Starting 2017 with the positives….
Let’s love this people NOW, while they are ALIVE. Even with their obvious flaws, let’s not leave it too late to thank them for what they’ve given us. Add as many names as you can. The list is life!!
Jerry Lee Lewis. Chuck Berry. Fats Domino. Simon & Garfunkel. Bob Dylan. Brian Wilson and Al Jardine. Paul McCartney. Ringo Starr. Mick Jagger. Keith Richards. Ronnie Wood. Bill Wyman. Charlie Watts. Everybody in Manfred Mann. Aretha Franklin. Eric Clapton. Ray and Dave Davies. Steve Cropper. Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone. The Incredible String Band. Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Bob Plant. Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and David Crosby. Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and (yes!) Neil Young. Rod Stewart. Jeff Beck. Joni Mitchell. John McLaughlin (he never stops….) Smokey Robinson. Todd Rundgren. James Taylor. Carole King. Woody Woodmansey. Jimmy Cliff. Randy Newman. Herbie Hancock. Al Stewart. Scott Walker. Don Henley. Nile Rodgers. All of the original Roxy Music. The original Sex Pistols. Mick Jones, Topper Headon, Paul Simenon. All of Talking Heads. Most of Blondie. New Order. Kylie. Public Enemy. Lorde (note to self – check this) …..and, yes, DONOVAN.