The Blues

Music
3:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Moonlight in Colorado, Johnny Smith Remembered

On June 11, 2013 legendary guitarist Johnny Smith died at the age of 90.  WYSO's own Shakin' Dave Hussong had the opportunity to study with Smith in 1971 and has this remembrance.

The seasons change so quickly in Colorado.  

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Music
3:16 pm
Sun November 20, 2011

Denny Johnson/The Rug: The Lifelong Application of Layin' Down the Bass/Love Philosophy

Shakin' Dave's tribute to his friend and former bandmate, the late Denny Johnson.

He was a blessed and enlightened individual. He maintained the quintessential Bass/role playing persona There was nothing rote about DJ. He must have been born with a comprehensive insight into the human condition and its obvious contradictions. His maturity, at least from a philosophical musical standpoint was intimidating to this wannabe guitarist/visual artist.

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