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One-half of The Smiths reunited on stage Sunday (April 2014) as bassist Andy Rourke joined Johnny Marr toward the end of his Lollapalooza Brazil set to perform their former band’s classic “How Soon Is Now?”

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In these trying times, people are in the face of struggles and difficulties. The daily repetition of routines can be highly frustrating at some point, and it will be helpful if you consider trying something new to help you cope up and deal with the challenges in life.

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At the age of 12, Chris was fortunate enough to be taught to play the guitar by the legendary Marc Bolan from T Rex.

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Thomas J. Tedesco was born in Niagara Falls, New York in 1930. He started playing guitar when he was 7 and became a professional musician before he was in his teens.

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Fred King was born in Gilmer, Texas in 1934 to Ella Mae King and J. T. Christian. Influenced by his mother and uncle, both proficient guitar players, Fred learned to play rural country blues when he was six. His early influences were Sam Lightnin Hopkins and jump blues saxophonist, Louis Jordan.

Published in Music
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 19:05

A Brief Biog of The Meters

The Meters were put together in 1965 when keyboard player Arthur 'Art' Neville (1937-2019) recruited George Porter, Jr. (bass guitar), Joseph (Zigaboo) Modeliste (drums) and Leo Nocentelli (guitar, vocals).

Published in Music
Saturday, 22 June 2019 14:58

A Brief History of Skiffle

During the Depression, Jug music became a fashionable way to play traditional US folk and blues standards. Makeshift instruments including guitars made from a gallon can with a neck attached and strings or alternatively homemade banjos with a tanned hide stretched across a hoop and a fretted neck added with four strings were played.

Published in Music
Sunday, 12 March 2017 13:05

A Short History of Elizabeth Cotten

Elizabeth "Shug" Nevills was born in 1893 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to a musical family.
Published in Music
Monday, 07 March 2016 14:51

Jimi Hendrix Documentary


Jimi Hendrix will satisfy those looking for insights and heartfelt testimonials from family, friends, music industry royalty, and fellow musicians.
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Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:50

The Life and Times of Steve Marriott


"The Life and Times of Steve Marriott" is a compelling documentary about one of rock's most dynamic, exciting, and sadly; unsung heroes of rock and roll. Showcasing revelatory interviews with Humble Pie's Peter Frampton, Jerry Shirley, and Greg Ridley, the Black Crowes's Chris Robinson,
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