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Christie Lenée talks music career, Rockwood Music Hall show Special

2017 international finger-style guitar champion Christie Lenée chatted with Digital Journal about her upcoming show at Rockwood Music Hall in New York.

'King of Twang' Duane Eddy to appear in Viva Las Vegas

Duane Eddy, who is affectionately known as "The King of Twang," will be appearing in Viva Las Vegas on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Remembering Toy Caldwell of The Marshall Tucker Band

25 years ago today, the southern rock music community lost Toy Caldwell from the iconic southern rock band, The Marshall Tucker Band.

Guitar king Caleb Quaye talks new film 'A Voice Louder Than Rock' Special

One of the world's best rock guitarists, Caleb Quaye, chatted with Digital Journal about his feature film "A Voice Louder Than Rock."

Remarkable success to overcome paralysis

Dublin - Medical technologists working in Ohio have managed to help a paralyzed man to move his wrist and hand, to the extent that he can play guitar.

Israeli 'guitar hero' hit chord with public in knife attack

Telavi - An Israeli busker has become a local celebrity after smashing his guitar over the head of a Palestinian on a fatal stabbing rampage along the Tel Aviv seafront.

Man sings Beatles' Yesterday, plays guitar during brain operation

An amazing video has surfaced on the web of a Brazilian man playing guitar and singing the Beatles' song "Yesterday," while undergoing brain surgery.

Blues-rock guitarist Hamish Anderson talks to Digital Journal Special

Digital Journal meets the 23-year-old Australian, described by as a "guitar phenomenon," who is about to embark on an extensive North American tour.

Famed guitarist Laurence Juber talks about his new album Special

The former member of Paul McCartney's '70s high-fliers Wings - and a prolific and highly acclaimed musician in his own right - is getting ready to release a new album. Digital Journal was curious to learn more.

Activism meets music with Kristen Graves Special

An interview with CT State Troubardour singer/songwriter Kristen Graves. Kristen discusses her music, activism and humanitarian work.

Martin & Co. releases new Vintage Tone System guitars

Ever wanted a new guitar that sounds like an old, vintage guitar? It's now possible with the new Vintage Tone System lineup from C.F. Martin & Co.

Interview with Chase Bryant Special

Digital Journal finds out what the up-and-coming country singer, a talent to definitely watch out for over the coming months, has been doing of late.

Blues guitarist’s love for LPs, family leads to long music career Special

Tucson - It was a matter of love at first sight for Bryan Dean. His father was a drummer and his mother a singer, but it was his grandmother who gave him his first Les Paul guitar in 1978.

Country rocker Lindsay Ell talks 'Shut Me Up' and music career Special

Country singer Lindsay Ell talks about her latest single "Shut Me Up," musical journey, and her upcoming CCMA nominations.

Fred Armisen invents new chords 'bark' and 'baseball bat'

Fred Armisen challenged viewers to play the same difficult song he did on the show 'Comedy, Bang! Bang!'. Unfortunately many of us could not figure out how to play the guy named Reggie chord. It's just too complicated.

Arizona baseball player has soul of musician, 3 RBI night Special

Tucson - Kenny Meimerstorf knows how to hold both a bat and a guitar. In fact, before the Arizona right fielder goes to sleep at night, he often strums Jack Johnson tunes on his nylon-stringed acoustic guitar, which he considers somewhat of a post-game ritual.

Bob Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly a million dollars

A guitar that was once owned by Bob Dylan has sold for $965,000 on Friday at an auction, setting a new world auction record for any guitar.

Photo collective shoots X-ray insides of luxury products

We may know what a Les Paul guitar looks like, or the outer design of a digital camera, but what about the guts of these gadgets? That's what motivated photographer collective Luxinside who shot X-ray images of high-end products, big and small.

Cape Town's blind busker gets 2 new guitars plus a recording deal

Cape Town - Digital Journal reported on Tuesday about the brutal arrest of Lunga Goodman Nono, the blind guitar player who busks in Cape Town's Greenmarket Square. Well, now the news is so much better.

Olympic snowboarder Shaun White pursues career in music

Los Angeles - Olympic snowboarding champion Shaun White plays guitar in a band that recently signed a record deal with Warner Bros. Even with his recent success in music, White still plans to go after another gold medal at next year's Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Video: UCLA live-tweets man playing guitar during brain surgery

The UCLA Medical Center in California became the first to film and live-tweet a brain surgery on its Twitter account. It began live-tweeting videos showing an "awake" craniotomy procedure for surgical implantation of a pacemaker at 6:24 p.m. Thursday.

Watch 10-year-old 'mini Hendrix' Ayla Gezmis on the guitar

Ayla Gezmis, 10, is probably the youngest person in the UK to achieve a grade eight in the electric guitar. The talented girl's tutor has nicknamed her "Mini Hendrix" after a training blitz in which she earned the highest guitar grade in two years.

Guitar Pee urinal turns you into a virtuoso soloist while you pee

Minneapolis - A custom-made, guitar-shaped urinal, the Guitar Pee by Billboard Brasil, specially designed to allow men to create electric guitar solos while they pee, has been introduced to bars in Sao Paulo, Brasil.

Sirsy, the little band with big sound Special

Get to know the two person band Sirsy and their unbelievable talent. These two nerds never save the best for last because their entire show is a roller coaster ride from start to finish.

Air guitar world record set at UK festival

Malmesbury - More than 2,000 people played air guitar at the Womad (World of Music, Arts and Dance) Festival to set a new world record and to help a charity raise awareness around the importance of hearing protection at events such as festivals.

Police return Johnny Marr's stolen guitar 10 years later

Former Smiths star and legendary British guitarist Johnny Marr finally has his cherished guitar back after it was stolen ten years ago at a London nightclub.

'United Breaks Guitars' sequel released today Special

Song number two of a trilogy of songs by singer/songwriter Dave Carroll and his group 'Sons of Maxwell' was released today. It is the second one aimed at United Airlines for breaking his guitar.

Farewell to Les Paul, guitar player, music innovator

Les Paul's sound affected a generation of guitar players and blazed the electric guitar path that lead to Rock-n-Roll. His music and his innovations are still creating new ideas and sounds today.

Father of the Electric Guitar, Les Paul Dead at 94

Les Paul, the father of the electric guitar, has passed away at the age of 94 in White Plains, New York. His family was by his side at White Plains Hospital when he died from complications from pneumonia.

United Airlines 'Makes it Right' for Breaking Guitar

A Nova Scotia musician's year long battle with United Airlines is finally over but not without embarrassment for the airline.
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Eric Clapton announces his retirement plans.
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Laurence Juber: 'Fingerboard Road'
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Mr Dias playing guitar and singing during his brain surgery
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Berlin musician Robin Sukroso.
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