Most were previously posted elsewhere.
What do those songs have in common? They were all written by this guy:
Yeah, another great rock/soul/jazz/country icon passed away this week. R.I.P. Leon Russell (1942-2016).
Have no worries, these things happen all the time, and nobody lasts forever. Let’s have fun while we can. See you back here tomorrow.
That’s a harp guitar, folks, being played by Andy McKee. This is the same Larson-Dyer version that I learned on; it was my great grandfather’s, and I still have it. It’s got a wide fretboard with 6 strings and 6 free bass strings above (hence the “harp” moniker). I’d never heard one played properly until I saw this video.
Okay as long as we’re still talking about painting…
RamJam. Amazing one hit wonder, based upon Ledbelly’s classic.
Whoa. Meatloaf covers RamJam’s version of Ledbelly’s classic.
And, um, Tom Jones did it, too. Whoa, whoa, whooaa…
Here’s Ledbelly speaking for himself.