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Post by CuylerLady on Fri May 24, 2013 10:00 am

Fried Hockey Boogie - Canned Heat

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Here's a genuine treat for y'all, especially He15man: Canned Heat was a prominent hippie era band, which took it's name from a 1928 song 'Canned Heat Blues', by Tommy Johnson; about an alcoholic who resorts to drinking Sterno, aka 'canned heat'. This 1968 song wasn't a chart maker, but it is pretty cool nonetheless. The band actually shows early influence by John Lee Hooker, after meeting in a Portland, Oregon airport, and discovering each artist liked the other's work. Of course this song has nothing to do with the sport of hockey, but everything to do with boogying, as extolled in the very end of the song. Co-founders Alan 'Blind Owl' Wilson and Bob Hite were blues enthusiasts, with Wilson being the lead singer, harmonicist, guitarist, and Hite singing lead on some songs. Woodstock was the venue that put this group on the map; joined by Aldolfo de la Parra on drums, Larry Taylor on bass, and Henry Vestine (poss. Harvey Mandel) on lead guitar, and the band never looked back. Despite the unfortunate death, (possible suicide) of Alan Wilson, and lineup changes, the band is still together today. Of Alan Wilson, John Lee Hooker stated he was 'the greatest harmonica player ever', no small compliment, I assure you. Tragically, Wilson battled depression off and on for much of his life, and while fame seemingly brought the other band members countless trysts with adoring female fans, Wilson seemed off putting to the adoring fans, which frustrated him a great deal. In 1970, he crashed his truck in Topanga Canyon, near Bob Hite's home. Although he'd attempted suicide at least twice before, there was doubt he'd done so this time, as there was no note. However, the band believed he'd overdosed on barbiturates, he was only 27, dying mere weeks before Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.

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Post by He15man on Fri May 24, 2013 4:46 pm

Good song ive heard it in my dads car before i think.


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Post by ufg8rjim on Wed May 29, 2013 9:55 am

Very cool - I love blues music!
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Post by CuylerLady on Wed May 29, 2013 12:55 pm

Blind Owl was so blind, he could barely see two feet in front of him, and failed to recognize his bandmates without glasses on. While playing at a wedding reception once, he actually put his guitar down on top of the wedding cake; not having his glasses on, he didn't see the cake at all.

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