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Stevie Ray Vaughan with his mother, Martha Vaughan.
an old woman holding a guitar and smiling
Elizabeth Cotten’s Sears and Roebuck 1904 Acoustic Guitar a.k.a “Stella.” (Cost at the time: $3.75). A self-taught left-handed guitarist, and creator of the alternating bass style known as “Cotten picking,” Elizabeth Cotten liked to play this right handed-guitar upside down. Twenty five years after retiring as a guitarist, Folkways Records picked her up in the early 1960’s where she went on to inspire a generation of folk revival artists to cover her songs – Doc Watson, Jerry
a man with long hair playing an electric guitar
Geddy Lee of Rush
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Stevie Ray Vaughan
a woman sitting on the ground with a guitar in her hand and wearing tights
Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads
a collage of photos with the words happy birthday to eric freckle band
Derek Trucks
a woman sitting on the floor with her guitar in front of her and looking at the camera
Brody Dalle of The Distillers 📸 Richard Sibbald
a man playing an electric guitar on stage
Dickey Betts, Allman Brothers Band Singer-Guitarist, Dead at 80
Dickey Betts, Allman Brothers Band Singer-Guitarist, Dead at 80
a woman sitting in a chair playing a guitar
Born 100 years ago, Cordell Jackson was an American guitarist thought to be the first woman to produce, engineer, arrange and promote music on her own rock and roll music label. Jackson founded the Moon Records label in Memphis in 1956. Unable to break into the Sun label's stable of male artists, she received the advice and assistance of RCA Records' Chet Atkins in forming this new label to release her music. She began releasing and promoting on the label singles she recorded in her home studio, serving as engineer, producer and arranger. The artists recorded included her and a small family of early rock and roll, rockabilly, and country music performers she recruited from several Southern states. Her Moon Records label was the oldest continuously operating label in Memphis at the time o
an acoustic guitar with the words it's always about the music, never about anything else
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a statue of a man with a guitar in his hand on the side of a street
The Electric Lady Studio Guitar, commonly referred to as the Jimi Hendrix Statue, is a life-sized bronze sculpture of Jimi Hendrix created by Daryl Smith in 1997, located at the intersection of Broadway and Pine Streets in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, in the United States. The statue depicts Hendrix playing a Stratocaster.
a man playing an electric guitar on stage
Dickey Betts