Over 50 years ago (gulp), I worked on a newspaper alongside the guy, above. We were teenagers at the time, both deeply into old-school American blues, as well as the new-style British R&B and blues-rock bands coming through in the 1960s. That’s his own composition he’s playing: ‘Blues is Just a Bad Guy Feeling Good’. … Continue reading Blues is just a bad guy feeling good.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Myths six and seven. “It’s very hard to tell what made me first decide to play the guitar. ‘Rock Around the Clock’ by Bill Haley came out when I was ten, and that probably had something to do with it.” David Gilmore, Pink Floyd. In 1955, Bill Haley and His Comets unlocked the pop… Continue reading Rocking five continents.