POMPEY POP

I’ve been asked to enquire

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is anyone out there going to see Joe SATRIANI at the Guildhall in November?

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Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

4 thoughts on “I’ve been asked to enquire

  1. Dave I can confirm I will not be going.

  2. Cheers Pete – but are you sure? He’s supposed to be a bit useful …

  3. Saw Joe Satriani at Hammersmith Apollo about ten years back. Amazing guitaritst. At the start I was really enjoying it, especially “Always With Me” , “Always With You” – just a stunning piece of music… but after a while I was getting a bit bored. There’s only so much pyrotechnic playing I can take in one go…. I still reckon Greg Douglass could give him a run for his money though…..
    My son Jamie learned to play “Always With Me, Always With You” NEARLY note perfect, and I made sure Satriani’s original recorded version was played it at his funeral. I think of him whenever I hear it.

  4. …and here’s a recent video of Greg Douglass (of The Former Members )with a number made famous by one of his previous bands, The Steve Miller Band. On stage with Greg is Lowell Levinger – a.k.a. Banana of The Youngbloods and Barry ” the fish” Melton of Country Joe and The fish…

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