Billy Gibbons’ Pearly Gates

With his immense beard and ever-present dark glasses, Billy Gibbons is instantly recognizable as the lead guitarist from ZZ Top. He is also the lead singer for the blues/rock group and the composer of many ZZ songs. He is known for using a Mexican Peso coin as a pick while playing and is active as […]

BB King’s Lucille

BB King, who is named number three on Rolling Stones “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” list, started his musical life as young boy begging his grandmother’s pastor for guitar lessons. The preacher at the Holiness Church in Kilmicheal, Mississippi taught BB to play the E A and B chords, and a career was launched. […]

Angus Young’s Signature Gibson SG

Australian guitarist, Angus Young was a cofounder, along with his brother Malcolm, of the iconic rock band AC/DC. He was admitted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, along with his band-mates. He grew up in a family of eight children and began playing stringed instruments with his siblings when he was […]

Albert King’s Flying V

Albert King was largely responsible for bringing the sound of the blues into the 1960s and making it relevant to a young audience looking for “revolution” and a psychedelic feel. His harsh metallic tone and skills at bending notes and producing vibrato made him unique among blues players, as did his economical solos. He produced […]

Learn and Master Blues Guitar – Blues Fanatics Rejoice!

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In keeping with complete transparency, we may receive commission on any instructional product sold through this site. But we stand by our commitment to credibility, and assure you that our reviews are 100% genuine, non-biased, and extensively researched, so you can be confident in your purchasing decision.     Who is your favorite blues guitar […]

Zakk Wylde’s Les Pauls

Zakk Wylde picked up his first Les Paul when he was only fifteen, and he decided then and there that he was going to learn to play. Randy Rhoads was one of Zakk’s idols and the teen set the goal of replacing him as the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne’s group. Zakk was single-minded about […]