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Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen Born: Sweden – June 30, 1963 Style: Hard Rock – Heavy Metal Guitar Virtuoso Instruments: Guitar Links to other Yngwie stites Relentless Yngwie Malmsteen is arguably the most technically accomplished hard rock guitarist to emerge during the ’80s. Combining a dazzling technique honed over years of obsessive practice with a love for such

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Nirvana 1987 – 1994 Dave Grohl drums Kurt Cobain guitar & vocals Krist Novoselic bass Biography Nirvana popularized punk, post-punk and indie-rock, unintentionally bringing it into the American mainstream like no other band before it. While its sound was equal parts Black Sabbath and Cheap Trick, Nirvana’s aesthetics were strictly indie-rock. They covered The Vaselines

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Eric Clapton & Cream

Eric Clapton & Cream “His guitar is a voice in itself” – Carlos Santana Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 includes: Jeff Beck, BB King, Robert Cray, Steve Winwood, ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Sheryl Crow, Derek Trucks, John Mayer, Jimmie Vaughn, Joe Bonamassa, and others. Contains 40 tracks. Q: Did Eric ever meet Jimi Hendrix?

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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix “Excuse me while I kiss the sky” 27 Nov 1942 – 18 Sep 1970 “He played left-handed, a trait which became a cornerstone of his trademark guitar style…” Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Stratocaster The Voodoo Stratocaster is a tribute in tone to the voodoo master himself– Jimi Hendrix. For years players have been putting

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Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins Born: Jun 20, 1924 in Luttrell, TN Died: Jun 30, 2001 in Nashville, TN Style: Country, Nashville Sound, Boogie Instruments: Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals CDs | TAB | Bio | Links | Without Chet Atkins, country music may never have crossed over into the pop charts in the ’50s and ’60s. Although he

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Jon Gomm is the guitar world’s version of a ‘triple threat’ – he is a brilliant Guitarist, Composer, and most importantly he’s an amazing Live Performer. I believe that his name sits comfortably besides the likes of Tommy Emmanuel, Michael Hedges, and Jeff Buckley. By that I don’t mean to say he sounds like them,

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Phil Keaggy

Phil Keaggy He has over 30 releases, played on hundreds of sessions and is highly regarded not only as a top notch musician and humble guy, but also as a respected man of God. Who is this guy? Phil Keaggy. You are asking yourself again, “Who??” Chances are, unless you have been listening to Contemporary

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