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This Historic Day In Music: Chuck Berry

This songbook¬†has been in my music library for many years. Fred Sokolow’s excellent note-for-note transcriptions of 17 Chuck Berry classics have repeatedly proven themselves to be invaluable to me as a guitarist and as a teacher. The Michael Ochs Archives … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: “Sweet Little Sixteen”

On Thursday evening, January 31, 1974, I attended a concert at The Music Hall – now known as the Citi Performing Arts Center’s Wang Theatre – in Boston, Massachusetts. Joni Mitchell was the headliner. The very popular singer, songwriter, guitarist, … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: “Maybellene”

On May 21, 1955, Chuck Berry recorded his song “Maybellene” in the Chicago, Illinois studio of Chess Records. On May 21, 2010, I wrote and published my first post filled with all the details of this momentous musical event. I … Continue reading

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