Guest Blog – Tom Lavin

Guest Blog – Tom Lavin

I think it was the late summer of 1980 and Powder Blues was topping the national charts with ‘Doin’ It Right’ (On the Wrong Side of Town). We were in Toronto appearing at the (now long-gone) Ontario Place Forum on the Lakefront. It was a fantastic evening with the...
Guest Blog – Danko Jones

Guest Blog – Danko Jones

I am what you would call a MASTER of guitar. Please stop rolling your eyes. Let me be more specific. I am a master of what is known as “The Power Chord”; I expertly slide this lone finger configuration up and down any guitar neck, landing on any fret with...
Guest Blog – Greg Godovitz

Guest Blog – Greg Godovitz

My friend Jeff Healey could play guitar like few before or after him, and in a style so singular it defied description. And what a musician. You could throw any song at him and he would rise to the occasion – playing it like he’d written it himself, never...
Guest Blog – Marti Frederiksen

Guest Blog – Marti Frederiksen

“I first met Jeff in 1998. He came to my house in Monrovia, California to work on his newest album (what would eventually become, ‘Get Me Some’).  He was dropped off and funny enough he got around pretty good on his own.  You’d never know he...
Guest Blog – Jonah Ward

Guest Blog – Jonah Ward

WHIPPING POST: MEMORIES OF A JAM WITH JEFF HEALEY AND JOE ROCKMAN Monday July 27, 1998 It was approaching midnight in Amsterdam.             The vast sea of humanity flooding through the city’s narrow cobblestone roads had long since ebbed away, save for the seven...
Guest Blog – Steve Ashton

Guest Blog – Steve Ashton

“…it was my all-time favourite Healey tune. I made him teach it to me in my parents’ livingroom.” The day before Jeff left us, I sent him an email not knowing whether he would get to read it. But I wanted so bad for him to know how much of an...