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The man John Lennon called a “bloody good guitarist”

The man John Lennon called a “bloody good guitarist”

The man John Lennon called a “bloody good guitarist”
October 31
13:27 2021

John Lennon, on occasion, was guilty of having an aura of hostility to him. More often than not, when he spoke about other artists or even his own work, it was disparaging. However, there was one guitarist he had nothing but glowing words to say about.

The musical landscape of which The Beatles arrived into when they first started to make waves was an abrupt contrast with the state they left it in towards the end of their tenure. Seemingly, Lennon was a fan of the new crop coming through with one name especially capturing his attention.

The Beatles had stopped touring in 1966, which allowed for a new wave of groups to become the new talk of the town. With big shoes to fill in the absence of ‘The Fab Four’, many bands attempted to dethrone the Liverpudlians. Surprisingly, Led Zeppelin stood out the most to Lennon, who he gave his seal of approval to during an interview with Hit Parader.

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Martin Nethercutt

Martin Nethercutt

Martin A Nethercutt is a writer, singer, producer and loves music. Creative Director at McCartney Studios Editor-in-Chief at McCartney Times Creator-in-Chief at Geist Musik President (title) at McCartney Multimedia, Inc. Went to Albert-Schweitzer-Schule Kassel Lives in Playa del Rey From Kassel, Germany Married to Ruth McCartney

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