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Johnny Cash: The Legend

Your Guide's review: the new four-CD retrospective of Johnny Cash's career, including his greatest hits, his greatest interpretations, his greatest duets, and much more!

How to Learn the Guitar in a Flash

Here are some tips to help learn to play the guitar in the shortest time possible. 1. Rehearse Practice is not about the quota of time you spend playing the guitar. Rehearse is all about ...

A Very Basic Introduction to Using Samples to Produce Your Own Music

Computers just keep getting better and better. With most computers capable of running music applications, more and more people are letting their inner artist out and are dabbling at music creation. There are no real rules in art, but here are a few helpful tips that will make home music attempts sou

Tips on Buying a Guitar Amp

When looking for your first guitar amplifier, there are a few questions that you need to ask yourself. What size and how many watts of power do I need? How much do I need to spend to get something nice?

The Materials and Methods of Making a Guitar

The different materials used in the construction of a guitar make a huge difference as far as the eventual quality of sound, and the tone of the guitar, although the way in which the guitar is manufactured and assembled also contributes a great deal to the eventual quality of sound, length of sustai

Singing Lessons 101: The History Of Singing

The singing lessons we know of today may not be present in the ancient times, but singing has always been part of mankind. According to Otto Jepersen in his 1920 book "Language, Its Nature, Development and Origin," men sang first to communicate emotions before they even learned to speak.

Guitar Lesson Review

There are a lot of different ways to learn to play your guitar. Some are a bit more unusual than the classic idea.

Blues Guitar - Learn How to Play Blues Guitar

Learning to play blues guitar is not as difficult as many would have you believe, and in my opinion, it's one of the most enjoyable types of guitar style.Here's the scenario.You've been playing the guitar for quite some time now, and want to vary your technique and style of performanc

The Beatles In Cleveland

Review of the book The Beatles in Cleveland by Dave Schwensen, 2007, North Shore Publishing.

The Two Main Guitar Families, and Their Relatives

Although there are only two main categories of guitar, within each category there is a vast range if different styles, models and varieties to ensure that there is a guitar and a sound for every occasion and performance style. The two main categories are, of course, acoustic and electrical, but to d