6 degrees of Bob Daisley. As B$X aptly pointed out in the comments for #9, Crazy Train, Bob Daisley’s bass tracks were removed when they remastered the classic Ozzy Osbourne albums. Who rerecorded these? Rob Trujillo – Judas bassist reprising his role here in Metallica, after they jettisoned Jason Newsted. Just kidding (about the Judas…Read details
This is a very melodic, tasteful solo or perhaps it should be a duet? As an aside, I’ve never understood why someone would kill themselves with a double-neck guitar. Do you really need to play a 12 string guitar and a 6 string in the same song? Especially when there’s TWO other guitar players? Aside…Read details
Forgive the XMen 3 advert at the beginning, but the pickings were slim for this solo:
I love this song, and the solo is fairly tasteful. Now if only the bass player would get a clue. And the cameraman.
Good clip of Cream. Being a bassist, I think Bruce’s slides, although expertly done, are a little cheesy and used too much. Clapton’s playing is clean, although perhaps a little too technical. Eh, what do I know? Listen for yourself:
I stand up next to a mountainchop it down with the edge of my hand… I mentioned the original source of these videos in the first post for this year, with the #20 pick, City Rag. Kudos to the concept, which I’m shamelessly copying here, but they get a D for execution. They obviously picked…Read details
All of Chuck Berry’s songs are basically the same, but when then they’re this good, who cares? Love the dancers and Chuck’s facial expressions:
I’m a little jaded to familar blues riffs these days, but SRV manages to put enough intensity and skill into this that it’s a joy to listen to, even if it is the same 12 bar blues… holy s<cuckoo!>t, this is fantastic, virtuousity WITH soul:
From “Deadspin” commentator, “Suss”:
Ace Ventura rescues Peyton Manning and Snowflake the Dolphin from a female police lieutenant who used to be Mike Vanderjagt (14:1)
Unfortunately, I could not find any clips with Allman playing the great slide part, but this is a pretty good performance with Phil Collins on drums. Nice work.