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Lou Reed: Inimitable Rock Legend Dead at 71

Influential rocker who founded the Velvet Underground passed away from undisclosed causes

 

By Alex Baker

 

Lou Reed, the singer/songwriter/guitarist who is best known for being a founding member of the Velvet Underground, passed away Sunday in Long Island at the age of 71. Although the cause of death remains undisclosed at this time, Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.

 

Reed began his more than 50 years in the music business in the early Sixties as an in-house songwriter… Read More

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GSTV Exclusive Interview with Author/Photograher Lisa S Johnson: “108 Rock Star Guitars”

Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”

 

 

“108 Rock Star Guitars” is an illustrated coffee table book that was published on October 8, 2013, encapsulating the sexy imagery by Lisa S. Johnson of the world’s most famous guitars.  The book contains a foreword by Les Paul.

 

 

Armed with a macro lens, an incredible eye for detail and a truly ground breaking

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Rock Book Recommendation: Journeyman Guitarist Dick Wagner’s Smash Hit Memoir

Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.

 

Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: NotRead More

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