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Guitar Greats: Alvin Lee

When people think of the first Woodstock, they often think of guitar performances from the likes of Jimi Hendrix or Carlos Santana, but one of the biggest highlights from the festival came from Alvin Lee's blistering performance of "I'm Going Home" with Ten Years After. In the wake of Lee's sudden passing in 2013, Slash…

Guitar Greats: Joe Perry

How essential is Joe Perry to Aerosmith?  When touring in support of Rock In A Hard Place in 1982 after he left the band, they were often greeted with "Where's Joe f*cking Perry?!" heckles. You know frustration is at a peak when someone pays to see a band only to yell at them. But that's just proof at how…

Guitar Greats: B.B. King

We still have the blues nearly a year after losing the legendary B.B. King, but the guitar icon has left us an absolutely incredible catalog of music that spans his seven decades long career. And if you thought his discography is long, just look at his list of accolades: Winner of 16 Grammys, including the…

Do You Feel Like I Do - Electric vs. Acoustic

It almost seems like a trick question, doesn't it?  However, when it comes to solos during Guitar Mouth, this might be one of the most important poll we pose. One iconic solo...two ways.  But which is best?  Let us know if you prefer Peter Frampton electric or acoustic by voting below!     Peter Frampton…

Guitar Greats: Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt released her debut album in 1971, when blues was very much still a man's world, but her proficiency in slide guitar helped break through that gender barrier which allowed Raitt to establish herself as one of the best blues artists in history.

Guitar Greats: Lita Ford

For 40 years, Lita Ford has been rocking crowds the world over from her time in the groundbreaking band The Runaways and as a solo artist, and even after all of these years, she's still one of the biggest badasses in the game.