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Eric Burdon and its band, featuring Rory Gallagher and David Lindley on guitars.

Published May 11, 2017 by Sherry Carroll

Rockpalast Jam Recorded At the Open Air Festival, in Loreley, Germany, on August 28, 1982. Eric Burdon and its band, featuring Rory Gallagher and David Lindley on guitars. The jam session began with Bob Dylan’s ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door’ and it ended with this amazing version of ‘I Am The Blues’ by blues legend […]

via Rory Gallagher and David Lindley covering Muddy Waters on stage with Eric Burdon in 1982. — Music Is Life


Another Excellent Post by Steve Newton

Published March 19, 2017 by Sherry Carroll

Originally posted on earofnewt.com: By Steve Newton The man often looked to as the originator of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry, died today at the age of 90. The singer-songwriter and guitar legend–best known for deathless rock numbers like “Johnny B. Goode”, “Maybelline”, “Roll Over Beethoven”, “Memphis”, and “Nadine”–died this afternoon, St. Charles County Police…

via Rock and roll died today: Chuck Berry passes away at age 90 — Sherry Carroll ShinyHappySherry.wordpress

That time I asked Buddy Miles how Carlos Santana rated compared to Jimi Hendrix

Published January 9, 2017 by Sherry Carroll



By Steve Newton

Everybody knows that it’s dumb to try and compare guitar players, and figure out who’s “best”.

But that didn’t stop me from asking Buddy Miles, when I interviewed him back in 2001, how he thought Carlos Santana rated compared to Jimi Hendrix. He’d recorded albums with both guitar legends in the seventies, so I figured he’d be as good a judge as any.

I also asked Buddy if there were any guitarists that he hadn’t played with that he wished he could, and his answer to that caught me a little off guard.

Have a listen:

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Published January 7, 2017 by Sherry Carroll

Rick Wakeman just released DVD and CD/DVD sets of the original series called Gastank, a unique show aired in the U.K. on channel 4 back in 1982-1983. It featured Wakeman interviewing a host of musical artists as diverse as Steve Hackett, Ian Paice, Andy Fairweather Low, John Entwistle, Eric Burdon, and Godley and Crème, then […]

via Rick Wakeman & Tony Ashton’s Gastank — Douglas Harr’s Media Blog

Published January 7, 2017 by Sherry Carroll

‘[Hearing The Animals] was a revelation … the first records with full blown class consciousness … the chorus of, ‘We Gotta Get Out Of This Place’ where working stiffs are looking for a better life can be heard in all my albums … That’s every song I’ve ever written. That’s all of them. I’m not […]

via The Animals : We Gotta Get Out of This Place (The Template for every Bruce Springsteen song!) — The Immortal Jukebox

Love Is…

Published January 6, 2017 by Sherry Carroll

Love Is is a double album by Eric Burdon and The Animals which was released in 1968 in both the United Kingdom and United States. It was the last album released before The Animals’ second dissolution in 1969. An edited version of the track “Ring of Fire” was released as a single and peaked at […]

via Eric Burdon & The Animals – Love Is — GRANAZI

Life And Fairytales

Published August 29, 2015 by Sherry Carroll

1,000 Stories Behind The Eyes

Only If life was like the Fairytales I read,

An amazing fantasy always came to mind.

Me an amazing and strong warrior on a horse riding into the town,

My boyfriend a vampire.

Best friends with a monkey,

Protecting all the creatures is my life.

Then I open my eyes,

I’m here I live In the real world.

I have to take life for what it really is,

Hello reality.


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Music for a Friday Night

Published July 12, 2015 by Sherry Carroll

Thoughts by Mello-Elo

Right, I’m kicking off the evening with a classic. This is a song that brings back fond memories of me dancing to my dad’s guitar as he sang this song to us. I was the go-go girl and my brother accompanied my dad on guitar whilst my mum was the back-up singer and sometimes the percussionist! Fun around the BBQ or as we called it – the braai!
Hope you enjoy it!

The house of the Rising Sun

Another song comes to mind…

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Please join me around the fire. What would you like to hear?

Image from patheos.com

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(June 7, 2015): Jimmy Witherspoon & Eric Burdon – The Laws Must Change

Published June 29, 2015 by Sherry Carroll

Once Was A Note

From the 1971 album, Guilty! This collaboration between Witherspoon and Burdon followed Burdon’s two LPs with War as Witherspoon’s introduction of the one live tune on the album — “Goin’ Down Slow” (with the San Quentin Prison Band) — makes clear.  The album was remastered and reissued in 1976 as Black & White Blues. This is a cover of the Mayall song off The Turning Point.

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