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stratcat
(Bill Simon)


Member Since: Sunday, April 24 2005 @ 11:07 PM CDT
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Location: Lansing, IL United States
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Grew up on the south side of Chicago. Big Blues-Rock fan. Influences, Robin Trower, Jeff Beck, SRV, Frank Marino, Hendrix, Ronnie Earl, Smokin Joe Kubeck, Jimmy Thackery, Danny Gatton

stratcat's Songs (33)
Date Title Rating Hits Genre Last Comment Status
03.14.17 '76 LP Alt 0.00 (0) 312 (4) Rock 03.20.17 Active
03.11.17 '76 LP 0.00 (0) 318 (9) Hard Rock 03.16.17 Active
07.21.14 A Song For Will  (---) 1347 (8) Rock (instrumental) 07.30.14 Active
06.02.14 Scratchin the itch 0.00 (0) 1231 (4) Rock (instrumental) 06.09.14 Active
04.23.14 Night of the Telecaster  (---) 1476 (13) Rock (instrumental) 04.30.14 Active
02.09.14 That 70's Tele 0.00 (0) 1648 (14) Rock & Roll 03.08.14 Active
03.12.13 Telecasters A Go-Go 0.00 (0) 1142 (8) Country-Western 09.02.13 Active
06.28.12 Machine Gun -Woodstock 2012 10.00 (3) 1769 (12) Rock 08.14.12 Active
12.27.11 Tele Tantrum 10.00 (1) 1507 (13) Blues (contemporary) 01.14.12 Active
09.20.11 El Strato Loco  (---) 1555 (10) Blues (contemporary) 01.14.12 Active
02.05.11 Diablo Sandwich  (---) 2366 (19) Country-Western 09.02.13 Active
09.30.10 Cook County  (---) 1952 (16) Country-Western 08.21.11 Active
12.12.09 Fender Bender remastered 9.13 (2) 2211 (15) Rock 09.30.10 Active
07.06.09 Spanking the Chicken 9.83 (3) 7856 (18) Rock 09.02.13 Active
04.30.09 Checkerboard Lounge Pt 2 9.25 (2) 2706 (29) Blues (contemporary) 01.04.15 Active
01.27.09 True Friend (MJRF)  (---) 2884 (24) Blues (contemporary) 07.15.09 Active
01.13.09 In a Funk 9.13 (2) 2832 (20) Blues (contemporary) 10.06.10 Active
11.24.08 Big Red Caddy 9.75 (2) 2299 (9) Blues (contemporary) 10.05.10 Active
05.29.08 King Wah 9.19 (4) 2598 (15) Rock 02.06.11 Active
05.18.08 Blues at Sunrise 9.46 (7) 3425 (21) Blues (contemporary) 06.15.08 Active
04.30.08 Slidin at the House (House of Blues Challenge) 9.00 (2) 2210 (9) Blues (traditional) 05.11.08 Active
04.10.08 Checkerboard Lounge 9.40 (5) 3173 (16) Blues (contemporary) 11.01.09 Active
03.22.08 Chicago Style (MJ Woodstock) 9.50 (6) 3308 (41) Blues (contemporary) 05.27.08 Active
02.06.08 One of these days 9.00 (4) 2291 (15) Rock 02.11.09 Active
10.13.07 The Magnificent Mile 8.75 (4) 3152 (23) Jazz (instrumental) 05.26.08 Active
03.17.07 Uptown Clown 8.38 (2) 2074 (8) Rock (instrumental) 04.06.07 Active
02.22.07 Desert Dust 8.25 (1) 2199 (8) Blues (contemporary) 11.04.07 Active
07.23.06 Swingin Willie 8.67 (3) 2745 (35) Jazz (instrumental) 05.27.08 Active
04.23.06 South Sider 8.00 (4) 2953 (11) Blues (contemporary) 07.24.08 Active
02.22.06 Lower Wacker Drive 8.30 (5) 3590 (24) Blues (contemporary) 07.25.11 Active
12.13.05 Texas Two-Step  (---) 3494 (13) Blues (contemporary) 07.25.11 Active
09.20.05 Get a load of Fatso!  (---) 2947 (6) Rock (instrumental) 07.25.11 Active
06.30.05 Sunday Afternoon Remix  (---) 2432 (7) Rock (instrumental) 07.25.11 Active
