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During a recent tour stop in Cleveland, Ohio, we caught up with 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee, much-lauded solo artist, E Street Band guitarist and incredible storyteller Nils Lofgren who shared how he first became interested in playing the guitar ...Categories: Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Event, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Exclusive Interviews
For more than 30 years, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Slash has left an indelible mark on rock and roll, cutting a singular figure as recognizable as his oft-imitated – never replicated – guitar playing.
Slash's embrace of rocker ...
Noel Gallagher's role in defining British rock and roll in the 90s and beyond cannot be overstated. Along with younger brother and lead singer Liam, he led Oasis as the group's principle songwriter, lead guitarist and sometimes vocalist ...Categories: History of Rock and Roll, Bob Dylan, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Hall of Fame, Madonna, Exclusive Interviews
Testifying on the healing quality of the blues genre he embodied, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee B.B. King once remarked: “I’m trying to get people to see that we are our brother’s keeper. Red, white ...Categories: Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, History of the Blues, Event, Hall of Fame, Exclusive Interviews, Today in Rock
"Stevie Ray Vaughan is the ultimate guitar hero," proclaimed John Mayer as he inducted Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "[His playing] was as otherworldly as Hendrix, but where Hendrix was coming ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, History of the Blues, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Event, Hall of Fame
Over the course of two decades – from 1945 to 1965 – 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee the "5" Royales created a remarkable body of work that laid the foundation for a host of music that followed in its ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players
The studio and live LPs released during the last seven years of 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Stevie Ray Vaughan's life ensured his place in Stratocaster immortality and influenced the next generation of blues guitarists. With ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Jimi Hendrix, Hall of Fame
2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Joan Jett and the Blackhearts created a potent mix of hard rock, glam, punk, metal and garage rock that sounds fresh and relevant in any era. The group's biggest hit, “I ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Hall of Fame, History of Punk