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Showmanship vs. Craft from IG Blog This blog debates when showmanship in guitar playing became as important, if not more important, than skill. Their argument is that it started


Showmanship vs. Craft

from IG Blog


This blog debates when showmanship in guitar playing became as important, if not more important, than skill. Their argument is that it started with Chuck Berry. An added plus - there''s a cool old video of Berry included.

Man of 140 Gibsons

from Gibson


Gibson has found the ultimate Gibson collector -- 170 guitars, 140 of which are Gibsons. Included in this article is an interview with the collector and a gallery of his collection.

Keith Richards Still Smokin''

from Sify.com


In honor of 4/20, we had to share this story. Keith Richards claims to have given up all drugs, besides the Wacky Tobaccy. According to the story Keith says, "I smoke my head off." Perhaps we should rename the 20th of April, Keith Richards day.

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