This great Telecaster guitarist left us too early. Here he bends a few strings in When A Guitar Plays the Blues.
Link to original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwAFPdSKAHM
I've got his "Best Of" CD from Alligator Records, I believe. I really liked his ferocity when playing "Peter Gunn"...
Link to original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DenxTCftFg
"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." Sherlock Holmes
Yep. I was a fan.
One of the great ones. Master of the note swell (using pinky finger to manipulate volume knob). Turned down joining The Rolling Stones when they asked.
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Great, great, guitar player.
Buchanan was the first one approached for replacing Brian Jones in The Rolling Stones; reportedly he turned it down because he didn't want to be sucked into the vortex of the Stones and end up like Jones.
"I’m not going to read Time Magazine, I’m not going to read Newsweek, I’m not going to read any of these magazines; I mean, because they have too much to lose by printing the truth"- Bob Dylan, 1965
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