John Mayer has announced three live events to benefit relief efforts following the June 13th historic flooding of Montana’s Yellowstone River, which damaged homes and closed parts of Yellowstone National Park.
John Mayer kicked off his 32-date tour, supporting his new album Sob Rock, in Albany, N.Y. last night (February 17), and videos-a-plenty of the evening were posted to YouTube by concertgoers. Based
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Mayer’s sixth studio album, ‘Paradise Valley,’ is out today.
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The Rolling Stones dusted off a few old tunes for the first of two Newark shows that complete the 50 and Counting Tour.
The Disco Biscuits have had quite a week, but they made it through and Jon “The Barber” Gutwillig is at home resting up after successful surgery on his wrist. In addition to some music from Barber’s fill-ins, we’ve also got audio from Fareed Haque’s great world music ensemble, a John Mayer/Michael Franti collaboration, some recent goods from Perpetual Groove and a fantastic classic rock cover from the Ryan Montbleau Band.
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Before things went horribly wrong at the House of Blues last Friday, there was some fantastic music being made despite difficult circumstances. From the moment Chris Michetti took the stage for Park Avenue, I knew the Disco Biscuits had a good game-plan on how to attack that night’s show. tDB’s set at the Ultra Music Festival and their late night Tractorbeam set will go on as scheduled tomorrow with the help of Michetti and Tom Hamilton.[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/tdbsauce.mp3]
Some great video of Helicopters from the Boston show:
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Lenny is the tenth and final track on Stevie Ray Vaughan’s 1983 debut album Texas Flood. The song’s title is a tribute to SRV’s wife Lenora Bailey.
Jeff Kitts sums up this tune very well in the book Guitar World Presents Stevie Ray Vaughan,
Like any master musician, Vaughan was just as comfortable with slow, delicate ballads as he was with barn burners. Vaughan composed the beautiful ballad, “Lenny,” for his first wife, and recorded it on Texas Flood. “Lenny” is very Hendrix influenced; it’s sort of a cross between “Little Wing” and “Angel,” two of Hendrix’s greatest ballads.
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