Re: Physical Graffiti or Exile on Main Street?
posted at 3/11/2013 1:16 PM EDT
In response to GreginMeffa's comment:
In response to ZILLAGOD's comment:
Of course, three have been mentioned that I should have thought of ...London Calling, Layla and The Wall. I'll add Emerson , Lake and Palmer's , 'Works Vol. 1' and I don't recall that anyone mentioned 'Tommy.'
When we start talking about live albums, the list is just too long and starts , as Greg said , with Made In Japan.
Nice Avi mate. I didn't know he had passed. Requiem Aeternam Pacem, Maestro Lee.
My fascination with great guitarists has led me from Chuck Berry to Joe Satriani. My favorites are Robin Trower , Ritchie Blackmore, Santana and Eric Clapton. I never learned to play , just never really found the time....I have patience for drawing and painting ( I can pick up a pen or pencil and draw a sketch anytime , anywhere ...some people even think my doodling is good , including the Prov. Journal , who actually paid me for three political cartoons back in the 90s)...but creating music has always seemed so hard to me....this is possibly why I love listening to music so much.
Alvin Lee is the guitarist I always wanted to be. The guy is so cool. He is famous, yet not famous. One of the greatest, yet not as popular as Jeff Beck,Santana, Clapton, Hendrix or even Trower. He was one of the highlights of Woodstock. He fronted one of the ultimate British Blues bands before going on to a stellar ( if "under the radar") solo career.
Many Rock stars have died ( expectedly or unexpectedly) ...but the loss of Alvin Lee has saddened me because I always saw him as a guy that would live forever....to me he was kind of a bigger than life presence. It really was so unexpected to hear about this.