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Exclusive Interview: LA Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 1

“Working with Keith Richards” – Exclusive interview with Los Angeles Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 1 of 4

GUITARIST WADDY WACHTEL has appeared on hundreds of albums over the years, and has been a mainstay of the Los Angeles music scene. Among the artists and bands he has worked with are The Everly Brothers, Jackson Browne, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, The Church, The Cowsills, Bob Dylan, Silver Condor, Gilby Clarke, Melissa Etheridge, Bryan Ferry, Bernard Fowler, Andrew Gold, Don Henley, Carole King, Miranda Lambert, The… Read More

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Great Performances: BB King & Gary Moore “The Thrill is Gone”

Check this truly awesome on-stage performance of the blues classic “The Thrill is Gone” delivered by the late Gary Moore and the Master, BB King! Great dynamic between Gary and BB, with exciting phasing and execution. Red hot!

Sadly, Gary Moore passed away at the age of 58 in February 2011, due to a massive heart attack associated with consumption of large amounts of alcohol.

According to Wikipedia:

Moore started performing at a young age, having picked up a… Read More

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Gear Profile: Dean Guitars

Guitar Shop TV caught up on the latest Dean Guitars releases, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special edition products. Dean revealed the newest additions to the DCR series, such as the DIMEBAG RAZORBACK BLACKTOOTH, with a limited run of only 200 guitars produced worldwide.

A treat for the Dave Mustaine fans is the brand new DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT PEACE SELLS, based on the Megadeth album cover, and the DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT ANGEL OF DETH, as seen on the Big Four tour. The VMNT series… Read More

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Johnny & Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Kim Simmonds: “Jumping Jack Flash”




Check Guitar Shop TV’s LIVE footage of Johnny & Edgar Winter jamming with Rick Derringer and Kim Simmons (ex-Savoy Brown) at Beekman Beer Garden, NYC, on the Stones’ rock classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

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Studio Instrument Rentals (SIR): Does Your Rehearsal Space Write Neil Young Songs?

SIR, or Studio Instrument Rentals, is one of the largest and most popular services in the music industry. It’s a network nationwide with facilities in 13 cities, and offers studios, rehearsal space, and gear backlines for any size production or event.

So it’s a production company, and that’s all well and good, but SIR is so hugely immersed in the rock world, it’s actually influenced rock ‘n’ roll itself to a certain degree. Bruce Berry,… Read More

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Gibson Guitar Controversy Continues

The Gibson Guitar Controversy continues, and has fired up guitarists of all political persuasions. What do YOU think? Leave a comment below….We welcome your feedback!

On his cable TV talk show, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and a bass guitarist, talked recently with the head of the Gibson Guitar Company, Henry Juszkiewicz, about the raids on the companies’ facilities and the resulting agreement with the Justice Department, which Juszkiewicz said was markedly unjust and resulted in $2.4 million in legal fees along with the… Read More

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