Gratitude while they’re still alive…

The last couple of years have been really big on celebrity deaths. What’s been odd for me is that I realized I don’t really understand what emotional profile an artist has for me until he or she is gone. This is all the worse with rock stars, who project an image of eternal youth andContinue reading “Gratitude while they’re still alive…”

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RIP: Johnny Winter

Great blues and rock guitarist Johnny Winter passed away at age 70. I’ve always loved his cover of “Highway 61 Revisited” And I love how much he uses the lower registers in his lead guitar here: His most famous song is probably “Rock and Roll Hootchie Coo,” but many of us under 50 or soContinue reading “RIP: Johnny Winter”

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