Great choice, John. I remember learning it as a teenager in the 70's.I can't get past this as his finest moment though(not that he ever did anything mediocre). Over 40years on, it still sounds as menacing and exhihilarating as it did then; like he was stalking something:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMyH4XTlVgs
Wonderful, wonderful stuff. No one has ever approached him. Another of my faves, in a different mood: Little Wing.
John,That was the other track that was on my list of favourites for the beautiful intro. “Angel” was another beautiful ballad. Everyone focuses on his extraordinary guitar playing and it’s easy to forget that he was a great singer and songwriter too. There is some sick cosmic principle in the fact that he is long gone while the likes of Bono and Cliff Richard are alive and thriving.
"Those whom the gods love die young."
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