First came the Fender Telecaster, the first solid body electric guitar to become widely successful, and then came the very different Gibson Les Paul. The third guitar to become mass produced and famous was the Fender Stratocaster, but without the help of these musicians, it wouldn't have become...
What makes a woman's voice sexy? To me, it's a scratchy, kind of dirty voice. But what I am listening for in a woman's voice transcends her looks, style of music and in some cases even her vocal talent. Most of the voices I like seem to come from...
This article provides a summary of the musical career of Brian Jones, guitarist of the Rolling Stones. The author wonders if Jones really died as the result of a misadventure (drowning) or was he murdered by a friend or an acquaintance.
This article summarizes the life and career of grunge artist Kurt Cobain. The author asks the question of whether the public could have prevented Cobain's suicide from a gunshot wound. The story also provides some commentary on preventing suicide.
My favorite British rock bands, with videos, from the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Who, and The Rolling Stones. My personal connection to the bands and the songs, memories spurred, and why I love each.
The modes of the major scale for guitar, Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian. Chords, tab, video. Practical examples include Stairway To Heaven
The great music of English band Smokie
Dust In The Wind guitar lesson. Section by section breakdown of the fingerpicking, plus the violin solo arranged for guitar. Chords, Tab, Video. High quality transcriptions, in depth theory analysis.
My fan letter to Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20.
Even without his E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen was still highly visible in the rock music world during the 1990's. Here's some Springsteen related compact discs released during the decade.