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Basil
10-21-2012, 08:59 AM
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Live at Montreux!

https://www.youtube.com/v/nU1Y0BzF_5I&amp;feature=related0BzF_5I&amp;feature=related" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"> </embed></object>

Guest
10-21-2012, 11:23 AM
[QUOTE= Basil]Stevie Ray Vaughan - Live at Montreux!
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Ummm, pretty sure he's been playin' w/ Jimi for a number of years now. :jester:

hilsideser
10-23-2012, 06:43 PM
Couldn't turn the volume up high enough. After James Marshall, Stevie is the man.

waltesefalcon
10-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Sorry, Stevie is great but he is no Jimi Hendrix.

AN5Sprite
10-23-2012, 10:27 PM
Sorry, Stevie is great but he is no Jimi Hendrix.

Agree.

Basil,
Have you ever seen SRV at the El Mocambo? Worth finding on DVD...


https://www.youtube.com/v/smSiCjYIvrMCjYIvrM" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"> </embed></object>

Basil
10-23-2012, 10:56 PM
Sorry, Stevie is great but he is no Jimi Hendrix.

I disagree. Hendrix is great, but SRV is more greater! SRV is 10 times the technical genius that Hendrix was (and don't get me wrong, I love Hendrix's guitar playing). BTW, I saw Hendrix live in Denver in Jun 69 (I think it was one of his last tours before he died). This is the only video I can find of the event and the sound quality is poor, but it sounded unbelievable in person! I'll never forget his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. It was also my first experience being around people who for some reason seemed to take great pleasure in smoking what smelled like horse dung rolled in ZigZag papers :crazyeyes:

I also remember the police using tear gas to keep a bunch of miscreants from jumping the fence to get in without tickets - and of course the tear gas drifted up into the stands were I was! Oh what fun!


https://www.youtube.com/v/lw23lDlWdQ0lDlWdQ0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"> </embed></object>

jsfbond
10-24-2012, 05:41 AM
Sorry, Stevie is great but he is no Jimi Hendrix.
Sorry again, but even before I knew about SRV I thought Jimmy was way overblown!"Mary had a little lamb"

Andrew Mace
10-24-2012, 11:07 AM
My son (almost 21, music major and overall music "genius") and I have had discussions along these lines many times. Long ago, we both came to the same conclusion: Why must there be a competition? Is SRV really better than Jimi...or Eric...or Jeff...or Django... or Les...or Danny Cedrone...or Julian Bream...or [insert name of any of thousands of other "great" guitarists here]?

Think about it. Music is a very subjective pleasure, not a timed or judged competition! Just sayin' ... :whistle:

Guest
10-24-2012, 11:56 AM
Sorry, Stevie is great but he is no Jimi Hendrix.

I disagree. Hendrix is great, but SRV is more greater! SRV is 10 times the technical genius that Hendrix was


Yes and no. Stevie built off of where Jimi had already gone. Jimi showed the world the sounds that could come from a strat, Stevie showed the world the sounds that should come from a strat. (or vise versa depending how you look at it.)

Two different genres too. Jimi represents what happened when the wooden shack, front porch blues finally got power.

(speaking in more ways than one) :wink:

In a way, it was the end of a blues era.




The question isn't who's "better"; it's would Stevie had played the same way without there ever being a Jimi?



Stevie (like Elvis) built off of where other blues musicians have already been. Both Stevie and Elvis are more rock than blues but have elements of each. Jimi is more blues influnced by the popular culture that was happening around him.

Stevie is the second generation (if you will). The next will always "be better" because it stood on the shoulders of those who came before them. If it wasn't for that, they couldn't have reached as high.



You can't compare one to the other. Art is subjective and there is nothing you can do about that. Bottom line, they are both artists expressing things the way it comes out of them. They can't change that. They can try to mimick another artist, but they can't change who they are artisticlly speaking.

It's the difference between first and second gear, you can't have one without the other.Jimi poured the slab, Stevie framed the house. While one is might be more techical than the other, one isn't more important than the other.


