Tuesday, November 23, 2010

my favorite guitar solos of all time

How about writing about the GUITAR you say? A fair request...

ok so here are my 10 favorite guitar solos of all time... youtube clips start at the solos... (you're welcome)

Jimmy Page - Led Zeppelin - Achilles Last Stand

Mark Knopfler - Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing

Dicky Betts - Allman Brothers Band - Jessica

Kirk Hammett - Metallica - And Justice for All

Andrew Latimer - Camel - Lunar Sea

Dave Murray and Adrian Smith - Iron Maiden - the Trooper

Jimi Hendrix - Machine Gun

Gary Rossington and Allen Collins - Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Ted Turner and Andy Powell - The King will Come - Wishbone Ash

Trey Anastasio - Phish- Phish

honorable mentions:

Frank Zappa - Inca Roads

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Giants win the series

congrats to the San Francisco Giants, my favorite baseball team (and the favorite of my father and grandfather, from back when they were in New York) on winning the 2010 World Series and ending a 56 year drought.

In celebration here are my all time Giants by position during my lifetime of rooting for this team which has now delivered the goods --- don't try and thank me...

1B Will Clark
2B Robbie Thompson
SS Edgar Renteria
3B Matt Williams
C Buster Posey
OF Barry Bonds
OF Kevin Mitchell
OF Chili Davis

P Bill Swift
P Shawn Estes
P Tim Lincecum
P Matt Cain
Closer: Rod Beck

I promise no more baseball posts for another 6 months at least