for some reason last night at stooge prac i started channeling johnny winter after richard mentioned the versh of "mean town blues" from the johnny winter and live, which as he pointed out "practically oozes coke." was a big fan of johnny's around the time i went off to college, nominally to study sociology but in fact to screw off and play in rock 'n' roll bands. (hey, goldie -- hembree played a gibson grabber bass last night, too!)
here's johnny playing that song and one other with his 'riginal and best riddim section, uncle john turner (r.i.p.) on drums and tommy shannon on bass.
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