Posts Tagged ‘Link Wray’

That has to be one of the most familiar tunes in popular music. Used, lifted, interpreted by many an artist. And it’s not the only one. Take this for instance.

Yet too few have heard of the man who created it. (more…)

Your personal discovery of music so often takes you on a trip to the past. Maybe I’m bored and jaded but I don’t go leaping over the moon listening to a lot of music today that others wax eloquent on. And then I pull out my CDs, sift through them and let the act bring to the fore of memory forgotten heroes. And so I came by, gladly once again, two pioneering guitarists. This post is about one of them.

The power chord is stock-in-trade of rock guitarists. (more…)