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Q&A: Alice Cooper Plans Classic Rock Covers Album

Q&A: Alice Cooper Plans Classic Rock Covers Album | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Alice Cooper has always incorporated covers into his live show but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has never done an album of other's people music He plans to change that soon by recording an album of songs inspired by his legendary onetime...
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Joe Satriani Releases Details, Artwork for New Album, 'Unstoppable Momentum'

Joe Satriani Releases Details, Artwork for New Album, 'Unstoppable Momentum' | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Joe Satriani has conformed the release of his 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, on May 7 through Epic Records.
The album was recorded at Skywalker Sound in the Bay Area and produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser (AC/DC).
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Renowned Guitar Builder Phil Kubicki Passes

Renowned Guitar Builder Phil Kubicki Passes | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Philip Kubicki, a renowned guitar designer and builder who was active in the musical-instrument industry for more than 50 years, has died.
Kubicki began building acoustic guitars at age 15 after discovering the music of Andres Segovia.
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Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress

Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Just in time for its 40th anniversary Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress along with hits by Simon and Garfunkel Chubby Checker and the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever They're among 25...
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Picks with Pluck: 11 Guitar Picks That Dare to Be Different

Picks with Pluck: 11 Guitar Picks That Dare to Be Different | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Looking for a plectrum that dares to be different?
From Dunlop to Sik Pik to Planet Waves and beyond, Guitar World presents an assortment.
Take your pick!
1. Dava Grip Tips Delrin
Dava Grip Tips are the only picks with an over-molded rubber grip.
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Shred Again: Old Skateboards Become Electric Guitars - Visual News

Shred Again: Old Skateboards Become Electric Guitars - Visual News | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Visual News Shred Again: Old Skateboards Become Electric Guitars Visual News After the invention of the electric guitar in the 1940s and the skateboard in the 1950s, it was simply inevitable that somebody would combine the two classic instruments...
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Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
The Gibson Les Paul Model as it stood in 1956 is a pure rock’n’roll legend, represented in greater detail than ever before in the 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue.
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The Men Relive 'That 'Wow' Experience' on New Album

The Men Relive 'That 'Wow' Experience' on New Album | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
"You gotta keeps it moving" says bassist/lap steel guitarist Kevin Faulkner of Brooklyn's the Men Two months after the release of the band's third album Open Your Heart they did just that sequestering themselves in the Catskills for two weeks to...
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Alvin Lee dies at 68; guitar virtuoso with Ten Years After - Los Angeles Times

Alvin Lee dies at 68; guitar virtuoso with Ten Years After - Los Angeles Times | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog) Alvin Lee dies at 68; guitar virtuoso with Ten Years After Los Angeles Times When the "Woodstock" documentary was released the next year, the band's 11-minute version of the song — and Lee's guitar virtuosity — were...
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Flashback: Steely Dan Play 'Do It Again' on 'The Midnight Special' in 1973

Flashback: Steely Dan Play 'Do It Again' on 'The Midnight Special' in 1973 | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
David Palmer was only the lead singer of Steely Dan for a few short months in late 1972 and early 1973 It was during that brief time however that the band cut their debut album Can't Buy a Thrill and launched their first major tour Palmer came into...
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DC Comics Super Heroes Guitars & Accessory Line Coming from Peavey ... - The Daily BLAM!

DC Comics Super Heroes Guitars & Accessory Line Coming from Peavey ... - The Daily BLAM! | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
DC Comics Super Heroes Guitars & Accessory Line Coming from Peavey ...
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Final Hendrix CD 'People, Hell & Angels' mixes it up - Arizona Republic

Final Hendrix CD 'People, Hell & Angels' mixes it up - Arizona Republic | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
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Final Hendrix CD 'People, Hell & Angels' mixes it up
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That's what got me into rock music — the electric guitar.
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Rolling Stones Planning 18 North American Tour Dates: Source

