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    Make America Stupid Again RFS62's Avatar
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    Alvin Lee passes away

    Alvin Lee, one of the most gifted musicians of all time (IMO), has passed away at 68

    "I'd love to change the world", althought the lyrics are a bit controversial, has one of the greatest guitar runs I've ever heard.

    He never got the praise and recognition from the public that he got from his peers.


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    Re: Alvin Lee passes away

    Cited as an influence by many well known guitar players. Not too many get a GIBSON signature model, but Alvin Lee did. RIP.
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    Re: Alvin Lee passes away

    Quote Originally Posted by RFS62 View Post
    Alvin Lee, one of the most gifted musicians of all time (IMO), has passed away at 68

    "I'd love to change the world", althought the lyrics are a bit controversial, has one of the greatest guitar runs I've ever heard.

    He never got the praise and recognition from the public that he got from his peers.


    http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/06/showbi...ss_igoogle_cnn
    Sad news.
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    Re: Alvin Lee passes away

    Sugar the road, Mr. Lee, sugar the road.

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    Re: Alvin Lee passes away

    Woodstock.... I'M GOING HOME! MY BABY!

    I listened to this album constantly back in the day, and purchased the CD a couple years back.



    Another truly gifted guitarist passes.
    "In my day you had musicians who experimented with drugs. Now it's druggies experimenting with music" - Alfred G Clark (circa 1972)

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    Re: Alvin Lee passes away

    Always loved Lee and 10YA. Truly one of the most under-rated and neglected guitarists ever. RIP

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW5M5xljdCI

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