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Friday Night with Guitar George: BB King Memorial Tribute

The Thrill indeed is gone. Last night we lost legendary bluesman B.B. King, one of the undisputed Mount Rushmore figures in American music history. Over his six decade career King produced an impressively large volume of audio and video recordings,

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Bobby Keys Edition

Yesterday was Keith Richards’ seventy-first birthday.  Keith’s best friend, longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys, also would have been seventy-one yesterday but sadly he passed away on December 2nd.  He had continued to tour and perform until he was seventy,

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Friday Night with Guitar George; Warren Zevon

During the Thanksgiving holiday, after getting caught up on reading the Guitar George posts from the past few weeks, my lovely wife astutely brought to my attention the fact that in several of my posts I have made reference to

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Wednesday/Thanksgiving Edition

Welcome to a special Wednesday night pre-Thanksgiving edition of FNWGG. As we enter the holiday season it is time to remind ourselves that in the end, nothing matters but family and friends. Here is Gregg Allman with a few of

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler is probably the most unlikely of rock stars to emerge from the post-punk period that began in the late 1970’s.  A Scottish-born, well educated son of an architect and a schoolteacher, Knopfler had already finished college, had worked

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