Big Geez is a retiree who takes time off from trimming his ear hair to write about music -- occasionally writing reviews, but most often using his regular music feature, Retro Redux, to share his opinions about how something resonates with his memories and those of his generation. You can read more of his faux pearls of wisdom at the Geezer Music Club.
You won't believe which Hollywood star provided inspiration to this legendary guitarist.
Here's a hint — it wasn't Rock Hudson.
A musical treat in two languages — and a favorite of Johnny's.
So just how high was that hair?
Was the record-buying public ready for what he was selling?
His signature song turned out to be prophetic.
One of his nicknames was 'The Creamer'
I wonder how his career would have gone if he'd performed under his real name?
A former school bus driver, she's now a legend.
I wonder what the Man in Black would have thought about all this?