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7 Guitars in Need of a Reissue (Part 1)

Unlike certain movie remakes, reissues of beloved guitar models of the past are often met with rave reviews when they re-enter the market. Whether a model became an ...
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7 Guitars in Need of a Reissue (Part 2)

1960s Gibson Melody Maker SG Out of all of the guitars on this list, the lack of a proper reissue on these models is the most surprising. The ...
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7 of the best Eric Clapton songs

Eric Clapton is one of the world’s most celebrated guitarists and rock musicians. Not only was he member of iconic bands The Yardbirds, Cream and Derek and the ...
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Iconic Guitar Brand Gibson Files For Bankruptcy

Company will refocus on its musical instruments, shedding its audio and home entertainment business. Those who fear the death of rock & roll won’t be happy to hear ...
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Full details on John Mayer’s “Silver Sky” PRS Guitar Revealed

What a long strange trip it’s been for John Mayer and his new signature PRS (Paul Reed Smith) guitar. Starting about a year ago, an image of a ...
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Hear Eric Clapton and Duane Allman’s isolated guitar tracks from “Layla”

Listen to Allman and Clapton’s gorgeous, intricate playing on its own. This, of course, reminded us of the equally fascinating lead guitar and vocal track from Derek and ...
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Some of the Top 5 slow guitar solos

Sometimes you just want to enjoy listening a good song with a good solo in background and not too much lyric on. If you look back in the ...
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Learn to play Buddy Guy’s riffs

Buddy Guy is one of the last true blues legends alive. Now in his 80s, Guy still records and tours, performing shows that are known to run up ...
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Tommy Emmanuel teaches variations in “Freight Train” by Elizabeth Cotten

Tommy is back for a lesson on how to apply what we’ve learned to Elizabeth Cotten’s classic song, “Freight Train.” Elizabeth Cotten, who is left-handed, taught herself how ...
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Eric Clapton guitar raises £25,000 at auction

The guitar, a 1978 Guild D55NT natural-wood acoustic, was sold at Gardiner Houlgate auctions in Corsham, Wiltshire. A guitar owned by rock star Eric Clapton – complete with ...
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