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As we seem to be straying off the beaten path I'm going to add a name not often heard hereabouts but still one heck of a player; Eric Stewart of 10 C.C.

 

Not the flashiest LP-slinger on the planet, perhaps, but this solo is (IMHO) beautifully constructed and played with fantastic touch. Somewhat Gilmouresque, in fact.

Skip to the 9:14 mark for the start. Oddly enough I still remember the 'hairs-on-the-back-of-my-neck' tingle the first time I heard the note played at 11:18...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HcxhcSlTc4

 

As a point of trivia; the LP he used to record this was up for sale on ebay a couple of years ago. It was a very much modified '54 Custom.

Here's the original listing minus, unfortunately, the pictures. I don't know if it actually sold at this price.

http://www.ebay.com/...=p2047675.l2557

 

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I really enjoyed that Pippy. Thank you for sharing. 11:18 came from the SOUL.

 

Kindest Regards. MississippiBlue

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I was torn between choosing Paul Kossoff and Peter Green, but I think I'm going to have to say Koss. One the subject of Peter Green, here's a tribute to him from Gary Moore, and Gary playing Peter's I Loved Another Woman, it's magical:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfXiQOnfWOQ

 

Ian

 

PS If you haven't seen Koss play (he seems to be recognised by English guitarist's as a rule), check out my forum post here:

 

http://forum.gibson.com/index.php?/topic/112314-one-of-the-best-blues-rock-guitar-players-ever/page__p__1517736__fromsearch__1#entry1517736

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That pic of Bonamassa cracks me up. Normally it'd be enough that you're wearing sunglasses indoors to give me a hint that you're a ******, but that photo proves it beyond a shadow of a doubt. Hack.

He speaks very highly of you, though.

 

[smile]

 

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