Saturday, November 08, 2008

Steve Vai, with Ry Cooder, Cuts Heads in Crossroads

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The Head-Cutting Scene,
the Guitar Duel in the Movie Crossroads

from the 1986 movie Crossroads
        written by John Fusco
        directed by Walter Hill
        inspired by a legend surrounding Robert Johnson (1911-38)
        original score by Ry Cooder and Steve Vai

in the guitar battle scene
        Ry Cooder plays Lightning's blues parts at the duel's beginning
        Robert Judd as Ol' Scratch, the devil
        Ralph Macchio as guitarist "Lightning Boy" Eugene Martone
        Gretchen Palmer as the beautiful dancer
        Joe Seneca as "Blind Dog" Willie Brown on the harmonica
        Steve Vai as guitarist Jack Butler
        Steve Vai also plays Jack Butler's guitar and most of Lightning's



Blogger petergarner said...

Oh man! Thanks for posting this. I remember seeing that movie back in the day and loving it. Good times, great music.

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