The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on August 10, 1909.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
Two of Moore’s American blues guitar heroes, Albert King and Albert Collins, were also on the guest list for the gold-certified 'Still Got The Blues.'
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
The founder of the revered label tells the story of his lifetime in the blues.
Four of the most memorable albums by blues-rock powerhouse Gary Moore are to be released on 180g black vinyl, two in January 2017 and two in April.
'Mustang Sally' and 'Respect Yourself' writer Mack Rice died on Monday (27) at 82 in Detroit, of complications resulting from Alzheimer's disease.
Boom Boom came out in 1992 and reaffirmed John Lee Hooker's position as the master of boogie blues
After Hours by Gary Moore, containing a collaboration with B.B. King, entered the UK chart on 21 March, 1992 and became his highest-charting solo album, .
The Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.