Remembering MY Favorite

It may come as a surprise to those who think I rank the Beatles as my favorite group of all time. I don’t. Oh, I thought they were groundbreaking and their music will live forever, but they finish second among my favorites because, believe it or not, there was a group I enjoyed more.

Status Quo

Back in the late 60s and early 70s, they – with their original lineup, affectionately known as the “Frantic Four” – were amazing, compiling more British hit singles than any band in history, even if Pictures of Matchstick Men was their only Top 40 song in America.

And the primary reason I enjoyed Quo so much was Rick Parfitt, their extraordinary rhythm guitarist and vocalist – and yes, my favorite all time musician.
Rick passed away in 2016 and while I was wandering around trying to create a video medley for today, I thought about him and thought…
“why not?”

Comments (2)

  1. Wendyl

    Loved listening to these because 1. they are great songs and 2. because they are special to you! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thanks, Wendyl ❤


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