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Homework 07/03/16

Johnny B Goode! One of the great guitar songs about guitar written and performed by Chuck Berry. [Here's the backing track in A] Here’s the famous scene from Back To The Future where Marty copies the style of Chuck Berry, … Continue reading

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Drumming On The Guitar

Here’s a bunch of guitarists that turn their guitars into percussion instruments – while still playing chords and melodies. First US busker Reginald Guillaume aka Guitaro 5000 showing you how to play Michael Jackson‘s Billy Jean with a can of tuna … Continue reading

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King Of The Blues

I like almost every style of music in the world but I only love a few artist in each genre that really connect with me. In the blues those artists would be Sonny Boy Williamson (I and II), Howling Wolf, … Continue reading

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Amazing Child Musicians

One of the terrible things about the internet is it brings you face to face with your own inadequacies and failures. No matter what you excel at, there’s someone out there who’s way better than you, even though they’re not … Continue reading

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JJ Rosa

Don’t know much about Jessica Rose Hancock aka JJ Rosa other than she’s from Stockport near Manchester and she’s a great guitarist. Check her out on Facebook, Twitter and Soundcloud. Free Downloads - Step Aside [Live] here or the Live At The Deaf Institute EP here  

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Nile Rodgers Primer

One of the all time funk guitar greats, master arranger, stellar songwriter. Here’s a brief intro to Nile Rodgers And some other links Guardian beginner guide and a Spotify one

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Jake Bugg’s Sweet Moves

If you think Jake Bugg is ‘just’ a singer/songwriter maybe this video will make you think again. Jake displays some cool guitar chops here

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Why Springsteen Is Still Relevant

Bruce Springsteen has been a professional musician for over 42 years. In that time he has released 18 studio albums, 71 singles, five live albums, five box sets, and six compilation albums. He has sold 64.5 million albums in the … Continue reading

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How Do You Play A Guitar With More Than One Neck?

Someone at school was asking me this today. Here’s how – courtesy of Steve Vai He gets a little help from band member Dave Weiner at 8:56. Steve’s whole band is used to helping each other though. Check this video … Continue reading

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