Category Archives: Guitar Related

78s

The first two were by Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins. I clearly remember the day “Roll Over Beethoven” came home with me. I just stared at the spinning turntable as I played it over and over, amazed at both the … Continue reading

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Satan Is Her Name … P.S.

In a previous post I shared the backstory of the resurgence of interest in a record I cut in the 60’s, “Satan Is Her Name.” Well, since that post there have been a couple of addendums to the Satan saga … Continue reading

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A Christmas Video Present From Us To You

Just in time for Christmas, here’s a little video present from us to you. This is a song Steve wrote and recorded at Jim Peterik‘s World Stage studio. Except for the drum track, Steve played all the instruments. The idea … Continue reading

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Some Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Fun!

Another tradition the pandemic sidelined this year was our annual Thanksgiving show on WGN radio with Muriel Anderson as our special guest. We always looked forward to that show and attending Muriel’s Saturday-After-Thanksgiving Concert. Well, the good news is that, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Lou Pallo

We were saddened to hear the news that our friend, New Jersey guitarist, Lou Pallo, who was part of the Les Paul Trio, died on Wednesday, October, 28, at 86. We first met Lou in 2003 when we were in … Continue reading

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B.B. King — The Thrill Ain’t Gone!

Riley “B.B.” King would have turned 95 on September 16th, 2020. I’ve been thinking about him and, if you’ll indulge me, I thought I’d share a little of what’s been playing in my head. In no particular order: As a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rhubarb Red!

Today, June 9, 2020, would have been Les Paul‘s 105th birthday. “The Wizard Of Waukesha” or “Rhubarb Red” (One of his stage names) spent his life chasing sound and, along the way, cast a long shadow over popular culture while … Continue reading

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Friday After Christmas On WGN Radio!

Today, Friday, 12/27/19, from 3-7P (Central) we slide back into the WGN radio studios for the first of a couple of days to enjoy and celebrate that post-Christmas/pre-New Years glow. We’ve just been invited to be a part of The … Continue reading

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How About Some Free Christmas Goodies?!?

We thought this might be a good time to post our annual stocking full of freebies from us & the most successful instrumentalist in rock history, Duane Eddy. First in the stocking, you’ll find an original song Steve recorded at … Continue reading

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Well THAT Went By Quick!!

After being used to doing 5 and 6 hour shows, WOW, 2 hours goes by fast!! We had a terrific time hosting our second night in the new WGN Radio studio.  We got to talk with our old friend Tom … Continue reading

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