Category Archives: Guitar Players

Leonard Skinner aka Lynard Skynard Dies..

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

How many people know how one of my favorite bands, Lynard Skynard got their name? It evaded me and perplexed me at times until I heard the news on NPR yesterday. What I heard was Lynard Skynard died. What? Holy cow, that sucks. Then the real story behind the name …

The Guitar Player Says, We Do Requests?

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

Sometimes my wife and I go out and watch some of the local talent playing around town. If the band asks for requests or perhaps someone has a request, and maybe a few requests are suggested, what happens if the band does not know those songs? I don’t know really, …

Yesterday, the 26th of April 2010 I had surgery on left elbow. Piece of cake. Like a great guitar player, the doc did a perfect job on a song he has practiced many times, ‘cubital tunnel syndrome’. Ever heard of it? In English that means the ulnar nerve (crazy bone …

I saw the doctor yesterday (Friday 4/2/2010) for a consultation on my right shoulder. I had an MRI on it a week and a half ago. Since my first doctors appointment, another condition developed. My pinkie finger and the one next to it on my left hand started to feel …

Stevie Ray Vaughan, one of my main influences and guitar players to listen and watch was one of the leading blues and rock guitarists of his generation, coming from obscurity to immediate success in the early 1980’s. Mr. Vaughan was a technical guitar virtuoso who played with fingers of lightening …

I like to look through the New York Times music and arts section in the morning while I eat breakfast. Along with the Washington Post, those are the best Newspapers for me. The New York paper is full of concert reviews from some heavy performers. It seems like it never …

You’ll won’t find many lists of guitar players or guitar gods that doesn’t include Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck near the top. To make it an even dozen, here are a total of 12 guitar giants whose work has endured. To make it manageable, we have stuck to …