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Thread: Robin Trower or/as Jimi Hendrix

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    Spectral Warrior con passion White Knight's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
    Yes John I do believe that it was their big crowd pleaser for awhile, perhaps because of the repetitive /building bass and piano lines--if memory serves--all of which really underlay the whole structure of the piece and acted as immediate identifiers of same in peoples' minds. However, that's just an uneducated guess on my part.
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    I just don't hear that much Hendrix in Trower's playing. Yes, he used a variant of a Jimi riff for Bridge of Sighs, but gee whiz doesn't everybody copy everybody else? I think the accusation that he 'copied' Hendrix is utterly unwarranted and it hurt his career.

    If he sounds like anybody, it's SRV. But Trower came first.

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    Hello fg and welcome to the forum. Trust you will enjoy your time here as much as I do


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