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Playlist of Mick Taylor

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  • Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil Mick Taylors First Gig

    10:43

    Rolling Stones live at Hyde Park in 1969, this would be Mick Taylor's first stones gig.....

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  • 7 minutes of Mick Taylor guitar solos - 2012- 2014

    7:38

    Various vids of Mick T playing solos from several songs during the 50 and counting tour

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  • Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce interview 1975

    7:03

    Interview with Mick Taylor and Jack Bruce.

  • Billy Preston : Let It Be /Lets Go Get Stoned live 1973

    3:54

    The golden sound of an Ampeg amp

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  • Ask Keith Richards: Whats your favorite memory of playing with Mick Taylor?

    1:09

    You asked, Keith answered: Mick Taylor just turned 68. What's your favorite memory of playing with him?

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  • Mick Taylor - I Wonder Why - LIVE 1996

    9:49

    Directed by : Patrick Savey



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  • The Rolling Stones - Four Taylor Live Licks

    7:37

    A Mick Taylor solo from each (1969, 1970, 1972 and 1973) Tour.

  • The Rolling Stones and Mick Taylor - Midnight Rambler - Newark 2012

    12:15

    Possibly the BEST version of this song

  • Mick Taylor - 3 Slow Blues

    3:21

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  • The Rolling stones Mick Taylor Side

    6:44

    00:02 - Sway (1971, Sticky Fingers)
    1:17 - Stop Breackin Down (1972, Exile M.Street)
    2:45 - Winter (1973 Goat Head Soup)
    3:35 - Time Wait for no One (1974, Its Only Rock n Roll) - his last song

  • John Mayall Feat. Mick Taylor - Blues For The Lost Days - Liverpool 2003

    11:57

    From the DVD 70th Birthday Concert

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  • Mick Taylor & The Jack Bruce Band - TOGWT 1975 - best audio & video

    54:08

    The Jack Bruce Band with Mick Taylor at The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1975 June 6. Best audio (from the album) combined with video.
    Setlist: 1. 00:20 Can You Follow; 2. 02:15 Morning Story; 3. 07:35 Keep It Down; 4. 13:00 Pieces Of Mind; 5. 19:05 One; 6. 25:40 Spirit; 7. 33:15 Without A Word; 8. 42:10 Smiles And Grins.
    Personnel: Jack Bruce (vocals, bass guitar, piano); Mick Taylor (guitar); Carla Bley (keyboards); Ronnie Leahy (keyboards); Bruce Gary (drums).

  • Mick Taylor & Keith Richards Gimme Shelter

    3:31

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  • Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter Live 1972 Mick Taylor Lead Guitar ! !

    6:24

    Vintage rehearsal & Live concert music 1972 Featuring Mick Taylor
    Listening & Viewing tips: Full screen mode & turn the volume all the way UP ! !
    Interesting story of what happened to Mick Taylor's royalties
    Beside the brilliant guitar work by Mick Taylor the thumping , galloping bass by Bill Wyman really stands out !
    Gimme Shelter

    Oh, a storm is threat'ning
    My very life today
    If I don't get some shelter
    Oh yeah, I'm gonna fade away
    War, children, it's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    War, children, it's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    Ooh, see the fire is sweepin'
    Our very street today
    Burns like a red coal carpet
    Mad bull lost your way
    War, children, it's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    War, children, it's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    Rape, murder!
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    Rape, murder!
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    Rape, murder!
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    The floods is threat'ning
    My very life today
    Gimme, gimme shelter
    Or I'm gonna fade away
    War, children, it's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    It's just a shot away
    I tell you love, sister, it's just a kiss away
    It's just a kiss away
    It's just a kiss away
    It's just a kiss away
    It's just a kiss away
    Kiss away, kiss away
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  • Alabama by Mick Taylor

    3:54

    great playing by Taylor from his Mick Taylor album

  • Mick Taylor on his time with John Mayall

    7:38

    Taken from a documentary called The Godfather of British Blues.

