Creator Of the Fuzz Box
"Distortion Pedal"

How Rock Found Fuzz Box

MURFREESBORO — Ever wondered how the distorted sound effect of electric guitars started? It happened in Nashville in 1960 — an accident of technology that would forever change the face of music. And Murfreesboro’s own Glenn Snoddy was at the helm of creating what became known as “the Nashville sound,” although he first called it […]

The future of Music Retail when Guitar Center is Gone

The future of Music Retail when Guitar Center is Gone

Not sure if everyone knows, but guitar center is on life support. Their lay-offS continue and their bond rating is now doWN to Junk status. What does the future hold for retailing. Many of the small retailers are gone and the sale of online instruments will still drive the prices below what makes sense for […]

Blues Legend Johnny Winter Dies On Tour in Zurich

Blues Legend Johnny Winter Dies On Tour in Zurich

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, known for his lightning-fast blues guitar riffs, his striking long white hair and his collaborations with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70. Winter was a leading light among the white blues guitar players, including Eric Clapton and the late Stevie Ray […]