Monthly Archives: March 2012

Steve Cropper

You have to be impressed with someone whose sound and style defined a musical genre while their name remained unknown to the majority of people hearing the music.  As a founding member of the Stax Records house band, Booker T. … Continue reading

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Guitar: An American Life

Several years ago, while browsing in a large, well-known chain bookstore near Union Square in Manhattan I happened across a book with the intriguing title Guitar: An American Life.   I bought it and read it at least twice, maybe three … Continue reading

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