Rolling Stones Planning 18 North American Tour Dates: Source | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
The Rolling Stones' '50 and Counting' shows in London and New York last year were some of their tightest shows in years "There have been quite a few offers" Mick Jagger said afterward weighing a full tour Added Keith Richards "Really all you're...
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SXSW 2013: Eric Burdon Gets Inspired by Mikhail Gorbachev

SXSW 2013: Eric Burdon Gets Inspired by Mikhail Gorbachev | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Eric Burdon who rocked SXSW with hits from his bands the Animals and War talked about his activist side and casually discussed geopolitics in the the Rolling Stone Rock Room "There's a track on my new album called 'Water' I got that from my...
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New Book Chronicles 140-Year History of Epiphone Guitars

New Book Chronicles 140-Year History of Epiphone Guitars | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
In 2013, Epiphone celebrates its 140th anniversary as the working musician’s No. 1 instrument maker.
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Clapton to Release Book on His Guitars

Clapton to Release Book on His Guitars | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Eric Clapton has documented his guitars and amplifiers in a new book titled Six String Stories, which includes photos and background information on nearly 300 instruments and amps that span the five decades of his career, beginning with his early...
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Yoko Ono Tweets Photo of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses in Plea for Gun Control

Yoko Ono Tweets Photo of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses in Plea for Gun Control | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
In a show of support for gun control Yoko Ono yesterday tweeted a photograph of the bloodied glasses her late husband John Lennon wore the day he was murdered Accompanying the photo was the message "Over 1057000 people have been killed by guns in...
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Deep Purple Respond to Hall of Fame Snub - Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Deep Purple Respond to Hall of Fame Snub - Ultimate-Guitar.Com | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
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Deep Purple Respond to Hall of Fame Snub
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Deep Purple have been one of rock's most enduring acts. Yet, induction to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has continually eluded them.
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Guitar once played by Beatles' Lennon and Harrison up for auction - Chicago Tribune

Guitar once played by Beatles' Lennon and Harrison up for auction - Chicago Tribune | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
SPIN Guitar once played by Beatles' Lennon and Harrison up for auction Chicago Tribune An electric guitar played by John Lennon and George Harrison at the height of the Beatles' fame is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $300,000 at auction in...
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Lenny Kravitz Drops Out of Marvin Gaye Biopic

Lenny Kravitz Drops Out of Marvin Gaye Biopic | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Lenny Kravitz has dropped out of the long-anticipated Marvin Gaye biopic Sexual Healing to be replaced by Law & Order alumnus Jesse L Martin  Directed by Julien Temple the film has long been in the works but is finally set to begin filming later...
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When your guitar gently weeps - Montreal Gazette

When your guitar gently weeps - Montreal Gazette | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
When your guitar gently weeps
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MONTREAL - Think of buying a guitar like having a child. In your eyes, it comes into this world looking like the most amazing thing you have ever seen. It makes ungodly noises at even more ungodly hours.
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Scream Guitars Releases Exciting New Designs At Bonita Blues Fest: New ... - Music Indistry News Network

Scream Guitars Releases Exciting New Designs At Bonita Blues Fest: New ...
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Antique Guitar Shop with Century-Old Axes Amped to Open in East Village - DNAinfo

Antique Guitar Shop with Century-Old Axes Amped to Open in East Village - DNAinfo | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Antique Guitar Shop with Century-Old Axes Amped to Open in East Village
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TR Crandall Guitars is set to open on April 8 at 179 E.
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Azealia Banks Accuses Stone Roses of Sabotage in Twitter Rant

Azealia Banks Accuses Stone Roses of Sabotage in Twitter Rant | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Azealia Banks started off her weekend by picking yet another Twitter fight After performing at Australia's Future Music Festival on Friday the rapper accused the Stone Roses who were also playing the festival of intentionally sabotaging her set at...
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Concert announcement: Brad Paisley brings the electric guitar and the sense of ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Concert announcement: Brad Paisley brings the electric guitar and the sense of ... - Dallas Morning News (blog) | Tune Town Talk | Scoop.it
Concert announcement: Brad Paisley brings the electric guitar and the sense of ...
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Country music superstar Brad Paisley kills it on the electric guitar.
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