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GSTV Spotlight: Jeff Beck and ZZ Top – Ernie Ford’s SIXTEEN TONS

 

WOW! Hold on to your hat and Shades! Check this HOT version of the Ernie Ford Classic “16 Tons” with Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons and Tal Wilkenfeld on Bass…Smokin’!

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JEFF BECK AND ZZ TOP TO EMBARK ON NATIONAL SUMMER TOUR

 

JEFF BECK AND ZZ TOP

TO EMBARK ON NATIONAL SUMMER TOUR

This August will see long time music legends and mutual admirers, ZZ Top and Jeff Beck on tour together for the first time.  The tour launches in Missoula, MT on August 8 and will run for five weeks with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, Detroit, Boston and NYC . . . (more dates TBA).

 

Formatted with musical synergy in mind, stops along the touring routewill offer… Read More

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The Buffalo FX Patriot

Buffalo FX Patriot recreates classic ’90s muff pedal sound

 

The Patriot is the latest pedal from Buffalo FX, a French company that specializes in handmade stompboxes.

 

The Patriot if Buffalo FX’s take on the early ’90s Russian muff pedal, closely associated with David Gilmour‘s guitar sound during Pink Floyd’s Division BellRead More

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Jack White Announces Solo Album

Jack White Announces Solo Album –

 

 

 

Never content for to release his music in only conventional ways, Jack White has announced his next single will be recorded live, pressed, and released in one day. It’s a stunt he’s calling “The World’s Fastest Released Record.” White will perform the title track to his upcoming second solo LP Lazaretto at 10 a.m. on, fittingly, Record Store Day, April 19, at the Nashville headquarters of Third Man Records.The direct-to-acetate recording will then go to United Record Pressing,

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Book Review – Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story

Ray Davies relays the story of the Kinks in new tell-all book

 

 

In  Americana – The Kinks, The Road and The Perfect Riff  Ray Davies of The Kinks. opines on his frustrations and clear affection for the changing America he witnessed from the initial “British Invasion” days of the 1960s, through each decade up to and including the noughties.

 

Waxing lyrical (literally and figuratively), Davies is clearly a… Read More

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GSTV Exclusive Interview: Rock/Jazz/Blues Great Robben Ford


Robben Ford is a true guitarists’ guitarist. His abilities as a jazz, rock and blues player led to him being named one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century” by Musician Magazine. The California native initially made his name in the ‘70s with Tom Scott and the LA Express. After leaving the Express, Ford enjoyed a successful solo career recording with his band the YellowjacketsRead More

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