Eric Gales Unbelievable Little Wing Cover

Here’s a name that you might not have heard for a few years – Eric Gales.  If you go back in time to the late Eighties there were tons of new guitar heroes coming out each and every day.  Because of the influence of mainly EVH and SRV (and all the hair...

The Chess Box : Muddy Waters Review

If you want to get schooled on Muddy Waters, aka McKinley Morganfield – The Chess Box collection is the way to get started. For a man that made blues music from 1941 to 1982 you’re certainly not going to capture it all in this three disc set, but you can...

Josh White – Folk Blues

Josh White was a blues master who influenced some very famous musicians from Nat King Cole, to Bob Dylan, Merle Travis, and John Fogerty. It’s pretty rare when primarily blues player influences musicians in soul, folk, country, and rock and roll. Josh was known...

Joe Bonamassa Plays the Blues

I love Joe Bonamassa. He has a distinctive blues guitar playing style that is a mix of Gary Moore and Pat Travers – in my opinion. The thing about him is he kind of burst on the scene when he was about 12 years old as a prodigy, and now that he’s 31 his...

Billy Gibbons plays Texas Flood 2008

This is an incredible performance you may not have seen yet, it’s Billy Gibbons of “that little ‘ol band from Texas” – ZZ Top! He’s playing at the Fender gala at NAMM – and he belts out his rendition of “Texas...

Guitarist Jeff Healey Dies at Age 41

Today is a very sad day for guitarist as we lay another of our own to rest. Jeff Healey who had been battling cancer for most of his life died at age 41. Jeff meant a great deal to me since he’s only two years older, and I can remember first hearing of him just...

Incredible Blues Guitar – Ronnie Earl

There are a lot of unsung blues guitar heroes, but the one I find a lot of guitarists still don’t know is Ronnie Earl. I can’t remember the first time I head him, but he’s incredible. I like guitar players that have a distinctive voice – and he...