When the lists of world’s greatest guitarists are compiled by magazines, they tend to forget that there were some incredible players long before guitars became electric. Django Reinhardt was certainly one of them and Colette Dumont has been kind enough to whet one’s appetite for gypsy jazz by giving us a brief biography of this incredible musician.
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Judy Collins has recorded songs by Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Phil Ochs, John Lennon, and Randy Newman. Read about Judy Collins and get a lot of links to more about her and her music.
Colette Dumont makes her long awaited return to Guitar Noise, bringing a bit of historical background to light on this well known song.
There have been important women guitarists around for about as long as there have been guitars. Colette Dumont gives us a profile of Memphis Minnie, one of the first of the guitar greats at the turn of the century.