photo by Susan B. Stanton
By Steve Newton
A few days ago I had a nice little chat with Atlanta blues-rock guitar great Tinsley Ellis, in advance of his show at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver here on February 18.
At one point during the new interview I asked him about that time when he gave 14-year-old Derek Trucks his first opportunity to record in a real studio, playing slide on a couple of tracks from Ellis’s 1994 Storm Warning LP.
Have a listen: