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This Week in Rock History, February 27 – March 5
Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from February 27 through March 5 in rock history.
This Week in Rock History, February 20 – February 26
Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from February 20 through February 26 in rock history.
Why is there a Vinyl Revival?
Recent years have seen a resurgence in vinyl sales, and the “old fashioned” record business is becoming increasingly hi-tech. Just like a 1950s-design Gibson made to 21st century hi-tech standards, this phenomena looks like the best of all worlds for audiophiles.
This Week in Rock History, Feb. 13 – Feb. 19
Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. Brian Wilson began recording one of pop’s most celebrated songs, The Who performed their most famous concert, and Freddie Mercury made his final public appearance with Queen.
the Les Paul: A Groundbreaking Artist Honored by the Library of Congress
There was a lot more to Les, however, than most players today would ever imagine.
Gibson Guitar Greats: Grant Green
Never as lauded as his Blue Note peers, Grant Green was nevertheless a consummate guitarist who straddled jazz and funk with style, and knew that even jazz was at its best when the melody was king. Here’s the 101 on a cult player who influenced everyone from George Benson to Carlos Santana to Stevie Ray Vaughan
Slide Your Way to the Top
I love the expressiveness associated with playing slide guitar - the possibilities are endless! Thanks to Gibson's G-FORCE system it's never been easier to dial up an open tuning and play some mean slide. Here are five suggestions of awesome slide guitar tunes you may want to try out.
Love is in the Air: The 10 Greatest Valentine’s Day Instrumentals
Most famous love songs have lyrics designed to propel romance to absolute heights. Think of Frank Sinatra’s performance of “My Funny Valentine” or Etta James singing “At Last.”
From the Vault: 10 Wild and Wonderful Vintage Gibson Ads
The year is new, but at the moment we can’t help but linger on decades past. We recently discovered a wellspring of sepia-toned Gibson and Epiphone advertisements from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s – ads that most of us had never seen before. We’ve cherry-picked 10 of them to share with you.
This Week in Rock History, Feb. 6 – Feb. 12
Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. One of contemporary music’s greatest bands released their
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