Author Archives: smarties

Acoustic or Electric Guitar?

Suppose you are a beginner and want to learn how to play a guitar, which one will you go for? An acoustic or electric guitar? Well, as for me, I would say it just depends on what type of guitar sound you would enjoy listening. When I seriously wanted to know more about guitars,  I… Read More »

Fender Guitar Players

I can not write much about Fender Stratocaster guitars without mentioning the legendary Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy.  They are the Fender Guitar Players! The guitar was like an extension of their brains! One thing Jimi Hendrix and Pete Townshend had in common, they both smashed their  Fender Strat guitars… Read More »

My Favorite Guitar Solos

There are thousands and thousands of brilliantly played guitar solos. Here is a list of my favorite all time great guitar solos.  Prince/Prince And The Revolution – Purple Rain Carlos Santana/Santana – Samba Pa Ti Jimmy Page/Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven David Gilmour/ Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb Don Felder and Joe Walsh/Eagles –… Read More »

Influential Blues Guitar Players

If you really want to appreciate the guitar, you should listen to blues music, or simply called, the blues. In my opinion, when you listen to blues music, you somehow connect with guitarist how he is trying to make the guitar express his feelings. Although most of the lyrics are associated with injustice and suffering,… Read More »