  • Mick Taylor - Blues in the morning

    7:00

    Mick Taylor performs Blues in the morning live 27-10-1989 Cambridge

  • JOHN MAYALL, MICK TAYLOR & ERIC CLAPTON - TALK TO YOUR DAUGHTER

    8:21

    John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton & Mick Taylor Live in Liverpool celebrating John´s 70th birthday and performing Talk To Your Daughter. Recorded in July 19th 2003.

    * John Mayall: vocals, guitar
    * Buddy Whittington: guitar
    * Mick Taylor: guitar
    * Eric Clapton: guitar
    * Hank Van Sickle: bass
    * Joe Yuele: drums
    * Henry Lowther: trumpet
    * Chris Barber: trombone
    * Tom Canning: hammond organ
    * Julian Arguelles: baritone saxophone
    * Dave Lewis: tenor saxophone

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  • Rolling Stones - Meeting Mick Taylor

    6:18

    The Rolling Stones and Mick Taylor.
    From the documentary film The Rolling Stones 1969-1974 -- The Mick Taylor Years. Buy the DVD at


  • MICK TAYLOR - STRANGER IN THIS TOWN - FULL ALBUM

    59:47

    Mick Taylor Stranger In This Town Full Live Album.
    A magnificent live album, recorded in various countries of Europe during the summer of 1989.

    Magnífico álbum en vivo, grabado en varios países de Europa durante el verano de 1989.

    1. Stranger In This Town
    2. I Wonder Why
    3. Laundromat Blues
    4. Red House/Goin' Down Slow
    5. Jumpin' Jack Flash
    6. Little Red Rooster
    7. Goin' South
    8. You Gotta Move

    * Mick Taylor: Lead Guitar, Vocals
    * Wilbur Bascomb: Bass
    * Eric Parker: Drums
    * Blondie Chaplin: Guitar
    * Shane Fontayne: Guitar
    * Joel Diamond: keyboards
    * Max Middleton: keyboards

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  • Rolling Stones 1972 MSG, All Down the line , Mick Taylors best version

    4:32

    Rolling stones at Madison Square Gardens july 25 1972

    Mick Jagger — vocals
    Keith Richards — guitar
    Mick Taylor — slide guitar
    Bill Wyman — bass
    Charlie Watts — drums

  • John Mayall w. Mick Taylor 1968

    11:04

    From French TV-rare footage

  • Mick Taylor Solo From Time Waits For No One

    3:38

    As the title says, it's his solo from 'Time Waits For No one', the last song from Side 1 of the Stones 1974 LP 'It's Only Rock & Roll.'. This is one of my favorite pieces of all time, as it's very emotive, passionate and played with incredible skill. Mick Taylor is one of the most underrated guitars in rock and roll history, IMHO.

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  • Mick Taylor & Albert King.

    15:24

    Mick Taylor & Albert King, 1982 Jammin With Blues Greats

  • British guitarist analyses The Rolling Stones live in 1971 with Mick Taylor!

    18:14

    Tonight we're going back to 1971 to take a look at The Rolling Stones performing 'Dead Flowers' live!
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  • Mick Taylor Lead Guitar Rolling Stones

    6:52

    Mick Taylor is one of the most underrated Guitar Players in Rock & Roll !
    Track one Jiving Sister Fanny * lower east side exclusive *



    Mick Taylor made the Stones a better band with his melodic chords , soulful solo's , cat was spot on ! When Brian Jones sunk deeper into the demons of drug addiction the glimmer twins recruited a young blues virtuoso from John Mayall's Blues Breakers. When SWAY was recorded Keith Richards was nowhere to be found so Taylor laid down all the guitar tracks but Taylor never received songwriting credits. Taylor was never accepted into the inner circle the band belonged to the Glimmer twins. Taylor also looked around at the condition of the band members who were all strung out on drugs and thought the band would implode,Taylor also was strung out on drugs. Then he listened to his ex-wife who told him to quit so Taylor quit the Stones and attempted to form a supergroup with ex -Cream bassist Jack Bruce which fizzled ! Meanwhile the Stones replaced Taylor with a sloppy guitar player who couldn't string Mick Taylor's Guitars !

