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2000’s Guitarists

John Mayer John Mayer BioJoel Hoard contributed to this articleIn the 2000s, when he wasn’t shagging starlets or performing stand-up comedy, John Mayer was leveraging his two distinct gifts: His virtuosic guitar skills and his aptitude for classy pop-rock songs. Putting those abilities to use both on his solo albums and with Continue Reading

John Mayer

John Mayer BioJoel Hoard contributed to this articleIn the 2000s, when he wasn’t shagging starlets or performing stand-up comedy, John Mayer was leveraging his two distinct gifts: His virtuosic guitar skills and his aptitude for classy pop-rock songs. Putting those abilities to use both on his solo albums and with the John Mayer Trio, his …

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1990’s Guitarists

Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain BiographySinger (1967–1994) A talented yet troubled grunge performer, Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band, Nirvana. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994. SynopsisKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. Nirvana made the leap Continue …

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain BiographySinger (1967–1994) A talented yet troubled grunge performer, Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band, Nirvana. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994. SynopsisKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. Nirvana made the leap to a major …

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1980’s Guitarists

Eric Johnson How long does it take to become a legend ? John Wooden started coaching the UCLA basketball team in 1948 and it was 16 years, some of them pretty rough, until his team won its first national championship. He ultimately won 10 of them in 12 years, including seven in a Continue Reading

Eric Johnson

How long does it take to become a legend ? John Wooden started coaching the UCLA basketball team in 1948 and it was 16 years, some of them pretty rough, until his team won its first national championship. He ultimately won 10 of them in 12 years, including seven in a row, and is considered …

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1970’s Guitarists

Ry Cooder Ry Cooder Biography Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer (1947–) Grammy Award–winning musician Ry Cooder has released multiple American-roots-style records under his own name, and has also recorded with musicians worldwide. SynopsisRy Cooder was born on March 15, 1947, in Los Angeles. He has played with notable musicians and groups, including the Rolling Stones, and released multiple records under Continue …

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Ry Cooder

Ry Cooder BiographyGuitarist, Songwriter, Singer (1947–)Grammy Award–winning musician Ry Cooder has released multiple American-roots-style records under his own name, and has also recorded with musicians worldwide. SynopsisRy Cooder was born on March 15, 1947, in Los Angeles. He has played with notable musicians and groups, including the Rolling Stones, and released multiple records under his own name, including Paradise and …

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