Tag: Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • Bikes of the DadBikerDesigner Stable

    A Series Until It isn’t*: The 2004 @surlybikes Surly Cross Check. Acquired slightly used as frame and fork. Built up countless ways over the years. Stevie Ray Vaughan had ‘Number One’, this is mine. It is now the bike that has been in the Stable the longest. I like the ‘steed/stable’ metaphor better than the ‘arrow/quiver’ one […]

  • The Live Album is Dead.

    The Live Album is dead. Remember how monumental live albums used to be? The Who, Live at Leeds.Peter Frampton, Frampton Comes Alive.Pink Floyd, Delicate Sound of Thunder.Rush, Exit Stage Left.Led Zeppelin, The Song Remains The Same. Live albums used to be a bastion of a recording landmark in any bands career. It occurred to me […]