My guitar hero #1. Neil Young

One of the greatest acclamations a guitar player can have is to be instantly recognisable through their playing. Who else, other than George Harrison, could it have been playing the first solo on Cream’s ‘Badge’. Take the guitar solo in Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ – no-one but Eddie Van Halen sounds like that. Brian May, […]

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Rory Gallagher: Best Guitar Solos. Observations by Tony Besgrove

We are – as always – indebted to our friend Tony Besgrove for this terrific recommendation. He writes – “Rory at his greatest – clips from his most spectacular solos – such brilliant phrasing. Strats just don’t get so battered as this one.” Also ….. You can find all of Tony’s infallible choices by clicking […]

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MOTORHEAD: Overkill Live Full-HD. Observations by Tony Besgrove

We are – as always – indebted to our friend Tony Besgrove for this terrific recommendation. He writes – “NOTHING, BUT NOTHING says ‘rock’ as much as this video. The editing is unbelievably and stupidly busy, but the audio is something else. Funeral music extraordinaire.” Also ….. You can find all of Tony’s infallible choices […]

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