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GSTV Exclusive Interview: Rock/Jazz/Blues Great Robben Ford


Robben Ford is a true guitarists’ guitarist. His abilities as a jazz, rock and blues player led to him being named one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century” by Musician Magazine. The California native initially made his name in the ‘70s with Tom Scott and the LA Express. After leaving the Express, Ford enjoyed a successful solo career recording with his band the YellowjacketsRead More

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Producing Led Zeppelin: Legendary Record Producer Andy Johns

 

In “Producing Led Zeppelin” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock legends) In this Part One of our exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in producing the classic rock album Led Zeppelin IV, including the iconic track “Stairway to Heaven.” An amazing conversation with one of the all-time greats!

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A Conversation with Guitar Titan Jeff Beck

Guitar titan Jeff Beck talks with Fender Vision about what drives his practicing and how he must be “the most irritating person to live with,” for whomever has to listen to it! Beck also mentions that he’s been playing a Start since 1959 and is still discovering new ways to use it and that for him it remains the perfect instrument.

 

Beck also shares his passion for building cars and discusses his Read More

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Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White: KASHMIR Chords

It Might Get Loud, the 2009 epic guitar film, is a real treat. In this incredibly cool sequence, Jimmy Page explains to fellow legend The Edge of U2, how he came up with the chord sequence from the Led Zeppelin classic “Kashmir” Based on their awed expressions, it seems that Page has put Jack White and Edge under… Read More

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Ted Nugent Speaks!

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent sits down with Guitar Shop TV at the Dallas Guitar Show for a chat that ranges from the Motor City Madman‘s passion for Gibson Byrdlands to a surprising statement about his commitment to non-violence.

 

Nugent began performing professionally in 1958 and has sold 30 million records worldwide. He first rose to fame as the lead guitarist for The Amboy Dukes before moving to Epic Records as… Read More

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Producing Pink Floyd: Legendary Record Producer Alan Parsons

Legendary British audio engineer, musician, and record producer Alan Parsons met with Guitar Shop TV recently to discuss his amazing career and current projects. Alan was involved with the production of several classic rock albums, including The BeatlesAbbey Road and Let It Be, as well as Pink Floyd‘s The Dark Side of the Moon for which Pink Floyd credit him as an important contributor. Parsons’ own group, The Alan Parsons Project, as well as… Read More

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