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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “Bad Reputation” Live – Video

Rock’s first lady storms through her 1981 classic in performance for Guitar Center Sessions

 

Is rock and roll truly the secret to eternal youth? Looking at Joan Jett, you might just believe that it is.

 

In a recent taping at LA’s Guitar Center for Nic Harcourt‘s Guitar Center Sessions, the 55-year-old singer/guitarist looked to have barely aged a day since the era when she ruled the pop… Read More

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“Working with David Bowie” Guitarist Reeves Gabrels Excusive Interview

Ex-Tin Machine axeman tells the unlikely story of how his 12-year collaboration with Bowie began

 

Sonically explorative guitarist Reeves Gabrels is best known for the dozen or so years he partnered David Bowie; first as lead guitarist for The Tin Machine, and later during the 1990s, when Bowie was releasing innovative albums like 1997′s Earthling, one of the first major albums to combine rock with electronica.

 

In part II of Guitar Shop TV’s exclusive interview… Read More

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Jack White: Two Nights In September At Radio City Music Hall

Two Nights In September At Radio City Music Hall with Jackie White OR How I Spent Two And A Quarter Hours Of My Life

Written by Iman Lababedi from rocknyc Tuesday, 02 October 2012

(Note: the above video of The Strokes preforming ‘New York City Cops’ featuring Jack White is obviously NOT from the Radio City show reviewed below, but we wanted to include it anyway, because it highlights Jack’s awesome guitar work!)

 

It was Sunday morning and I was halfway thru writing my review of

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Mighty Mongo

Mighty Mongo is a St. Petersburg, FL band with an unlikely sound that combines influences like No Doubt and Jimi Hendrix with elements of African highlife guitar, before processing them through a kind of surfer party-punk filter. The four-piece outfit was formed in 2009 and have grown an enormous local fanbase since then. They’ve also made appearances at the 2012 Vans Warped Tour and… Read More

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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: Johnny Winter LIVE at Beekman Beer Garden, NYC – “Johnny B Goode”

Guitar Shop TV caught up with guitar icon Johnny Winter at the Beekman Beer Garden in New York for a cool live version of the rock classic “Johnny B Goode”

Check the following from Johnny’s Official Biography:

Johnny Winter has been a guitar hero without equal. Signing to Columbia records in 1969 called largest solo artist deal of it’s time, Johnny immediately laid out the blueprint for his fresh take on classic blues a prime combination for… Read More

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