Playlist Archive

Published on November 4th, 2014

Passing away as he did at the young age of 25 in 1982, Pretenders lead guitarist and avid axe collector »

Published on October 22nd, 2014

Clarence White was a genuine double threat. His brilliant, Doc Watson-inspired acoustic flatpicking, which incorporated lightning-fast fiddle lines played on »

Published on March 20th, 2014

It seems like only yesterday that The Fabulous Thunderbirds, an upstart rocking blues band from Austin, Texas, released their »

Published on December 27th, 2013

One of the three “Kings” of blues guitar (alongside B.B. and Albert), Freddie King’s playing was a huge influence on »

Published on November 20th, 2013

Slide guitar legend Duane Allman left behind such an amazing musical legacy that it’s hard to believe he died when »

Published on November 12th, 2013

A t-shirt for sale at shows on Neil Young’s current Twisted Road tour shows a line drawing of the artist »

Published on September 14th, 2012

35 years after the death Paul Kossoff, Guitar Aficionado pays tribute to the Free guitarist with a special playlist »

Published on April 6th, 2012

Amplification trailblazer Jim Marshall may have left us yesterday, but the groundbreaking amplifiers that bore his name remain an iconic »

Published on December 20th, 2011

By Damian Fanelli When a big-name guitarist is invited to play on a recording session, he or she is expected »

Published on December 6th, 2011

By Ed Mitchell “I wish I could play like Hubert,” said Elvis Costello of Chicago blues legend Hubert Sumlin, who »