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Very Cool Slash Solo

Slash lays down a Peter Frampton-tinged solo with a Heil Talk Box in his mouth and a Les Paul in his hands. Many people think Frampton’s vocal sound on his mega-hit “Do You Feel Like We Do,” was created with a vocoder, but it was actually made with a talkbox, a small speaker connected to a clear plastic hose that the performer sticks in his mouth. You can see the hose here, winding up Slash’s Read More

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Nashville Players: Jack Pearson – “Performance & Style”

Jack Pearson is Nashville royalty—and not just because he played alongside Dickey Betts from 1997 – 1999 as part of the Allman Brothers Band. Pearson’s also put his head together on projects with Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffett, Lee Roy Parnell, Faith Hill and Delbert McClinton. This world-class guitarist, born… Read More

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Stevie Ray Vaughan: “Testify” – A Killer Performance!

Testify! Could this song have had any other name? Here’s Stevie Ray Vaughan doing one of his best Hendrix impressions with Double Trouble on the Isley Brothers track that became one of his favorite live gems. Stevie picks, wails, and mind-melds with his axe until he has absolutely manipulated the sounds coming out. His playing had much more massive appeal than just to… Read More

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