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Nick Benjamin. Acoustic Guitar Maker

Nick Benjamin. Acoustic Guitar Maker

| June 11, 2015

Nick Benjamin, acoustic guitar maker talks about how he got into making guitars and also the process of creating these beautiful instruments.

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Hotel California Lead Licks

Hotel California Lead Licks

| June 11, 2015

Hotel California Lead Licks. Introduction Lick 1 Lick 2 Lick 3 Lick 4 Everyone talks about, and in fact teaches or learns, the intro or the lead solo to Hotel California, which is why we’ve decided to bring you something different. The lesser taught, but equally memorable, run-ins and licks that make up the 2 Hotel California choruses. Don Felder originally […]

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Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson.

Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson.

| June 11, 2015

Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson. Have you ever wanted to play a classic song that has some unusual chords that are easy to play? Well try Horse With No Name by America. Apart from Em, the 4 chords used in this great song are not only unusual, but are very easy to master. No more than 2 fingers […]

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Harrison Marsh Acoustic Fingerstyle. Hands At My Back

Harrison Marsh Acoustic Fingerstyle. Hands At My Back

| June 11, 2015

Harrison Marsh acoustic fingerstyle. Harrison plays Hands At My Back

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Earl Slick Interview

Earl Slick Interview

| June 11, 2015

Earl Slick Interview Earl Slick: Veteran Guitarist Featured On New Bowie Single & Album Like many parts of the United States, New York City has its own dialectic peculiarities. One of them is the pronunciation of any word with the “oi” sound, as if it were “er.” Spoil becomes “sperl,” Foil becomes “ferl,” and oil becomes “earl,” as in, “Watch out […]

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The Hendrix Chord. E7#9

The Hendrix Chord. E7#9

| June 11, 2015

The Hendrix Chord. E7#9 I can’t believe we are already 4 issues to the good, and, therefore, by definition, discussing our 4th chord of the month.      The E-seventh-sharp-nine-chord – or E7#9 – or Hendrix chord – is not only really cool, but is immediately recognisable when played, mainly because of its almost discordant sound. But don’t let […]

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Dougie Maclean Caledonia

Dougie Maclean Caledonia

| June 11, 2015

Dougie Maclean Caledonia This month I got in touch with one of the biggest names in Scottish folk music, Dougie Maclean, OBE. Below is my arrangement of one of Dougie’s best-known pieces, Caledonia. Many different artists have done their own take of Caledonia, but I urge anyone not familiar with Dougie, to check out the original. As well as being an accomplished […]

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