Favorite Songs (216)
Title Artist Date Genre
Dancing In The Rain PeterB7858 03.09.17 Acoustic
Prayer Blanket Daugrin 03.04.17 Gospel
Fan The Spark Calchas 02.01.17 Rock
Remember Me Moviz 09.22.16 Pop (Alternative)
The Heartache That You Sowed Live (plus) Charday 07.28.14 Jazz (vocal)
Voile Sur Le Soleil PeterB7858 07.27.14 Fingerstyle Guitar
Black, blue and black. rolf_ruiz 07.23.14 Art Rock
The Haunting Fire_Angel 07.20.14 Electronic
Lady Loves To Dance (with Norm Grimmett) Philip18 07.15.14 Jazz (instrumental)
Self-Help Laundromat Warren Smith 06.21.14 Rock
Beat SoloMe-O peacepiano 06.02.14 Open Collaborations
Never Been So Blue (W) Sisters gadzooks 05.23.14 Acoustic
F**K gadzooks 04.30.14 Rock (instrumental)
Fragments of Memories Vic Holman 04.26.14 Alternative Rock
The Island PeterB7858 04.25.14 Acoustic
Independence sammydix 04.25.14 Progressive Rock
Leaves of Autumn (with Groove Hounds) Philip18 04.24.14 Smooth Jazz
The Captain grah3am 04.24.14 Folk (contemporary)
I Love Her More Bob Rodgers 04.23.14 Pop (Alternative)
HOTRS MarkHolbrook 04.23.14 Ballad
Aquarium FEEL 04.22.14 Rock
Floydian Caravan/Sig sammydix 03.29.14 Psychedelic
Anthem PeterB7858 03.17.14 Fingerstyle Guitar
Raggedy Ann's Ragtime VicDiesel 03.08.14 Ragtime
4 D Glasses Daugrin 02.08.14 Experimental
Push And Pull Vic Holman 02.08.14 Alternative Rock
Needs Some Love TommyBlueBoy 01.30.14 Acoustic
Christmas Blues gadzooks 12.12.13 Holiday
Celebration In G (Take Two) Fire_Angel 12.08.13 Piano
City of Light LSP2(Bud/Outtaorbit Mix) davisamerica 12.06.13 Rock
Cheap Tricks (LSP2) sschedra 12.06.13 Rock & Roll
Ammirazione LSP2 Doug Somers 12.05.13 Twentieth Century
Antarctica by Brett Ralph jiguma 12.03.13 Acoustic Rock
Over the River & Through the Woods alackbass 11.28.13 Holiday
Shadows stevel 11.25.13 Alternative Rock
Watching Crows Fly gadzooks 03.13.13 Alternative Rock
Fifty Fathoms Deep PeterB7858 03.12.13 Jazz (vocal)
Orphan Changes alackbass 02.10.13 Open Collaborations
Into Battle (V1) Fire_Angel 02.09.13 Film Scoring
I Could Write a Book Ibstrat 12.02.12 Solo Instrument
GLOWING IN THE DARK (2012 REMIX) CIASM_ZENABI_ 10.08.12 Latin Pop
The Trickledown Blues (Woodstock 2012) bud 08.10.12 Folk-Rock
Rock ( At The Top of The Park) Ann Arbor ,MI Feter 07.05.12 Rock
"Can You See" abzwork 06.27.12 Jazz (vocal)
Blackwater (by Tokai) ktb 06.25.12 Rock (instrumental)
The Viconian Cyclist ziti 04.29.12 Art Rock
Wave GTRocker 01.14.12 Rock
Foreign Stranger sammydix 01.12.12 Other
Guitars on the Boulevard (with PeterB7858) Philip18 01.10.12 Smooth Jazz
Beetlybop gadzooks 12.31.11 NUjazz
Streaks of Blue alackbass 12.27.11 Blues (traditional)
Your Love Philip18 12.27.11 Country-Western
Searchin' richard13 12.23.11 Dub
Jingle Bell Jam Jarvoid 12.17.11 Easy Listening
Blues for Kokes ziti 11.07.11 Blues (contemporary)
Letters to you gator4040 09.26.11 Rock
Bad Sign Blues FrankAxtell 09.24.11 Blues (contemporary)
Family and Friends PeterB7858 09.20.11 Acoustic
Losing Touch With Reality announcer 09.19.11 Other
Ce qui est cette boƮte de bollox Jarvoid 09.16.11 Ambient
mercy mercy jam ziti 09.03.11 Rock (instrumental)
