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Flashback at the Crossroads

Two years ago today, June 26, 2010, was one of the best days of my life.

Sure, it was alomst 100 degrees with no shade. Bottled water cost 5-dollars, and the lines for the bubbler were extremely long.

I got to see a star-studded list of rock stars at the 3rd annual Crossroads Guitar Festival just outside of Chicago. From Sonny Landreth to ZZ Top, John Mayer to Sheryl Crow, Jeff Beck to Ronnie Wood...I was floored by all the talent.

Not to mention Mr. Eric Clapton himself!

When Clapton and old Blind Faith bandmate Steve Winwood performed Voodoo Chile, I remember my boyfriend Mike quizzed me to see if I knew the connection between Winwood and Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Chile. Of course I didn't..but I do now. Winwood played on the original record.

Enjoy! And if you haven't seen the concert on DVD yet..go buy it, or get it on Netflix. Just turn off the air conditioner and watch it over the next few days to get the feel of the real experience.



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