Sunday, February 18, 2018

50 years ago, in the winter of '68, entertainers playing the southeastern club circuit were putting together their set lists for another summer season but it wasn't gonna be easy divining the future of musical entertainment in the Gulf South. Hendrix had released ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? and Cream had finally broken through with DISRAELI GEARS and things didn't seem so certain for the future of the rhythmic horn arrangements so popular in the world of blue-eyed soul music and frat-rock. The blaring horn sections of bands that had become a standard in the beach music scene were giving way to rhythm sections which supported the GUITAR GOD. Change was in the air....


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