"FWIW - she's only 25 and in it for the long run so I don't think any unfounded criticism directed her way is going to stop her. YEah, she's a little rough around the edges at times in her performances. Which is not a bad thing in my…"
"Ron, thanks for your comments, and I totally agree. Lots of envy in this world, and purists are the bane of us all.
When Bob Dylan plugged in at the Newport Folk Festival, the crowd booed, but worst of all, Pete Seeger tried to unplug him.
"People, in a word, are jealous of those who can do better than they do. For historical reference, the same thing happened when Dylan went electric, and initially, Eric Clapton was the worst sort of purist, despite being, or perhaps because of being,…"
"Here is what I find astounding.......On this forum someone can post the most mediocre singing and playing (I'm being generous), and get multiple posts of people's compliments. Then someone posts a video like Samantha Fish and there are…"
"I saw the same stuff in the comments on other videos of hers unfortunately. Seems like she keeps getting better to me. I've mostly only listened to her CBG stuff - which is great, but these videos were the first time I went to check…"
"@John - that's really a shame. There were a few at the show that were the same way during the break. You know the type. Going on and on about it "not being real blues" - whatever that is. I asked one of them, who was pontificating…"
"Here is a funny story. I posted a Samantha Fish video on a rather well known British resonator guitar forum. No one, and I mean no one had a good word to say. The purists whined and complained about everything. They couldn't see the passion,…"
"Wow! That brings back memories from my young days. We didn't caravan, or 'trailer' as we say here. But my family used to rent a "cottage" (actually more a coldwater shack) on Cape Cod in (you guessed it!) a town called…"