Doc Watson recorded sixty albums, received seven Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of the Arts from President Bill Clinton in 1997.
How did famous guitar players get their start? Some started late in life and others are self taught. We've profiled the best guitar players in the world.
Donald “Duck” Dunn was the bass guitarist with Booker T & the MGs, the band at the heart of the Stax soul sound. He died at age 70 while on tour in Japan.
He may be known forever as “the Father of Loud,” but James Charles Marshall, creator of the Marshall Amp, had the true gift of a musician – he listened.
A composer, bandleader, and singer – Frank Zappa is probably the most recognized avant-garde guitarist of all time. His hybrid style defies all convention.
Van Morrison has released over thirty albums, with songs ranging from meditative instrumentals to traditional Irish tunes to country-influenced ballads.
The Kinks are one of England’s preeminent rock bands of the 1960s. They released their first album in 1964, which featured the immortal “You Really Got Me.”
Eddie Van Halen is second only to Jimi Hendrix when it comes to rock guitar. Starting with “Eruption” in 1978 he rewrote the book on what a guitar could do.
It’s ten years since George Harrison, the guitarist and vocalist with the Beatles, passed away. Guitar Noise pays tribute to the legendary British musician.
This month we put the spotlight on the Beatles, as well as on all the various Beatles song lessons available here at Guitar Noise.