By Christopher Reynolds, January 13, 2019Los Angeles Times The Continental Club on South Congress Avenue is a dim, snug, loud room that barely holds 200 people, a pool table and a stage. If you drop by late on a Thursday, Mike Barfield will probably be here, and you might catch one of those moments when Barfield, aka the Tyrant […]
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Parsons/White Stringbender Vintage Guitar Magazine, April 2004—Edward B. Driscoll, Jr. and Dan Forte The Parsons/White Stringbender Vintage Guitar Magazine, April 2004 Used with Permission of Vintage Guitar Magazine On September 20, 1983, Jimmy Page re-emerged into the public eye after the death of John Bonham and the breakup of Led Zeppelin with a thundering ovation […]
A word about Casper
For many years Casper Rawls has been one of my favorite guitarists and people. Picking up where country/rock visionaries like James Burton and Clarence White left off, Casper can bend, twist and coax some powerful, abstract soulful beauty out of a six-string guitar. Hell, he could probably do the same thing with a one-string guitar. If I practiced 12 hours a day for the rest of my life I’d still not be in his league. He’s a true guitar hero who plays with intelligence as well as passion. And also a really, really good guy. --Dave Alvin
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