Today (July 13th) marks the 31st anniversary of Live Aid. The legendary benefit show, which took place at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia and Wembley Stadium in London, helped raise more than $125 million for African famine relief efforts and was broadcast live in 110 countries and was watched by over a billion people worldwide. Here are some of our favorite performances from that historic day.
"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.)