Beano is more important than "they "thought!

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kiwiclapton
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Beano is more important than "they "thought!

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Hi guys, got this forwarded to me this morning, its not new but interesting anyway.

http://www.wordmagazine.co.uk/content/t ... ight-think
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bluesfreek
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I agree it's very important! :thumbsup:
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You're right, nothing new so far, but interesting discussion below the article. Looks like some people still didn't know nothing about one of the best recordings ever...
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I did not know that about the Les Paul guitars. Seems incredible that one album would also bring two now iconic music brands to stardom with it.
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Interesting reading.
Just thought I'd make the point that EC isn't the only brilliant musician on the album. John Mayall's influence is sadly under-rated in the history of The Blues.
His bands have been a driving force for generations.
The 'Beano' and 'Disraeli Gears' are seminal. :oldie:
"Big Bill Broonzy, a white boy's inspiration" (1963), and the Blues ever since.
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Mayall is definitely the man when it comes to Brit blues. He has given more blues guitarists a start than any other band leader that immediately comes to mind, IMO.

During the Clapton tenure with the Blues Breakers graffiti appeared around London proclaiming "Clapton is God". I tend to think that the graffiti artist just misspelled "Good". :think: But, then Eric was darned good in those days compared to many other guitarists who were around. :icon_whoknows:
That boy ain't right...,

but he's big on the North Sea Coast of Germany.
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