Reelin’ in the Years – 1967

It’s 1967 and I’m five years old. I definitely remember hearing Sgt. Pepper’s on vinyl. The song that first caught my attention was “Lucy in the Sky.” That guitar riff at the beginning has been copied and morphed by so many other bands. They probably changed it just enough to avoid a lawsuit. I learned […]

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Reelin’ in the Years – 1965

It’s 1965 and I’m three years old. The British Invasion was in full swing by ’65. The Stones hit the charts with “Satisfaction” at #3. That is a great song with insightful lyrics and an easy riff that every child guitarist, including myself, played endlessly. “Downtown,” on the other hand, was a tune so popular […]

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