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Peter Green: The End Of The Game (R.I.P.)

Gary Lucas, Please Kill Me!, 3 August 2020

Peter Green, inheritor of Eric Clapton's spot in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, was, said B.B. King, "the only guitarist who gives me the cold sweats". Renowned guitarist Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley, et al) was profoundly influenced by Green's playing, his sensitivity in dynamics, phrasing and tone, as well as his melancholic, spiritual songwriting. Gary Lucas shares a moment, melancholic yet inspiring, that he had with his guitar hero.

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