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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Los Bitchos on Blur's "There's No Other Way" | Hooked

Serra Petale explains why the British band's unsung debut continues providing inspiration from Graham Coxon's "sloppily on point" playing that binds trilling chords with charismatic lead.

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Blackwater Holylight on Dinosaur Jr 's "Feel The Pain" | Hooked

Guitarist Mikayla Mayhew explains how J Mascis' turbulent, slow-n-go riff still takes her back to the days of skate parks and first bonding with the instrument.

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