Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Jimmy Page and many more sign guitar for charity auction

(Image credit: courtesy of Gardiner Houlgate)

Some of the biggest names in rock, including Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, have signed an electric guitar to be auctioned in honor of Jerry Donahue, who suffered a catastrophic stroke in 2016.

Donahue is best known for having played with British folk-rock acts like Fairport Convention and Fotheringay. Later on, he co-founded the Hellecasters and became an in-demand session guitarist.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.