Thursday, January 22, 2009

Jimbly Id and Connect!

1. X (born 30 March 1945) is an English blues-rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is "probably most famous for his mastery of the Stratocaster guitar." X has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of ________, of ______, and as a solo performer. Often viewed by critics and fans alike as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, X was ranked fourth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and #53 on their list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

2.Much of Y's recorded output has been instrumental, and his releases have spanned genres ranging from blues-rock, heavy metal, jazz fusion and (currently) a blend of guitar-rock and electronica. Y has earned wide critical praise and four Grammy awards for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, and had two hit albums in the mid-1970s as a solo act. However, Y has not been able to establish and maintain a broad following or the sustained commercial success of many of his collaborators and bandmates.

Y has been nominated for 2009 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was promptly chosen for induction for the April 4, 2009 ceremony.

3.In 1981 Z joined with Yes bassist Chris Squire and Yes drummer Alan White to form a supergroup called XYZ . They rehearsed several times, but the project was shelved. Demo’s of the sessions have turned up on bootleg and they reveal that some of the material showed up later on other projects, notably The Firm's “Fortune Hunter” and Yes songs “Mind Drive" and “Can You Imagine?” Z would later join Yes on stage in 1984 at Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany, playing “I’m Down.”

Z next linked up with Roy Harper for an album (Whatever Happened to Jugula?) and occasional concerts, performing a predominantly acoustic set at folk festivals under various guises such as the MacGregors, and Themselves. In 1984, Z recorded with _________ as The Honeydrippers, and with John Paul Jones on the film soundtrack Scream for Help. He also teamed up with Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free fame to record 2 albums under the name The Firm. The first album was the self-titled “The Firm”, followed by “Mean Business” in 1986. Popular songs included the commercially successful “Radioactive,” and “Closer,” which employs a horn section to subtle effect. The cover version of “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” featured vocals by Paul Rodgers but was never released as a single. The album peaked at #17 on the Billboard’s Pop Albums chart.


MaVeRicK said...

1. Eric Clapton?

The Mudd said...

connect is yardbirds da..
1. clapton
3. jimmy page..
so im guessin 2 is jeff beck

n next time at least wait for a few other qs before puttin up somethin so similar :P

Ded said...

nice da mudd.. i knw shud have waited but i was bored and just put it up...