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When Gary Moore and Albert Collins Teamed Up for "Too Tired"

Gary Moore's 1990 album, Still Got the Blues, signaled the beginning of a new phase of the guitarist's career. Moore, who had played mostly jazz-fusion, rock, hard rock and a touch of shred for years, was now throwing his hat into the electric blues guitar arena.Most fans would agree it was a successful move. The album's first single, the explosive title track, was Moore's only single to to... …

Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan Play "Frosty" in 1989

About three and a half years ago, Shout! Factory released a very cool DVD called A Celebration of Blues and Soul: The 1989 Presidential Inaugural Concert.The disc documents a rarely seen 1989 Washington Convention Center concert celebrating the inauguration of George H.W. Bush.The video on the DVD is so rare that it was considered lost for more 20 years before being rediscovered eight years ago... …

101 Amazing Licks - Lick 55

We all know a great lick when we hear one—Jimmy Page’s solo breaks in “Whole Lotta Love” and Mark Knopfler’s blistering triads in “Sultans of Swing,” for example. Moments like these grab your attention and aurally brand your ears forever. Or, sometimes it acts more subliminally: You suddenly find yourself playing a certain lick over and over again, wondering, Where have I heard this before? ... …