I find Stevie gets rather stale after a while. (All blues actually) I like him (and the blues), but it's like riding around in a circle in second gear at redline. Yeah, lots of stuff is happen, but we aren't going anywhere. "That lick ~<span style="font-style: italic"><span style="font-weight: bold">again</span></span>~?!" :rolleyes:

Unfortunatly, that's just the blues and nothing can be done about it. Perhaps this is why blues didn't grow any larger in popular culture.

This is why "soul" in music is so important (especially in blues)...IMHO of course. If there is no feeling behind it, it's just repetitious (sic?) noise, no matter how technical.


That being said, the only lick I know b/w the two ~I~ can do is...I know how to set a guitar on fire. :laugh:



I do like them both, but can only handle so much of it at a time.

AN5Sprite
10-24-2012, 12:47 PM
[/quote] I disagree. Hendrix is great, but SRV is more greater! SRV is 10 times the technical genius that Hendrix...[/quote]

Bait laid. Bait taken. :bow:

Guest
10-24-2012, 12:59 PM
I disagree. Hendrix is great, but SRV is more greater! SRV is 10 times the technical genius that Hendrix...[/quote]

Bait laid. Bait taken. :bow:

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:lol: Mebbe he found the cure for low forum activity.

Boink
10-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Jeff Beck?

sd80mac7204
10-24-2012, 03:18 PM
Yes... But can they play the fiddle?

DrEntropy
10-24-2012, 03:46 PM
Jeff Beck?


yup. 'specially if Tal is with him. :wink:

Basil
10-24-2012, 04:25 PM
Jeff Beck?


yup. 'specially if Tal is with him. :wink:

She is sooooo.... um, shut up Basil. :angel:

And let's not forget Orianthi!

(Is it just me, or is it getting warm in here)

Guest
10-24-2012, 06:01 PM
Jeff Beck?


yup. 'specially if Tal is with him. :wink:



Ummmmm, ooooooo kaaaaaaay ?!

https://www.chesskid.com/article/view/the-hypnotists-gaze


:jester:

waltesefalcon
10-24-2012, 07:03 PM
If we are going to start talking about blues guitar I say we should look at B.B. King.

Basil
10-24-2012, 08:35 PM
If we are going to start talking about blues guitar I say we should look at B.B. King.


No doubt about it! Got lot's of BB on my iPhone!

DrEntropy
10-25-2012, 07:07 AM
THIS Tal, Billy:


https://www.youtube.com/v/5Alo3Zpqmmc&amp;feature=related3Zpqmmc&amp;feature=related" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="350"> </embed></object>


Run up to about 6:15 for the "short version" of her working. :laugh:

jsfbond
10-27-2012, 05:28 AM
:lol: Mebbe he found the cure for low forum activity. [/quote]
If we could somehow harness this energy.....and channel it into the MG side?

AN5Sprite
10-27-2012, 11:53 PM
Back to the Golden Age of MTV: Enjoy! :cheers:


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3798j
10-28-2012, 06:27 AM
And a look back to the all too short age of The Experience. "Have you ever been experienced? Well I have."

https://i490.photobucket.com/albums/rr268/3798j/HendrixReddingMitchellLotus.jpg

Basil
10-28-2012, 09:00 AM
And a look back to the all too short age of The Experience. "Have you ever been experienced? Well I have."



Me too. Denver, Mile High Stadium, Jun 1969.

3798j
10-28-2012, 09:33 AM
Me too. Denver, Mile High Stadium, Jun 1969.

And for me. Philadelphia, The Spectrum, April 1969. Four rows back from them performing on a revolving stage. Unforgettable.

Basil
10-28-2012, 10:16 AM
Me too. Denver, Mile High Stadium, Jun 1969.

And for me. Philadelphia, The Spectrum, April 1969. Four rows back from them performing on a revolving stage. Unforgettable.

Do you remember if some band called "Ohm" opened for them?

3798j
10-28-2012, 10:45 AM
In Philadelphia, the opener was a group called "Fat Mattress". Noel Redding played with them.