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Friday Night with Guitar George: Notable Covers Edition

A recent television appearance by a heavy metal band featured an impressive cover version of a well-known pop song half a century old. This got me thinking about other unlikely cover versions—the White Stripes’ rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” came

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Friday Night with Guitar George: New Year’s 2015 – 2016 Edition

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems that there is something about Eric Clapton’s guitar playing that always feels appropriate on New Year’s Eve. In last year’s New Year’s Eve Edition we featured Clapton performing with his hero J.J. Cale.

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The 500: Episode 9 (420 – 411)

The boys return for Episode 9 of The 500, as they close in on the first 100 albums down. This week they enjoy a good amount of punk, as well as appearances by Clapton, McCartney, Bono, and Tom Waits.

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Steve Winwood Edition

Some resumes are impressive for their brevity. Mick Jagger: Singer, Rolling Stones. Elizabeth: Queen, United Kingdom. Mariano Rivera: Relief Pitcher, New York Yankees. Then there are resumes that are impressive for their length and/or their diversity. Leonardo DaVinci, Theodore Roosevelt,

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Friday Night with Guitar George: New Years Eve 2014 Edition

Welcome to the New Year’s Eve Wednesday edition of Friday Night With Guitar George. I stumbled upon this video about a month ago and knew immediately that this would be my choice for New Year’s Eve. After midnight it will

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Clapton – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Editor’s Note: Dave Brown is a 30-60 year old man, and the father of our very own Stephen Brown. He has a tremendous fear of cats, which precludes him from learning how to internet, so we’re posting this on his

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