After reading and listening to all these links I am living in my own little world in Rural Iowa. I need to expand and grow my music. Maybe there was music after the 60's except for disko and most of the4 hair band of course.
As a kid - I grew up listening to Mellencamp, Conway Twitty, and CCR in the house. For some reason my parents also had Big Bill and Roomful of Blues as well. That planted some seeds. I saw Crossroads when it first hit VHS and I was done. I devoured the blues. Crossroads got me to Clapton who then got me to SRV, his brother Jimmie, and the rest.
Eventually I latched onto grunge in high school. Somehow I found Flogging Molly and that type of music has excited me like no other since I first heard the blues. Particularly Albert Collins and SRV.
A week ago, I realized I've owned 4 guitars (a Peavy Strat-ish type thing, an Ovation acoustic, a Yamaha acoustic and a Jimmie Vaughan Strat) and never learned how to play any of them. So I've got the itch bad and it wasn't long till I found this place. Plan to keep my mouth shut and learn is all.
Post by Happy Jack on Apr 25, 2010 15:04:23 GMT -5
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant - a series of bootlegs from the mid 90s - one of them from Buxton Opera House which is a great old theatre (although old fashioned and a bit staid) about 15 miles away from me - don't know how I missed that one