Randy Palmer — “Summer of 65”
Americana Highways presents this premiere of Randy Palmer’s song “Summer of 65” from his forthcoming album Deeper Water, scheduled for release on July 9th. Deeper Water was produced by Merel Bregante and mastered by Jerry Tubb.
Musicians on “Summer of 65” are Mark Epstein on bass; Randy Palmer on acoustic guitar and vocals; Michael Dorrien on acoustic and electric guitars; Cody Braun on fiddle, mandoline, and harmonica;
Merel Bregante on drums, percussion, and background vocals; Peter Wasner on piano, keyboards, and B3; Dave Pearlman on Dobro, and pedal steel guitar; Dirje Childs on cello; Trevor Smith on banjo;
David Webb on piano; and Sarah Pierce, Betsey Palmer, and Merri Palmer on background vocals.
With an interplay between age, years, and dates, this song is a dance between being 65 and the innocence of the summertime of childhood back in 1965. The snap of sheets, fresh cut grass, the ball hitting the glove and “life was sweet.” Randy Palmer creates merry folk music of nostalgia, where you can really see the playground and smell the air with the senses of your mind.
The key is naive! There was a time when yard games in the dark at Berkley’s house were my
deepest desire. The bigger world and its troubles were far away. Please, please, please pass
on the adventure of being a child. — Randy Palmer
Find more information and music here: http://www.randypalmermusic.com
1 thought on “Song Premiere: Randy Palmer “Summer of 65””
Having produced Randy’s first…Waterline…I was thrilled to have him suggest we get together to do another. When I heard the songs, I knew there was something very special being offered. Truly, I had no idea that it would end up being so incredible.
I’ve worked on a lot of recordings over the past many years…some quite successful. Deeper Water sits as one of the very finest.
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