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Evenings with Guitar George: May 31, 2021

Australian-born Kara Grainger has been around for several years but somehow escaped my attention until recently.  She plays a smooth, unpretentious version of electric blues that I find pleasing to the ear.  In tonight’s featured video she is playing the

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Evenings with Guitar George: May 24, 2021

Friends, I wouldn’t drop something like this on you on a night the Braves are playing.  But with the hot Braves idle, how about some cool soul for a brief respite?  Check out St. Paul and the Broken Bones.  They

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Evenings with Guitar George: May 8, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, please take a few minutes to acquaint yourselves with Chilean born YouTube sensation Miguel Montalban. Not just another Hendrix and Clapton wannabe, Montalban has a unique sound all his own. In tonight’s featured video, Miguel is busking

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Evenings with Guitar George: May 2, 2021

Our February 26 episode featured Nashville songstress Lilly Hiatt. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree. Lilly’s father John Hiatt was a successful musician in his own right. A prolific songwriter, the elder Hiatt released over twenty albums but

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Evenings with Guitar George: April 25, 2021

With a title like “Hell’s Half Acre” the song better be good, and Taylor McCall’s performance does not disappoint. Also recommended: The Devil Wants to Dance Again.

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Evenings with Guitar George: March 26, 2021

In tonight’s featured video Steven Gene Wold aka Seasick Steve plays a guitar made out of hubcaps and a broomstick.  I don’t thick any additional information is needed for prerequisite, although his backstory is very interesting and can be read here.

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Evenings with Guitar George: March 12, 2021

Bluegrass prodigy Billy Strings was born William Apostol in central Michigan in 1992. Impressed by William’s guitar playing skills at an early age, his aunt nicknamed him Billy Strings, and the name stuck. Here’s the thing about Billy: he plays

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Happy Birthday (again!) Keith Richards

His coat is torn and frayed, it’s seen much better days But as long as the guitar plays, it’ll steal your heart away -Rolling Stones “Torn and Frayed” On December 18 Keith Richards will be seventy-four years old, a feat

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Chuck Berry

If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it “Chuck Berry.”          -John Lennon He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers.         -Mick Jagger Charles

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Friday Night with Guitar George: Episode 100

Welcome, my friends, to the one hundredth edition of FNWGG and the final regular installment in the series. I won’t call this the last edition ever, because I might want to do a special edition from time to time as

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