    At the wee age of 20 years old, guitarist Mick Taylor (of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers fame) replaced Brian Jones, in what as that time the greatest rock and roll band in the world-- the Rolling Stones. Well the best was yet to come, as they went on to record the epic musical masterpieces-- Let It Bleed, Sticky Fingers and Exile On Main Street.

    Then suddenly in '74, Mick dropped out. Some say he was kicked out-- but Taylor simply had enough of the chaos, drugs, and strain that came with being in the Stones. Had he stayed, Taylor adamantly believes that the Stones' life of debauchery would have killed him.
    The one thing no one argues, not even the Stone's themselves, is that Mick Taylor's musical prowess far surpassed that of his former band mates. His fluid and bluesy guitar work held the group together through many of Richards' drug and alcohol binges. The irony is that many fans unwittingly attribute much of Mick Taylor's picking on countless Stones' classics from '69-'74 to guitar frontman, Keith Richards.

    Back in '82, the Stone's management cut-off royalties due to Taylor for his work with the band-- essentially screwing him. Adding insult to injury, they threw this tasty gem in the recently released documentary Stones in Exile--

    Bassist Bill Wyman declares, Musically he (Mick Taylor) was a better musician than the other guys in the band. Some of the things he did was amazing but he was incredibly boring onstage. He'd do the most amazing licks, riffs and solos but he'd just stand there and look at his guitar. God, the audience would see the top of his head all the time. I always thought he could've been a bit more... but then I'm not a good one to talk. I don't leap about much. In 30 years with The Stones I've probably made three steps on the stage.

    Jiving Sister Fanny told her man from Philadelphia Pa
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    He tore down the station, said she didn't like the way we played
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    If you got a diff'rent guy,
    Bitch you better be the one
    Hanging from the duties by
    The cold grab you by the while
    Ooh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
    Uh huh, huh, huh

    Now Jiving Sister Fanny's got the brain of a dinosaur
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    Yeah she hocked my fancy mother
    And she hocked my electric guitar
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    Then she's waiting in the store,
    That's the way, the way to go
    Now she's found the way to go,
    Goodbye Charlie, get your way
    Ooh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway

    And-a 'come on boy, I want you to fuck'
    Ah yeah, ooh, oh yeah come on by

    Ooh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    Yeah yeah, Jiving sister Fanny brought a man down the broad highway
    Uh huh, huh, huh
    Yeah she even took the question
    And she didn't like the games we played
    Na na na na na na
    Yeah you've got my way around,
    You've got me out of town
    A man from Philadelphia
    Forget about a public house
    Ooh child, you've got me walking down a broad highway
    Ooh!

  • Mick Taylor - Red House

    9:40

    Red House by Jimi Hendrix, covered by Mick Taylor

  • Mick Taylor - Red House 2007

    13:06

    with Indigenous (Gr: Mato Nanji) Tribute to Jimi in Seattle 2007

  • Cant you hear me knocking - Street guitarist jams classic Mick Taylor Stones

    32:28

    First time trying this one. I looped the only useable part of the song. I was rudely interrupted by Nazi buskers from Italy who just set up and started playing while I was still playing. Can't you hear me playing? I guess not. Luckily I always record with a zoom right next to my amp in the event of extraneous noise or jerks.

    At the end of the song, I walked right over to them and asked if they knew what manners were. I got the finger, and a fuck you bitch. Welcome to Vancouver!

  • Mick Taylors Best Solo- Jiving Sister Fanny- Rolling Stones

    3:18

  • John Mayall, Mick Taylor, Oh, Pretty Woman

    9:32

    Mick Taylor, former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (1966--69) and The Rolling Stones (1969--74). After Brian Jones was removed from the The Rolling Stones in June 1969, John Mayall recommended Taylor to Mick Jagger. Taylor's onstage debut as a Rolling Stone, at the age of 20, was the free Hyde Park concert on 5 July 1969. Mick Taylor was listed in Rolling Stone magazine's 2012 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, ranked at 37th place. In an essay about the Rolling Stones, printed after Taylor's resignation, music critic Robert Palmer of The New York Times wrote that Taylor is the most accomplished technician who ever served as a Stone. A blues guitarist with a jazzman's flair for melodic invention, Taylor was never a rock and roller and never a showman.

