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Who Jeff Beck is?

“Jeff Beck is the best guitar player on the planet,” – Joe Perry
A Guitar Hero Won’t Play the Game by Larry Rohter in The New York Times (February 12, 2010). 276 more words


On August 14, 1971.

On August 14, 1971, Mahavishnu Orchestra released its first studio album “The Inner Mounting flame”. The album material was recorded in the first half of 1971 and was produced by Mahavishnu Orchestra. 52 more words

Sound & Motion Pictures: TV shows nostalgia 3

Here’s my third foray down memory lane, it’s time for the glam eighties! There are so many TV shows from that decade that I watched and liked but the following are the ones I consider most iconic. 179 more words

Odds And Ends

Don't You Know

A bit of chilled out funk, this is ‘Don’t You Know’ by Jan Hammer Group.

Heard this 70s group for the first time on a show tonight, but I realise I already knew one of Jan Hammer’s earlier projects, Mahavishnu Orchestra (check out the far more frenetic 1971 album ‘ 86 more words


Neal Schon El Matador

Neal Schon is best known for his work with the bands Journey and Bad English. He was also a member of Santana before forming… 199 more words


Classic Rock Almanac April 17, 2015


Today’s Question:  45 years ago today, Paul McCartney released his solo debut, McCartney, in the U.K. Three days later it came out in America. 483 more words