I’ve said in March that if a direct line from a black blues musician crankin' up his amp and playing with a ton of violence and aggression can be traced to a young, white guy doing a mutated form of same, the line points straight to Link Wray, no contest. Damn I was right. Mr Wray passed away at the age of 76 in Copehagen where he lived since 1983. 'Though rock historians always like to draw a nice, clean line between the distorted electric guitar work that fuels early blues records to the late-'60s Hendrix-Clapton-Beck-Page-Townshend mob, with no stops in between, a quick spin of any of the sides Link recorded during his golden decade punches holes in that theory right quick.' Well, I’ve learned guitar all by myself – with a little help from Mr Wray's records. I WANTED THAT SOUND AND THAT FEELING (Yeah something you will never understand you all Steve Vai fans) Armed with a 1953 Gibs…
Yes my dear friends/readers, I've decided to end this very blog !
No particular reason to be frank, I've just decided to put this site to bed.
So alas, another (fantastic/brilliant/extraordinary, you choose) blog goes away.
Well, you all know I'm a (fantastic/brilliant/extraordinary/bad, you choose) musician and that it takes a LOT of my time, that maybe explains the sporadic nature of posting here,
so here we go...its' a FAREWELL !
Well, don't be sad my friends, remember what the great Criswell said: ' We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. And remember my friend, future events such as these will affect you in the future.'!
So, I can't really express myself on HOW MUCH this lil' internet page was important to me, and how much it was fun to make/search/create !
You can't imagine how crazy it was to make those halloween/western/christmas mixes, to r…
Joke of the day : I have to go back to the hospital for more surgery next wednesday ! hahaha ! How funny is that? Do I have to laugh or cry? Anyway, I said to my doctor : You is a rat fink !
In the Hollywood B-movie industry, Ron Haydock was an actor and screenwriter, working with director Ray Dennis Steckler, and he also worked as a magazine editor. Haydock used a variety of pseudonyms -- Arnold Hayes, Lonnie Lord, Jerry Lee Vincent. As Vin Saxon, he was the author of adult fiction paperbacks during the 1960s and 1970s. As Arnold Hayes, he wrote graphic stories for Warren Publishing. Haydock's life came to an end in 1977, when he was struck by a truck while hitchhiking after visiting Steckler in Las Vegas.(Yup, I love details) He was buried without any publicity.