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The Stones Going Country In Nashville [VIDEO]
I've been to quite a few concerts in my lifetime. Plenty of rock shows and quite a few country. I've noticed that if you're at a country show and the band you're watching busts out some classic rock, the crowd typically goes crazy. If Garth Brooks launched into Money Talks, th…
Sam’s Lost Bands, Once Again
Yesterday I did a lost band by the name of Shooting Star. They were a band from my old stompin' grounds and a great band at that. There were a lot of great bands in the greater St. Louis area that didn't make it big but should have.
Well, any way I got a phone call yesterday about what a gr…
Sam’s Lost Bands!
Today for a lost band I want to do a band from the midwest. A band by the name of Shooting Star. One of the members was Gary West of the band Missouri who hit some fame with the song Movin on. "Hang On To Your Life" is the title track from Shooting Star's 1981 second albu…
Sam’s Bands To Check Out!
Sometimes a band can slip right through and never get noticed. Well a friend of mine was down in AZ. and caught these guys on stage. He liked them enough that he brought me back their cd. The name of the band is Hogjaw and I like them. This is a cover of a Lynyrd Skynyrd tune but they have plenty of…
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day
In this lesson we will go back to the Eric Clapton Cream days. This song won't be too hard to learn but then the lead might be another thing.
It would be a great one for your band to kick out in the bar scene. The vocals would not have to sound like Jack Bruce...
Sam’s Interview of the Week
This interview is with one of the great guitar players of all time. At least that's the way I see it.
Joe Satriani  is one of those players that can do just about anything with the guitar. Slow, fast, whatever the feel, he is one of the best...
Sam’s Lesson Of The Day
Today's lesson is the same song as my favorite. There's just something about The Rev. Billy G.
This is one of Billy G.'s dirtiest and greasiest masterpieces from the 1996 album of the same name. No pick is used here.  This is Rhythmeen and when you kick it out in a bar there'…
Billings Motorsports Speedway Debuts a Band
This year we have something new at the Billings Motorsports Park Speedway. It's the BMP Speedway Band.
Now, I don't get to see the band as I am always busy getting ready for the race. But I do get to hear them and they sound great.  They are mostly country with some classic rock on the…

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