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.
The million-selling 'My Sharona' became America’s biggest-selling song of 1979, and one of the catchiest rock numbers in memory.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
Peter Frampton, a contemporary of Green’s, said: “Most sadly, have lost one of the most tasteful guitar players ever.”
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
B.B.'s first British itinerary opened on 22 April 1969 at the Royal Albert Hall.
1974's 'Somethin's Happening' was an invaluable building block in Frampton’s development into one of America’s biggest stars of the 1970s.
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.'
Felix was an important figure on the folk scene from the 1960s onwards and a familiar face on British TV.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
The new dates will now begin at the 3 Arena in Dublin on 5 March next year.
The Las Vegas stars have also announced more dates for the biggest global tour of their career.
‘A Hard Road’ is one of the cornerstones of the 60s British blues boom, and made the UK Top 10 for John Mayall in March 1967.
The Macrostylis metallicola is living off the coast of Hawaii.
The event is being curated by Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood and will also feature Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Bill Wyman and many more.