mgbills wrote:Now ...somebody make me understand "Why the Ereeeeek noise?" I'm convinced that one day one of use will be making it...for a damn good reason.
I was so down on Bob in the '80's.
gr8fullfred wrote:Hey, I just want to make it clear that I think Bobby is a great rhythm guitar (one of the best, no doubt).
And a great song writer, and as mentioned great ability to sing while playing chords with weird inversions, and as mentioned Bobby's chord knowledge is beyond awesome, especially for a rock guitarist.
It just that slide playing thing ain't great, and at times sounds, well you know how it sounds.
I can't believe that the rest of the members of the band never asked Bobby to "stop that".
Honestly I think that I am a better slide player than Bob, and I hardly ever play slide.
It's just a shame he was never more prominent in the mix with the dead. He is the glue that allows jerry to play lead and phil to play low lead. I wish I could hear him better so that I could learn more. There are just a few shows that showcase what he's doing.
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