Eric Clapton covered one of his songs almost note for note. Rory Gallagher listed him as one of his biggest influences. Hell, even Robert Johnson covered one of his tunes. But who remembers Scrapper Blackwell?
This guitar came to life inside a 126-year-old jail that is so massive, it’s known locally as “The Wall.”
New video features 300 volunteers, two closed roads in two different towns, one 1962 tow truck, one 1970 Cadillac Deville and a lot of fantastic slide playing.
As guitarists continue to add strings to their axes, it’s refreshing to watch Seasick Steve command an entire festival crowd with just a one-string diddley bow.