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John Lennon: The Life

I’ve just finished a book about the life of John Lennon. I am a bit of a Beatles nerd so obviously I’ve read a …

rolling stones ruby tuesday

How to Play Ruby Tuesday

I haven’t been playing much recently. I really miss it/feel guilty so tonight I picked up an instrument and found a quick …

Guitar Picks

Gift Ideas for Guitarists

Are you desperately searching for a present for the guitarist in your life? Here’s a list of gift ideas which are guaranteed to …

Bron Yr Aur

How to Play Bron-Yr-Aur by Led Zeppelin

Bron-Yr-Aur (pronounced ‘Bron Er Row‘) is a sweet instrumental acoustic guitar tune written by Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin which appears on their 1975 …

I see fire by Ed Sheeran

How to Play I See Fire by Ed Sheeran

Everyone’s favourite ginger, Ed Sheeran, wrote and performed I See Fire for the second Hobbit film, The Desolation of Smaug. There are several …

Gotye Somebody that I used to know

Somebody That I Used to Know

The Making Mirrors album by Gotye is one of my favourites from recent years and the track ‘Somebody That I Used To …

Tommy Emmanuel – Classical Gas

Tommy Emmanuel – Classical Gas

This is a truly amazing piece of guitar playing from Tommy Emmanual.  In the video below he delivers an innovative and passionate …

R M Hubbert – For Joe

R M Hubbert – For Joe

RM Hubbert is a Scottish musician  signed to Glasgow’s Chemikal Underground Records. The song featured below is called ‘For Joe'; a lovely …

How To Play Old Pine By Ben Howard

How to Play Old Pine by Ben Howard

I’ve been listening to Ben Howard’s excellent album ‘Every Kingdom‘ which is jam-packed full of beautiful songs. The opening track ‘Old Pine’ …