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Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is once again the same song as my favorite. Frijid Pink and The House Of The Rising Sun. I love the way Frijid Pink did the song and is well worth learning the lead so you can play it in a bar and turn some heads. This song almost didn't make the album but that is another st…
Sam’s Lost Bands!
This weeks lost band is a group that had Ginger Baker (of Cream fame) playing drums on the album Sunrise On The Sufferbus. The song we picked today She Got Me (when she got her dress on) was the only song on the album that got any airplay. But there were other good songs on the album...
Sam’s Interview Of The Week!
This interview is with one of the great guitar players of all time. (At least thats the way that I see it) Joe Satriani  is one of those players that can do just about anything with the guitar. Slow fast what ever the feel he is one of the best...
Killer Queen Vodka Now Available in the United States
According to legendary Queen guitarist Brian May, his former bandmate Freddie Mercury's favorite libation was vodka. As a tribute to their late, great frontman, Queen announced their own line of "Killer Queen" vodka late last year. This week, it debuted in liquor stores across…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Wow I found this on the net today and thought it would be a great song for a lesson. From the old Deep Purple album Who Do We Think We Are a song called Rat Bat Blue. This guy doesn't give a formal lesson but if you watch close you can figure it out...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson i have picked some old Joe Walsh back when he was with the James Gang. This song is from the album James Gang Rides Again. It was the first song on the album and still receives moderate airplay today. The song is Funk #49 and is not as hard as it sounds...
Napster Lawsuit Crippled Music Industry
15 years ago today, Metallica made headlines when they filed a class action lawsuit against the developers of the popular online music file sharing service Napster. Although the record companies were eventually able to shut down the site, their inability to adapt to changing consumer needs have sinc…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
For today's lesson we are going to work on some lead from one of the masters and that would be Ritchie Blackmore.  Highway Star was on the Deep Purple album Machine Head which was a major influence on all guitar players. Not to mention a fantastic song...
Sam’s Flashback!
This time we will go back in time and check out the James Gang featuring Joe Walsh. We all know Joe went on to a somewhat successful solo career and then joined the Eagles. But back in the day Joe played on many albums that you might not know about...
Sam’s Lost Bands!
This weeks lost band is a band called Legs Diamond. And I actually missed out on this band and the guy who comes and fixes our copy machine turned me on to them. His name is Lee by the way but Legs Diamond was a great band from the seventies that did all right and then just faded away and I haven&ap…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day!
Today's lesson is a song that gets a lot of radio airplay. It is Bon Jovi's Wanted Dead Or Alive. The song is not as tough as it sounds if you know the cords. Plus once you get past the opening riff the song is a piece of cake. So here ya go loosen up those fingers and Enjoy...

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