June 2020

Tommy Emmanuel

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Last Call: John Bohlinger’s Top 10 Rig Rundowns

May 11, 2020
PG’s Nashville correspondent shares his favorite moments behind the camera with some of the best guitar players in the world.
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17 Guitar & Bass Heroes Hail Their Heroes

January 14, 2020
Joe Satriani, Thurston Moore, Molly Tuttle, Tommy Emmanuel, John Doe, Lzzy Hale, Kurt Vile, Wayne Kramer, Chris McQueen, and eight more of today’s greats discuss the contemporary players who give them the shivers.
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Top 10 Riff Rundowns of 2018

December 30, 2018
From Alter Bridge to Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Melvins, and more—your favorite clips of guitar greats breaking down their own iconic licks.
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What Bohlinger Plays: Tommy Emmanuel-Inspired Pull-Off Riff

June 19, 2018
Wrap your mitts around a shockingly easy pentatonic pattern that the Aussie flattop master uses on numbers such as "Classical Gas."
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Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel's "One Mint Julep"

June 10, 2018
The Certified Guitar Player confesses to some "petty theft" and demostrates tricks he's taken from Chet Atkins and Robert Johnson and applies it to the classic Clovers song.
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Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel's "Saturday Night Shuffle"

April 22, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz details how he adds a little Scott Joplin flair to cover the Merle Travis classic that's featured on his 2018 album, Accomplice One.
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Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel on Jerry Reed's "The Claw"

March 18, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz walks us through—and thankfully slows down—a bevy of Reed-inspired moves he's used over the years.
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Editors' Favorite Rig Rundowns

August 16, 2017
PG's hosts select their No. 1 interviews and explain why these shoots were so memorable.
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AER Introduces the Tommy Emmanuel Signature Amp

September 14, 2016
The signature amp is based on AER's best-selling Compact 60.
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Tommy Emmanuel: In the Zone

August 27, 2015
The fingerstyle sensei describes how he approaches playing solo acoustic guitar and what it took to make his childhood dreams come true.
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Rig Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel, CGP

September 4, 2014
The Australian fingerpicker explains how he uses minimal gear to get maximum tone.
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Last Call: Out of Hand

March 16, 2014
Is now the time to deal with gear dependency?
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Interview: Martin Taylor and Tommy Emmanuel: Duo de Swing

Interview: Martin Taylor and Tommy Emmanuel: Duo de Swing

May 28, 2013
Taylor and Emmanuel discuss the art of solo guitar, ’70s pop music, and why guitar education is near and dear to both of them.
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CD Review: Tommy Emmanuel, C.G.P. - "Little by Little"

CD Review: Tommy Emmanuel, C.G.P. - "Little by Little"

February 15, 2011
Little by Little is an ambitious double album full of everything from delicate Beatles-inspired fingerpicking to the barn-burning instrumentals that have become a cornerstone of Tommy Emmanuel''s live shows.
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Tommy Emmanuel: A Photo Essay by William Ellis

Tommy Emmanuel: A Photo Essay by William Ellis

September 18, 2009
Photographer William Ellis follows Tommy Emmanuel as he prepares for and performs at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, England, November 28, 2008.
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Tommy Emmanuel: On the Power of Inspiration

Tommy Emmanuel: On the Power of Inspiration

September 18, 2009
Tommy Emmanuel''s playing is incredible -- but his story may be even more incredible.
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