There are some scheduled posts while I am away. I leave you with this – “Sweet Dreams”, by the incomparable Roy Buchanan. Two versions, one 1973 ( there is a third later version if you let the queue continue after the first video), as he was being discovered, and one later, 1976, just as hisContinue reading “On Holiday”
Rory’s famous well worn Fender Stratocaster. As a 15/16 year old, I can still remember the day I first heard Rory. His solo album “Blueprint” was being played by my friend Mitch, whose house we over playing pool. I was blown away from the very first song, “Walk On Hot Coals”. I proceeded to goContinue reading “Rory Gallagher – June 14, 1995”
I’ve been a blues fanatic since I was a small boy, when I saw John Hammond on public TV. I was about 10-11 years old. I had never heard anything like this music before. It moved me like only a great art piece could. There was Mr. Hammond, playing along with just a bass playerContinue reading “Blues”
Richie Havens opened up the festival as its first performer. This song speaks as loud as it did back then. Where did it all go wrong? Where did the time go? The world was not supposed to be this way. Peace? Freedom? Equality? We seem to be fighting the same wars over and over.