Liner Note Authors: Cristie Healey; Roger Costa.
Recording information: Extrasp„t (04/02/1995); Ohne Filter Extra (04/02/1995); Extrasp„t (05/10/1989/10/31/2000); Ohne Filter Extra (05/10/1989/10/31/2000).
Photographers: Margaret Malandruccolo; Sue Webster; Orest Dorosh; Willie Kuper.
Before an untimely passing in 2008, Canadian vocalist/guitarist Jeff Healey toured ceaselessly, eventually growing in prominence to be one of the more world-renowned blues guitarists of his time. Blind and with a unique playing style, Healey's approach to the blues was all his own. As the Years Go Passing By collects three previously unreleased German concerts, recorded in 1989, 1995, and 2000. Over the course of the collection's 31 tracks, a rare look into the guitarist's evolving style is laid out, especially on different versions of spirited tracks like "My Little Girl" or "Roadhouse Blues." ~ Fred Thomas