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Baker's Dozen

A Baker's Dozen: Steve Vai's 13 Favourite Albums Revealed
Mark Eglinton , July 31st, 2012 11:23

Porridge powered super Scot Mark Eglinton talks to compositional guitar virtuoso about his favourite albums of all time


Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland

I was either going to pick this one or Are You Experienced? but when Electric Ladyland came out there was a clarity to it and it was easier for me to figure the songs out. Because it was a double record it sounded much more organic and earthy too with songs like ‘Voodoo Chile’ and ‘Voodoo Child (Slight Return)’. Other songs like ‘Rainy Day, Dream Away’ meant that you just buried yourself in the music and it became so important to you. The record also had a really cool name!