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Jack Bruce – 1943-2014

Written by admin on October 25, 2014 – 7:38 pm -

Jack Bruce, former bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, passed away today (Oct 25) at his home in Suffolk aged 71. He had been suffering from liver disease.

Jack Bruce on stage

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Top ten guitar riffs of the ’60s

Written by admin on June 7, 2010 – 8:36 pm -

Gibson.com has put together a list of the top ten guitar riffs of the 1960s.

Here’s what they came up with:

  1. “Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones
  2. “You Really Got Me” by The Kinks
  3. “Paperback Writer” by The Beatles
  4. “Purple Haze” by Jimi Hendrix
  5. “I Can’t Explain” by The Who
  6. “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” by Iron Butterfly
  7. “Sunshine of Your Love” by Cream
  8. “James Bond Theme” by The John Barry Orchestra
  9. “Last Train to Clarksville” by The Monkees
  10. “Over Under Sideways Down” by The Yardbirds.

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Eric Clapton is 65 today

Written by admin on March 30, 2010 – 8:16 am -

Guitar legend Eric Clapton celebrates his 65th birthday today.

Eric Clapton is widely regarded as one of the most influential and important guitarists of all time. He has produced outstanding work throughout his career, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, and Derek and the Dominos.

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