Complacent (by Spitlogic) ktb 08.14.11 Hip Hop-Rap
Polaris FrankAxtell 07.30.11 Jazz Fusion
PIO2011/stage 3 davisamerica 07.29.11 Art Rock
Two for Tripping FlatRock2 07.28.11 Rock (instrumental)
Sway Les_Kloo 07.24.11 Rock (instrumental)
Long Gone by jerry_quinn w/ gadzooks, ktb, kevmikwa, Ryan, & David alackbass 07.22.11 Folk (contemporary)
Sweet Home Chicago Jarvoid 07.21.11 Blues (traditional)
Sure Thing J_Gretch 07.13.11 Rock
Llarions Blues dave_b 06.28.11 Blues (contemporary)
xes (by Ginz111 w/tokai) ktb 06.01.11 Other
History Repeats Itself to roz' Benny Collab PaulaMunk 05.20.11 Open Collaborations
All In You w/Europica; Loob; lholden fambroski 03.11.11 Reggae
Autumn Leaves Jam PBGB 02.20.11 Jazz (instrumental)
Confluence (Piano Solo) magnatone 02.08.11 Piano
St. Cuthbert's Blue mrattue 02.05.11 Spoken Word-Poetry
She Seems So Real MarkHolbrook 02.05.11 Progressive Rock
THE CHAMELEON IN YOU KCsGROOVE 01.31.11 Funk
Don't Bully Me w/ D. Jorden, my students, Ryan, TERRAPLANE, ktb, & kevmikwa alackbass 01.14.11 Blues (traditional)
But Seriously (w/ rok41) Sigmund 10.10.10 Rock (instrumental)
The Sultry Miss ziti 09.28.10 Jazz (instrumental)
Lost In The West Village TobinMueller 08.31.10 Jazz (instrumental)
all smokey - live ziti 01.31.10 Smooth Jazz
The Signs Mcboy 01.30.10 Rock
Earthquake (live) SuperStarSmith 01.19.10 Alternative Rock
Let Your Blues Come Down ziti 12.17.09 Rock
Orange Scream w/z293 ktb 12.08.09 Rock (instrumental)
New Blues for Old sloparts 11.27.09 Blues (contemporary)
WE THREE KINGS (Jazz Quartet) B. Flat 11.22.09 Holiday
The Fine Line Z293 11.21.09 Rock (instrumental)
All Smokey ziti 11.18.09 Acoustic
Blues in Bm Ibstrat 11.04.09 Solo Instrument
But I Don't Have You FrankAxtell 11.04.09 Blues (contemporary)
THINGS CHANGE SISTERS 11.01.09 Easy Listening
Outside the Corral guitapick 10.30.09 Fingerstyle Guitar
Stars On Her Eyes Vic Holman 10.18.09 Rock
Skye Surf Song Ren-Tin-10 10.17.09 Rock (instrumental)
WHAT ABOUT ME? SISTERS 10.17.09 Funk
earthquake ste 10.16.09 Pop (Alternative)
Symphonic Smackdown magnatone 10.12.09 Pop Orchestral
The Winds And The Seasons / remix FrankAxtell 10.09.09 Jazz Fusion
The Time Has Come Moviz 10.06.09 Blues (contemporary)
Never Say Goodbye - Bond Challenge MarkHolbrook 09.29.09 Film Scoring
Stepping Down ziti 09.21.09 Rock (instrumental)
Keep it Real Ibstrat 09.21.09 Solo Instrument
off the deck (w/Z293) ktb 09.17.09 Rock
A Night With Feter feat'(Roxylee sloparts crissew johnwhitehead and Yamin AL Yamani ) Feter 09.03.09 Acoustic
Project Moon Wolfe NickFury 08.29.09 Cinematic Soundtrack
Juan Song LIOLI 9 sheilad 08.17.09 Romantic
Cats and Dogs (w Drew Kopr, KTB, ziti, Bill Birney) perceptualvortex 08.12.09 Rock (instrumental)
Sco'nuff (ibstrat) Macaudion 07.31.09 Jazz Fusion
Bloofies Blues ziti 07.21.09 Blues (traditional)
Okey Dokey Smokes (Undone) with 12Parsecs PaddyNavinCaryatid 07.19.09 Indie Rock
'More than Enough' Heidi_E 07.15.09 Easy Listening
Blue Note MT sloparts 07.06.09 Jazz (instrumental)
playboy's mailbox blues ziti 06.15.09 Blues (contemporary)
wah wah ziti 05.08.09 Blues (contemporary)
