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- Nancy Wilson recalls buying Eddie Van Halen his first acoustic guitar
The 67-year-old musician recalled how Van Halen called her the next morning to say he stayed up all night and penned a song with it.
Fox News. Friday, 7 May 2021.
- How The National came together in Hudson Valley for new album
When guitarist Aaron Dessner bought an 18th century farmhouse in the Hudson Valley of New York for his family, he also saw it as an oasis for his band, The National. ...
CBS News. Wednesday, 5 May 2021.
- The Isley Brothers on hiring Jimi Hendrix
In this web exclusive, Ernie and Ron Isley talk with Maurice DuBois about discovering a young guitarist named Jimi Hendrix.
CBS News. Monday, 3 May 2021.
- Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman reflects on leaving the heavy metal band
The musician spoke with Fox News about his new album "Tokyo Jukebox 3" and how living in Japan has influenced his music.
Fox News. Friday, 30 Apr 2021.
- Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones guitarist given all-clear after second cancer diagnosis
- Louie Louie guitarist Mike Mitchell dies, aged 77
The musician was a founding member of The Kingsmen, whose biggest hit was investigated by the FBI.
BBC News. Monday, 19 Apr 2021.
- Capitol riot: Prosecutors get first guilty plea 100 days after attack
Heavy metal guitarist Jon Schaffer, a militia member, is facing 30 years in jail after pleading guilty.
BBC News. Friday, 16 Apr 2021.
- Learn Guitar Licks, Chords, and Scales With This Online Course
This $30 online course will get you familiar with the basics of guitar
before eventually going back to in-person learning.
Mental Floss. Thursday, 25 Mar 2021.
- Channel Your Inner Rock Star With 14 Stellar Online Guitar Classes, On Sale Now For Just $30
From needing a new way to express yourself to wanting a way to show off to your friends at parties, there are lots of reasons to take up playing the guitar. ...
Daily Caller. Sunday, 7 Mar 2021.
- Prince's ruffled silk shirt from Purple Rain among items set to fetch more than $100,000 at auction
The ruffled shirt worn by Prince in the hit 1984 film Purple Rain and one of his guitars
are among the items set to fetch more than $100,000 at an online auction by RR Auction next month.
Daily Mail. Friday, 26 Feb 2021.
- A Local Artist Points The Way To Great New Orleans Food And Sites
Mardi Gras was a rather tame affair this week. But New Orleans is known for comebacks, and local guitar-slinger Brian Stoltz offers visitors his insider recommendations for top restaurants and unique sites.
Forbes. Friday, 19 Feb 2021.
- DOJ releases pictures of Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer 'pointing can of bear spray' during riot
Iced Earth guitarist John Schaffer, 52, of Columbus, Indiana, turned himself in on Sunday in Indianapolis after finding out that he was wanted by federal authorities, the FBI tweeted Sunday.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- Tony Rice, Bluegrass Innovator With a Guitar Pick, Dies at 69
The nimble king of flatpicking had enormous influence on a host of prominent musicians. And he could sing, too, until he could no longer.
New York Times. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Speed-Picking Bosnian Emigre Named 'Electric Guitarist Of The Year'
Bosnian-trained rock and blues guitarist Igor Paspalj says he would love to inspire young Balkan musicians and delights in an award from magazines that inspired him growing up in war-torn former Yugoslavia.
Radio Liberty. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Elevator Pitch Ep. 8: 'Imagine If Jimi Hendrix and Beethoven Got Together for an Epic Jam'
This episode of our weekly pitch show features guitarists, dentists and deals.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020.
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