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This classic from the GP archives is a window into rock's pioneering supergroup in their prime, and an intimate look at how they re-wrote the genre's rulebook.
Add intriguing twists to your playing with the tonal flavors of the Far East, Middle East, Africa and beyond
Do open chords sometimes strike you as a little bland and boring? Here's how to make them sound more exotic
Brush up on the basics of alternate picking with these easy-to-remember techniques you can work into your own music
From shape, feel and tone to material, condition and replacement – here are the basics of guitar frets
From the Grestch Duo Jet used in the Beatles’ earliest recordings to the late '60s prototype Fender Rosewood Telecaster, here are five of George Harrison's most celebrated guitars
From Jimmie Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall II and Kenny Wayne Shepherd to Robert Cray and Bonnie Raitt, these deep cuts are bound to have you reaching for your Strat
“My personal goal is just to make the next thirty years, or the next fifty,” Rick Derringer told ‘Guitar Player’ in 1975
From Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Slash, here are some of the greatest rock guitar solos ever committed to record
From Chet Atkins and Merle Haggard to Jellyfish and the Creation, these hidden gems resonate with just as much passion and flair as the stock desert-island disc picks
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