Welcome to vibrato bootcamp, where we'll be looking at how B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore, Peter Green and Paul Kossoff shook those strings
The late Richard Mullen was there as SRV became one of the greatest blues guitarists the world has ever seen. In this classic interview from 2003, he offers his perspective on a one-off talent
A good Hendrix cover is a rarity, so we've taken it upon ourselves to compile the 10 greatest takes on Hendrix classics
The neo-soul star also gave honorable mentions to a number of guitarists he dubbed 'Melodic Masters' and 'ultimate game-changers'
These covers – by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Beck, the Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy, Cream, and more – show the influence of this hugely important figure in blues and rock history
The rock royals, pop icons and blues heroes who kept their cool in the heat of battle and styled it out even after going a string down...
Mayer revealed that he played the 005 Dumbleland Special – complete with an SRV Fender Stratocaster, no less – at the late blues icon's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inauguration ceremony in 2015
The unusually spec'd '80s-era six-string, which has swapped hands with two of the biggest names of blues and metal, features pickup selector buttons and a unique vibrato system
Add variety to your blues playing by bringing the two disciplines together in the vein of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix
The blues-rock hero is a big fan of Clapton's Hare Krishna ES-335 – but less so of the ”Blackie” Strat, which he called a “rough ride”
The tome features 100 of the most famous and significant effects in history in hi-res detail, with artist interviews, histories, essays and more