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Stevie Ray Vaughan – Little Wing – Live 07/20/83

“Little Wing” is a song written by Jimi Hendrix and recorded by the Jimi Hendrix… The origins of “Little Wing” have been traced back to the 1966 recording of “(My Girl) She’s a Fox”, an R&B song which features Hendrix playing Curtis Mayfield-influenced guitar accompaniment. He developed the song while performing in New York City’s…

Buddy Guy – Sweet Home Chicago

Buddy Guy is one of the most celebrated blues guitarists of his generation (and arguably the most celebrated), possessing a sound and style that embodied the traditions of classic Chicago blues while also embracing the fire and flash of rock & roll. Guy spent much of his career as a well-regarded journeymen, cited as a…

Monster Mike Welch – Double Trouble

Live at Cafe Wilhelmina, Eindhoven, NL, November 11, 2007. A cover of an Otis Rush classic. One of Boston’s best-loved guitarists, Monster Mike Welch has been a fixture on the international blues scene for over thirteen years. As leader of the Monster Mike Welch Band, Mike released four acclaimed CDs of mostly original material (These…

Albert King – Maintenance Shop Blues (1981)

– Albert King, with backing musicians – Ames, Iowa, July 1981. Albert King is one of the major influences on blues and rock guitar players. Without him, modern guitar music would not sound as it does — his style has influenced both black and white blues players from Otis Rush and Robert Cray to Eric…

8 year old Quinn Sullivan and Buddy Guy

Sullivan began taking guitar lessons at age three. He has studied with Brian Cass of The Overclock Orchestra and the Toe Jam Puppet Band as well as Stan Belmarce. The first original song he wrote with Chris Waters was titled “Sing, Dance, Clap Your Hands”. Sullivan first gained national media attention at age six when…

Eric Clapton – Stormy Monday, 2001

Hopefully your Monday isn’t stormy, but if it is, maybe a little Clapton can help. (Christy Blount via Google+) The only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the…