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Exploring Eric Clapton's Collaborations with The Beatles

In the late Sixties, the Beatles and Eric Clapton kicked off a nearly five-decade-long tradition of recorded collaborations. Sure, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"—the only official EMI Beatles recording Clapton ever played on—is an undisputed highlight, but Slowhand's fretwork also graces recordings by all four solo Beatles. In fact, the former Yardbird and Bluesbreaker is the only guitarist... …

The Beatles' 10 Greatest Guitar Moments

The Beatles were such talented songwriters that it’s easy to overlook the fact that their music has some great—and occasionally groundbreaking—guitar work.With that in mind, Guitar World decided to celebrate the 10 best guitar moments from the band's hit-making history.In assembling this list, we looked beyond our personal favorite songs and reflected on where John Lennon, George Harrison and... …

George Harrison's 10 Greatest Guitar Moments After the Beatles

Musicologists and verbose rock fans have dedicated thousands of words to the merits and behind-the-music details of "important" albums such as the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St.But how many books have you read about Mick Jagger's solo debut, She's the Boss? How about Bill Wyman's 1974 solo outing, Monkey Grip? Should we even bother asking about the Charlie Watts Quintet's Long Ago and Far... …

Three Essential Rockabilly Guitar Licks

I decided to grab my rapidly aging black Levi's shirt, my awesome new Levy's guitar strap and my Gibson Music City Jr. with B-Bender and show you three essential rockabilly licks.Bear in mind, I could've chosen three other "essential" rockabilly licks, but these seemed like nice ones to start with. Hey, there's always next month.I'm really sorry for the lack of tabs, but, well, there's not... …

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