Listeria – Guitar Gods Edition

10 Feb

I just learned that Ringo Starr and Joe Walsh are brothers-in-law. In honor of that new knowledge, I decided to reblog this post that includes Walsh.

SBI: A Thinning Crowd

As you know from previous posts about important people in history and great places in New Mexico, I am a sucker for lists. Whenever I see a book of lists, an irresistible force draws me toward it. The other day I was killing time at the bookstore when a list jumped out at me. It was Rolling Stone: 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. To paraphrase Julius Caesar – I grabbed. I scanned. I bought.

It is an interesting list and begins with Jimi Hendrix, who most people consider the greatest guitarist of them all. Everyone knows how great he is, but few may know that Hendrix honed his craft in the clubs along Jefferson Street in Nashville. There are a lot of great guitarists, at least 100 according to Rolling Stone, but he is the one that I would have headlining my personal music festival.

As I…

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2 Responses to “Listeria – Guitar Gods Edition”

  1. jcalberta February 10, 2014 at 16:35 #

    YEAH !
    Just a sec … I’ll get my broom.

    • Rick February 10, 2014 at 16:39 #

      Sweep it, man. Sweep it.

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