"I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American-made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces." Whatever that means, Ted Nugent. Now to the world's most valuable guitars and other Great White guitar-playing Buffalos. Here's a top five:
Fat bottomed girls might make the rockin' world go 'round (thanks, Queen), but America's fabulous electric guitar luthiers make rockin' American music go 'round. Here's a look at some of the finest, past and present.
Much like a caddie is to a golfer, guitar techs are the keepers and caretakers of some of the most prestigious gear in the world. Considering that, it’s not uncommon for a guitarist to have the same tech tour after tour.
The legendary Eric Clapton turns 72 today (March 30), and out of all of his accolades, he’s the only musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times (With The Yardbirds in 1992, with Cream in 1993 and as a solo artist in 2000.)
For the most part, Eric Clapton has retired from regular touring, but in honor of the guitar icon’s 50th anniversary of his career, he’s book a handful of shows, including a two-night-stand at Madison Square Garden which included some special guests at last night’s (March 19) show.
When you Google "Eric Clapton nicknames," two results come up: Slowhand...and God. (No really; give it a try. That really happens.) Search engine results aside, what more can you say about Eric Clapton that hasn't already been said. He's the only artist to ben thrice inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He's…