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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Steely Dan “Shuffle Diplomacy Twenty Eleven” Tour

 

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Steely Dan dazzled the public and critics alike in 2009 with their classic-albums-in-full “Rent PartyTour.” Now the band is responding to overwhelming popular demand andreturning to give fans more Steely Dan action with a new summer tour, Shuffle Diplomacy Twenty Eleven.  This year’s tour, which kicks off in Seattle on July 2 and concludes […]

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May 2011

 

  This month in VG We feature the 25 greatest guitar songs of (more…)

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April 2011

 

FEATURES The 25 Most Valuable Guitars There are few collectibles in modern pop culture that are as cool as guitars. They’re functional, tactile art that inspires players and music fans alike. But beyond fond memories, for some, guitars serve as investments. Here’s a look at 25 guitars that, thanks to certain players, songs, (more…)

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March 2011

 

FEATURES 25 Great Guitar Songs of the ‘60s We asked readers to interact via VintageGuitar.com and tell us which songs from the 1960s stand out in their (more…)

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February 2011

 

FEATURES Gretsch Gets With It! The Birth of the Duo Jet After Leo Fender introduced the Broadcaster and Gibson with the Les Paul, Gretsch quickly jumped aboard the solidbody bandwagon with the “Gretsch Electromatic Solid Body Guitar,” a.k.a. the 6128 Duo Jet. By Edward Ball Mary Osborne Charlie’s Angel Citing Charlie Christian as her mentor, […]

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January 2011

 

FEATURES Ron Wood Stone Solo The longtime guitarist for the Rolling Stones has also collaborated with legends ranging from B.B. King to David Bowie to Aretha Franklin. He (more…)

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December 2010

 

FEATURES Into The New Rising Sun Speculating on Jimi Hendrix’s Later Career Moves It has been 40 years since the passing of Jimi Hendrix. In his honor, this (more…)

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November 2010

 

FEATURES The Heavenly Guitar of Carlos Santana His latest CD could be viewed as the artist playing it safe, or it could be a risky move. Using guest (more…)

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October 2010

 

FEATURES Albert Lee The Gypsy Spirit Of A Country-Guitar Hero We talk in-depth with the man Eric Clapton calls, “…a great, great player, fluid, lyrical and free, like (more…)

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September 2010

 

  FEATURES In Detail The Gibson ES-5 When it came to Spanish-style electric guitars, Gibson was a reluctant participant, wading into the market in 1936. After WWII, it was (more…)

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