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  1. Jimi Hendrix (1942-70)

    Jimi passed away 40 years ago today - please play something appropriate if you get the opportunity.

    Updated 18th September 2010 at 09:37 by The Strat

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  2. I've got ramblin' on my mind

    I make no apology for saying musically and creatively Eric Clapton is the most important person in my lifetime. Sure Hendrix was a more flamboyant player, there are possibly thousands more technically capable players, he's not a great songwriter like a Holly although Layla stands up well against anything in my opinion, and whilst his recorded work with Cream and Doms and Bluesbreakers was of the highest order he's never recorded a critically acclaimed album like a Revolver or Zep II and certainly ...
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  3. My Top 10 for this week just gone

    Old Folks Boogie - Little Feat
    Madame Geneva- Mark Knopfler
    Songs of Yesterday - Free
    Can't Find My Way Home - Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton
    Speedboat - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
    Chan Chan - BV Social Club
    Turn This Car Round - Tom Petty
    Equinox - John Coltrane
    Bird On A Wire - Jennifer Warnes
    Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
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