of Fame


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JUNE 6 2015
The Long Players
celebrate, MOTOWN
L-R: Jim Hoke - Clarinet, Brad Jones - bass + Bill Lloyd - guitar


L-R: Brad Jones - bass + Bill Lloyd - guitar

The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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AUGUST 9 2014
The Long Players
perform, Beggars Banquet
L-R: Bill Lloyd - guitar, Garry Tallent - bass + Warner Hodges


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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Steve Ebe and Garry Tallent


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville

Steve Allen, Joe Blanton + Garry Tallent


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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JULY 12 2014
Aretha Franklin's, I Never Loved a Man ..

Checking background harmonies for, 'The House That Jack Built'.
L-R: Cissy Crutcher, Jonell Mosser, Etta Britt (in mirror), Vickie Carrico, Sheila Lawrence + Michael Mishaw


3rd and Lindsley, Nashville


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JUNE 20 2014
MARY GAUTHIER
rehearsing with Gretchen Peters + Long Players' drummer, Steve Ebe
Trouble and Love album performance

Franklin Theatre, Franklin, Tennessee.
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MARCH 14 2014
Long Players 10th anniversary
30 guest singers and musicians.


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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February 8 2014

Beatles 50th Anniversary / Ed Sullivan Show

Wisewater (Forrest O'Connor and Kate) + Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick) and Mark Volman (The Turtles)

MARK VOLMAN + BRAD JONES

"Happy Together" - STEVE FORBERT + MARK VOLMAN (The Turtles

TOM PETERSSON'S (Cheap Trick) Hofner bass

STEVE ALLEN + TOM PETERSSON (Cheap Trick) with Hofner bass

The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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January 25 2014

Neil Young's - "After The Goldrush"

KATHY MATTEA rehearsing, Only Love Can Break Your Heart


3rd & Lindsley, Nashville

ASHLEY CLEVELAND - When You Dance I Can Really Love - pre show rehearsal

KATHY MATTEA, Only Love Can Break Your Heart - pre show rehearsal

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December 28 2013

Bob Dylan's, Blood On The Tracks.
STEVE EARLE
- If You See Her Say Hello




Steve Allen, Steve Earle + Sam Bush


Steve Allen, Sam Bush + Brad Jones


Tommy was in the first LP's show "Let It Bleed", 10 years ago. SAM BUSH is in the foreground playing a Fender Mandocaster.


Two bass players, "If you break it, you buy it"!

The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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October 19 2013
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Green River"
L-R: Steve Allen (guitar), Brad Jones (bass) + Warner Hodges playing "Tombstone Shadow"



The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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May 18 2013


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville, Tennessee
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SEPTEMBER 8 2012
Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 - End Of The Line

Bill Lloyd + Brad Jones (bass)
featuring Jim Horn on saxophone, singing back up vocals on this song


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville, Tennessee
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OCTOBER 1 2011

Pink Floyd's - DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Bill Lloyd


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville, Tennessee
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JULY 26 2011

For PETE's Sake - Benefit for Pete Huttlinger

John Jorgenson
+ Sam Bush

The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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June 3 2011
Led Zeppelin's, "In Through The Out Door"
Steve Allen


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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October 22 2010
JOHN LENNON'S, IMAGINE

Whatever Gets You Through The Night

Bobby Keys, on sax, played with Lennon.
It was a great show. Bobby Keys told Lennon stories backstage (they had been neighbours), then played his heart out on stage.

The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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July 10 2010
RUBBER SOUL

Steve Ebe's drums set the stage





The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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December 26 2009
Sly Stone's, STAND

Bobby Keys - sax / Steve Allen - guitar + vocals / Brad Jones - bass/ Steve Ebe - drums / Bill Lloyd - guitar + vocals


The Mercy Lounge, Nashville

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OCTOBER 13 2006
THE LONG PLAYERS performed, MEET THE BEATLES


 

John Jorgenson



The Mercy Lounge, Nashville
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