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Gregg Allman Tribute Events Announced

The final Gregg Allman album Southern Blood is out in September and there are a series of events to mark its release. Allman’s son Devon, his guitarist/musical director Scott Sharrard and Southern Blood producer Don Was are all involved. ...

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Robert Plant Announces New Studio Album <em>Carry Fire</em>

<img src='http://images.gibson.com/Lifestyle/2017/Robert-PLant_Carry-Fire_ttt.jpg' alt='Robert Plant Announces New Studio Album Carry Fire' align="left" border="0" />The ex-Led Zeppelin frontman is releasing his 11th solo album in October. He is once again backed by The Sensational Space Shifters band, and the Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde is a guest on the album. ...

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How Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley – and Gibson – Created Rock Lead Guitar

Rock historians debate the ignition point of the genre. Some cite Louis Jordan’s 1940s hits like “Caledonia” and “G.I. Jive.” Others, the day Ike Turner & His Kings of Rhythm pulled into Sam Phillips’ Memphis Recording Service and cut “Rocket 88.” And what about Chuck Berry’s smash debut “Maybelline” and Little Richard’s “Tutti-Fruitti?” ...

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