Tag Archives: Hot Rats

Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World

Check out this fantastic story of the Wah pedal. Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World tells the story of the wah wah effect pedal, from its invention in 1966 to the present day. Musicians, engineers, and historians discuss … Continue reading

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RIP Captain Beefheart ~ 1941-2010

Don Van Vliet, aka ‘Captain Beefheart’, died on 17th December 2010, aged 69, of complications from multiple sclerosis in a North California hospital. It was Captain Beefheart’s vocals on Frank Zappa’s “Willie The Pimp“, which can be found on the 1969 … Continue reading

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