NEW ALBUM! 17 PINE AVENUE features 12 new songs, 7 of which were written by David Nelson and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, including "Prisoner of Freedom," "Fivio" and "Suite at the Mission." The NRPS renaissance continues to grow with the release of 17 Pine Avenue — psychedelic Americana at its finest.
The long-awaited return of The New Riders of the Purple Sage has fans in a psychedelic/country head spin. Guitarist David Nelson and pedal steel wizard Buddy Cage will represent the NRPS catalog along with Michael Falzarano (guitar, mandolin and vocals), Johnny Markowski (drums and vocals) and Ron Penque (bass and vocals). You may recognize Falzarano from Hot Tuna, Markowski from Stir Fried and Penque from Melvin Seals and JGB. Original NRPS bass player Dave Torbert, drummer Spencer Dryden and co-founder John Dawson have passed away, Nonetheless, the new lineup vows to keep the NRPS spirit and tunes alive by taking them to fans everywhere.