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  • Tommy Emmanuel: Playing All Parts At Once

    Tommy Emmanuel: Playing All Parts At Once

    Here is Tommy Emmanuel talking about his life, his playing, his love for music and audiences. He talks also about his mentors, and mainly Chet Atkins, that changed his life when he was a kid. He also shows his skills as drummer beside amazing guitar playing. And all this without any formal training! But also check out his explanation and demonstration of playing all the parts at once. Just amazing. Your friends won’t forgive you if you don’t share this […]

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  • Steve Morse On Acoustic.. And A Lot More

    Steve Morse On Acoustic.. And A Lot More

    Rare Steve Morse stuff This video is rare, and I’m guessing that you haven’t seen these clips of Steve Morse, especially his acoustic playing. The first part of this is Steve being interviewed, and then Steve cutting into some acoustic guitar. What a treat! The host is rude,,, cuts him off right in the middle of it and that video is over. The next video is Steve performing with Van Romaine (drummer that I have recorded with) and Dave LeRue, […]

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  • Chet Atkins: How He Got Started- plus Advice

    Here’s an interview by Chet Atkins, who says he started on the ukulele of all things! Living in the mountains wasn’t easy… “There’s no money around in those days don’t ya know,” Chet says, referring to what he had to go through to makeshift some fingerpicks.. Chet then starts talking about the ‘making of sides” and I’m sure most of you will not know what he’s talking about. Sides is a term that I heard from some of the older […]

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  • Doc Watson Playing An Arnold Jimmie Rodgers Weymann Guitar

    Doc Watson Playing An Arnold Jimmie Rodgers Weymann Guitar Since the passing of Doc Watson, it seems I can’t get enough of anything he does, which includes recordings, performance videos, and now a tryout of an Arnold Jimmie Rodgers Weymann Guitar. This guitar is not in my opinion something that Doc would have regularly used, as it just doesn’t have the sound conducive for flapicking. But it does sound great on those Jimmie Rogers style songs and,,, guess Doc knew […]

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  • Eric Clapton Guitar Review: Prefers a “Basic Guitar”

    Here’s Eric Clapton doing a review of the limited edition Martin Crossroads guitars. These guitars are a partnership that Eric has with Guitar Center and C.F Martin- guitars that are to Eric’s personal specifications. When trying these beauties out, it seems he is digging the one on his left (that would be our right). He says that it’s a little louder to his ears than the other. He says that the guitars are “perfect,” but it that a good thing? […]

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  • Les Paul and Mary Ford: Track by Track

    I’m gonna end this Les Paul Tribute off with with a video that is both entertaining and a peak into how Les really recorded their music. Now, this was before the mulit-track tape invention so, this is considered Sound on Sound. While watching this, realize that the audience back then had no idea what Les was doing or how. Pretty much Alaister Cooke is referencing the fact that people were indeed wondering if Les and Mary were doing some kind […]

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  • David Russell- His Secret to His Guitar Success

    In this video, Virtuoso guitarist David Russell gives some great insights on what makes him tick as a guitarist. He explains that he has a routine for himself, usually first thing in the morning. “Start with basics” he says, and warm up getting your hands acclimated to the guitar. This routine of starting each morning is what he calls “his secret” to good guitar. He also goes on to explain the importance of enthusiasm- and why it’s important to take a […]

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  • Steve Morse- It’s All About His Guitar

    Here’s Steve Morse showing off his electric guitar, a Music Man Steve Morse model no less. This video is not really about Steve’s playing, but listening to him speak and noodling around on his guitar. Yes I know this is NOT an acoustic guitar and I too would have preferred to hear him naked on the acoustic but, it is still super impressive to watch this video. But the main reason why I wanted to share this video is because […]

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  • Jerry Garcia’s Last Film Interview

    Okay, no music to listen to here, but I thought this was something worth watching, especially if you are a fan of The Grateful Dead and/or Jerry Garcia himself. I never really considered Garcia to be a virtuoso musician but, he had that “Aura” about him so to speak, that was able to captivate audiences with his abilities. Let’s not forget that to this day, Garcia and his “Old And In The Way” band still is the #1 best selling […]

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