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Jeff Healey

What made Jeff Healey different from other blues-rockers was also what kept some listeners from accepting him as anything other than a novelty -- the fact that the blind guitarist played his Fender Stratocaster on his lap, not standing up. With the guitar in his lap, Healey could make unique bends and hammer-ons, making his licks different and more elastic than most of the competition. Unfortunately, his material leaned toward standard AOR blues-rock, which rarely let him cut loose, but when he did,… Show more

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(no rating) Mar 04, 2008 - ricarox
Will be missed

Aww. So sad to hear of his passing. His music brings me right back, in that good-nostalgic way, to too many diet cokes and all-nighters in the dorms. I'm going to go rent "Roadhouse"--a true guilty pleasure, and he was in it--and reminisce tonight.

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Road House (1989)
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