Little bit of sympathy…

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Deathray, Jan 12, 2022 at 6:32 PM.

  1. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Dr. Stratster

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    So it will cure your clap or get you some.
     
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    John's bigger, but I think Robin would be scrappier.

    Who do you think would win in a fight?
     
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    Still sounds fresh, don’t it! It does my heart good to see guys your age appreciate the trailblazers of rock!
     
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    Stopped into Goodwill tonight and found a nice copy of this for $1

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    Looking forward to spinning it over the weekend - it’s supposed to be great!
     
  5. Deathray

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    It is!
     
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  6. 3bolt79

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    Trower any day of the week, and his signature model is awesome.
     
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  7. jbylake

    jbylake Fabulously Famous Nobody Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    y, dude. Been listening to Trower for 40 years or so. If you're into blues/rock/and a little psycho, Listen to him. He's freaking fantastic. Don't pay any attention to the guy's who says this or that crap about him, in regards to Hendrix. Robin had a great admiration for Jimi, but never tried to emulate him. In fact, he almost quit R&R because everyone else was trying to compare him to Hendrix. Might not believe this, and I could get my head beat around, but I don't think Hendrix could hold a candle up to Trower. Let the beating begin...
     
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    Had 45 minutes between meetings and popped on the “Live” LP. Great performances by all. Album closes with a good version of “Little Bit of Sympathy”.
     
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    He closed his show with that when I saw him in 2018. Good song to finish with. The live version of “Daydream” on there is great as well
     
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    I opened for him way back in 97’ but I’ve been a fan since 74’. I was able to get his autograph…

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    35 posts on the home page. Not one of em about the PRS. I think the wave has passed off now. Let that be the end of it.
     
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    With guitar, Jimi is like Jesus. Like....there was before Jimi, then after. Same with Bob Dylan and songwriting, Flea and bass, or Joni Mitchell and being a total wingebag.
     
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    Wow!! That is just awesome!

    From my observation, when I saw him in 2018, he seemed to be genuinely enjoying himself onstage. Smiling frequently, whenever someone in the crowd would hoot, or holler.
     
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    As @Deathray noted, awesome. Great story. He's an amazing guitarist.



    He has a video on youtube where he does a rig rundown. Covers "How to get my Bridge of Sighs" sound too. Tweaks a his small collection of pedals, bang, there it is.

    Seemed like a really personable guy. Doing his own rundown because he wanted to. No diva there, just a nice guy communicating.
     
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    Blackmore, Roth, Trower…whose my favorite? Whichever one is playing. Sure miss Jimmy Dewars though, that guys voice was perfection, by far my favorite blues rock singer and a HUGE part of the Trower sound on the magical early albums.
    https://rockandrollparadise.com/jimmy-dewar-5-2002/

    The Jack Bruce stuff is great too!
     
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    James Dewars was awesome. Sad story to his later life. The man had a voice.
     
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    My favorite Trower album! I generally do like live albums over studio versions if they're done well. I listen to the Robin Trower "Live" CD more than more than my other Trower stuff.
     
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    I’ll take Trower over Hendrix anytime.
     
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