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  • Mick Taylor: Interview + live in Studio 1997

    3:47

    Talk Music VH-1 1997

  • John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Mick Taylor - Oh, Pretty Woman

    9:33

    Recorded From 70th Birthday Concert on 19th of July 2003

    John Mayall - Vocals, Keyboards
    Mick Taylor - Guitar
    Buddy Whittington - Guitar
    Joe Yuele - Drums
    Hank Van Sickle - Bass
    Tom Canning - Keyboards

  • Apolitical Blues - Little Feat with Mick Taylor - Extended Version

    5:28

    Here, we have the very rare teaming of two truly amazing guitar players, Mick Taylor three years removed from The Rolling Stones and Lowell George fronting Little Feat.

    Ronnie Wood was a much better than decent guitarist, but when you hear Taylor here, it's obvious what the Stones lost when he quit the band.

    This also shows off, in my opinion, two of the three best slide guitar players ( in addition to Ry Cooder) of the past 40 years.

    I used the audio from the album release of the shorter version of this track which you can find on the digital version of Waiting for Columbus up through the end of Taylor's initial solo, then we switch over to the mix from the video.

  • GIMME SHELTER with Mick Taylor

    4:17

    Gimme Shelter Rolling Stones 70's Mick has major head rush ;-D

  • Mick Taylor Sway Solo I - 1990 March 4, second show

    4:11

    Mick Taylor playing the second solo from Sway in Los Angeles.
    Listen also to: Mick Taylor Sway Solo II - Autumn 1991:

  • Mick Taylor Little Red Rooster Iridium, NYC - 5/13/12 Late Show

    8:42

    Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones ('69-'74) at The Iridium in New York City, May 13, 2012. Little Red Rooster Late show

  • The Rolling Stones Midnight Rambler with Mick Taylor, May 18, 2013 Anaheim, CA

    12:06

    See all my photo's of the show here..

  • The Rolling Stones 1973 Press Conference

    4:50

    October 12, 1973 - The Rolling Stones hold a press conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. With Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Mick Taylor during The Rolling Stones European Tour. Tom Goldschmidt made this interview for the Belgian public TV RTBF (I do not own any copyrights)

  • The Rolling Stones & Mick Taylor - Sway - Chicago 2013

    4:51

    Best version of Sway that i've ever heard

  • Tribute to Mick Taylor

    2:35

    Simona Sansovini pays tribute to Mick Taylor in the day of his 70th birthday.

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  • Gimmie Shelter 1972 Live

    4:51

    Ladies & Gentlemen The Rollling Stones Live 1972

  • Mick Taylor - Unreleased 1974 Stones instrumental discovered! - My solo waits for no one

    42:47

    Before Mick Taylor quit the Stones at the end of 1974, he made another attempt to record an extended instrumental he called 'My solo waits for no one'. Jagger liked the melody, added lyrics, changed the title to 'Time waits for no one' and then gave writing credits to himself and Keith Richards. Not many people know this, but the famous mouth and lips logo for the Stones came about from Jagger's constant refusal to give song writing credit to Taylor. Taylor would inevitably see the album on release, then ask 'Hey, Mick, where's me song writin' credits? Jagger would stick out his tongue at Taylor and laugh. Wot? I can't hear you knockin'. Wot? Keith would momentarily wake from his blood transfusion procedure and also laugh, then pass out again.

    Needless to say, Mick Taylor was not impressed. He recorded the 42 minute solo on his 4 track tascam and would sell tapes of it through mail order.

    In 2017, Mick talks for the first time about his mail order company.

    I was fed up with Mick and Keith! Always stealing my ideas, never puttin' me on the credits. I had to sell my solos through the mail to get my royalties, proper! I even shortened this solo by 20 minutes compared to 'Can't you hear me nickin', which they also had refused to release, and that was still not good enough. At least with mail order, I sold enough cassettes to buy a really good afro wig, which I started to wear on the Stone's tours, just to piss off Mick and take attention away from him.

    When shown the afro picture that plays during this video, Mick was aghast. Oy! What was I thinking? It's like I wanted to be Billy Preston.

