The new Prince record rocks. Currently I’m reading a book about pirates. Pirates are cool. The “Pig Out Inn” http://pigoutinn.com in Natchez MS, is in the top 5 of all-time for my personal experience with BBQ.
TOP 5 BBQ SPOTS:
1. Iron Works - http://www.ironworksbbq.com/ in Austin TX
2. Sam’s BBQ – 2000 E 12th St. / Austin TX / (512) 478 – 0378
3. Brickyard BBQ - http://www.brickyardbbq.com/
4. Pig Out Inn - http://pigoutinn.com
5. Mark Holt / Carl Counce – Lawrenceburg TN
It still wasn’t enough to make me forget that I missed Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Hubert Sumlin and Buddy Guy in Chicago this weekend! At least Chuck was there to give me daily reports. Thanks Brutha! The Vanity Fair interview with Sly Stone is great. Good to know he’s still traveling in our universe. The Sly & the Family Stone box set is awesome, by the way.
TOP 5 RECORDS I’M DIGGING:
Prince – Planet Earth
Elvis Presley – I Sing All Kinds
Sly & The Family Stone – There’s A Riot Goin’ On
White Stripes – Icky Thump
Funkadelic – By The Way Of The Drum
TOP 5 GUITARS I OWN:
#1 Fender Custom Shop Strat (signed by Eric Clapton)
White Gary Brinkley custom Strat
Paul Reed Smith Custom 24
White Fender Strat Pro Custom
Fender Tele Plus
TOP 5 GUITARISTS…PERIOD:
TOP 5 BANDS I DON’T LIKE…AT ALL…EVER…I MEAN IT…EVER!
If I misspelled any of the names, it’s probably my subconscious emphasizing the fact that I really don’t like these bands.
TOP 5 THINGS I WOULD RATHER LISTEN TO THAN THE PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED BANDS:
A clothes dryer full of gravel and marbles (and the CDs of the aforementioned artists)
TOP 5 HOTTEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD
my wife Buffy Holt
my baby’s mama
my hot, hot, hot wife