Songwriter/guitarist Gary Lucas was the featured guest for a recent installment of the GRAMMY Museum’s Great Guitars series. In an intimate interview setting, Lucas discussed his musical influences, meeting and collaborating with Captain Beefheart and his solo career, among other topics. Following the interview, Lucas performed a brief set, including “Rise Up To Be” and “Bra Joe From Kilimanjaro” from his 1999 EP Paradiso. Features a great rendition of Sure ’nuff ‘n’ Yes I Do. Go check that out. Also features a clip of Gary playing some of ‘Rise Up To Be’, the song that was the basis for Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’. It’s one of the most moving songs ever written for guitar.

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And, here’s a nice long version of Rise Up To Be.