    When asked what part of the massive solo was his favorite, Mick's face lights up. You hear that part at 8:22? I really got in the zone. I remember I was thinking a lot about what I was going to have for lunch after I was done playing. Chips? Mash? Bubble and squeak? I got really emotional with the choices. My stomach was growling at the time and that also inspired me. Normally, the solo would have been over an hour, but I had to eat!

    When asked if he could change anything about the instrumental, Mick replied:

    Oh yeah. I should have smacked Billy Preston. He was overplaying the piano, trying to show off! You can hear him, he's purposely playing the same piano arpeggio riff over and over again. Not very creative or imaginative. I would glare at him from time to time, but he didn't care. That was the last time I ever played with Billy. Can't have two virtuosos in the same song.

    Support my jam videos and music on patreon. I put everything I've got into improvising these extended solos and trolling Stone's fanatics with satire. I make nothing off youtube, and nothing from gigs, as all the venues have shut down.

  • DNA - Unreleased demo of Winter - Mick Taylor instrumental

    2:9:32

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    Still upset that Mick and Keith didn't release the unedited one hour 'Can't you hear me nickin' solo on Sticky fingers, Mick Taylor had more instrumental ideas during the 1973 sessions for Goat's head soup.

    I came up with this highly unorthodox combination of chords while I was watching Benny Hill on the telly. D and A. It's brilliant. I don't think it had ever been combined before. C and G you hear a lot, and sometimes G and B, but D and A have never really been explored. I thought they should have a song dedicated to them that would let me solo for at least two hours. I finished watching Benny Hill, then immediately ran to the Stones mobile unit and laid down the basic track.

    When I showed the song to Mick, he began to dance in a hypnotic trance. He asked me what chords they were and I said 'It's a D followed by an A. Then it repeats for two hours. Working title is DNA.' He was impressed and admitted that he had never heard a D chord sound so mystical. He then wrote 'Dancing with Mr.D' as a tribute to the D chord. Most people think that song is about a person, but it's really our little in joke.

    Mick insisted on writing lyrics for my demo, and renamed it 'Winter'. I asked him, 'Mick, do you need to sing on everything? This song should be instrumental and credited to me and Benny Hill, because I wrote it while he kicked that little old man around the field. If I see Keith's name on one of my songs again, I will quit the band.'

    Of course, he immediately ran out to the Rolling Stones' mobile crypt that was attached to the back of the Rolling Stone's mobile, to tell Keith about the song, but it was daytime and Keith refused to open his sarcophagus. This is what bothers me: Keith was not around for that album, he contributed very little, and when he was, he was so out of it, he would try to tune his three remaining teeth to open G. We would gently guide him back to his coffin, pick off a couple mushrooms that were growing on his neck, and then get back to recording without him.

    About a year later, I met Benny Hill at a David Bowie pool party and told him how much of an influence he was on my playing and asked him to sign my Goat's head soup album. He smiled that mischievous smile, patted me on the head really fast, then kicked me in the ass, right into the pool! It was quite an honor. Almost made up for Mick and Keith stealin' my song again.

    Now, in 2018, as part of the upcoming deluxe edition of Goat's head soup, enjoy Mick Taylor unleashed, and properly credited, on this incredible 2 hour instrumental.

    Copyright 1973 - M.Taylor/B.Hill

  • Adam Bomb with Mick Taylor - Heaven Come To Me

    5:16

    Rolling Stone's guitarist Mick Taylor recording Heaven Come To Me with Adam Bomb and producer Jack Douglas in New York - 1990.

  • Mick Taylor solo from Rolling Stones song Shine A Light

    38

    Another Snippet Of Mick Taylor's Musical Brilliance

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  • Mick Taylor guitar lesson Love In Vain close-up & slowdown.avi

    4:13

    close look at the fretboard while playing MT´s guitar solo as he performed 1970
    live, without bottleneck I guess.

