Off the Porch
One of L.A.'s most respected 'roots' bass players, Mark 'Pocket' Goldberg is also known as a singer-songwriter and producer. On both upright (dog house) and electric bass his credits include studio recordings with such talented artists as: Floyd Dixon (with Eddie Synegal) Screamin' Jay Hawkins (with Mike Keneally & Tony Tone Toni) Terry Evans (with David Lindley, George Bohannon & Phil Bloch) Gerry Goffin (with Barry 'no relation' Goldberg & Gary Malaber) Denny Freeman (with Mike Thompson & Clem Burke) James Intveld (with Eddie Perez & Doug Webb) The Renegades (with Barry Goldberg, Greg Leisz & the Waters Sisters) Finis Tasby (with Elvin Bishop, Mick Taylor & Lowell Fulson) Mike Meltzer (with Greg Leisz, Peter Case & Syd Straw) B.J. Sharp (with Mike Thompson & B.B. Chung King) Joe Houston (with Kid Ramos & Kirk 'Eli' Fletcher) Archie Francis (with Jay Dee Maness & Al Bruno) among others His extensive live work includes performances and tours with: Canned Heat Mick Fleetwood's Blue Whale (with Joe Walsh, Sheila E. & John Mayall) The Nelson Brother's Garden Party Band (with Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter) Willie Dixon (with Cash McCall) Denny Freeman (with Jimmy Vaughn & Kim Wilson) John Lee Hooker Earl King Luther Tucker Buddy Guy Jr. Wells Mick Taylor Harvey Mandel Ivan Neville Lee Oskar Rosie Flores Terry Evans Lester Chambers Heather Miles James Intveld Ron Thompson King Ernest Lester Butler Doug McLeod Cal Green Rock Bottom Choir Roscoe Gordon and many more Songwriting credits include covers by: Jack Mack & The Heart Attack Peach Kirk 'Eli' Fletcher Finis Tasby Randy Sacks Jeffrey P. Ross Big Buck Paraphenalia Twinkle Twang among others Some of the talented collaborators and musicians who contributed to this album include: Denny Freeman (Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal, Jimmy Vaughn) John Herron (Wolfman Jack, Fleetwood Mac, Doobie Bros.) Mike Thompson (the Eagles, Rod Stewart, Johnny Rivers) Barry Goldberg (Electric Flag, Gladys Knight, the Ramones) Danny Timms (Bonnie Raitt, Highwaymen, Delbert McClinton) Matthew Nelson (Nelson, Red 37) Rick Shlosser (Van Morrison, Etta James, Dolly Parton) Zeke Zirngiebel (David Crosby, Warren Zevon, Tower o' Power) Stan Behrens (Willie Dixon, Jimmy Smith, Canned Heat) Phil Bloch (Ry Cooder, Terry Evans, T-Lou Zydeco) Dave Morgan (Rick Nelson, Ray Charles, Jim Messina) among others.