"Flying Like Eagles" - Kalle Kalima

Kalle Kalima
Kalle Kalima & Knut Reiersrud
Kalle Kalima & Knut Reiersrud, Jim Black & Phil Donkin
Kalle Kalima & Knut Reiersrud


trad. arr. Kalle Kalima, traditional roots music from America, inspired by American-Indian heritage
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As you listen to "Flying Like Eagles", an episode from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" might flicker across your mind, or perhaps a scene from the movie "Easy Rider". And that is because the point of departure for this album is traditional roots music from America, inspired in part by American-Indian heritage, plus three classic songs that are also imbued with that same spirit of unspoilt authenticity and freedom.The origins of the main protagonists on this album might come as a surprise, however: these two guitarists are not actually from the southern states of the US but from Scandinavia. And yet there isn’t any contradiction: Kalle Kalima, who is Finnish, had already developed a passion for traditional American folk music as a teenager, and a year spent as an exchange student in Chicago immersed in t...

line up
Kalle Kalima / electric guitar
Knut Reiersrud / resonator, electric & lap steel guitar, harmonica
Phil Donkin / bass
Jim Black / drums

1Strong Wind, Deep Water, Tall Trees, Warm Fire ( trad. arr. Kalle Kalima) 06:26
2For What It’s Worth ( Stephen Stills) 05:29
3Kiowa Lullaby ( trad. arr. Kalle Kalima) 04:03
4Hotel California ( Don Felder, Glenn Frey & Don Henley) 04:46
5The Wayfaring Stranger ( trad. arr. Kalle Kalima & Knut Reiersrud) 04:11
6Hurt ( Trent Reznor) 04:17
7Little One ( trad. arr. Kalle Kalima) 05:28