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Exclusive Interview: Conan O’Brien Guitarist Jimmy Vivino – Part 1 The Fab Faux


We sit down with guitarist Jimmy Vivino of The Conan O’Brien Band to discuss his amazing career, including his work with his Beatles tribute band “The Fab Faux” in Part One of this extensive conversation.

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Gear Profile: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Auction

Guitar Shop TV attended Eric Clapton‘s 2011 Crossroads Guitar Auction at Bonham’s Auction House in New York, and it was a sight to behold. The Auction was established to aid The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, an addiction recovery facility founded by Clapton in 1998.

 

 

According to Clapton’s website: “two viewing rooms in New York City were jam-packed with bidders, as was theLos Angeles salesroom which participated by a simulcast. Additionally, there… Read More

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Gear Profile: The Gibson Robby Krieger SG

Guitar Shop TV’s “Guitar of the Month” is Robby Krieger‘s Gibson SG Inspired from Gibson Custom, in keeping with our tribute to The Doors.

 

According to Gibson’s promotional write-up: “From 1965 to 1971, Krieger and The Doors created a body of music that redefined American rock and roll at its core. Today, their songs remain some of the most influential and original ever written. Much of that writing happened… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Matt Schofield, British Blues Guitar Sensation

Guitar Shop TV sat down recently for an exclusive interview with British blues sensation Matt Schofield, backstage at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York… Schofield is widely regarded as one of the most distinctive and innovative guitarists to have emerged on the world scene for several generations. He is rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time (Guitar & Bass Magazine) putting him in the company of such iconic names as… Read More

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Rare 1967 European TV Interview with Eric Clapton in Cream

This black and white video of Cream-era Clapton being interviewed for a Dutch psychedelic pop show in 1967 is simply a must-see! Cheeky, young, shaggy haired Clapton is just brimming with confidence as he pours forth about the Beatles, Hendrix, and the emerging psychedelic underground.

 

Cream drummer Ginger Baker smokes nonchalantly in the background, while young master Clapton says things like, “I like the PinkRead More

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Nashville Players: Vince Gill, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow & Friends – 2009 Crossroads Guitar Festival – “Tulsa Time”

Sure, he’s a famous country frontman now, but Vince Gill got his start as a backing guitarist for Ricky Skaggs and Rodney Crowell. Gill became renowned in his own right during the 1970s as frontman for country rock band Pure Prairie League and then as a solo artist beginning in 1983 (the same year that the Norman, Oklahoma native moved to Nashville). These days, the 54-year-old has sold upwards of 22 million albums and has 18 CMA Awards and 20 Grammy Awards to his name. This… Read More

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