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Friday Night with Guitar George: Ron Wood Edition

It has steadily fallen for the past decade or two, but there was a time when Rod Stewart’s 1971 album Every Picture Tells a Story routinely landed near the top of most “Best Albums” lists. There are probably several reasons

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Keith Richards Birthday Edition

Today is Keith Richards’ seventy-second birthday. Let’s skip all the worn-out jabs about how unlikely and scientifically contradictory his continued existence is. I would suggest that rather than being surprised by Keith’s longevity, we should instead be appreciative of it.

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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: Tumbling Dice Edition

One of life’s most charming oxymorons is that one of the definitions of great art is that it cannot be defined.  Why is Moby Dick widely considered one of the best novels ever written?  It is a long, meandering, at

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Friday Night with Guitar George – Keith Richards and James Cotton

The blues is a chair. Not a design for a chair, or a better chair…it is the first chair. It is a chair for sitting on, not chairs for looking at or being appreciated. You sit on that music. -John

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