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vrijdag 2 oktober 2015

Albert Collins (October 1, 1932 – November 24, 1993)

                          Albert Collins (October 1, 1932 – November 24, 1993)[.Deze dag vieren we de geboortedag van Albert Collins ,hij zou vandaag 80 jaar zijn geworden .Een geweldige gitarist/bleuszanger met enorm veel emoties in zin optredens.Albert had veel bijnamen als  "The Ice Man", "The Master of the Telecaster" en "The Razor Blade" Helaas nooit "live" in aktie gezien,gelukkig zin er wel veel live beelden en als eerbetoon aan Albert Collins onderstaand optreden.
Albert Collins  R.I.P.


donderdag 1 oktober 2015

Bob Dylan - Every Grain Of Sand

"Every Grain of Sand" is a song written by Bob Dylan, recorded in Los Angeles in the spring of 1981 and released in August of that year on Dylan's album Shot of Love. It was subsequently included on the compilation Biograph. An early version of the song, recorded in September 1980 and featuring Jennifer Warnes on backing vocal, was released in 1991 on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991. The song appeared on the soundtrack for the 1997 film Another Day In Paradise.

In the time of my confession, in the hour of my deepest need
When the pool of tears beneath my feet flood every newborn seed
There’s a dyin’ voice within me reaching out somewhere
Toiling in the danger and in the morals of despair

Don’t have the inclination to look back on any mistake
Like Cain, I now behold this chain of events that I must break
In the fury of the moment I can see the Master’s hand
In every leaf that trembles, in every grain of sand

Oh, the flowers of indulgence and the weeds of yesteryear
Like criminals, they have choked the breath of conscience and good cheer
The sun beat down upon the steps of time to light the way
To ease the pain of idleness and the memory of decay

I gaze into the doorway of temptation’s angry flame
And every time I pass that way I always hear my name
Then onward in my journey I come to understand
That every hair is numbered like every grain of sand

I have gone from rags to riches in the sorrow of the night
In the violence of a summer’s dream, in the chill of a wintry light
In the bitter dance of loneliness fading into space
In the broken mirror of innocence on each forgotten face

I hear the ancient footsteps like the motion of the sea
Sometimes I turn, there’s someone there, other times it’s only me

I am hanging in the balance of the reality of man
Like every sparrow falling, like every grain of sand

The Dead -Good Lovin (Bonaroo 2004)

The Dead is an American rock band composed of some of the former members of the Grateful Dead.
After the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann formed a band called The Other Ones. They performed concert tours in 1998 (without Kreutzmann), 2000 (without Lesh), and 2002, and released one album, The Strange Remain. In 2003, they changed their name to The Dead

                 Good Lovin (written by Rudy Clark and Arthur Resnic)
Bob Weir – guitar, vocals , Phil Lesh – bass, vocals, Mickey Hart – drums, vocals,
 Bill Kreutzmann – drums,Jimmy Herring – guitar,Jeff Chimenti – keyboards, vocals.
 Warren Haynes – guitar, vocals

 "Good Lovin'" is a song written by Rudy Clark and Arthur Resnick that was a number one hit single for The Young Rascals in 1966.


woensdag 30 september 2015

Albert King - I Wonder Why (18th July 1992 )


                                          live at Ohne Filter
 Albert King Nelson (April 25, 1923 – December 21, 1992), known professionally as Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing. One of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with B.B. King and Freddie King), he is perhaps best known for the 1967 single "Born Under a Bad Sign".

                  I Wonder Why

Albert King: Vocals, Guitar-Randall Boykins: Guitar-Derek Harris: Guitar-
James Kinard: Bass -Dave Jefferson: Drums

dinsdag 29 september 2015

Bob Dylan/Eric Clapton Not Dark Yet

"Not Dark Yet" is een song van Bob Dylan, komt van zijn album uit 1997 Time Out of Mind en kwam uit als single op 2 Maart 1998. Het staat ook op het album The Passion of the Christ: Songs Inspired By,en op de soundtrack van de film Wonder Boys "Not Dark Yet" word ook gespeeld op het einde van de dokumentaire Why We Fight. Het nummer is o.a gecoverd door Robyn Hitchcock voor zijn album met Dylan covers uit 2002 Robyn Sings.

World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO, USA Date: Sunday, 6th June 1999

De Clapton interpetaties van Dylan songs weet ik altijd erg te waarderen,dit is weer zo,n voorbeeld.

Eric Clapton Not Dark Yet Liverpool Echo Arena 13th May 2009

Not Dark Yet

Shadows are falling and I've been here all day
It's too hot to sleep time is running away
Feel like my soul has turned into steel
I've still got the scars that the sun didn't heal
There's not even room enough to be anywhere
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
Well my sense of humanity has gone down the drain
Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain
She wrote me a letter and she wrote it so kind
She put down in writing what was in her mind
I just don't see why I should even care
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
Well, I've been to London and I've been to gay Paree
I've followed the river and I got to the sea
I've been down on the bottom of a world full of lies
I ain't looking for nothing in anyone's eyes
Sometimes my burden seems more than I can bear
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
I was born here and I'll die here against my will
I know it looks like I'm moving, but I'm standing still
Every nerve in my body is so vacant and numb
I can't even remember what it was I came here to get away from
Don't even hear a murmur of a prayer
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there.

maandag 28 september 2015

Roy Buchanan - Drowning On Dry Land

 Live at  Jonathan Swift's
Cambridge MA
26 December 1986

Roy Buchanan was one of America's true geniuses of the electric guitar. Even posthumously, he commands the ardent respect of his fellow guitarists and a devoted army of fans. The Buchanan sound is unique: heartbreaking, searing solos, trademark shimmering tone, gorgeous melodies and a mixture of lightning quickness and technical creativity that mark him as a wizard of the instrument

from the album: