why i play guitar

RJ Ronquillo on The Ventures' "Walk, Don't Run" | Hooked

The Nashville-based YouTube sensation who’s slung strings with Carlos Santana and Stevie Wonder digs into the surf and Johnny Smith jazz versions of this ’50s/’60s classic.

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Katy Guillen on John Lee Hooker's "Baby, Please Don’t Go" | Hooked

The simmering indie rocker identifies with the fierce darkness and stirring rawness felt in the Delta bluesman's acoustic rendition.

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Zach Person on Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Texas Flood" | Hooked

The rising blues-rock riffmeister cops to his early obsession with SRV's iconic number that consumed his teenage brain and is still infused in his own guitar-playing vocabulary.

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