(Studio), Albatross Join now! Mark's Da Man and I'm so honoured to be here. Was this info helpful? I have to confess, I did not know about his career decline prior to the Munich incident. Who knows why there are tragic endings to some people's lives?

When I was a child, it seemed to me that I often heard that gambling was a societal evil that needed to be suppressed.

And then, he quit. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. And the love affair continues, so sad! Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Peter Green's passing went almost unnoticed in the major media. Bulebird Blue. In it, Green fights back against the money he now believed was trying to destroy him spiritually: Now when the day goes to sleep and the full moon cooks, And the night is so black that the darkness cooks, Don't you come creeping around, making me do things I don't want to do, I can't believe that you need my love so bad, You come sneaking around trying to drive me mad Just taking my love, then slipping away © 2020 Mark Steyn Enterprises (US) Inc. All rights reserved. But the story's not over because another portion seems pretty solidly behind self preservation. Do you know any background info about this track? As he struggled, a green dog – representing the devil that was money – stood before him.

And the more drugs he took, the more he died. It's hard to believe that we could have had dozens of works of blues / jazz / rock superior to that of Clapton... yet we will never know.

I feel it now more than ever as I watch in disbelief as the country's fabric is rotting from within and people around the world continue to die from a deadly virus direct from China. If you are not yet a member, please click here to join. Thank you, Tal. Submission of reader comments is restricted to Mark Steyn Club members only. Wow - Tal is now "2 for 2" when it comes to terrific pieces here at SteynOnline. Its such a mystery to me why so many creative minds are so deranged. Thank you so much for your wonderful article, Tal. Burgler It was Santana's Latinized cover version a year later which turned the song into a global smash). What a sad life. Thank you, Tal, for an enlightening and tender obituary... fascinating musical history and technical detail beyond my ken, and the gentle but bittersweet presentation of an extraordinary talent ravaged by a hundred self-inflicted wounds. As for what exactly to do about the persistent scourge of drugs in the West, I do have a few ideas...but that's a discussion for another day. Cannabis is almost mandatory. Découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez et écoutez vos propres playlists et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. We're only human after all. Yes, in the photo attached to this piece, an older Green is playing what looks to be a 335 clone. Show biz seems to be a microcosm for our culture, albeit with more stress and temptations. Has he been studying Steyn? His addition of you, and Kathy, and Laura has been brilliant as most things by Mark are.I still have my Then Play On album by Fleetwood Mac and it holds up well.Thank you for this tribute and cautionary tale.