I Keep It To Myself - Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey

from the album Going Back Home (2014)

I dig Wilko.

Life is meant to be lived, and Wilko Johnson gives a prime example of how to do it right.  In January 2013, Wilko was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given "months" to live.  Refusing to undergo chemotherapy, he has lived the life loved, most recently recording an album with the almighty Roger Daltrey.

For those unfamiliar, Wilko Johnson is best known for his time in the 1970's British pub band Dr. Feelgood.  He later played in Ian Dury and The Blockheads.

Paul Weller once said: "Wilko may not be as famous as some other guitarists, but he is right up there.  And there are a lot of people who'll say the same.  I can hear Wilko in lots of places.  It's some legacy."

In more recent years, he is known as the mute executioner on the series Game Of Thrones.

What I love about Wilko Johnson is that he keeps doing his thing.  It is evidenced on the song I Keep It to Myself with Roger Daltrey.  A long time Who fan, I love all things Roger, but when I watch this video I can't stop watching Wilko.  He is alive and in his element, squeezing every moment out of this thing called life.  He inspires me.

Click Here to watch the music video for I Keep It To Myself.