Monthly Archives: February 2013

This Historic Day In Music: George Harrison

The cover story in the November, 1987 issue of Guitar Player magazine was written by then-Editor-At-Large, Dan Forte and was titled: “The Jungle Music & Posh Skiffle of George Harrison.” In the lenghty interview section of the article, Mr. Forte asked Mr. … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: “God Blessed America”

The day was February 23, 1940 and Woody Guthrie was in New York City. He’d arrived a few weeks earlier having hitchhiked from Pampa, Texas, a journey begun just after New Year’s Day. On that day, Woody’s “home” was Hanover House, a cheap hotel on the corner of 43rd Street … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

“Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” was written in July, 1945, in Hollywood, California by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne. A blizzard warning was not in effect. Frank Sinatra recorded this swinging version in 1950. Enjoy!

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Songbooks & Sheet Music

Maybe I’d borrowed a songbook too, but I do remember this much about the day in May, 1970, that I sat down and started teaching myself how to play the guitar. Making music was nothing new. I’d been playing the … Continue reading

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