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Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon: Sixty Six Steps

You’d never suspect that a cover of Aerosmith’s “Sweet Emotion” is coming but, whoomp, there it is: track six of 14 on finger-picking wiz Leo Kottke and ex-Phish bassist Mike Gordon’s second collaboration on disc. Prior to reducing the classic ’70s rocker to a softly sung piece of vaguely Caribbean-ish folk music, the pair give a similar island-inspired treatment to Pete Seeger’s “Living in the Country” and Peter Green’s “Oh Well.”

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