It's no use w/kontrabeat thoddi 05.01.09 Blues (contemporary)
A Prayer (Feter with Doug) HJP Doug Somers 04.28.09 Classical
I'm Bleeding feter,ziti,& pipetones ziti 03.17.09 Blues (contemporary)
Forget My Name maxjsl37 03.15.09 Rock (instrumental)
Summertime-People Say ziti 02.13.09 Blues (contemporary)
Bitter Season (MJRF) DWL 02.10.09 Hard Rock
LIVE Libby's theme ziti 02.08.09 Rock (instrumental)
My Princess '09 (MJRF) obbster 01.31.09 Film Scoring
Song set for Reunion Festival 2007 MJRF sloparts 01.31.09 Other
Meeting The Alien (MJRF) Vic Holman 01.31.09 Rock
Permission to Dive (MJRF) echoroom 01.31.09 Alternative Rock
Too Many Ghosts (MJRF) jiguma 01.31.09 Alternative Rock
Bucket of Suds FEEL 01.23.09 Blues (contemporary)
Do You Know Who She Is?(remix) bronco 01.17.09 Blues (contemporary)
Introspection Blues FrankAxtell 01.11.09 Blues (contemporary)
FDB DEMO ziti 01.11.09 Twentieth Century
Heart On The Road (w/Bob Rodgers) Feter 01.08.09 Blues (contemporary)
Heros( aclarke/mcboy) Mcboy 01.02.09 Alternative Rock
for freddie ziti 12.29.08 Rock (instrumental)
Backslidin' Blues in B rsorensen 10.13.08 Blues (contemporary)
Smile ( Our House Coffehouse) Feter 10.11.08 Acoustic
the Playboys Blues-corrected ziti 09.13.08 Blues (traditional)
Trepidation in Jewelry ziti 08.18.08 Art Rock
EIN'S Rampancy remaster ziti 08.09.08 Rock (instrumental)
TubaPhlapp ziti 07.03.08 Funk
WitterG 1962egg 07.01.08 Blues (traditional)
Cat's Walk ziti 06.24.08 Rock (instrumental)
Progulation #1 (w/perceptualvortex and ibstrat, with ziti remaster) Ed Hannifin 06.17.08 Progressive Rock
Decaffeinated Blues (MJ Coffee House Challenge) rsorensen 06.03.08 Blues (traditional)
Rainy Day (MacJams Coffee House) Peter Bauckham 06.01.08 Acoustic
Rollin' Ibstrat 05.21.08 Blues (traditional)
Half Way Next To Nowhere FEEL 05.19.08 Rock
Driving (with my girlfriend) michael2 05.15.08 Indie Rock
Too Many Years (Robin Hood) TobinMueller 05.15.08 Showtunes
Little White Lie Vic Holman 05.14.08 Alternative Rock
Trance Nation (Ember W/Drakonis) Skean 05.14.08 Trance
Believe This (w/t Evolvweb) echoroom 05.14.08 Art Rock
Beat Up Comic Books (w/michael2) rsorensen 05.13.08 Indie Rock
The Secret(w/Roxylee) Feter 05.12.08 Acoustic
Dinner Bell guitapick 05.07.08 Fingerstyle Guitar
Day after Day - house of blues thoddi 05.02.08 Blues (traditional)
Ride My Funky Horse (was Name This Tune) announcer 04.28.08 Rock (instrumental)
YOU AND ME w/Karmatoburn thoddi 04.28.08 Funk
Sunday IbotenicParadigm 04.27.08 Psychedelic
I Love SlimGirlFat 04.27.08 Dance-Club
Working Man Blues Three Cat Clem 04.26.08 Blues (contemporary)
House of Blues sound bed Feter 04.24.08 Blues (contemporary)
Chicago Shuffle Blues FrankAxtell 04.17.08 Blues (contemporary)
Ibstrat Boogie Ibstrat 04.13.08 Rockabilly
The Vein Popper ziti 04.09.08 Blues (contemporary)
Freefall Z293 04.06.08 Rock (instrumental)
Jimi&Sly (ziti&aclarke) (MJ Woodstock) ziti 03.31.08 Rock
Sliding for the Prince ziti 03.23.08 Blues (traditional)
Dream Train Moviz 03.22.08 Rock & Roll
Bridge of Fire (MJ Woodstock) Z293 03.21.08 Rock (instrumental)
