I may be part of a dying breed of people who even care about guitar solos. But I love ’em. I play guitar but I loved solos long before I knew which end of the thing to hold. In fact it was the desire to … Continue reading What I Listen For In a Guitar Solo
If you’re a music aficionado, the name Paul Rodgers is likely well-known to you. But if not, well, you should know more about this singer. Not a household name by any means but you know his voice. It’s literally impossible for me to list all … Continue reading Paul Rodgers – Journeyman
Blasters shows have been described as a “cross between Creedence and the Clash.” – from their website. In my mind, they were a great band that not enough people found out about. Bill Bateman is one of the best drummers there is, and then, of … Continue reading The Blasters
Mick Fleetwood summed up the atmosphere, not just at Klook’s Kleek but all over London thus, “Ah, Swinging London – if one could only re-create that lost, heady air of freedom and opportunity that was sweeping over sleepy, stuffy London town during the mid-sixties.” If … Continue reading Featured Album – Undead – Ten Years After
“I don’t think I ever really wished for fame. I just – music, just does it for me.” – Gregg Allman Anyone who has followed this blog for more than five minutes knows of my love for the Allman Brothers Band. I’ve long since done … Continue reading Gregg Allman – Not Gonna Let ‘Em Catch Me
John “Jay” Geils passed away of natural causes at his home in Groton, MA on April 11, 2017. This one’s for him. In the early 80’s, with songs like “Love Stnks,” “Freeze Frame,” and “Centerfold,” the J.Geils Band were a staple of MTV. I was … Continue reading The J. Geils Band – BLOW YOUR FACE OUT!!
“On the Eastside of LA where there were sometimes little signs in the windows of the restaurants that said, “English Spoken Here,” we all knew those songs. Our parents … were from Mexico but we were born here. … We were the living embodiment of … Continue reading Los Lobos