March 2020



Dhani Harrison’s Big Score

January 16, 2018
What does a Beatle’s son do after composing for movies and TV, performing and recording with rock ’n’ roll royalty, and honoring his father George Harrison’s legacy? He makes a solo album: the guitar-fueled, sonically expansive In Parallel.
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The Recording Guitarist: 'Sgt. Pepper’s' Lonely Solo Button

November 24, 2017
Rock recording has modernized since Sgt. Pepper. But has it improved?
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E

September 24, 2017
This low-budget replacement for a long-gone Gibson has its own winning qualities.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Yellow Submarine Strat

April 18, 2016
A Beatles fan enlists a young artist to handpaint the guitar of his dreams.
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George Martin: 1926–2016

March 9, 2016
From the Beatles to Beck and Bond, he changed the record producer's role and set lofty benchmarks for sound and scope. Listen to PG editors’ favorite George Martin productions.
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“Hey Jude” Revisited

April 15, 2013
I experienced something in this track that made the song brand new to me. I heard Paul McCartney drop the F-bomb mid-song.
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Rare Beatles Guitar Up For Auction

March 22, 2013
Julien’s Auctions has announced Music Icons 2013, an exceptional auction event featuring a rare VOX guitar played by two legendary Beatles, John Lennon and George Harrison.
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Video Review Gretsch G6128 T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet

September 20, 2011 PG's Shawn Hammond walks through his latest review of the Gretsch G6128 T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet

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Specimen Products-In Progress Projects/Prototypes

May 27, 2009
Premier Guitar is On Location in Chicago, IL, where we visit Specimen Products and the Chicago School of Guitar Making. In this video segment, we get to check out some of Ian Schneller (Specimen Products' founder) collection of in-progress projects and prototypes. These ideas and concepts include a mini-Beatle bass for his daughter, ukuleles, hollow-body guitars (Royale) and his famous custom horn speakers (used by Andrew Bird).
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Beatles Online Soon?

November 16, 2007
Sir Paul drops hints
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