THE DEBUT GIG: NICK BELKIN'S HOUSE
Highland Park, NJ, June 30, 1995

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The Professors perform their first gig (an instrumental set influenced by the music of Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert Collins, and Jimi Hendrix) at the estate of the "Colonel" Nicholas Belkin, Highland Park, NJ. The band premiered two original songs, Fast Blues with Mean Progression (T-ski) and Retro (T-ski/Radford/QB).


A YouTube Playlist of four songs from the amazing debut of The Professors: (1) "Scuttlebuttin'" by Stevie Ray Vaughn, (2) Voodoo Child (Slight Return) by Jimi Hendrix, (3) Retro (an original song), and (4) T-Bone Shuffle by Albert Collins.
Videography by Marie Radford

THE PROFESSORS

T-ski - Lead Guitar
QB - Drums
Gary Radford - Rhythm Guitar

THE SET THAT STARTED IT ALL

  1. Scuttlebuttin' (Stevie Ray Vaughn) **
  2. Fast Blues with Mean Progression (T-ski) **
  3. Green Onions (Booker T and the MGs) **
  4. Red House (Jimi Hendrix) **
  5. Comfortably Numb (Roger Waters/David Glilmour - Pink Floyd) **
  6. Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (Jimi Hendrix) **
  7. Retro (T-ski/Gary Radford/QB) **
  8. T-Bone Shuffle (Albert Collins) **
** = debut song


This page last updated February 22, 2014 by Gary Radford.
Many thanks to Kurt Wagner, Marie Radford, and Jon Oliver.