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The Secret to a Great Bass Tone
Oct17

The Secret to a Great Bass Tone

Not so long ago, I thought I might like to learn bass. I didn’t – (bugger me, it’s harder than you think) but I did come across this great guy who offers fantastic online bass lessons. He’s Scott Devine and here is one of his latest videos:   More info at http://scottsbasslessons.com/ Share...

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Guitar made for John Mclaughlin by Mike Sabre
Nov19

Guitar made for John Mclaughlin by Mike Sabre

┬áMike Sabre says: “This guitar is 33 inches long and was conceived in order to travel in plane cockpits to avoid damage during ?ight transports.” Not sure he means “cockpits” exactly but if it fits in an overhead locker … http://www.mike-sabre.com Share...

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Gibson Harp Guitar
Nov19

Gibson Harp Guitar

The Gibson Harp Guitar? Who knew? This is Melle Weijters with his 1917 Gibson U harp guitar http://melleweijters.com/instruments/mels-gibson/   Share...

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Gordon Giltrap – words of wisdom
Nov14

Gordon Giltrap – words of wisdom

The great Gordon Giltrap in conversation with Justin Sandercoe – one of the best online guitar tutors. Share...

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Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather play Beck’s ‘Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers’
Mar17

Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather play Beck’s ‘Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers’

Just had to share this: wonderful phrasing and control from both gents here: Share...

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Joe Bonamassa plays Rory Gallagher’s Stratocaster
Jan03

Joe Bonamassa plays Rory Gallagher’s Stratocaster

Old news, but I only just came across this video of Joe Bonamassa playing Rory Gallagher’s legendary battered ’61 Stratocaster at the Hammersmith Apollo back in October. It seems the best way of this happening to you is to be a bit of a guitar legend in your own right and have a girlfriend who is aquatinted with the Gallagher family and is looking out for a novel birthday/Christmas present for you. According to Bonamassa himself, his girlfriend Sandi Thom (fine singer/songriter in her own right), who is friends with Rory’s brother Donal, promised him something special as a birthday/Christmas present – wow, did she deliver! Share...

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