After buying one of the first gibson flying vs ever made, mack honed his craft as a sessionman for such big names as james brown and freddie king. The best of lonnie mack the alligator records years by. He was a staple in the cincinnati, indiana, kentucky tristate. He is seen as one of the true early virtuoso guitar players who inspired. Apr 23, 2016 lonnie mcintosh was born on july 18, 1941, in west harrison, ind. Apr 23, 2016 lonnie mack, bluesrock guitar great, dead at 74 flying v pioneer influenced entire generation of guitar gods, from duane allman and eric clapton to stevie ray vaughan and bootsy collins.
Lonnie mack described his music as a little bit of everything. I saw lonnie mack when he was playing a roadhouse in newport ky. Alligator records genuine houserockin music since 1971. Pioneering guitarist lonnie mack dead at 74 guitar world. He temporarily left alligator in 1988 for majorlabel prestige at epic, but roadhouses and dancehalls was too diverse to easily classify and went nowhere. I like a good romance outlander is a great serie but in second sight there is no character development. Second sight novel, a 2005 novel by gary blackwood. Lonnie mack s locomotive, whammycrazed guitar has been a genretranscending musical treasure since his rambling instrumental version of memphis was released back in 1963. Although not as inspired as his strike like lightning, this 2nd alligator release does have its moments. Apr 22, 2016 guitarist and vocalist lonnie mack, known as one of rocks first true guitar heroesand a major influence on stevie ray vaughandied thursday,april 21, of natural causes at centennial medical center near his home in smithville, tennessee. Check out second sight by lonnie mack on amazon music.
Second sight lonnie mack album an album by the artist lonnie mack. I have had this book awhile, but as i was organizing my books, this one was put in the incorrect pile. Stood right in front of him as he wailed on his flying v. Apr 21, 2016 find lonnie mack discography, albums and singles on allmusic allmusic. His career started in 1963 with his hit record memphis. Bass tim drummond drums gene lawson guitar, vocals lonnie mack piano stan szelest writtenby lonnie mack, stevie ray vaughan, tim drummond, will jennings 3. Lonnie mack, singer and guitarist who pioneered blues rock. Groundbreaking guitarist and vocalist lonnie mack was known as one of. Lonnie mack, bluesrock guitar great, dead at 74 flying v pioneer influenced entire generation of guitar gods, from duane allman and eric clapton to stevie ray vaughan and bootsy collins. Apr 24, 2016 warriors reporters new book is full of bizarre gossip. May 09, 2011 this instrumental was by performed by lonnie mack, and was recorded and released in 1963. My husband who died a few months ago, was one of lonnie mack s biggest fans.
Aug 15, 2015 a book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. Lonnie mcintosh july 18, 1941 april 21, 2016, known by his stage name, lonnie mack, was an american rock, blues, and country singerguitarist. Lonnie mack, bluesrock guitar great, dead at 74 rolling stone. Lonnie mack, a guitarist and singer whose impassioned, fastpicking style. Lonnie mack, singer and guitarist who pioneered bluesrock. I stood directly in front of joe walsh when he was with the james gang in cincinnati. Find lonnie mack discography, albums and singles on allmusic.
Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from lonnie mack. As a featured artist, his recording career spanned the period from 1963 to 1990. Greil marcus selected this track by lonnie mack as one of the great vocals in rock n roll and he detailed why in his 2009 lecture the songs left out of the ballad of sexual dependency. This best of features six tracks from that record, plus three from the followup, second sight, and six from his thunderous live release liveattack of the killer v. He remained active as a performer into the early 2000s. Lonnie mcintosh july 18, 1941 april 21, 2016, known by his stage name lonnie mack, was an american rock music artist whose recordings drew from the full range of black and white southern roots music influences. Thank you for sharing your music with the world, lonnie. Warriors reporters new book is full of bizarre gossip.
This album, mack s first, was recorded in several sessions beginning in march, 1963 and was released by the small cincinnati label fraternity records in october of that year. Jan 16, 2012 greil marcus selected this track by lonnie mack as one of the great vocals in rock n roll and he detailed why in his 2009 lecture the songs left out of the ballad of sexual dependency. He relocated to smithville, tennessee where he continued writing songs but ceased active touring. Et april 22, 2016 lonnie mack performs at the 2002 cammy awards. Apr 25, 2016 macks influence can, in part, be gauged by the artists who sought his company. Most widely held works about lonnie mack contemporary musicians. American singerguitarist lonnie mcintosh july 18, 1941 april 21, 2016, known as lonnie mack, was a pioneer of bluesrock music and rock guitar soloing mack emerged in 1963 with his debut lp, the wham of that memphis man. Here he jams with keith richards and ron wood, with wood emulating macks beloved flying v no. Also played on records by beau dollar and the coins. Lonnie mack, bluesrock guitar great, dead at 74 rolling. See more ideas about famous guitars, roy buchanan and gibson flying v. Second sight is an extrasensory vision of future events or of things or events at a remote. Lonnie s second album for alligator was even better than his first. I did not really like second sight in spite of being a sucker for time travel books.
Shauna steigerwald and carol motsinger, cincinnati published 12. In between he signed with epic records and released roadhouses and dancehalls in 1988. New listing lonnie mack second sight original rare 1986. Lonnie mack vinyl records and cds for sale musicstack. Mack recorded two more albums for alligator, 1986s second sight and 1990s live.957 59 209 1262 648 525 10 631 1159 1207 1442 1069 1131 532 402 1034 272 1181 1498 483 390 1164 1560 851 367 2 910 1310 438 165 134 333 1147 399 462 519 712 547 1231