tisdag 25 oktober 2011

>> Eddie Hazel

No room for thoughts like "I dont like guitar solos" when it comes to Eddie Hazels magic performance on the title track "Maggot Brain" [1971] by Funkadelic.

According to legend, George Clinton, under the influence of LSD, told Hazel during the recording session to imagine he had been told his mother was dead, but then learned that it was not true.The result was the 10-minute guitar solo. Though several other musicians began the track playing, Clinton soon realized the power of Hazels solo and faded them out so that the focus would be on Hazel's guitar. The entire track was recorded in one take