Category Archives: Guitar Related

Autoimmune Hepatitis And Guitars?!?

Trust me, they’re related.  And, not just because I have both. So, I guess I have some ‘splaining to do. I’ll start with the Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) side of the equation and, for those of you who have been nice … Continue reading

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Backstage With Joel Paterson!

If you’ve been with us for a while, you know the name Joel Paterson.  A frequent guest on many of our shows, Joel is a Chicago based guitarist with seemingly endless drive that is fueled by his incredible talent  Most … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry: An Appreciation

Chuck Berry taught me how to play guitar! Oh, sure there was that first year of formal guitar lessons I had, taught by an accordion player who played a little guitar on the side.  But, after that first year, when … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Les Paul!

June 9th, 2016, would have been Les Paul’s 101st birthday! Click this link if you’d like to hear audio of some of our conversations with Les over the years. We’ll remember Les and take the celebration to the WGN Radio … Continue reading

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A “Memory Bank” Day

As we were talking with a friend during the late afternoon of one of those days that you want to push the slow motion button on, so it will last as long as possible, he said it was a day … Continue reading

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Howard Reich Writes About “A Little More Les”

We’re honored that Chicago Tribune Arts & Entertainment columnist Howard Reich not only read our book, “A Little More Les,” but also says some very nice things about it in Wednesday’s Tribune and online. Thanks, Howard!

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R.I.P. “Rusty”

As 2015 ended we received some sad news. Some called him Rusty.  Some called him Russ.  One of his Facebook pages listed him as Russ Les Paul Jr.  In announcing his passing, The Les Paul Foundation website lists his name … Continue reading

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