"It was embarrassing and hard to watch. Like Soupy Sales trading punches with Marvin Hagler."
GT has the proper Blues foundation, and just isn't a next level of Blues/Rock AND shredding, which SRV was.
No disrespect to JB and all his contemporaries. He has it figured out, but there are many his age and younger with OOTW(out of this world) technique abilities and the extra unexplainable "gift" that can hold my attention.
Can't really compare musicians to pro sports figures.
There are TOO MANY in my all star lineup.
All unfortunately, are at least 10 years older than I, or have joined the great gig in the sky."
(644) Derek Trucks Performing "Soul Serenade" at Guitar Center's King of the Blues 2010 - YouTube