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Chicago Players: Muddy Waters – “Got My Mojo Workin’”

What can be said about this man that hasn’t already been written? Grammy winner and Rock Hall of Fame Inductee Muddy Waters (aka McKinley Morganfield) came to Chicago in 1943 from Clarksdale, Mississippi, and was one of the driving forces that shaped the revolutionary musical genre known as the Blues. Waters himself matter-of-factly summed up his importance by stating “I think I’m responsible for Chicago Blues. I think I’m the man that set Chicago up for the real blues.”

Waters transitioned from acoustic to electric guitars and pioneered… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Gruhn’s Guitars – Nashville

To call George Gruhn a mere guitar expert would be to understate the depth and breadth of his vast knowledge. He is a true guitar intellectual, and a walking encyclopedia of detailed information about the history, physics, and the taxonomy of electric and acoustic guitars, mandolins, banjos, and related instruments.

 

George Gruhn

Educated in Biology, Zoology, and English Literature at Vanderbilt and The Read More

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Philip Sayce: Emerging Guitar Superstar

Philip Sayce is one of the best-kept secrets in Rock n Roll, but not for long! Guitar Shop TV met recently with this amazing young artist, who we believe is positioned to emerge as one of the finest new rock/blues guitarists of his generation. Sayce absolutely blew us away with his exciting and soulful playing, and we were mightily impressed by his new album Steamroller, a composite of full-tilt, no holds barred rock and blues material, along with some tasteful acoustic-oriented tracks. It is an awesome album that is rapidly climbing… Read More

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