Category Archives: Pics-Players-Interviews

One of the most influential lead guitarists in rock, Jeff Beck has helped shape blues rock, psychedelia, and heavy metal. Beck’s groups have been short-lived, and he has probably been handicapped by the fact that he doesn’t sing, but his aggressive style — encompassing screaming, bent sustained notes, distortion and …

There is no great mystery to practicing the guitar. If you surf the internet for lessons on “how to practice the guitar”, than you might get crazy. The amount of websites showering us with their special practice methods on how to Shred or play like Jimi Hendrix in two weeks …

Willie Nelson is 76 years old today. There is not much to say about Willie that is new. I saw Willie Nelson in concert about a year and a half ago and wrote quite a bit on him in that post. What I now know is that Willie and I …

If Keb’ Mo’ does not make your eyes roll up in your head and pierce your heart, you are at the wrong site. Kevin Moore is what the blues is all about. Hopefully you will hang around anyway and become a Keb’ Mo’ fan. His whole vibe is sweet like …

Little Richard and Chuck Berry are dusting off the old songbooks of a New Orleans legend to raise money for the city’s parks and schools. They’re part of a May 30 concert at the New Orleans Arena called “The Domino Effect” because they’ll be performing songs popularized by New Orleans …

Being as it was Eric Clapton’s birthday yesterday I wanted to say a little something about him. Then I realized that there is not much that has not already been said. One can find endless biographies of Clapton’s career on the internet. By and large most all of the biographies …

J.J. Cale Guitar Player and Songwriter

Posted by: Daniel R. Lehrman Posted in: Pics-Players-Interviews

Back in the “old days” when Eric Clapton was one of the, if not the biggest names going on in the guitar players world, J.J. Cale AKA John W. Cale, born on December 5th, 1938 was an unsung song writing guitar player. His birthplace was in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He …