Tag Archives: Jeff Beck

Roy Buchanan: Greatest Unknown Guitarist in the World

Joe Bonamassa today tweeted about a great 3-part Roy Buchanan documentary called ‘Greatest Unknown Guitarist in the World’ first aired on P.B.S back in 1971. Roy was a true pioneer of the Telecaster guitar sound and is listed in both Rolling … Continue reading

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Barack Obama joins all-star blues band featuring Jeff Beck, B.B. King and Mick Jagger

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed a host of guitar legends to his presidential home for a PBS special “Performance at the White House: Red, White And Blues”. President Obama joked “Sometimes there are downsides to being president: You can’t just go for … Continue reading

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Greatest Guitar Solos Ever!

To mark the announcement of NME’s 50 Greatest Guitar Solos today I have pulled together some of the most recent top guitar solo lists from some of the leading websites on the interwebs. Expect some hot debate, cliches and perhaps learn a … Continue reading

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Joe Satriani – Starry Night Live in San Francisco beach for Kron 4 TV

Joe Satriani and Galen Henson plays “Starry Night” for KRON 4 Bay Area news at Crissy Field in San Francisco. During the interview to promote his home coming concerts at The Fillmore in San Francisco, Joe talks about his famous guitar students, … Continue reading

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Jeff Beck receives an Honorary Fellowship from University of the Arts London and University of Sussex

Jeff Beck has received an Honorary Fellowship from University of the Arts London in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Music. On this special occasion Jeff swapped his guitar for the scroll to collect his honorary degree yesterday in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jeff!

Living guitar legend, Jeff Beck, turns 67 today! Today, Friday 24th June, 2011, marks the former Yardbirds’ guitarist and multiple inductee to the rock ‘n’ roll hall of fame, 67th birthday. Jeff is currently on tour in Europe with his band, including: … Continue reading

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Review: Jeff Beck – ‘Jeff Beck Rock ‘n’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul’ DVD

I finally got around to picking up a copy of Jeff Beck’s latest performance DVD today and after watching it all I can say is WOW! Jeff puts in a stellar performance on some classic Rock ‘n’ Roll hits. As … Continue reading

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Q and A: Part 1

At this time of year guitar magazines, websites and blogs are full with Top 10 lists and Pros selecting their personal favourite gear and equipment. So I have answered a few questions myself. Q. What plectrum do you use? A. … Continue reading

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Jeff Beck LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE from the Grammy Museum

I recently saw Jeff Beck perform at the Colston Hall in Bristol with his current live band, which included; Rhonda Smith (bass), Narada Michael Walden (drums) and Jason Robello (keys). Although the band IMHO were not as tight as Jeff’s 2008/09 … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix ~ RIP (1942-1970)

On September 18th 1970 the music world lost yet another guitar legend – Jimi Hendrix. Jimi died, aged 27, in the flat of his girlfriend, Monika Dannemann, in Notting Hill, London. Wonders will never cease about what musical delights Jimi would have created … Continue reading

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