Guest Blog – Terry Murphy

Guest Blog – Terry Murphy

5 long years since Jeff’s passing. You are missed, Brother Jeff….. Let’s see, 1984-85 was the time period that I played bass with Jeff….. the band was a four piece with Rob Quail and I, Jeff and a revolving cast of drummers (They didn’t...
Remembering… A Message From Cristie Healey

Remembering… A Message From Cristie Healey

Hello everyone, March 2nd is now upon us and is has been five years since Jeff passed away.  While I haven’t been very vocal on the site to date, I continue to be involved in all aspects.  I’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s involvement with our new official site as you...
Guest Blog – Rob Quail

Guest Blog – Rob Quail

Jeff Healey: “I came from two backgrounds; jazz and country.  A buddy of mine, Rob Quail, was one of the first people to get me into playing and listening to a lot of pure blues. We’re close to the same age and he went to a neighbouring High School.  Rob was the...
Guest Blog – Bobby Whitlock

Guest Blog – Bobby Whitlock

“Bobby is probably in many ways better as a keyboard player than he was with the Dominos twenty years ago.  Obviously he knows a lot more and has a lot more experience.  …one of the things that really hit me on all of his work with Clapton, aside from his great...
Guest Blog – Mike Daley

Guest Blog – Mike Daley

~Jeff, Mike Daley and Chris Bruce in Gananoque, Ontario – 2007~ Like many a guitarist around my age, I grew up watching Jeff Healey videos on MuchMusic, amazed at his guitar playing and his soulful voice. His wild Hendrix-like style, playing the guitar in the...
Making of a Hidden Gem…

Making of a Hidden Gem…

Something special today.  The story behind a fantastic session by Jeff on the song Drinkin’ Time from the 2001 John Jackson album, ‘Big Easy Rhythm’.  It’s a raucous fun, New Orleans vamp that sees Jeff provide one of his only non-jazz horn sessions,...