news of Glenn Pavone's passing. For those of you who aren't familiar with Pittsburgh music, Glenn was probably the best guitarist many of us had ever heard in the area.
I once saw him tuning his guitar in the middle of a solo. On that same night, I saw him placing an order with a waitress while in the middle of another solo. He was the kind of guy who made it look easy.
The picture I've included here was one I took in 1994, somewhere around the time The Cyclones had released their first album, Twist This.
To get an idea of what he was capable of, take a listen:
Mr. Pavone was 52 and will be sorely missed.