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zaterdag 28 juli 2012

RICK WRIGHT (28 JULY 1943-15 SEPT 2008)

Vandaag sta ik even stil bij de geboortedag van Richard Wright,een van de oprichters van Pink Floyd
41 jaar geleden zagen we Rick met zijn vrienden van Pink Floyd op de boulevard van Vlissingen lopen. Die avond gaven ze een schitterend concert in het plaatselijke Concertgebouw.
Mijn eerste Pink Floyd ervaring, en er zouden nog veel mooie concerten volgen.
Rick Wright R.I.P

donderdag 26 juli 2012

Happy Birthday Mick!!!

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (Dartford (Kent), 26 juli 1943) is een Britse rockmuzikant, acteur, schrijver, componist en producer, maar is het bekendst als zanger (en mondharmonicaspeler) van de Rolling Stones.

Far Away Eyes

Mooie song song van The Stones,van het album Some Girls uit 1978

Far Away eyes

I was driving home early sunday morning through bakersfield
Listening to gospel music on the colored radio station
And the preacher said, you know you always have the
Lord by your side

And I was so pleased to be informed of this that I ran
Twenty red lights in his honor
Thank you jesus, thank you lord

I had an arrangement to meet a girl, and I was kind of late
And I thought by the time I got there shed be off
Shed be off with the nearest truck driver she could find
Much to my surprise, there she was sittin in the corner
A little bleary, worse for wear and tear
Was a girl with far away eyes

So if youre down on your luck
And you cant harmonize
Find a girl with far away
And if youre downright disgusted
And life aint worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes

Well the preacher kept right on saying that all I had to do was send
Ten dollars to the church of the sacred bleeding heart of jesus
Located somewhere in los angeles, california
And next week theyd say my prayer on the radio
And all my dreams would come true
So I did, the next week, I got a prayer with a girl
Well, you know what kind of eyes she got

So if youre down on your luck
I know you all sympathize
Find a girl with far away eyes
And if youre downright disgusted
And life aint worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes

woensdag 25 juli 2012

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Tornado Jam - Lubbock, Texas - May 11, 1980

"Collins' Shuffle" - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble at the first Tornado Jam in Lubbock, Texas - May 11, 1980
 (Stevie Ray Vaughan - Guitar, Vocals) (Jackie Newhouse - Bass) (Chris Layton - Drums)

Quote from the maker of this movie:
" This video was shot by me with SRV's permission and is the earliest known video of SRV which has been released for public viewing. This video is directly from my original master videotape. SRV was 25 years-old in this video."