34 posts tagged Peter Green

Review: Fleetwood Mac – Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 3 – Surprise Partie & BBC Sessions

After the last set of tracks from their January 31st show at The Warehouse, Disc 3 takes us back in time, with tracks six through eight coming from a November 27, 1968 taping of the French Television New Year’s Eve ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 2 – The Warehouse recordings

Tracks 6 through 15 on Disc 2 and tracks 1 through five on Disc 3 of “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) are taken from Fleetwood Mac’s three day stand at a short lived but ...

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‘Jail Guitar Doors’ – International Clash Day 2019

Red-faced admission: I’ve known and enjoyed this song for forty years and only recently discovered that the second verse refers to Peter Green (and that was only because someone told me!) In my defense it is not a ...

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Roots and Branches – ‘Woke Up This Morning (My Baby She Was Gone)’ to ‘Rollin’ Man’

Special thanks to Jimmy Dukes for bringing this to my attention – Recorded in December of 1952, B.B. King’s ‘Woke Up this Morning (My Baby She Was Gone)’, was his first release for the year 1953. B.B. ...

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Peter Green and the Sonny Boys, I & II Part II

Part I featured Green performing a song by the second Sonny Boy Williamson; Part II takes a look at his version of a rather obscure number by the original Sonny Boy, John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson. The second ...

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Peter Green and the Sonny Boys I & II – Part I

Peter Green is rightfully considered one of the greatest guitarists to come out of the British Blues scene of the mid-to-late sixties but as we celebrate his seventy-second birthday (born October 29, 1946) I’d like to ...

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Spotlight: On Duster Bennett – ‘Trying to Paint it in the Sky’

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer Duster Bennett was born September 23, 1946. Bennett is fondly remembered by all who knew him and retains a passionate fan base, but he deserves to be better known.  Despite ...

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‘Mean Old World’ – 1968 Part II

Just eleven days after performing the number at the Middle Earth Club, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac were in the BBC’s Maida Vale Studio 5 to record the track for a three-part survey of the Blues in Britain put ...

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‘Mean Old World’ – 1968 Part I

T-Bone Walker’s ‘Mean Old World’ was apparently the song for British Blues bands to perform in 1968.  I know of seven recordings of the song made between February and October of that year.  And God (and maybe ...

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On Danny Kirwan – ‘Although the Sun is Shining’ Part II

A month after Kirwan had recorded his "demo" for this song, he was back in the studio to lay down the number once more.  According to Christopher Hjort, who apparently had access to the session logs, there were two ...

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