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The Six Coolest Stratocaster Solos — Ever

When the curvaceous Fender Stratocaster marked six decades of innovation and influence in 2014, Guitar World celebrateed its legacy via 60 players, songs, solos and historical moments. (You can find all our Strat roundups in the October 2014 issue of GW). ... …

Forgotten Guitar: Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on Stage Together in 1966 Film 'Blow-Up'

During the production of the 1966 film Blow-Up, director Michelangelo Antonioni envisioned a scene similar to that of Pete Townshend's famous live ritual of smashing his guitar on stage. Antonioni had even asked the Who to appear in the film. However, when they refused, in stepped the Yardbirds during that brief period when both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were in the band. ... …

David Gilmour and Jeff Beck Play "Jerusalem" and "Hi Ho Silver Lining" in 2009

Here's something you don't see every day.On July 4, 2009, attendees of Jeff Beck's sold-out show at London's Royal Albert Hall got a bit of a bonus during the encore: an on-stage visit by Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour.Gilmour—whose brief appearance was a complete surprise to everyone in the audience—picked up his black Strat, and the band launched into an extended guitar-heavy instrumental... …

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