In the mid-1960s, the emergence of the powerful Marshall amplifiers enabled musicians to turn up the volume – and effectively transformed pop music into rock.
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Friday 11 November 2011
Lemmy has been trying to collaborate with Jeff Beck "for three years".
Friday 24 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Monday 14 February 2011
British stars Muse, La Roux and Jeff Beck have scooped awards at the Grammys - where Lady Gaga hatched from a giant egg.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
A versatile virtuoso guitarist with a clean sound and a distinctive, sustained tone, Gary Moore would grimace and unleash torrents of fluid notes from his trademark Gibson Les Paul, and drew ecstatic responses from audiences across Europe throughout the last three decades. However, as he willingly admitted, he often had a tendency "to play a song four minutes after it's finished."
Monday 17 January 2011
Thursday 09 December 2010
Music legend Eric Clapton is to sell off part of his extensive guitar collection - including one he played on stage with Cream - to raise hundreds of thousands for his rehab clinic.
Sunday 05 December 2010
Friday 03 December 2010
Susan Boyle will take on Lady Gaga and Katy Perry in a bid to bag a Grammy award, but said she does not expect to win.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Buddy Guy is the least lyrical, most virile of all the great Chicago blues lead guitarists, as well as the only one left apart from BB. Go figure.
Monday 01 November 2010
Saturday 30 October 2010
The Denver Broncos only flew in yesterday for tomorrow's game at Wembley against the San Francisco 49ers, who arrived in London on Monday – the Broncos, perhaps, were hoping not to draw too much attention to themselves while the 49ers are probably happy to have been a long way from the Bay Area while baseball's Giants were basking in the glory of a World Series appearance.
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Herbie Hancock's new project involves collaborations with a swathe of guests – mostly vocalists like Chaka Khan, James Morrison and Seal, but also more intriguing musical cross-fertilisations.
Friday 23 July 2010
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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