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Masterlink ‘All Stars’ – ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’

14th May 2020
Big I Am

MASTERLINK ‘ALL STARS’ JOIN UP REMOTELY TO PRODUCE A SUITABLY FUNKY COVER OF STONES CLASSIC
‘YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT’

Masterlink Sessions have become noted for their impressive series of ‘live room’ performances with selected guest artists from the world of soul, funk, blues, rootsy rock and more.

Not to be stymied by social distancing guidelines, the studio house band – ‘Redtenbacher’s Funkestra’ (‘The best studio house band in Europe’ according to Jo Harman) – recorded their parts via their home ‘studios’, which in some cases were their smart phones!, and teamed up with a whole array of international vocalists to produce the first ever ‘remote’ Masterlink session.

‘Not to be defeated by the virus, we got everybody to video themselves recording their parts at home and our two Masterlink ‘secret weapons’ – videographer Leo Mansell and audio engineer James Welch – then knitted it all together, as only they can’ advised ringmaster Stefan Redtenbacher, the Collective’s producer/bandleader/arranger and bass player.

‘We called up some of our favourite available vocalists who had appeared in recent live Masterlink videos, pre-lockdown, and everybody entered into the spirit of it and this is the result’ he continued.

The video has attracted several thousand Facebook views within a matter of hours and the song itself can be purchased on Bandcamp with proceeds going to the ‘Save The Children Covid -19 appeal’. Click here to purchase on Bandcamp.

 

RSB Records just released You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ by The Masterlink All Stars

FEATURE VOCALS

Sam Tanner
Georgia Van Etten
Louise Clare Marshall
Elles Bailey
Jade Like The Stone
Diana Silveira

BACKING VOCALS

James and Atalia Welch, Helena May, Gemma Stoddard

RHYTHM SECTION (The Masterlink Sessions house band, aka Redtenbacher’s Funkestra)

Mike Sturgis – drums
Karl Vanden Bossche – percussion
Mike Outram – guitar
Tony Remy – guitar
Joe Glossop – Hammond Organ
Stefan Redtenbacher – bass, Fender IV, arranger, bandleader

PLUS GUESTS

Fergus Gerrand – percussion
Rich Milner – Wurlizer

HORNS

Graeme Flowers – trumpet
Piers Green – saxophone
Andreas See – saxophone
Richard Beesley – baritone saxophone
Tom White – tenor trombone

CAMEOS

Mark Ede, Roger McCormick, Leo Mansell & family, Stephanie J Moore, David Leissner

Diana Silveira, Jade Like The Stone, and Georgia Van Etten appear courtesy of BiGiAM Management.

‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ written by Keith Richards and Mick Phillip Jagger
Published by ABKCO MUSIC Inc
Arranged by Stefan Redtenbacher www.redtenbachersfunkestra.com
Produced by James Welch and Stefan Redtenbacher www.masterlinkproductions.co.uk
Video by Leo Mansell
Mixed and mastered by James Welch