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Guitar Shop TV Episode 6: R& B Legend Steve Cropper

Our exclusive conversation with STEVE CROPPER: legendary guitarist, composer, and producer, who talks Memphis, Stax Records, meeting Hendrix, his latest CD “Dedicated” and much more. ALSO Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us the amazing Limited Edition GEORGE HARRISON “Tribute” Duo Jet and several other cool Gretsches.

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Promotional Clip: Guitar Shop TV -WREG Memphis Interview

Executive Producer Brian Lippey discusses Guitar Shop TV with CBS affiliate WREG Memphis Channel 3 “Live at Nine”

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Great Venues: The Legendary Sun Studio in Memphis

Guitar Shop TV sits behind the board with engineer Matt Ross-Spang at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, “the most famous recording studio in the world,” where Elvis Presley was discovered and the first rock and roll hit single, “Rocket 88” was recorded in 1951. Ross-Spang talks about the history of Sun and why it’s so special.

 

Sun Stuidos

Sun Studio was opened in 1950 by the legendary producer and rock pioneer Sam Philips. It… 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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