Category Archives: Guitar Articles

I was reading an article on Crosby, Stills and Nash in the local paper, they appeared in concert at The King Center in Melbourne, Florida on The 22nd of August. The article did not say anything new to me until I came to the end of the article. Here you …

Jimi Hendrix ‘murdered by his manager’….

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Articles

JIMI HENDRIX’S former roadie claims the guitar legend was murdered by his own manager – as part of a life insurance swindle. James ‘Tappy’ Wright says Hendrix’s manager Michael Jeffery confessed the crime to him a year later, during a drunken session at the roadie’s house. According to Wright – …

When it started to happen, the people in England went nuts and of course this new vibe traveled to America very fast and caught fire too. It was in the mid ’60’s when big name guitarists Eric Clapton, and the band Cream, and Jimi Hendrix (the only American) and his …

Old Folks Boogie…

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Articles

“Old Folks Boogie”, written by Paul Barrere of Little Feat came to mind the other day at the rehab center my Dad is at. While he is still not a well man. We expect him to come home in a few weeks. Modern medicine is unbelievable. The song itself is …

How can a person say Jimi Hendrix or Stevie Ray Vaughan pose a problem? The problem is that I have a problem finding people to jam with. I could not help listening to and enjoying all sorts of rock and roll music. I enjoy the heck out of almost any …

Long, Or an entirely different length? I have a correction to make. The post: Choose the Guitar Neck Scale Length That Fits.. has what I call an important omission. There are more than 2 lengths of guitar necks. When I wrote another post about: What Is Better, a 22 Fret …

“The Day The Music Died”

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Guitar Articles

It has been almost 50 years (February 2, 1959) since a single-engine plane crashed into a snowy field in Iowa. When that plane crashed, it claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson and the pilot, Roger Peterson. Three of Rock and Roll’s most promising performers …