Tuesday, 11 June 2013

In praise of Corky Siegel

I'll admit that I'd never heard of Corky Siegel until this track came up in a recent Best Radio Show You've Ever Heard compilation (Volume 208). It's called 'Half Asleep at the Wheel' and features some of the best rock blues piano playing I've ever heard. I located two clips on YouTube. The first, with the best sound, comes from a live concert in Minneapolis in February 1977.

And the second is of the man himself playing at a show he did in Montreal in 1999. Both are worth listening to. All those notes without looking at the music! Enjoy!

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