"EUPHORIC!" one elated fan posted on Facebook a couple of hours after the guitarist's farewell appearance in Glasgow. Euphoric was the word. The atmosphere was extraordinary.
Johnson, 65, has terminal cancer of the pancreas and has decided not to undergo chemotherapy. If his intention is to go out with a bang, shows like this one fit the bill perfectly. There was no room for sentiment in a rapid-fire set that showcased the best of his solo and Dr Feelgood material – not to mention the razor-sharp skills of Johnson, bassist Norman Watt-Roy and drummer Dylan Howe.
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