Classic Rock

10 Songs that Best Showcase Nils Lofgren's Sideman Skills

In this week's cover story, we speak with Phoenix-based guitarist Nils Lofgren about his new collection, Face the Music, which documents 45 years of Lofgren's solo work. But his work as a sideman with some of the biggest songwriters in music history -- including Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Ringo Starr, and more -- has been essential to his journey.

Here are 10 select cuts that showcase Lofgren's singular touch.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.