I’ve only just heard of John Mayer (yeah, I know, really up to date I am) and I was really rather surprised.
He did a version of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Lenny”:
Here’s a live version of the original.
Now is it just me being picky or does Mayer not quite manage to carry it off? He sounds to me (and I’m certainly no expert) to be struggling a little bit with a piece that is simply too technically complex for him.
Not being able to play like Stevie Ray is of course no shame. But am I the only person to hear it this way?