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Great Performances: Rick Derringer – “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Real American”


In Memory of our Fallen Heroes of September 11

 

Guitar Icon Rick Derringer performs “The Star Spangled Banner” and his original composition “Real American” LIVE in NYC

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Performances: Annie Clark of St. Vincent: “Cruel”


Annie Clark of St. Vincent performed a special session for radio station KCRW in front of a live audience with the song “Cruel” Check her interesting, eclectic solo! Really distinctive phrasing and effects…Check the video above, we LOVE her Japanese retro axe!

Clark was ranked # 93 in Spin Magazine’s List of “Top 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” with the following commentary:

“The tricky little lead lines with which she peppers St. Vincent’s already impressively broad catalog hint at Annie Clark’s almost casual mastery, but… Read More

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GSTV Contest Winner Chuck Pollard meets Guitar Icon Johnny Winter

 

Guitar Shop TV fan Chuck Pollard is the lucky winner of our contest to meet blues/rock guitar icon Johnny Winter in person before his rockin’ show at The Beekman Beer Garden in New York City this month—We caught the meeting on video to share with all the rest of our fans around the world—Check it out!

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GSTV Featured Artist: Rick Derringer LIVE at Beekman Beer Garden

 

Guitar Shop TV was backstage to catch lead Guitar icon Rick Derringer perform with Johnny and Edgar Winter at the Beekman Beer Garden and Beach Club in New York this month, and believe us, this guy still rocks! What an incredible player! Rick is a true guitar icon with a key role in rock history!

Check the following from the Rick Derringer website: “Young guitar great, vocalist and entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoysTM recorded the No.1 hit “Hang On… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Edgar Winter Band LIVE at Beekman Garden – Frankenstein

GSTV was in the front row for an awesome full version performance of the rock classic “Frankenstein” by the red-hot Edgar Winter Band at the Beekman Beer Garden in NYC. Check out the amazing work by guitarist Doug Rappaport—Smokin’!

According to Wikipedia:

“The song’s title, coined by the band’s drummer Chuck Ruff, derives from the fact that the original recording of the song was much longer than the final version, as the band would often deviate from the arrangement into less structured jams. The… Read More

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Great Venues: Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues, London, UK

As its name would seem to imply, Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues is a venue that exclusively features English and American blues music. Styled appropriately after a vintage Chicago juke joint and wallpapered with sheet music, ANBTB revels in its role as one of London’s most authentic blues clubs.

The venue features live bands every night of the week. Many of London’s top blues acts are regulars at the club with names like Ned Evett, the Kingly All Stars, and Big Joe Louis and His Blues… Read More

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