9 posts in category The One(s) That Got Away

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – ‘It Hurts Me Too’ – Alternate Mix

Near the end of February 2018, Italian Peter Green researcher Mario Pirrone brought to my attention an “alternate” recording of John Mayall’s Bluesbrea...

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The Shotgun Express – ‘Curtains’

In terms of “new” music from Peter Green being “found”, 2017 ended in a fashion similar to the way that it began.  Early in the year, I learned of an ...

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The Henry Björklund Tapes, Part 4

I first came across a reference to this performance ten years ago, in Christopher Hjort’s “Strange Brew – Eric Clapton & the British Blues Boom 1965 ...

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The Henry Björklund Tapes, Part 3

Through correspondence with Mr. Björklund, he confirmed that the next song immediately followed the previous recording from this show (see: https://smilingc...

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The Henry Björklund Tapes, Part 2

Part 1 of this series was a recording of Peter Green during his days as a Bluesbreaker.  The next two recordings were made approximately fifteen months later ...

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The Henry Björklund Tapes, Part 1

Bert Okers informed me of a few more “missing” Peter Green performances that “recently” surfaced (first posted on YouTube in August of 2015 and January ...

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‘World in Harmony’ – BBC recording, April 27, 1970

As mentioned in “Errata” I incorrectly reviewed an alternate studio recording of ‘World in Harmony’ in place of the BBC recording from April 27, ...

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‘The Stroller’ Eddie Boyd / Fleetwood Mac BBC Session

The Stroller  Though I would have included it had I known about it, I consoled myself with the thought that not having a write-up of the “new” tricked ...

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“Alternate” version of ‘Stone Crazy’

Imagine a man.  Imagine you are viewing him from a great height, a God’s eye view.  Despite his tiny size, you can see him shaking his fist at the sky and ...

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