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Bargain alert from our friends at MusicRadar – if you’re into making music, keep an eye on their site over the next few days… US Black Friday guitar amp deal: Buy a Positive Grid BIAS Head and get a $299 Twin Pedal free Link to original article here

Happy Birthday to Jethro Tull great Martin Barre. 72 today! Martin Barre’s 5 Essential Guitar Albums Link to original article here

One of the true American legends on guitar, Leslie West is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Leslie is best known as a founding member and the guitarist for the band Mountain. Many will remember him also from the power rock trio West, Bruce and Laing where he played with fellow Mountain member Corky Laing and […]

One of the all time great guitar players, REO Speedwagon's Gary Richrath left us three years ago today. Gary had left REO a number of years earlier, but had done a show or two with them in recent years. In the early years of REO, when they were playing the bars and chicken coups around […]

Tommy Shaw, one of the guitar players for Styx has 65 candles on his birthday cake today. Tommy was playing in a bowling alley in Alabama when he got the call to come to Chicago to audition for Styx. Although he did fly up to Chicago, he went feeling pretty sure he wouldn't fit in. […]

Hey, Elvis became a movie star…. why not Roy Orbison? 52 years ago today, on Sept. 7, 1966, Roy Orbison began filming his one and only starring role in a movie, in the unlikely Western comedy "The Fastest Guitar Alive". In the movie there was a cameo apperance by Sam "The Sham" Samudio of "Wooly […]

On Sept. 6, 1968, The Beatles' George Harrison was heading in to London for a recording session for "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". His neighbor, Eric Clapton needed a lift into London, so George offered to take him. George had a different idea though. Harrison wasn't happy with his own guitar tracks on the song […]

This guy couldn’t even play a guitar. So why do we even bring him up? Because if he were still with us, he’d be celebrating his 109th birthday today. Nope, he couldn’t play a guitar, but, he could design and build them. He was Leo Fender, founder of Fender guitars, basses etc. So to help […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/eric-clapton-in-20-solos/ 20 of Eric Clapton’s Best Guitar Solos | uDiscover We hope you enjoy and respond to our pick of the best Eric Clapton guitar solos. Find out which tracks from the Eric Clapton catalogue make the cut. Read it here

Happy birthday to Roger McGuinnm born on 13th July 1942, guitar, vocals, The Byrds, (1965 US & UK No.1 single ‘Mr Tambourine Man’). He was the only member of The Byrds to play on the hit, the others being session players. He toured with Bob Dylan in 1975 and 1976 as part of Dylan’s Rolling […]


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