The founder/guitarist of Fleetwood Mac and composer of Black Magic Woman passed away two days ago. He was 73. Most people are more familiar with this version. Ark.
This post was inspired by Helen over at Photophile You may have guessed – if you’re old enough or know your music – that the title refers to the well known song by Procol Harem, which Helen has included in her current Perspective post. If you really know your music you will recognise the connection … More Perspective: A Whiter Shade of Pale or maybe A Tale Untold?
Statue of George Harrison, the first person (apparently) to find gold on the Witwatersrand. Ark.
Book. Film Record/CD The musicianship on this track is sublime. Jazz Rock at its peak. Released in 1973. Ark
From one the best selling albums of all time…. Ark
It isn’t often that I ”raid” my children’s music, but a few years ago I came across Audioslave on one of their hard drives and was immediately hooked. I love their music and Chris Cornell’s voice is truly something else, a one in a million. Tragically, Cornell suffered from serious depression and in 2017 committed … More Musical Interlude – Audioslave.
A Tale Untold. From the Album For Earth Below. Saw him play at the Free Trade Hall – Manchester. A night to remember…hmm. Ark.
The great Larry Carlton plays the solos. The guitar solo by jazz fusion guitarist Larry Carlton was ranked #80 in the list of the 100 greatest guitar songs by Rolling Stone, stating “In the late seventies, Steely Dan made records by pushing a revolving crew of monster session dudes through take after take, which yielded endless jaw-dropping guitar solos. Larry … More For Ron …
I think before long I shall have to start making marks on the wall of my office. Although I am not normally a gad about town sort of bloke the mere fact that I can’t even walk the dogs let alone go for a 20 minute jog is beginning to drive me a bit doolally, … More Lockdown … whatever day it is, and 3 of the best