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“Stairway To Heaven” is one of Led Zeppelin’s standout masterpieces, even among their otherwise stellar catalog (just consider – “Whole Lotta Love”, “Immigrant Song”, “Black Dog”, “Kashmir”, “Rock And Roll”, [Click To Read More]
You’ve probably seen some of your heroes playing guitar and singing at the same time. It looks cool, but it’s harder than you might think and there are several reasons [Click To Read More]
Let’s not beat around the bush – playing guitar with a wedding band has a certain stigma attached to it. Wedding bands in movies like The Wedding Singer or LaLa [Click To Read More]
At 90 years old, in 2017, Father of Rock N’ Roll Chuck Berry was buried with his cherry-red Gibson, bolted onto the inside of his coffin. It’s fair to say [Click To Read More]
Every guitarist needs a brand. But strategies are not one-size-fits-all. It truly depends on what you’re trying to accomplish as a guitarist. Some are solo artists. Some play in bands. [Click To Read More]
It might seem obvious, but all string instruments have a set number of strings. The guitar – unlike the violin, viola, cello, contrabass, or otherwise – is somewhat of a [Click To Read More]
So, you’ve chosen to learn the guitar. One thing we know for sure about learning any instrument is that you must spend time in practice. If you don’t practice, you [Click To Read More]
If you’re reading this guide, it’s likely because you’re in the market for an acoustic guitar. And, you might be on a bit of a budget, in which case you’re [Click To Read More]
Looking for a great electric guitar? Not sure you want to spend a king’s ransom on a new axe? We get it. Money can be tight as a musician, and [Click To Read More]
If you’re reading this now, I’m going to assume you either have little or no experience with barre chords. You may have learned the stacked triad version of the F [Click To Read More]
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