Jeff Beck Dies

One of the three greatest guitarists of all time that played with the Yardbirds!

Geoffrey Arnold Beck (Jeff Beck) was born June 24, 1944, to Arnold and Ethel Beck at 206 Demesne Road, Wallington, South London. As a boy, he sang in the choir and cited Les Paul as the first guitarist that impressed him.

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Stacks of 45’s – Winchester Cathedral/Peek-A-Boo

Winchester Cathedral
You’re bringing me down
You stood and you watched as
My baby left town

When I was young before I had cassettes, the only good way of making a playlist of songs was to stack 45s on the turntable. I would arrange for them to play my favorite songs in my favorite order. These posts are about records I had in my stacks.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor

Tinker, Tailor is a counting game (simple method of randomly selecting a person from a group like Eeny, meeny, miny, moe), nursery rhyme (late 18th/early 19th century poems or songs like the Mother Goose Rhymes) and fortune telling song (practice of predicting information about a persons life) traditionally played in England. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 802 (database of around 250,000 references to nearly 25,000 songs collected from oral tradition in the English language from all over the world).

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Led Zeppelin – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

My next inductee into my Music Hall of Fame is Led Zeppelin. I had a friend, in the early 80’s that had a Pontiac Firebird and loved Led Zeppelin. He had spent more on the sound system than the car and he played their music really loud. It sounded really good, I’m sure they would have been proud.

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