This week I have selected three rock classics that transition very well to classical. I think they are outstanding covers, certainly worthy to fill this week's edition of ABFTP.
The first one is originally from Clapton-- everyone (except Mustang) knows it:
Hands down, this is my favorite Zeppelin song in the entire world. I don't know who these people are, but they certainly do this song a great amount of justice. Makes me want to get a ticket to LA, to stroll on Capistrano Beach:
Anyone that has listened to Side 2 of Abbey Road will not be disappointed in this next tune. The depth of the music in this famous medley can be felt deep inside a music lover's spirit:
On a sad note, former basketball star turned smooth jazz bass performer Wayman Tisdale died at age 44, yesterday. He spent some time on the Indiana Pacers in the lean years (when they may have stunk badly at times, but didn't shoot up the town because of anger issues).
For those of you who never heard of him, here is a live cut:
As it always goes, he will be missed.
And always, please enjoy the music.