Mid-week Music – The Shadows

In recognition of Hank Marvin’s birthday, The Shadows play Apache:

2 Responses to Mid-week Music – The Shadows

  1. Paul Tremewan says:

    It was this tune by this man which finally decided for me that I was never destined to become a lead guitarist… my lot would be as a finger picker and rhythm guitarist. My decision was sorely regretted when I saw a young Geordie named Mark Knopfler with Dire Straits in their first London gig at the Catford Odeon when we were first exposed to a new breed of lead guitarist. He could fingerpick, play lead, and everything else all on one Fender Strat!
    For a long time I wore the Hank Marvin glasses… talk about cool!!!
    (Mind you I can still do a passable version of Perfidia!)
    Hope pdm’s attendance at Sir Cliff and the Shads was a great night!

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  2. pdm says:

    It sure was Paul – I recommend the show to everyone.

    Cliff was good but both Mrs pdm and I thought The Shadows really made the show.

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