Its the only thing Ive ever really been great at, he said. His career received a big boost early on when Rolling Stone singled him out as one of the best blues guitarists on the Texas scene. This helped secure a substantial recording contract from Columbia Records in 1969 that led to an appearance at the Woodstock Festival and gave him a wide following among college students and young blues fans. He was one of the most popular live acts of the early 1970s, when his signature fast blues guitar solos attracted a wide following. Crowds were dazzled by the speed and volume of his guitar playing, which had its roots in urban blues but incorporated elements of rock nroll. But his addiction problems with heroin during that decade and later battles with alcohol and prescription medication also drew attention.
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As it stands, though, I've got the sneaking suspicion that Tyreke's the best small forward on this roster. *** The Charlotte Hornets are bringing back Jannero Pargo , according to his agents at Priority Sports . He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.5 million, according to Shams Charania of RealGM . (It's unclear whether he's getting the full $1.5 million, or the 10-plus-year-veteran's minimum salary of $1,448,490 , with Charania just rounding up.) View gallery . Jannero Pargo shoots. He likes hyperlink shooting.
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Al and Nell Failes and Harlan and Gladys Gulling attended the Meredith picnic at Adventureland. 30 YEARS AGO Altoona Mindi McDowall entered the Miss Teen Iowa Pageant that took place at the Airport Hilton in Des Moines. Wally Glover and Josie Bishop sang You and I to win first place at the Bill Riley Talent Show in Iowa Falls and qualify for the State Fair. Bondurant Karen Mahoney was named to the deans list at Jamestown College in Jamestown, S.D. The Auxiliary installed Marlene Valentine, Jenee Ihde, Amy Sprague, Mabel Justice, Elaine Wadsworth, Mary Ann White, Barbara Crum, Janette Young and Virginia Skutley. Mitchellville Ruby Pierce became the Mitchellville correspondent.
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But standout wide receiver A.J. Green has his quarterback's back, saying Thursday that he is also to blame. "He's not the only one on the team," Green said. "We all take a hand in that. The defense didn't play good (this year). I dropped a pass." Green, who entered the NFL with Dalton in 2011, thinks the Bengals will soon reach a contract agreement with the quarterback.
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Hill, second-round pick from LSU, will challenge BenJarvus Green-Ellis for starting job. C Russell Bodine, fourth-round pick, will get chance to take over for Kyle Cook. Jackson is installing more up-tempo approach. EXPECTATIONS: No mystery here: Bengals have to not only reach playoffs but win at least one game to consider season a success. With two new coordinators, lots of attention on whether either unit drops off. Zimmer known for excellent in-game adjustments; can Guenther do same?