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Guitar Shop TV Episode 12: Johnny Winter/WD-HAN

GSTV Episode Twelve

 

Blues Rock legend Johnny Winter speaks with GSTV about his exciting new blues legends CD, his recent tour of Japan, his early gigs with Muddy Waters and BB King,  slide guitar and much more. Best known for his late 1960s and 1970s high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances, Winter also produced three Grammy-winning albums for blues legend Muddy Waters. Since his time with Waters, Johnny Winter has recorded… Read More

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Great Venues: BB King Blues Club – Memphis

B.B. Kings

 

Guitar Shop TV travels to Memphis Tennessee for some great soul food and hot blues by the smokin’ house band at the original B.B. King’s Blues Club on fabled Beale Street. Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King was born Riley B. King, and got his start in Memphis in 1948, where he worked as a singer and DJ at… Read More

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Chicago Players: Buddy Guy (with B.B. King) – I Can’t Quit You Baby

Blues legends and old friends Buddy Guy and B.B. King play “I Can’t Quit You Baby” at King’s nightclub, with Guy singing and King throwing it down on “Lucille,” his black Gibson guitar. Lucille is based on the Gibson ES-355 but has certain modifications requested by King—most noticeably the Lucille script on the headstock, a maple neck, and the signature absence of F-holes at the top of the guitar, which King requested to reduce feedback.
 

“I Can’t Quit You Baby” is an… Read More

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