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October 6, 2013 at 1:33 PM
By Charles R. Cross
It was no surprise that Gary Clark Jr. played a Jimi Hendrix song during his concert Saturday night at Seattle’s Neptune: Clark plays “Third Stone From the Sun” every night, segueing it into his own “If You Love Me Like You Say.” Furthermore, virtually every young guitar whiz that comes through town throws a Hendrix track into their repertoire.
But Clark stripped the song to its blues roots. As a result, “Third Stone” didn’t sound like a Hendrix cover, but instead just one more train stop on the long storied route coming up from the Delta. (more…)
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