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String Theory with Jimmy Brown: A Pick-Friendly Way to Sound Like an Irish Folk Mandolinist

Using the same “mandolin trick” I introduced last month—deploying a capo high up on the neck to emulate the sound and feel of a mandolin—I’d like to present another cool-sounding, alternate-picking-friendly solo guitar interpretation of a popular bluegrass fiddle tune, this one being an arrangement of a traditional Irish reel called “Red Haired Boy” (also known as “The Red Headed Irishman” and ... …

Shred Zeppelin: How to Play Like Jimmy Page

Though he's mostly revered for his huge-sounding, eternally cool riffs, inventive altered tunings, acoustic fingerpicking masterpieces and otherworldly, ambient soundscapes, Jimmy Page also is one of the most influential lead guitarists in rock. ... …