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Watch Aretha Franklin, Patti Smith Talk Clive Davis in New Doc Trailer

Apple Music unveiled the first trailer for <i>Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives</i>, the streaming service’s exclusive documentary about the legendary …

Watch Miley Cyrus’ Country Take on ‘First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’

Miley Cyrus turned her own Rainbowland Studios in Malibu into the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Friday, where the singer performed her rendition of the …

Paul McCartney’s 40 Greatest Solo Songs

40<p>“Ever Present Past”<p>McCartney tapped into the restless energy of a<br>man half his age on this backward-looking single, singing about “searching<br>for the …

Paul McCartney

R.I.P. Walter Becker: here are 10 great Steely Dan tracks

Gotta love "the Dan".

Lick Of The Day 5 - Jimi Hendrix Bending Lick - Guitar Lesson - Blues Rock Soloing Soloing Ideas

Guitar Lessons

3 Must know Minor Pentatonic Scale Tricks ( Beginners Challenge)


Rig Rundown: The Doobie Brothers


Mark Knopfler Gives a Short Masterclass on His Favorite Guitars & Guitar Sounds

American guitar came of age in the fifties, with the blues, folk, country, and jazz playing of Mississippi John Hurt, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Merle …

Evangelical Christianity

Revolutionise your songwriting with these 9 alternate guitar tunings

Introduction<p>Drop D<p>From metal riffing to country blues, drop D tuning enables instant one-finger power chords, and makes your trusty open D chord …

How to play 'No Rain' by Blind Melon

Tip Jar<p>Want to support Songnotes? If you would like to donate a dollar or few, that would make my day. I've spent over 1000+ hours building this site …

Learn Something: Shred Licks for Blues Guitarist

Tone Tips: Overdrives and Distortions and Boosts, Oh My

<b>Overdrives and distortions both add distortion to your signal, but are differentiated by the level of clipping<br>their circuits perform.</b><p>I recently …


The Most Savage Guitar Jokes Ever

Every now and then, we guitar players should laugh at ourselves. After all, there’s nothing worse than annoying guitar players who think they know …

Neil Young: Songwriting & Old Men (Live & At Home, 1971)

Absolute homegrown ephemera gold courtesy of a 1972 Germany documentary which finds Neil Young in a honey slide haze on his fabled Broken Arrow …

Give Me Love (Lesson) - George Harrison

George Harrison

Step-by-Step Professional Home Recording Studio Build in Nashville


Make Tracks! Learn Recording & Effects Basics

There's no reason to let pride, inexperience, or lack or knowledge thwart your quest to make awesome recordings of your music. Simply take a spin …

30 Modern Country Licks - #21 Hot Bends - Guitar Lesson - Corey Congilio

Guitar Lessons

The Top 10 Greatest Dad Guitar Riffs of All Time

<b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>You know you’re a dad when nearly all the riffs inside your head predate the Reagan administration.<p>That’s the conclusion one …


The Four Types of Headbanging Guitar Riffs

Writing a headbanging riff is an art form, and the power to inspire listeners to violently whip their noggins at the sound of your heavy riffing is …

How to play I'm On Fire by Bruce Springsteen - Guitar Lesson Tutorial (ST-389)

Guitar Lessons

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac

Fantastic Fleetwood Mac song written and sung by the incredible Stevie Nicks and featuring some beautiful fingerpicking acoustic guitar from Linsey …

DIY: How to Set Up a Fender Stratocaster

<b>Photos by Ariel Ellis</b><p>Recently, one of my clients brought in an American-made 1990 Fender Strat hot-rodded with a custom pickguard, Fender-branded …


Beyond Blues: 10 Twang Tips for “Workin’ Man Blues”

Inject your blues with a healthy dose of twang.

Adam Ant Guitarist Tom Edwards Dies at 41

Shocking news that Tom Edwards, current guitarist and musical director for '80s new-wave hero Adam Ant, passed away from suspected heart failure on …

Learn Five Pattern-Based Licks That Sound More Difficult Than They Are

<b>PHOTO: Stephen Kelly | Flickr Creative Commons</b><p>Robert Baker is back to share five licks that sound more difficult than they are. These are …

How to Blow Minds on Guitar—with Just One Finger

“Sometimes you just wanna show off.”<p>So says guitarist Jim Lill, who posted this video on YouTube just the other day. In it, he shows you a near …

How Angus Young’s “Back in Black” Riff Tricks Your Ear

<b>PHOTO: Karl Walter | Getty Images</b><p>AC/DC’s “Back in Black” is a rock classic, written in 1980 as a tribute to the group’s late singer, Bon Scott. Lead …


Three Hot Country Guitar Licks for Rockers

We’ve talked here before about country licks—about how they’ve been used by rock guitarists like Jimmy Page, David Gilmour and Steve Howe, and the …