Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Obituary

Ravi Shankar: 1920 - 2012

December 12, 2012
The Indian sitar master who profoundly influenced the work of the Beatles, John Coltrane, and the Byrds—and, by extension, a large swath of modern music—died Tuesday, December 11 at age 92.
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Big Jim Sullivan: 1941 - 2012

October 5, 2012
As a session player in London in the 1960s, it is estimated that Sullivan played on over 1,000 top-ten records
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Remembering Doc Watson by Bryan Sutton

June 5, 2012
One Christmas morning, when I was probably 9 or 10, Santa brought me a nice stereo turntable outfit. I''ll never forget walking toward the thing and seeing that there were
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Pete Cosey: 1943 - 2012

May 31, 2012
The "original noise-bringer" laid down seminal tracks for Chess Records and launched fusion fusillades with Miles Davis.
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Doc Watson Dies at Age 89

May 30, 2012
By combining traditional bluegrass with elements of gospel, blues and folk music Watson influenced countless guitarists of all genres.
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Bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn: 1941 - 2012

May 17, 2012
Dunn’s bass has been heard for 50 years on some of the most iconic and influential records ever produced.
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Steel Guitar Legend Passes

November 21, 2007
Prolific musician leaves legacy of music
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