Dooner’s World

Dooner’s World – Merl Saunders Jr (Michael Jackson, Frank Zappa, Jerry Garcia)

February 13, 2021 Mike Muldoon Season 2 Episode 2
Dooner’s World
Dooner’s World – Merl Saunders Jr (Michael Jackson, Frank Zappa, Jerry Garcia)
Show Notes

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Growing up in San Francisco in a famous music family 

Talking to Muhammed Ali on a cell phone in 1969

Being around Fantasy Records when John Fogerty worked in the warehouse  

Wilt Chamberlin taking Merl to his guitar lessons  

Roadying for his Dad with Paul Butterfield 

Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders

Touring with David Crosby

Michael Jackson Tour “BAD” Tour 

Meeting Frank Zappa and working as his guitar tech on the 1988 tour 

Working for Milli Vanilli up the last gig 

Building The Fenix in San Rafael 

Merl Saunders, the Wetlands, Blues Traveler 

Potential Archival releases 

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