You're just a rock player playing some blues...?!

Terry Groff terrygroff@sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 20 14:03:46 EST 2007


Well, allow me to be the first cringer.

Roth is now trying to do bluegrass. Heaven help us.

T.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sandor Gulyas" <sgulya1@gmail.com>
To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: [BLUES-L] You're just a rock player playing some
blues...?!


> Well....
> Van Halen did a cover of Ice Cream Man and a tribute to Top
Jimmy amongst
> their first go around with David Lee Roth.
> (waits to see various level of cringing from the rest of the
list)
>
> Sandor
>
> On 1/20/07, pat boyack <pat@patboyack.com> wrote:
> >
> > In this piece it is written how big of an influence Eric
Clapton was on
> > Eddie Van Halen. I remember back in the 80's Van Halen was a
good friend
> > with Brian May from Queen. Both are Clapton fans and they
decided to make
> > a "blues" record as a tribute to him. After hearing it Eric
replied, "This
> > is the biggist piece of crap I've ever heard. It's not even
close to being
> > blues."
> >
> > So there...lol
> >
> > Pat B
> >
> > On Thu, 18 Jan 2007 18:55:07 -0800, Blue Stew
<mail@bluestew.com> wrote:
> >
> > >Sheldon Wong expresses his point of view on blues and rock.
> > >
> > >"You're just a rock player playing some blues", the Blues
Police says to
> > >me. As this is a subject near and dear to my heart, I reply,
"You got
> > >that right, and what's your point?" Blues Police looks
startled and
> > >puzzled, and says, "Well, well, well?you're not supposed to.
Your only
> > >supposed to..." read on;
> > >http://www.portlandblues.com/articles.php?id=7
> > >
> > >mike
> > >
> >
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>
> -- 
> Sandor Gulyas
> Graduate Student - Louisiana State University
> Dept of Geography & Anthropology
> Vice President - Baton Rouge Blues Society
>
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