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Published Date: 10/29/2014
Duane Allman, known as "Skydog" to those who loved him, was one of the all-time great rock guitarists. In just 10 short years, Allman produced an amazing body of work, both as a studio musician and as part of the Allman Brothers band. Sadly, he was killed in a...
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Published Date: 10/3/2014
Sixty years ago this week, American guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan was born. He started playing the six-string guitar at age 7, and as a teenager dropped out of school to pursue music full time. Vaughan rejuvenated blues music in the 1980s thanks to his virtuoso...
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Published Date: 9/18/2014
Jimi Hendrix was, quite simply, one of the greatest guitarists of all time. His musical career was short – fewer than four years passed between his first hit single and his untimely death at 27. But his was one of the most influential musical careers in the history of...
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Published Date: 8/1/2014
Grateful Dead guitarist and lead singer Jerry Garcia, who would have celebrated his 72nd birthday Aug. 1, "seemed the antithesis of what a rock star is supposed to be," People magazine noted after his death in 1995...
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Published Date: 5/1/2014
Ever since the first genius thought to attach six strings to a piece of wood and use it to make music, we have loved the guitar. And as much as we love the guitar music we listen to, we adore the musicians who make it...
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Published Date: 4/9/2014
For a few short years in the late 1950s, rockabilly music rode the top of the charts, and rockabilly musicians were just about the coolest cats around. The music they made formed a bridge between old-time country music and the brand-new sound of rock 'n' roll, and they...
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