Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like
What a line-up, featuring Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, T-Bone Walker, and Jump Jackson. You can imagine Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey hearing this in ’62 and saying, “Oi, mate. What if we were to do that stuttering fing in a rock n’ roll choon? P-p-p-people try to p-p-p-put me d-d-d-down…”
You watch TV today, with its 450 channels and wireless streaming, and you ask, Where are the best musicians on the planet? Why aren’t they on my giant screen? Instead we get celebrity chefs and Fox News. Makes me n-n-n-nervous!
By the way, if you missed my own contribution to the blues the other day, you can listen rye cheer: