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Robin Trower ~ In This Place

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by timmer, May 25, 2015.

  1. timmer

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    I was lying in bed last night, listening Coast to Coast AM when this song came up as one of the bumper pieces. I thought to myself, I know this song, and then it hit me, Bridge of Sighs.

    I only discovered Bridge of Sighs around 1978 while in the Navy, around the same time I first heard Wired by Jeff Beck.

    This is really a nostalgic piece for me, not necessarily because of the Navy, but as my growth as a young man and my musical understanding - if that makes sense.

     
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    James Dewar was a great vocalist. When I listen to Robin Trower I hear some Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, and Mark Knopfler because he and they have a unique understanding of the power of the guitar.
     
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    Yea BOS, day of the eagle, sympathy were my favs When I got it.
    This one snuck up on me later.
    beautiful
     
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    Makes perfect sense, I to grew up with Trower in the 70's, in a band, I played bass and my brother drums, we used to warm up playing " our Trower" thanks for the trip down memory lane...
     
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    Robin Trower still stands out for me as Hendrix done with that tasteful English vibe that I also get from David Gilmour's playing. Thanks for taking me back...
     
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    I see the posters on this thread are all about the same age as me, also.
     
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    Funny, growing up in St. Paul, Trower wasn't even on the "radio" but yet today he still can bring back strong memories, that says something.
     
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    Trower and Marino left more of a lasting impression on me than Hendrix in the end. That spacey atmosphere just did it for me. I think a univibe is in the future for my small pedalboard.
     
  9. Mike Eskimo

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    Still an important part of my musical youth (I'm 51).

    He did one thing and did it extremely well and he had the sense to hire Jimmy Dewar which was huge.
     
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