Leo Kottke – Vaseline Machine Gun

March 3rd, 2010 by Erik

Just found some sweet old footage of Leo Kottke. The audio quality is a bit rough but the video is fantastic, you have to love the 4 screens. The guy has so much power and force in his hands, it’s almost surreal. For those of you that do know of him, enough said. For those that don’t, Leo Kottke developed a picking style that’s…well beyond anything really. Lightning speed, dead solid rhythm and perhaps one of the funniest musicians you would ever see live. His stage banter is up there with some of the best, the guy almost talks as much as he plays.

I have to thank my friend Will for turning me on to Kottke during the late ’90’s, I’ve been a huge fan ever since. When I bought his first album (6 and 12 String Guitar), it didn’t leave the cd player for a month.

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