Swing Axe (w/PV) ktb 03.15.08 Rock (instrumental)
Key Lime Sunday ziti 03.06.08 Latin Jazz
Answers CD VERSION ziti 02.10.08 Blues (contemporary)
Going Back thetiler 02.02.08 Fingerstyle Guitar
Guitar Mayhem alanfraser 02.01.08 Rock
Smurf Rebellion (w/glennkav) ktb 01.13.08 Blues (contemporary)
Lightning Strikes (v1) TobinMueller 11.02.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Cigarette Tadashi Togawa 09.19.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Kneeling Under The Mountain Feter 09.11.07 Classical
P.R. Blues Ibstrat 07.10.07 Fingerstyle Guitar
Synapse Z293 07.09.07 Progressive Rock
The Birdwatcher Ibstrat 07.06.07 Fingerstyle Guitar
WINDS OF CHANGE - w rtcooper jiguma 06.22.07 Alternative Rock
Bailey's JamBurger (Hectorious/KTB) Hectorious 06.18.07 NUjazz
Kaiju (w Mcboy, Z293, Drew Kopr) perceptualvortex 05.19.07 Rock (instrumental)
Then the Rain guitapick 05.04.07 Fingerstyle Guitar
One On One (w Vac) perceptualvortex 04.23.07 Rock (instrumental)
Kisses4Charlene Hectorious 04.22.07 NUjazz
Taste Like Chicken (Demo) Hectorious 04.04.07 Funk
Resolution guitapick 04.03.07 Alternative Rock
Time's Passing guitapick 03.04.07 Classical
Cosmic Jello guitapick 02.25.07 Alternative Rock
Vamp This Z293 02.11.07 Jazz Fusion
Stray cat Tadashi Togawa 01.11.07 Blues (contemporary)
Strange Days Z293 01.06.07 Progressive Rock
What Happened to Outpost Five? perceptualvortex 12.23.06 Psychedelic
Fran's House ziti 11.27.06 Rock (instrumental)
Soulmonk's Music for Intimacy ziti 11.10.06 Rock (instrumental)
KTB,ZITI,HECTORIOUS- Don Juan ziti 09.28.06 Rock (instrumental)
Hash Feter 08.15.06 Blues (contemporary)
Bad Guy Gets Away joel c. 07.07.06 Film Scoring
Piano/Guitar Blues Improv John Stebbe 06.25.06 Blues (contemporary)
godzilla teletwango 04.07.06 Rock (instrumental)
blues for danny teletwango 04.07.06 Blues (contemporary)
FIRE(COLLAB WITH PERCEPTUAL VORTEX) ThroughRivers 03.12.06 Rock (instrumental)
Metamorphosis Z293 02.27.06 Rock (instrumental)
KCSAITO's Blues TK3(kcsaito+scorp+efrenCRS) Scorpjammer 02.25.06 Blues (traditional)
Blue time Tadashi Togawa 02.20.06 Blues (traditional)
Interboro iG.STUDiO 02.19.06 Jazz (instrumental)
Smoke and Mirrors Z293 02.12.06 Blues (contemporary)
Marshall Law Z293 02.05.06 Rock (instrumental)
Shufflerbones(ziti,dkopr,pvortex) ziti 01.07.06 Funk
Dog Leg Left ziti 01.05.06 Rhythm and Blues
Eugene's Blues stratcat51 12.16.05 Blues (contemporary)
Favorite MacJammers (15)
Fans (29)
Music Background Started playing guitar at 12 years. Played first bar gigs at 16. (Long time ago in a galaxy far, far away). Played with local musicians off and on over the years.
Music Skills Huh?
Music Hardware 60th Anniversay Fender American Deluxe with Sumarium cobalt pickups.Logan custom Telecaster with Seymour Duncan single coils, Fender Blues Jr. amp, Shure SM57 mic, crybaby wah, Bad Monkey tube overdrive, m-audio fasttrack, intel iMac G5 w/1gb ram.
Music Software GB '09
Keywords Guitars, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Instrumental,Simon,Bill,William,Lower Wacker Drive,South Side,Chicago, Count Chocula,Frankenberry,Booberry