Cocktail Meets Dusty CD Cover

Steve Swenson Bio info:

NEW: 2017 Feature Article on Stephen Swenson's Entertainment Life

1971- 1974:  Session Bass Player for Tumbleweed Records- Denver, CO played on 4 albums produced by Bill Scymzyck including:                                                                            

  • Dewey Terry (Don “Sugarcane Harris” and Dewey Terry “Don and Dewey” Fame)
  • Michael Stanley w/ Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren, etc.. 
  • Rob Kunkel
  • Danny Holien

Performances with:

Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Linda Rondstat, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Duane Eddy, Asleep at the Wheel, Dorsey Burnette, Dave Dudley, Chubby Checker, Loyd Price, Ray Price, Ernest Tubb, Bobby Vee, Bowzer, Dion,    Charley Pride, Little Richard, Blood Sweat and Tears…etc.

Bandleader and backup band for:

The Platters, The Crystals, The Coasters, The Shirelles, Bo Diddley, The Drifters, The Marvelettes, Johnny Tillotson, Gary U.S. Bonds, Dickey Lee, Freddy Weller, Hank Thompson, Sherwin Linton, Marvin Rainwater, Brian Hyland, Lou Christie, The Dixie Cups, Chris Montez, Little Eva and many others….


1974 Columbia Records release Dusty Drapes and the Dusters
1980 Indie (Too Cow Records) Dusty Drapes “Red” album
1987 Indie CD Cocktail Stevie “Flamingo Tour”
1999 Indie CD Cocktail Stevie “Cocktail meets Dusty”
2001 Indie CD Dusty Drapes “live” 25 year reunion