If this is your first visit, be sure to
check out the FAQ by clicking the
link above. You may have to register
before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages,
select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
No announcement yet.
A white guy playing blues on a Les Paul other than Joe Bonamassa
He played a Telecaster with Butterfield and on the Dylan stuff ... then a P90-loaded goldtop ... then a 'burst with 'buckers ... and Strats in his later years, by which time he was also plating a lot of acoustic.
Originally Posted by Spike
He's got his crust all stiff and upper with that nancy-boy accent. You Englishmen are all so ... bloody hell ... sodding, blimey, shagging, knickers, bollocks ... oh no, I'm ENGLISH!
Originally Posted by Lucio
everyone has different gear and stuff like this tends to be quite subjective.
Most of the lead on that is actually by Danny Kirwan (who also wrote and sang it) ... nevertheless, it's bluesy, it's played on a pair of Les Pauls and it ROCKS.
Also watch for Kirwan's string-break around two minutes in ...
It's too bad Kirwan (who I hear was unpleasant when he was fired from the Mac) doesn't get the recognition he deserves. His songwriting and playing is on the same level as Bob Welch and Lindsay Buckingham (Peter Green is truly above all of them). The band still had so many bad feelings toward him that they wouldn't put his name as a member when inducted into the rock n roll hall of fame.
Can't beat them British lads playing the blues. My choice is Mick Taylor playing what may be the greatest blues slide solo ever recorded on the greatest blues song ever written with the greatest rock & roll band in the world. Top that!