BLUES_ROCK: The six most overlooked Blues-Rock guitarists?

Reverend Keith A. Gordon / ThoughtCo writes: Let be honest here, shall we? Blues-rock fretburners like Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughan typically receive all the love while other talented guitarists are too often forced to wait in line to gather up whatever crumbs of critical acclaim remain. These skilled musicians bring plenty […]

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JAZZ: What would you include in your version of its history?

In a seven-part series, Guardian and Observer writers are trying to tell the history of modern music. Rounding everything off, today they pick out 50 key moments in the story of jazz – but what did they miss? Drug busts, razor-sharp tailoring and breathtaking musicianship: yes, it’s the turn of jazz, completing our seven-part history […]

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What is a band that had a brilliant first album and a shockingly bad second album?

Timm Davison, studied Media Communication at University of Washington (2017)Answered Dec 24 In the past, lots of bands had what could be considered ‘bad’ second albums – and this was due as much to the way bands got signed, and what was expected of them in the ‘old’ (pre-internet) recording industry. In the ‘old’ system, […]

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PETER GREEN: What should I avoid in his releases?

Well, first off, looking at his Fleetwood Mac career, avoid nothing other than Mr. Wonderful. From his Splinter Group years, most of it is pretty good although the first album, Peter Green’s Splinter Group is a bit weak. Nevertheless everyone was pretty forgiving about this because it was a miracle he could stand on stage, […]

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