Track of the Week: Handle with Care by the Traveling Wilburys

The Traveling Wilburys maybe one of the only worthwhile supergroups. Most are bogged down by ego, with no obvious musical direction. George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne managed to fill an album full of great songs (plus one more very good album after Orbison's passing). I had a long chat last night about how perfect the track "Handle With Care" is.

To think, this song was almost a B-side to one of Harrison's "Cloud Nine" tracks. Luckily, the right people heard it and insisted it be put to better use. Harrison's vocals are smooth as ever, but the real treat is Roy Orbison's Chorus. A powerhouse up to the day he died.

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