6 posts in category Influences & Inspirations

Peter Green & Lightnin’ Slim – Trying So Hard To Forget

Researching, writing, and revising this book (rinse and repeat) took me roughly ten years.  When I was finally able to let out into the world to share with ...

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Peter Green covers Robert Johnson 1968 – Part Three

‘Preachin’ Blues’ – BBC session, Radio One’s “Top Gear” - August 27, 1968 Three months to the day after Green performed a cover of Robert ...

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Peter Green covers Robert Johnson 1968 – Part Two

‘Dead Shrimp Blues’ – BBC session, Radio One’s “Top Gear” - May 27, 1968 Unlike most of their contemporaries, rather than using their sessions ...

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Peter Green covers Robert Johnson – 1968

Robert Johnson was born one hundred and six years ago on May eighth, 1911, in Hazlehurst, Mississippi.  He died twenty-seven years later on August sixteenth, ...

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Elmore James, Part 2

In April of 1952, ‘Dust My Broom’ peaked at number nine on the R & B charts, yet James still did not have a follow-up record in stores. Under ...

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Birthday: Elmore James January 27, 1918 Part 1

Birthday: Elmore James – January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963 Elmore James, often proclaimed the most influential slide guitarist stylist of the postwar era, ...

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