“I go where the guitar takes me,” Angus Young once said.
In that vein, since Feb. 25 the Listening Room has gone where the guitar players have taken us. That was when we started doing our weekly series, “Guitar Players You Should Know.”
Hopefully you’ve enjoyed it, and hopefully you’ve joined us in our deep-seeded love affair with the guitar — if you weren’t already there.
Our series started with Stevie Vai and last week we gave you our most recent, Frank Marino — a total of 30 guitarists who fly just under the mainstream radar or have never gotten the acclaim they’ve richly deserved.
There’s been one bass player, several posthumous profiles, a few up-and-coming stars, and some forgotten or overlooked guitar wizards. But they’re all masters at their craft. We hope you agree.
Anyway, worry not. We have quite a stack of future profiles to give you. This week we’re simply taking a break and re-capping the profiles we’ve done so far, in case you missed any.
For those of you who have been loyal readers, as well as those who are just now finding us, we thank you and hope you enjoy what we give you.
And please don’t be shy to nominate a guitar player you feel gets a raw deal.
See you next week. Here’s our list so far:
• Keb’ Mo
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