Stix & REO Speedwagon. If they both went careening high off a cliff in the same tour bus, the world would spin just that much faster without their presence on it!
This thread has only mentioned a tiny sliver of musical acts in the grand scheme. I think it’s been appropriate - it’s focused on cliche rock bands mainly, and it feels good to diss on them. Jimi is overrated. LZ sounds up its own ar$. AhhhhThreads like this one make me wonder what bands and style of music these people like. I’m very open minded to music and think most music has something to offer. I’m not a country fan but I love visiting Nashville to watch live music. I appreciate skilled musicianship. Nashville is full of talented players.
NO. JIMI COPIED ROBIN. EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT.How can Jimi have ripped off someone who really didn’t start sounding like that till after Jimi’s death. I’d say Jimi ripped off Clapton, but more borrowed some style from him while turning the vibe up to 11. The amount Jimi did in a 3.5 year period is unreal.
Yes, Trower's lead lines are much more imaginative and expressive. I still adore Hendrix for songwriting and upping the ante from Freddie King...he made guitar a landscape not just a part, sonically. But many of his solos are straight from the 3 Kings.Jimi Hendrix.
I hate him. He totally ripped off Robin Trower.
But seriously though. I do prefer Robin Trower. That might change in another 10 years though. I've just listened to everything Jimi ever did so many times now that Robin Trower just seems fresher to me. Also, I kinda prefer his somewhat more subdued and purposeful style more. I still like Jimi, I just like Robin more.