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John Mayall: The Godfather of British Blues

Legendary British Bluesman John Mayall talks to Ben Lazarus about his life in music, his recent 80th anniversary tour and the release of his 62nd studio album… 1,058 more words

Jazz

On March 26, 1976.

On March 26, 1976, Anthony “Duster” Bennett died aged 30. He was a singer and musician (played acoustic guitar, slide guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, drums, keyboards, bass guitar and mandolin), he performed as a one-man band, playing a bass, guitar, drum with his foot and blowing a harmonica on a rack. 12 more words

Walter Trout has a spiritual bond with his Strat of 30 years

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 6, 2003

By Steve Newton

Unless you’re really up on your rock guitarists, Walter Trout may be the biggest guitar hero you’ve never heard of. 868 more words

Guitar Heroes

At which point did rock and pop become separate genres? And why?

This is a question I asked on my Facebook account recently and received a number of very intelligent responses from a wide cross-section of people. This in turn is my own opinion. 1,445 more words