The 10 Degrees Of Axe Separation: Stone Gossard vs Johnny Cash

Using fellow musical collaborators can you link Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard to the late great Johnny Cash in less than 10 steps?

Here's the first step: Stone's first band March Of Crimes featured future Soundgarden man Ben Shepherd on bass...

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There's a Planet Waves string-winder in it for anyone who succeeds...


STONE GOSSARD's first band featured Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd [1], who played guitar on Mark Lanegan´s [2] solo album 'Field Songs', as did Duff McKagan [3], who also played on Iggy Pop´s [4] album 'Brick By Brick', whose guitarist in the Stooges, Ron Asheton [5], recently collaborated with Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore [6]. Moore currently plays in To Live And Shave In L.A with Andrew WK [7], who is also in The Brill Sisters with guitarist Matt Sweeney [8]. And Sweeney guested on the posthumous album 'American V' by... JOHNNY CASH!