The guitar anti-hero who started the Stooges and changed the sound of rock 6-string’s future, paving the way for … everything.
The king of the intro hook helped author the 6-string sound of Memphis soul with his classic licks, and crystallized country guitar in the ’70s and ’80s, with his trusty ’57 Strat, ’69 Tele, and Gibson ES-335.
Love Hurts, which features tunes by Roy Orbison, Eraserhead, Keith Jarrett, The Everly Brothers, and more comes out on February 22.
The three-month, 29-date celebration will commemorate two of the most important milestones in the iconic guitarist’s career: the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking, multiple Grammy-winning album Supernatural and the 50th anniversary of his momentous performance at Woodstock.
The highly respected sideman, slide man, and gear-demo star makes the transition to frontman and songwriter with his debut solo album.