Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix


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willwelsh816
07-08-2009, 06:42 PM
I just realized while watching the woodstock video, that Jimi Hendrix's "Villanova Junction" is almost an exact copy of Wes Montgomery's "Bumpin' on Sunset"

Zeds.Ded
07-08-2009, 07:19 PM
i think Wes invented or at least made famous that 2 note octave technique, listen Steve Vai's Tender Surrender

Gris-Gris-Man
07-08-2009, 07:54 PM
yea Wes loved his octaves

willwelsh816
07-08-2009, 09:19 PM
Was Jimi a big fan of Wes?


btw: I know of Wes's love for octaves

Jimmy94
07-09-2009, 12:08 AM
wes did covers of contemporary rock/pop of the 60's also. He did a cool cover of a day in the life.