Go not gently …

Alvin Lee playing well within himself but you get an idea of what he could do:

There is an old story about Jimi Hendrix being asked by an interviewer after Woodstock what it was like to be the greatest guitar player in the world. Hendrix replied that he didn’t know: “Go ask Rory Gallagher”:

11 comments for “Go not gently …

  1. dearieme
    July 9, 2010 at 19:01
  2. dearieme
    July 9, 2010 at 19:05
  3. Chuckles
    July 9, 2010 at 19:30

    Ouch!, you are making me feel old. Haven’t heard Gallagher in a while, not since we used to use him to test and demo amps and speakers.

  4. dearieme
    July 9, 2010 at 20:38

    “to test and demo amps and speakers”: ha! I can remember listening to The Planets on amp & speakers I was thinking of buying. “What’s that funny noise?” I demanded. The salesman listened a couple of times. “That, sir, is a triangle – perhaps you don’t heat it on your, shudder, gramophone”.

  5. July 9, 2010 at 20:44

    Gallagher was truly one of the greats

  6. dearieme
    July 10, 2010 at 11:32

    Now here’s a charming bit of musical levity.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdNzCNQmGG0

  7. dearieme
    July 10, 2010 at 11:38
  8. dearieme
    July 10, 2010 at 11:41
  9. JD
    July 10, 2010 at 12:58

    you are all living in the past and not keeping up to date with modern trends in music
    here is a wonderful modern interpretation of Brahms and Ravel

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENunOJfOYkQ

    I think you will agree that even the great Portsmouth Sinfonia of yore cannot improve on that
    🙂

  10. July 10, 2010 at 13:06

    Sunday, boys- something already in the works for this evening.

  11. dearieme
    July 10, 2010 at 15:56

    OK; just a last one that’s a feast for the eyes.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1EELg2URE0&a=Fxj71p1k5zg&playnext_from=ML

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