Link Wray R.I.P. (?)

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I'm Chuck Bennett's daughter...did you know my dad, curmudgeon, or just because he played with Link?

stephenye, Friday, 20 February 2009 21:33 (thirteen years ago) link

I'm listening to "Be What You Want To" at this very moment.

Trip Maker, Friday, 20 February 2009 21:58 (thirteen years ago) link

x-post. Sorry I never knew your dad. Read the obit and I thought he deserved some attention.

curmudgeon, Saturday, 21 February 2009 05:54 (thirteen years ago) link

six years pass...

BLANG BLANG BLANG

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BLANG BLANG dum B-d-d-ling

dew-dew-dew-dew-dew-dew-dew-new-new-new-new duh

BLANG BLANG BLANG

five six and (man alive), Monday, 24 August 2015 03:59 (six years ago) link

four months pass...

it's almost... too... good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00XZFPXPo4I

niels, Wednesday, 30 December 2015 21:06 (six years ago) link

Holy shit

Amira, Queen of Creativity (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 30 December 2015 23:26 (six years ago) link

Tick.jpg

xyzzzz__, Wednesday, 30 December 2015 23:56 (six years ago) link

three years pass...

Here's a tale, from the year he passed as well:

For real: @signifyingwolf & I opened for @Link_Wray in Paris 2005.
Rumor was he’d had trouble with the cops & might not make the show.
He arrived radiant, right before set time, gave me a fist bump on the way to the stage, & 1 minute into “Rumble” threw his guitar into the crowd.

— matt sweeney (@theheavyjamz) May 2, 2019

Link Wray stood with both fists above his head watching his unmanned guitar howl feedback and ride over the churning crowd while the hired band vamped to its screams until it was thrown back into his hands, and Rock’s King ripped the last run of “Rumble” and left the building. 👑

— matt sweeney (@theheavyjamz) May 2, 2019

Ned Raggett, Thursday, 2 May 2019 23:27 (three years ago) link

one year passes...

was listening to the '64 swan demos today, really enjoyed the tenderness of this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o81VdufMcr4
"my alberta"

budo jeru, Friday, 8 May 2020 19:52 (two years ago) link


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