June 2020

Sonny Landreth

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Listen to the June 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

May 20, 2020
This month's jams include Code Orange, Sonny Landreth, Big Thief, Devon Gilfillian, and more!
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Sonny Landreth: "You Have to Have the Antenna Up"

May 14, 2020
The Louisiana slide legend finds inspiration in standard fretting and the whammy bar on Blacktop Run, an acoustic/electric mashup of roots styles and rad techniques.
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Sonny Landreth Announces New Album and Debuts Title Track

December 6, 2019
Blacktop Run comes out on February 21st and will feature Landreth's working quartet.
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Crossroads

Eric Clapton Announces Lineup for 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival

March 29, 2019
The star-studded lineup will include Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Vince Gill, Doyle Bramhall II, Gary Clark Jr., Buddy Guy, and many more.
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Sonny Landreth Album Premiere: 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

June 26, 2017
We go behind the scenes on the slide master’s epic live set that features both his working electric trio and a stripped-down acoustic group.
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FEAT

Sonny Landreth: Full Circle

June 30, 2015
For his 12th album, Bound by the Blues, the slide wizard revisits the soulful sounds that launched his career.
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Sonny Landreth's Album Premiere

June 4, 2015
The slide phenom returns to his roots on Bound by the Blues.
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Top 4 Blues-Rock Rig Rundowns

April 23, 2014
Witness the gear of the gods—covering Eric Johnson’s ’57 Strats, Warren Haynes’ arsenal of Gibsons, Sonny Landreth’s pedalboard tricks, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Dumble.
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Rig Rundown - Sonny Landreth

July 25, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond catches up with slide master Sonny Landreth. In this Rig Rundown segment, Landreth shares his Strat mods and road amps, and demonstrates his favorite pedal combinations.
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Album Review: Sonny Landreth - "Elemental Journey"

Album Review: Sonny Landreth - "Elemental Journey"

June 8, 2012
Landreth ventures into new territory with "Elemental Journey," an all-instrumental affair with 11 Landreth originals.
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Interview: Sonny Landreth Goes Instrumental With Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson

Interview: Sonny Landreth Goes Instrumental With Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson

May 22, 2012
The slide maestro talks about working with two bona fide guitar gods on “Elemental Journey” and his new Fender Signature Stratocaster and Dumble amp.
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Playing Behind the Slide: An Interview with Sonny Landreth

September 10, 2008
We sit down and talk slidin'' Strats, playing with Clapton and southern influences with none other than Sonny Landreth
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