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    6:57

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  • Mick Taylor releases new 2019 instrumental version of Cant you hear me Knickin + Afro pedal

    1:25:50

    In a 2019 interview from his trailer in Jaywick, Mick Taylor admits he is still upset that his original hour long solo from Sticky Fingers was cut due to vinyl time constraints. In the digital world of 2019 this is no longer the case, so Mick has re-recorded 'Can't you hear me nickin' for youtube.

    It's the way it was originally written. A one hour plus jam. As you remember, they barely gave me room to solo for 45 seconds, which I found completely ridiculous. Last year, I found my original hour long solo that was cut and sold it through mail order. I did not know anything about digital recording or downloads. It was a bit stupid really, putting cassettes in the mail. No wonder I was skint! I had to do some research. I seem to be the only one who still uses cassettes. (laughs) Even on tape, I made enough to buy a few cans of beans, but I started thinking of redoing the entire thing and selling it as a download.

    The best part is that immediately after posting it on youtube, it was copyrighted by Mick and Keith, so I am glad to see they will continue to get royalties for a song they didn't even write. Meanwhile, I can only turn on the heat two days a week. I have to play my solos for at least an hour just to warm my hands. This one was fun because I could lounge in my yoga pants and film myself. I thought it would be good to let people see my minoxidilian scale in action. This is a scale I developed while sitting around bored in 1972, waiting for Keith to finish his daily blood transfusions. As you know, the western music scale has 12 notes. This one incorporates a 13th note, and this totally makes a solo sound completely different. I was quite protective of this 13th note in the 70's because I didn't want anyone to steal my idea, so I used to turn my back to the audience when I played it. Watch the video and see if you can spot it! (laughs maniacally and then opens can of beans.)

    I asked him how he liked this solo compared to the first one he released last year.

    Oh, this one is definitely better. First of all, I have been working out by curling these cans of beans, so I was now able to play a half hour longer than the original unreleased version. Can you imagine it? I really impressed myself. I also added a new pedal to my board called 'The Afro'. It's really special. It was designed especially for me by a guy in India who works at Amazon. I met him while complaining about a late shipment of yoga pants. His main job is the chat line, but he has some brilliant pedal designs, which he had to tell me about once he found out who I was. It lets me play in the same frame of mind as when I originally wore my afro playing with Billy Preston in 1973, as an opening act for the Stones. I loved that gig. I was not forced to play boring crap like Jumpin Jack Flash for the millionth time. I was free, and Billy's music inspired me. Much more challenging. It's not a conventional pedal. It doesn't go on the floor. I wear it on my head. It looks exactly like an afro, but it has wires that I embed in my skull. This sends a special current to my frontal lobe, which vibrates the orbitofrontal cortex. It retrieves very clear memories of that gig with Billy, where I was not forced to look at Mick's boney ass all night. I could concentrate on playing, and the afro just made me more relaxed, especially as the audience didn't even know who I was.

    I am really not supposed to do this, but I handed out prototypes of the pedal to my neighbours for free. Did you know Jaywick is home to some of the long forgotten guitar heroes of the 70's? Most of them are now skint. Tony Bourge from Budgie lives right next to me, and Peter Green often comes over for tea and beans.

    I asked him when the pedal would be released.

    We hope to release the pedal on Amazon today. It's going through human testing right now. I'm not sure if it will pass inspection though, as it's a bit Dr.Frankenstein, (giggles) and fiddling around with your brain does void the warranty. However, this will get you inside my mind like no other pedal! (Laughs like a little girl and begins to bleed from the nose.)

    I left Mick's trailer quite impressed, but also frightened for the man, especially when he asked if I could loan him a guitar pick.

    Unfortunately, after various testing volunteers suffered extreme side effects from the 'Afro' pedal, ranging from sending demands for missing royalty payments to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, moving to trailers in Jaywick, or just bleeding from the ears, nose, and anus, the pedal can now only be purchased from third party sellers on Amazon.

    Mick runs after me. Hey, it just went on sale for half price! This is worth the risk. Please tell everyone to buy one. I assured Mick I would and slowly backed away. Other trailer residents stood on their lawns, staring at me, their eyes dead and vacant, beat up guitars in hand, wearing afros. It was all a bit disconcerting, but as they say, 'It's only rock and roll!

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