All the recent talk here on the site about the Wanda Jackson/Jack White collaboration has got me wondering which collaborations you would like to see, whether as a backing band, a producer, or both?

 

Two I thought of off the top of my head were Al Green with the North Mississippi Allstars and Jerry Lee Lewis produced by Nick Curran.

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And Jack Clement may be Hank Jr.'s only hope for relevance at this point.
I would love to hear Springsteen do an album with Rick Rubin , that Nebraska style but Country(ish) songs .

That's really interesting. I've always thought Bruce was more of a T-Bone guy, but either one works for me.

 

Speaking of that, I just read that after his recent album with Gregg Allman, T-Bone is now on board for the next Allman Brothers record.

 

Which reminds me: Jessi Colter had a VERY interesting producer on board for her next album. I suspect it will receive mixed reviews much like the Wanda Jackson/Jack White album, but it will be interesting nevertheless.

Neil Young with Nils Lofgren (acoustic- new material or covering Time Fades Away/On The Beach songs)

Wow The Brothers and T-Bone, that's exciting news!
well like Joe Jackson and Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon and Steve Van Zandt, Narada Michael Warren and Keith Le Blanc and goes by

First, I agree on the Neil Young/Nils Lofgren suggestion ... lots of great potential there.

Now, this one is outa left field. I admit to really liking Taylor Hicks. He seems to be getting the "backhand" from American Idol but I truly liked his style and his music. (I've got a copy of a pre-Idol CD which is great!). I thought his "post Idol win" release should have been produced by someone like Jim Dickenson, another great southern musician/producer. But that didn't happen and unfortunely, Jim is no longer with us. His sons from North Mississippi AllStars might be a good choice. Or Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) ... or even Ry Cooder. I think Taylor could give us a kick-ass album of southern soul/blues/rock, if he only had the right people around him. 

I hate to be like the guy who unfairly judges Ricky Nelson because he was on a TV show, but at this point I can't get past the "American Idol" thing. Give me a few years and I may be able to listen to it, though.

Acoustic Hot Tuna produced by T Bone Burnett
Ethan Johns producing Country Joe McDonald. Or Dave Cobb producing ZZ Top.

Isn't Rick Rubin working with ZZ Top on a forthcoming album?

 

Edited to add:  http://www.spinner.com/2010/09/16/zz-top-new-album-rick-rubin-tour/

 

Really look forward to this one.

Great call on the Nick Curran and Jerry Lee Lewis - somebody should make that happen...

 

I'd like to see Sierra Hull and Alison Krauss do an album together.

Springsteen should do a CD of Otis Gibbs covers.

I'd love to see Taylor Swift backed by the Robbie Fulks band - including Mr Fulks himself.

I'd like to see a collaboration between Jason Isbell and Justin Townes Earle - I know they've jammed on stage a few times - they need to make it more formal.

The Red Stick Ramblers need to team up with Redd Volkaert...

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