Peter Green, RIP -- 'Heavenly Band Member?"

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  1. amazinblue82

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    Part of age group ahead of me I grew up watching. In this case, listening too. RIP Peter, age 73.

    Go your Own Way
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    Was certainly a different band than it became in the late 70's. RIP Peter.
     
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    definitely different eras for them, pre Buckingham/Stevie Nicks and post. I dug both eras,

    Peter was the "guitar guy" my buddies aspired to emulate in the earlier days

    I didnt think about the two eras for group .. a lotta folks probably never heard of Peter Green. But guitarists/musican/music historians types likely know him well i think.

    The "second act" -- mid 70's and later when the group became legendary with most of the songs people know.
     
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    Always liked this one.
     
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    Probably early 50's in age here , 20+ years after he left FM ... The Supernatural.

     
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    RIP, Peter!!
    Another member for the heavenly band...
     
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    Great quote Newport 66

    gotta hijack my own thread now. :)

    The heavenly band ... i had to think where I heard that before. Literally thousands of "members" -- most you've seen maybe but didnt know their names. Rare talents whose instrumental and vocal contributions merge, influence, integrate with others to create "heavenly" music.

    Of course, we also have the "band members" more well-known whose work we recently highlighted right here, and that will last until all of us have turned to dust: Charlie Daniels, Little Richard, John Prine, Tom Petty, Bill Withers

    Anyway, this is where I saw the term "heavenly band" a couple years ago: Charles Neville: The Horn Man

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    Before my time, though he lived into the 1980's, long after my own personal biggest-life regret to date" music career [sax and piano] was over.

    Harry James (wanna cut to the chase, move to 1:12 in the short vid). I'd vote him into the heavenly band.

     
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    Don't forget the Bob welch era too.

     
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    I kinda wonder if with the decadent lifestyle of rockers the Hellish band might have more of the talent than the Heavenly band. Just sayin!
     
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    yeah Chris, i am pretty sure some of the "hellraising' gals/guys" were/are truly talented.

    Lifestyle/politics/musical genre/"gimmicky stage personas" aside, they were really good musicians, writers, vocalists. Miles Davis comes to mind - he went to Julliard but apparently was a prickly sum-gun, Lady Gaga was a piano prodigy who coulda gone to Julliard.

    Word was these guys individually were somewhat talented.

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    Probably tons of others. Many rockers/bad boys & girls are quoted as saying they did their best work while "high' on something

    Heck, i'd gladly vote even some "hellraisers" who have passed on into the "heavenly band" :)
     
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    probably gotta be a guitar player to fully appreciate next 9 minutes. I do NOT play guitar, but I was a shade-tree musician and can still understand music structure.

    Plus, theres a lotta history here .. makes we wanna figure out what so cool about a Les Paul axe from 1959 (or other years)

     
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    1959 Les Paul Standard



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    just because I didnt know this before this thread about electric guitars.I

    I have greater appreciation for Green, and Clapton, and Frampton's, and a dozen others' skill as musicians and their use of electrics. Even "Lucille" was a Gibson (not a Les Paul though).

    Everybody (not literally -- yall know what I mean) -- the axemen and women - want to play like these guys.

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    Yeah ... before today, I didnt even know what he looked like let alone his impact the past 60 years. I'm votin' for heavenly band admission

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    these guys would
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    FCBO Guitar Search

    BTW - Many threads already here are FULL of cool guitar stuff. You can deep dive in those threads :)
     
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